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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Tue, February 20
@ 11 a.m.
Canceled
Conversational Sign Language
Interested participants are encouraged to register for, and attend all six (6) sessions of the course : February 20, 27, and March 6, 13, 20, 27. Classes open to eight (8) participants only. To register, please call or visit the branch.
Riverside LibraryAdults
Tue, February 20
@ 12 noon
Lunchtime Play!
Monday through Friday from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., the upstairs community room is open for lunchtime play. Toys will be available to play with while you and your little ones eat lunch.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Tue, February 20
@ 2 p.m.
StayWell Exercise for Seniors
Join us for a free StayWell Exercise class designed for seniors. All participants must sign waiver before they join in. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing. Call or stop by for futher details.
Riverside LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 20
@ 3 p.m.
Build and Play
Bring your imagination and join us for some building fun.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Wed, February 21
@ 11:15 a.m.
Midweek Movie: In Our Time
In March 1939, English tourist Jenny Whittredge travels to Warsaw and meets Stephan Orvid, a Polish count she marries. Moving onto his family's farming estate, Jenny is looked down upon by Stephan's aristocratic family, but succeeds in helping her husband modernize and make the harvests more profitable. Ida Lupino, Paul Henreid, Nancy Coleman, Mary Boland, Victor Francen, Michael Chekhov. 1944, 110 mins.
Riverside LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, February 21
@ 12 noon
Lunchtime Play!
Monday through Friday from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., the upstairs community room is open for lunchtime play. Toys will be available to play with while you and your little ones eat lunch.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Wed, February 21
@ 2 p.m.
Adult Coloring Club
Stressed? The latest craze is artistic coloring for adults, and the adult coloring books have more intricate designs and patterns than those designed for children. This program allows adults to create wonderful pictures and offers a fun and unique way to unwind and express creativity. Plus, it can actually lower stress. Are you curious about this new trend? Join the Riverside Library for its first Adult Coloring Group! Note: This program is not a structured program; draw and color at your le…
Riverside LibraryAdults
Wed, February 21
@ 3 p.m.
Lunar New Year Craft
Come celebrate the Year of the Dog at the library. Young children will get coloring sheets. Tweens and teens can try caligraphy or write poems related to the New Year.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Thu, February 22
@ 10:30 a.m.
Stories to Play with Babies-Pre-K
Interactive stories, songs, finger plays and games. Best for babies to 4 years old with their parent/caregiver. Presented by LuAnn Adams
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, February 22
@ 11 a.m.
FREE AARP Tax Aide and Preparation
It's Tax season again! The Riverside Branch is once again offering free tax aide and preparation courtesy of the AARP organization. Times: Thursdays, February 1 through April 12, 2017, from 11:00am - 3:00pm. Returns are prepared by AARP volunteers certified by the IRS. Most returns are filed electronically (e-filed) at no cost to you. Please bring the following documents with you when you come: Current year's tax forms and preparation booklet Copy of last years income tax return(s) W-2 f…
Riverside LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, February 22
@ 12 noon
Lunchtime Play!
Monday through Friday from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., the upstairs community room is open for lunchtime play. Toys will be available to play with while you and your little ones eat lunch.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Thu, February 22
@ 1 p.m.
Community Information
Retro Board Gaming and Jigsaw Puzzles for Adults
Share your passion for gaming the old fashion way. If words excite or inspire you, and crossword puzzles keep you going, then Scrabble is your game! Are you a Chess or Checkers champion? Whether you're a master or just starting out, show off your best moves! If you like wheeling and dealing, Monolopy's the game for you! Join us for some lively board time! All levels of play are welcome. Please feel free to bring your own game set, and friends to play with. No registration necces…
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, February 22
@ 1 p.m.
Community Information
Scrabble and Backgammon for Adults
Are you a vocabulary champion? Show off your top-scoring words against other Scrabble fans! Whether you're a Scrabble wizard or just want to learn the game, come join us and meet new friends. All levels of play are welcome. Please feel free to bring your own game set, and be sure to bring friends to play with. No registration neccessary. Join the fun and meet new friends!
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, February 22
@ 3 p.m.
Coloring Club
Join us for some fun and crazy adventures in coloring. We will put out some coloring sheets and supplies. We can't wait to see what your inner artist creates!
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Fri, February 23
@ 10 a.m.
Community Information
Bridge Club
Are you a Bridge buff? Put your game face on and show off your best plays. Join the fun and meet new friends! All players welcome!
Riverside LibraryAdults
Fri, February 23
@ 12 noon
Lunchtime Play!
Monday through Friday from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., the upstairs community room is open for lunchtime play. Toys will be available to play with while you and your little ones eat lunch.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Fri, February 23
@ 2:30 p.m.
Teen Cafe
Come join us for fun at the Riverside Library Teen Space. Just come and hang out with your friends! Do homework and group projects, check out laptops or borrow one of our library board games or cards.
Riverside LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, February 24
@ 10 a.m.
Knitting Circle
Do you like to Knit? Crochet? Embroider? Whatever your passion, gather and socialize with others who share your interest, and perhaps pick-up a few tips and tricks as you work your own creations! Please bring your sewing supplies. Teens welcome!
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, February 24
@ 1 p.m.
Play! Board Games
A variety of board games for all ages and abilities will be provided.
Riverside LibraryParents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, February 26
@ 9:15 a.m.
All About Computers
Advanced Email
Learn how to: manage your contacts through your address book, and how to send and receive document and picture files as email attachments Prerequisite: Email for Beginners or an active web-based email account
Riverside LibraryAdults
Mon, February 26
@ 12 noon
Lunchtime Play!
Monday through Friday from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., the upstairs community room is open for lunchtime play. Toys will be available to play with while you and your little ones eat lunch.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, February 26
@ 1 p.m.
Lincoln Square Neighborhood Center Poets & Writers Group
Join the group on select Monday afternoons for poetry and prose, in a series of seven sessions each of which will have a different theme. Dates are : January 8, 22; February 5, 26; and March 12, 26.
Riverside LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, February 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Movie Monday presents "Space Jam (PG)"
Michael Jordan must play basketball against space invaders that are trying to capture the Looney Tunes characters.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Tue, February 27
@ 11 a.m.
Canceled
Conversational Sign Language
Interested participants are encouraged to register for, and attend all six (6) sessions of the course : February 20, 27, and March 6, 13, 20, 27. Classes open to eight (8) participants only. To register, please call or visit the branch.
Riverside LibraryAdults
Tue, February 27
@ 12 noon
Lunchtime Play!
Monday through Friday from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., the upstairs community room is open for lunchtime play. Toys will be available to play with while you and your little ones eat lunch.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Tue, February 27
@ 2 p.m.
StayWell Exercise for Seniors
Join us for a free StayWell Exercise class designed for seniors. All participants must sign waiver before they join in. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing. Call or stop by for futher details.
Riverside LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
LEGO Club
Step right up to this interactive event, where you'll learn how to build fun creations out of LEGO® bricks! Your imagination is the limit.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Wed, February 28
@ 11:15 a.m.
Midweek Movie: The Devil's Disciple
When Dick Dudgeon learns his father was executed by the British for treason at the onset of the Revolutionary War, he steals the body for a proper burial, ignoring the pleas of his friend, Minister Anthony Anderson who's a peace-loving person who ends up becoming a belligerent firebrand of a rebel trying to save Dudgeon's life. Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Janette Scott, Harry Andrews. 1959, 83 mins.
Riverside LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, February 28
@ 12 noon
Lunchtime Play!
Monday through Friday from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., the upstairs community room is open for lunchtime play. Toys will be available to play with while you and your little ones eat lunch.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Wed, February 28
@ 2 p.m.
Adult Coloring Club
Stressed? The latest craze is artistic coloring for adults, and the adult coloring books have more intricate designs and patterns than those designed for children. This program allows adults to create wonderful pictures and offers a fun and unique way to unwind and express creativity. Plus, it can actually lower stress. Are you curious about this new trend? Join the Riverside Library for its first Adult Coloring Group! Note: This program is not a structured program; draw and color at your le…
Riverside LibraryAdults
Thu, March 1
@ 10:30 a.m.
Bilingual Birdies Spanish Series
This Spring we’ll bring families on an out-of-this-world experience where we teach new vocabulary related to different modes of transportation, spring colors, and a big celebration of Myla Birdie’s birthday!!! All teachers are native Spanish speakers who play guitar, percussion, and use puppets to teach in the most engaging way! Families get to bond through an intergenerational bubble dance party extravaganza at the end of each class. And it is so much more than just a language program!!! Biling…
Riverside LibraryChildren
Thu, March 1
@ 11 a.m.
FREE AARP Tax Aide and Preparation
It's Tax season again! The Riverside Branch is once again offering free tax aide and preparation courtesy of the AARP organization. Times: Thursdays, February 1 through April 12, 2017, from 11:00am - 3:00pm. Returns are prepared by AARP volunteers certified by the IRS. Most returns are filed electronically (e-filed) at no cost to you. Please bring the following documents with you when you come: Current year's tax forms and preparation booklet Copy of last years income tax return(s) W-2 f…
Riverside LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, March 1
@ 1 p.m.
Community Information
Retro Board Gaming and Jigsaw Puzzles for Adults
Share your passion for gaming the old fashion way. If words excite or inspire you, and crossword puzzles keep you going, then Scrabble is your game! Are you a Chess or Checkers champion? Whether you're a master or just starting out, show off your best moves! If you like wheeling and dealing, Monolopy's the game for you! Join us for some lively board time! All levels of play are welcome. Please feel free to bring your own game set, and friends to play with. No registration necces…
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, March 1
@ 1 p.m.
Community Information
Scrabble and Backgammon for Adults
Are you a vocabulary champion? Show off your top-scoring words against other Scrabble fans! Whether you're a Scrabble wizard or just want to learn the game, come join us and meet new friends. All levels of play are welcome. Please feel free to bring your own game set, and be sure to bring friends to play with. No registration neccessary. Join the fun and meet new friends!
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, March 2
@ 10 a.m.
Community Information
Bridge Club
Are you a Bridge buff? Put your game face on and show off your best plays. Join the fun and meet new friends! All players welcome!
Riverside LibraryAdults
Sat, March 3
@ 10 a.m.
Knitting Circle
Do you like to Knit? Crochet? Embroider? Whatever your passion, gather and socialize with others who share your interest, and perhaps pick-up a few tips and tricks as you work your own creations! Please bring your sewing supplies. Teens welcome!
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, March 3
@ 3 p.m.
Riverside Poets Workshop
Free monthly Poetry Open Mike and Program. The Riverside Poets reading their favorite poems. The Riverside Poets reading their favorite poems. -->
Riverside LibraryAdults
Mon, March 5
@ 9:15 a.m.
All About Computers
Learn to Type and Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold , click, and move the mouse; also learn and practice your keyboarding skills. Prerequisites: None
Riverside LibraryAdults
Tue, March 6
@ 11 a.m.
Conversational Sign Language
Interested participants are encouraged to register for, and attend all six (6) sessions of the course : March 6, 13, 20, 27, and April 3, 10. Classes open to eight (8) participants only. To register, please call or visit the branch.
Riverside LibraryAdults
Tue, March 6
@ 2 p.m.
StayWell Exercise for Seniors
Join us for a free StayWell Exercise class designed for seniors. All participants must sign waiver before they join in. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing. Call or stop by for futher details.
Riverside LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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