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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, October 23
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Walk-in Computer Help
Do you need quick help with a computer problem? Confused as to how to download e-books on your new smartphone or tablet? Stop into the Riverdale Branch Monday through Friday at 12 PM and someone will be available to help you. First come, first served. *Smartphone and tablet users should know device password in order to download apps. **Kindle users should know their Amazon account username (e-mail address associated with your account) and password.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, October 23
@ 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
Mon, October 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
Back-to-School Open House
Get a new start at the Library this school year! This fall, we’re hosting back-to-school events in every branch! Learn about all the great educational resources available at your neighborhood library- from millions of books to program, computer access, online resources, and more- all for FREE. PLUS! Questions about your library card? Have books you need to return? We can help you! FEATURED PROGRAM Ask us about our weekly programs for kids and teens.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 24
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Toddler Time with Richard
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
Tue, October 24
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Walk-in Computer Help
Do you need quick help with a computer problem? Confused as to how to download e-books on your new smartphone or tablet? Stop into the Riverdale Branch Monday through Friday at 12 PM and someone will be available to help you. First come, first served. *Smartphone and tablet users should know device password in order to download apps. **Kindle users should know their Amazon account username (e-mail address associated with your account) and password.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, October 24
@ 2 p.m.
Words With Friends: Scrabble at Riverdale
If words work you up and crossword puzzles keep you going, come to Riverdale and share your passion with you friends every Tuesday afternoon for a lively game of Scrabble.
Riverdale LibraryAdults
Tue, October 24
@ 3 p.m.
Picture Book Storytime
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, October 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Study Lounge!
Come study with your fellow peers in a teen-exclusive space! There will be computer access, snacks, homework help, and database tutorials. We will even show you how use the free movie and music streaming databases! Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:30PM
Riverdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 25
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Story, Mozart and Scribble - Free Form Art for Young Children
Bring your little ones to the library to create free form artwork (scribble) as they listen to classical music. This is a program for young children who are under the age of 4 who can grip (fist or pinch) a crayon. There is no proven correlation between the exposure to classical music and the brain development of young children. But we are going to have fun with the “Mozart Effect” theory as we work on fine motor skills and socialization.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, October 25
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Walk-in Computer Help
Do you need quick help with a computer problem? Confused as to how to download e-books on your new smartphone or tablet? Stop into the Riverdale Branch Monday through Friday at 12 PM and someone will be available to help you. First come, first served. *Smartphone and tablet users should know device password in order to download apps. **Kindle users should know their Amazon account username (e-mail address associated with your account) and password.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, October 25
@ 3:30 p.m.
Kids Computer Coding Club
School-aged kids of all abilities are welcome to join in this free after school program! The only requirement is the ability to read and type at a basic level. In this course we will learn how to use the Python programming language to solve problems that confront us every day. We will also learn about logic, algorithms, networking, and how the hardware inside a computer works. Don't be intimidated! We will start at the very beginning, and have a fun time together asking questions, solving p…
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, October 25
@ 4:30 p.m.
Teen Volunteer Group
Teens, earn your community hours! Every Wednesday at 4:30PM at Riverdale Library! Come make a difference in the library while earning your community hours! Help us write book reviews, create zines, make a branch video, shelve material, and beta-test tween programs! We’ll be trying out new crafts, experimenting with video-editing programs, making zines for the first time, and carrying out whatever ideas you bring to the table!
Riverdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 25
@ 5:15 p.m.
Open Studio: Still Life
Join other potential artists of the community in the Riverdale Library for an evening of drawing in a judgment free and relaxing environment. We will provide the still life. Limited sketching supplies are available and you are welcome to bring your own materials.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, October 26
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Tummy Time
This is a program for chidren from birth up to crawling age and their parents/caregivers. This is an opportunity to learn rhythm through stories and songs, and to bond with baby. This is a program for pre-walking age children and their parents/caregivers only.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Tummy Time
This is a program for chidren from birth up to crawling age and their parents/caregivers. This is an opportunity to learn rhythm through stories and songs, and to bond with baby. This is a program for pre-walking age children and their parents/caregivers only.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Walk-in Computer Help
Do you need quick help with a computer problem? Confused as to how to download e-books on your new smartphone or tablet? Stop into the Riverdale Branch Monday through Friday at 12 PM and someone will be available to help you. First come, first served. *Smartphone and tablet users should know device password in order to download apps. **Kindle users should know their Amazon account username (e-mail address associated with your account) and password.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, October 26
@ 3 p.m.
Monster Mash Halloween Concert
Interactive music productions integrate a live music program with reading, singing, and non-stop audience participation. This creative interactive musical experience transforms fans from spectators to participators. Reading and signing are integrated with the use of screen-projected lyrics and graphics, as children become stars on stage, participating with guitars, maracas, dancing rainbows, dream catchers, and a wide assortment of props. It's a captivating concert experience for all to enjoy! B…
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 3 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Storytime & LEGO
A storytime program for children ages 4 to 11 with the inclusion of LEGO building activities.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Study Lounge!
Come study with your fellow peers in a teen-exclusive space! There will be computer access, snacks, homework help, and database tutorials. We will even show you how use the free movie and music streaming databases! Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:30PM
Riverdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, October 27
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Early Childhood Story and Play date
Riverdale Library presents early childhood play dates for you and your young children every Friday. Both parents and children are invited to participate in a read-aloud story, and then to socialize, play, and dance to the music in our community room.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Fri, October 27
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
One-on-One Computer Assistance
Come to the Riverdale branch and sit down with a librarian for a 30-45 minute individualized computer appointment. Learn how to open a new email account, save documents, browse the Internet, download NYPL e-books, etc. Make a list of your questions and get them answered. E-reader, tablet and smartphone users welcomed. By appointment only. Appointments are not limited to Fridays. Please call 718-549-1212 .
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Fri, October 27
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Walk-in Computer Help
Do you need quick help with a computer problem? Confused as to how to download e-books on your new smartphone or tablet? Stop into the Riverdale Branch Monday through Friday at 12 PM and someone will be available to help you. First come, first served. *Smartphone and tablet users should know device password in order to download apps. **Kindle users should know their Amazon account username (e-mail address associated with your account) and password.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, October 28
@ 2 p.m.
Saturday Storytime
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, October 28
@ 2:30 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Riverdale Library - October 2017
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 English by 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
Mon, October 30
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Walk-in Computer Help
Do you need quick help with a computer problem? Confused as to how to download e-books on your new smartphone or tablet? Stop into the Riverdale Branch Monday through Friday at 12 PM and someone will be available to help you. First come, first served. *Smartphone and tablet users should know device password in order to download apps. **Kindle users should know their Amazon account username (e-mail address associated with your account) and password.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, October 30
@ 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
Tue, October 31
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Toddler Time with Richard
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
Tue, October 31
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Early Literacy Halloween Workshop
Join us for a special Halloween themed storytime and Halloween craft. We will be providing snacks and coffee for parents and caregivers.
Riverdale LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, October 31
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Walk-in Computer Help
Do you need quick help with a computer problem? Confused as to how to download e-books on your new smartphone or tablet? Stop into the Riverdale Branch Monday through Friday at 12 PM and someone will be available to help you. First come, first served. *Smartphone and tablet users should know device password in order to download apps. **Kindle users should know their Amazon account username (e-mail address associated with your account) and password.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, October 31
@ 2 p.m.
Words With Friends: Scrabble at Riverdale
If words work you up and crossword puzzles keep you going, come to Riverdale and share your passion with you friends every Tuesday afternoon for a lively game of Scrabble.
Riverdale LibraryAdults
Tue, October 31
@ 3 p.m.
Picture Book Storytime
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, November 1
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Story, Mozart and Scribble - Free Form Art for Young Children
Bring your little ones to the library to create free form artwork (scribble) as they listen to classical music. This is a program for young children who are under the age of 4 who can grip (fist or pinch) a crayon. There is no proven correlation between the exposure to classical music and the brain development of young children. But we are going to have fun with the “Mozart Effect” theory as we work on fine motor skills and socialization.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, November 1
@ 4:30 p.m.
Teen Volunteer Group
Teens, earn your community hours! Every Wednesday at 4:30PM at Riverdale Library! Come make a difference in the library while earning your community hours! Help us write book reviews, create zines, make a branch video, shelve material, and beta-test tween programs! We’ll be trying out new crafts, experimenting with video-editing programs, making zines for the first time, and carrying out whatever ideas you bring to the table!
Riverdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, November 2
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Tummy Time
This is a program for chidren from birth up to crawling age and their parents/caregivers. This is an opportunity to learn rhythm through stories and songs, and to bond with baby. This is a program for pre-walking age children and their parents/caregivers only.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Thu, November 2
@ 3 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Storytime & LEGO
A storytime program for children ages 4 to 11 with the inclusion of LEGO building activities.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, November 2
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Study Lounge!
Come study with your fellow peers in a teen-exclusive space! There will be computer access, snacks, homework help, and database tutorials. We will even show you how use the free movie and music streaming databases! Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:30PM
Riverdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, November 3
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Early Childhood Story and Play date
Riverdale Library presents early childhood play dates for you and your young children every Friday. Both parents and children are invited to participate in a read-aloud story, and then to socialize, play, and dance to the music in our community room.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Sat, November 4
@ 2 p.m.
Saturday Storytime
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, November 6
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Bilingual Story Time
Toddlers and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, gentle songs, and rhymes in Spanish. There will be a focus on bonding, easy concepts and rhythm. Parent/Caregiver participation is required and expected for the program Ages 18-36 months.
Riverdale LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, November 7
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Toddler Time with Richard
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
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