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TimeEventLocationAudience
Saturday, October 25, 2014
2:30 p.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Riverdale Library- October 2014
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning half hour TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking to your child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate Level English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) learners will have the opportunity to learn Englishby watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Monday, October 27, 2014
10:15 a.m.Tai Chi
This tai chi (Sun Style) includes agile steps and exercises that may improve mobility, breathing and relaxation. Tai chi has been show to reduce pain and stiffness, increase flexibility, enhance muscle strength, improve concentration and memory, and help people cope with stress and depression. This is an adult program. Registration is required. This is a developmental program and participants are expected to make a weekly commitment. Due to limited space and a high demand, participants will…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m. Riverdale Knitting Circle
Gather with other knitters, and perhaps pick up a few tips and tricks as you work on your own creations.
Riverdale LibraryAdults
3:30 p.m.Lego Club
Kids in kindergarten and up can come join us at the Riverdale branch for an hour of Lego building! Let your imagination run wild! You just might see your creation end up on our Facebook page.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Lego Club
Kids in kindergarten and up can come join us at the Riverdale branch for an hour of Lego building! Let your imagination run wild! You just might see your creation end up on our Facebook page.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
11 a.m.E-Reader & Tablet Help @ the Riverdale Branch Library
Learn how to download free e-books from the New York Public Library. Get help on using your iPad, Kindle or other tablet or e-reader. First come, first served. Tuesdays @ 11:00 a.m. (some exceptions, please check the online calendar or branch calendar) *Tablet users need to know their device password to download apps. **Kindle users need to know their Amazon account username (e-mail address associated with account) and password.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11:30 a.m.Toddler Story Time
Toddlers (walking to 36 months) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
3:30 p.m.Afternoon Adventures
Children ages 3 to 8 years old are encouraged to come and enjoy a minute multi-activity story-time. In the program children will take pleasure in the listening of picture book stories, the singing of songs, fun with finger-plays and an exciting craft
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
11:30 a.m.New Walkers Storytime
Babies that are just walking and their parents/caregivers can enjoy story-time with great books, lively songs, finger-play and meet other babies in the neighborhood! Hope to see you there!
Riverdale LibraryFamilies
2 p.m.One-on-One Computer Assistance
One-on-One Computer Assistance Come to the Riverdale branch and sit down with a Librarian for a 30 minute individualized computer appointment. Learn how to open a new e-mail account, save documents, browse the Internet, download NYPL e-books, etc. Make a list and ask questions. E-reader, tablet and smart phone users are welcome. Wednesdays, 2-4 p.m. by appointment only. Call 718-549-1212 .
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Thursday, October 30, 2014
11 a.m.Open Computer Lab @ Riverdale Branch Library
Attention new computer users: Come to the Riverdale Library and get assistance on using the computers. Do you need to learn how to open a free e-mail account or practice going online and exploring the Internet? How about learning how to save a document or copy and paste text? Come to this open lab and ask questions and learn from doing. First come, first served. Thursdays @ 11:00 a.m. (some exceptions, please check the online calendar or branch calendar). First come, first served.…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11:30 a.m.Baby Storytime Pre-Walkers
Babies from birth to walking and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes. Meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Riverdale LibraryParents/Caregivers
2 p.m.Leading Men of the Silver Screen
Come to the Riverdale Branch every Thursday in October at 2 pm to spend an afternoon with the men who heated up the American screens in the for over thirty years October 2, 2014: On the Waterfront (1946) - Marlon Brando, Eva Marie Saint, Carl Malden - 108 min October 9, 2014: The Heiress (1949) - Olivia DeHavilland, Montgomery Clift, Ralph Richardson - 115 min October 16, 2014: Come Back Little Sheba (1952) - Burt Lancaster, Shirley Booth - 95 min October 23, 2014: State of the Union…
Riverdale LibraryAdults
Monday, November 3, 2014
10:15 a.m.Tai Chi
This tai chi (Sun Style) includes agile steps and exercises that may improve mobility, breathing and relaxation. Tai chi has been show to reduce pain and stiffness, increase flexibility, enhance muscle strength, improve concentration and memory, and help people cope with stress and depression. This is an adult program. Registration is required. This is a developmental program and participants are expected to make a weekly commitment. Due to limited space and a high demand, participants will…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3:30 p.m.Lego Club
Kids in kindergarten and up can come join us at the Riverdale branch for an hour of Lego building! Let your imagination run wild! You just might see your creation end up on our Facebook page.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
11 a.m.E-Reader & Tablet Help @ the Riverdale Branch Library
Learn how to download free e-books from the New York Public Library. Get help on using your iPad, Kindle or other tablet or e-reader. First come, first served. Tuesdays @ 11:00 a.m. (some exceptions, please check the online calendar or branch calendar) *Tablet users need to know their device password to download apps. **Kindle users need to know their Amazon account username (e-mail address associated with account) and password.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11:30 a.m.Toddler Story Time
Toddlers (walking to 36 months) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
2 p.m.One-on-One Computer Assistance
One-on-One Computer Assistance Come to the Riverdale branch and sit down with a Librarian for a 30 minute individualized computer appointment. Learn how to open a new e-mail account, save documents, browse the Internet, download NYPL e-books, etc. Make a list and ask questions. E-reader, tablet and smart phone users are welcome. Wednesdays, 2-4 p.m. by appointment only. Call 718-549-1212 .
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Thursday, November 6, 2014
11 a.m.Open Computer Lab @ Riverdale Branch Library
Attention new computer users: Come to the Riverdale Library and get assistance on using the computers. Do you need to learn how to open a free e-mail account or practice going online and exploring the Internet? How about learning how to save a document or copy and paste text? Come to this open lab and ask questions and learn from doing. First come, first served. Thursdays @ 11:00 a.m. (some exceptions, please check the online calendar or branch calendar). First come, first served.…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11:30 a.m.Baby Storytime Pre-Walkers
Babies from birth to walking and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes. Meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Riverdale LibraryParents/Caregivers
Friday, November 7, 2014
2 p.m.Jewelry Making with Gwendolyn Lawson
This hand on class will teach basic jewelry making techniques. From an assortment of GLASS beads you will create your own style of earrings, bracelets and necklaces. Discover how easy it is to design and make your own jewelry. No experience is necessary. All materials and tools are provided. Gwendolyn Jenkins-Lawson is a New York City self-taught artisan. Her unique style of jewelry design combines different glass textures, textiles and wood. Ms. Jenkins-Lawson has her own line of handcrafted…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Monday, November 10, 2014
3:30 p.m.Lego Club
Kids in kindergarten and up can come join us at the Riverdale branch for an hour of Lego building! Let your imagination run wild! You just might see your creation end up on our Facebook page.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
11:30 a.m.Baby Storytime Pre-Walkers
Babies from birth to walking and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes. Meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Riverdale LibraryParents/Caregivers
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
2 p.m.One-on-One Computer Assistance
One-on-One Computer Assistance Come to the Riverdale branch and sit down with a Librarian for a 30 minute individualized computer appointment. Learn how to open a new e-mail account, save documents, browse the Internet, download NYPL e-books, etc. Make a list and ask questions. E-reader, tablet and smart phone users are welcome. Wednesdays, 2-4 p.m. by appointment only. Call 718-549-1212 .
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Thursday, November 13, 2014
11 a.m.Open Computer Lab @ Riverdale Branch Library
Attention new computer users: Come to the Riverdale Library and get assistance on using the computers. Do you need to learn how to open a free e-mail account or practice going online and exploring the Internet? How about learning how to save a document or copy and paste text? Come to this open lab and ask questions and learn from doing. First come, first served. Thursdays @ 11:00 a.m. (some exceptions, please check the online calendar or branch calendar). First come, first served.…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11:30 a.m.Baby Storytime Pre-Walkers
Babies from birth to walking and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes. Meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Riverdale LibraryParents/Caregivers
Monday, November 17, 2014
3:30 p.m.Lego Club
Kids in kindergarten and up can come join us at the Riverdale branch for an hour of Lego building! Let your imagination run wild! You just might see your creation end up on our Facebook page.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
11 a.m.E-Reader & Tablet Help @ the Riverdale Branch Library
Learn how to download free e-books from the New York Public Library. Get help on using your iPad, Kindle or other tablet or e-reader. First come, first served. Tuesdays @ 11:00 a.m. (some exceptions, please check the online calendar or branch calendar) *Tablet users need to know their device password to download apps. **Kindle users need to know their Amazon account username (e-mail address associated with account) and password.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11:30 a.m.Toddler Story Time
Toddlers (walking to 36 months) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
1 p.m. Book Discussion Group: And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
The Riverdale Branch Library meets the third Wednesday of every month @ 1:00 p.m. This month the group will be discussing And The Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini Book club participants must reserve copies of each title through the Library's catalog system. Reserve your copy by placing a hold online at www.nypl.org or visiting your local branch.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
2 p.m.One-on-One Computer Assistance
One-on-One Computer Assistance Come to the Riverdale branch and sit down with a Librarian for a 30 minute individualized computer appointment. Learn how to open a new e-mail account, save documents, browse the Internet, download NYPL e-books, etc. Make a list and ask questions. E-reader, tablet and smart phone users are welcome. Wednesdays, 2-4 p.m. by appointment only. Call 718-549-1212 .
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
4 p.m.The Frog Prince
In this enchanting, updated version of the classic fairy tale, Wanda the Witch casts a spell on the handsome prince, turning him into a frog. To break the spell, he now must be kissed by a beautiful princess. There are a few delightful surprises, too. Beautifully designed puppets and music, which will evoke a wide range of moods, enhance this production. Presented by Puppets to Go. Recommended for children ages 4 and older.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, November 20, 2014
11 a.m.Open Computer Lab @ Riverdale Branch Library
Attention new computer users: Come to the Riverdale Library and get assistance on using the computers. Do you need to learn how to open a free e-mail account or practice going online and exploring the Internet? How about learning how to save a document or copy and paste text? Come to this open lab and ask questions and learn from doing. First come, first served. Thursdays @ 11:00 a.m. (some exceptions, please check the online calendar or branch calendar). First come, first served.…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Friday, November 21, 2014
2 p.m.Jewelry Making with Gwendolyn Lawson
This hand on class will teach basic jewelry making techniques. From an assortment of GLASS beads you will create your own style of earrings, bracelets and necklaces. Discover how easy it is to design and make your own jewelry. No experience is necessary. All materials and tools are provided. Gwendolyn Jenkins-Lawson is a New York City self-taught artisan. Her unique style of jewelry design combines different glass textures, textiles and wood. Ms. Jenkins-Lawson has her own line of handcrafted…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Monday, November 24, 2014
3:30 p.m.Lego Club
Kids in kindergarten and up can come join us at the Riverdale branch for an hour of Lego building! Let your imagination run wild! You just might see your creation end up on our Facebook page.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
11 a.m.E-Reader & Tablet Help @ the Riverdale Branch Library
Learn how to download free e-books from the New York Public Library. Get help on using your iPad, Kindle or other tablet or e-reader. First come, first served. Tuesdays @ 11:00 a.m. (some exceptions, please check the online calendar or branch calendar) *Tablet users need to know their device password to download apps. **Kindle users need to know their Amazon account username (e-mail address associated with account) and password.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11:30 a.m.Toddler Story Time
Toddlers (walking to 36 months) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
2 p.m.One-on-One Computer Assistance
One-on-One Computer Assistance Come to the Riverdale branch and sit down with a Librarian for a 30 minute individualized computer appointment. Learn how to open a new e-mail account, save documents, browse the Internet, download NYPL e-books, etc. Make a list and ask questions. E-reader, tablet and smart phone users are welcome. Wednesdays, 2-4 p.m. by appointment only. Call 718-549-1212 .
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Monday, December 1, 2014
2 p.m. Riverdale Knitting Circle
Gather with other knitters, and perhaps pick up a few tips and tricks as you work on your own creations.
Riverdale LibraryAdults
Thursday, December 4, 2014
11:30 a.m.Baby Storytime Pre-Walkers
Babies from birth to walking and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes. Meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Riverdale LibraryParents/Caregivers
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