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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Wed, November 22
@ 11:15 a.m.
Midweek Movie: Good Sam
Everyone in town agrees that there ought to be more good Samaritans like Sam Clayton. Unfortunately for Sam, no good deed goes unpunished. Gary Cooper, Ann Sheridan, Ray Collins, Edmund Lowe, Joan Lorring, Clinton Sundberg, Minerva Urecal, Louise Beaves. 1948, 114 mins.
Riverside LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, November 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
Wed, November 22
@ 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, November 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, November 24
@ 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, November 24
@ 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
Sat, November 25
@ 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, November 25
@ 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, November 27
@ 9:15 a.m.
All About Computers
Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications. Prerequisites: None
Riverside LibraryAdults
Mon, November 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
Mon, November 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Movie Monday presents "Brother Bear 2 (G)"
Brother Bear: When a young hunter needlessly kills a bear he is magically transformed into a bear as punishment with a talkative bear cub as his guide. Brother Bear 2: Kenai and Koda are joined by an old female friend of Kenai named Nita who needs the help of Kenai on a quest.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
English Language Learners,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Tue, November 28
@ 11 a.m.
Conversational Sign Language
Interested participants are encouraged to register for, and attend all six (6) sessions of the course : November 14, 21, 28, and December 5, 12, 19. Classes open to eight (8) participants only.
Riverside LibraryAdults
Tue, November 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
Tue, November 28
@ 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, November 28
@ 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),
Children
Wed, November 29
@ 11:15 a.m.
Midweek Movie: Jimmy the Gent
"James Cagney (Jimmy Coririgan) and Bette Davis star as a less-than-scrupulous private detective and the woman he loves, who has just left him for an even less scrupulous employer. Even as Corrigan tricks an eyewitness into marrying a guilty client so she can't testify in court, he must prove his ex-girlfriend’s boss is a crook to win her back. James Cagney, Bette Davis, Alice White, Allen Jenkins, Alan Dinehart, Arthur Hohl. 67 mins.
Riverside LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, November 29
@ 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, November 29
@ 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, November 29
@ 4 p.m.
From the Neck Up
Working with either partners or alone, you'll create miniature busts using fire or self-hardening clay. Facial studies help students with the formation and placement of features. For ages 13 - 18 years old. Presented by P. Oliver
Riverside LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, November 30
@ 10:30 a.m.
Tales for the Teeny Tiny
Interactive stories, songs, finger plays and games. Geared for early walkers and toddlers, the Tales for the Teeny Tiny program also welcomes parents of infants who want to expose babies to language, songs and playful interaction. Best for children ages 3 and older with their parent/caregiver. Presented by Getchie Argetsinger
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, November 30
@ 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, November 30
@ 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 neccessa…
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, November 30
@ 1 p.m.
Community Information
Scrabble and Backgammon Retro-Gaming for Adults
Are you a vocabulary champion? Show off your top-scoring words against other Scrabble fans! How about a great game of strategy? Then Backgammon is for you. Come join us and meet new friends! Please feel free to bring your own game set, and be sure to bring friends to play with. If you would prefer some other board game, please call the branch to find out which ones are available. All levels of expertise are welcome. No registration neccessary.…
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, November 30
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Graphic Novel Book Club Talk
Join us for a discussion of the graphic novel American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang. There will be light snacks. Teens who are interested in joining the Riverside Teen Graphic Novel Book Club can sign up at the children's room information desk and pick up a copy of the book.
Riverside LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, December 1
@ 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, December 2
@ 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, December 2
@ 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, December 4
@ 9:15 a.m.
All About Computers
MS Word 2010 for Beginners
Learn word processing basics in this hands-on workshop. Standard features like italics, bold, font, and pitch size will be covered as well as more complicated features such as copy and paste, etc . Being familiar with a keyboard, a mouse, and highlighting will help you keep up.
Riverside LibraryAdults
Tue, December 5
@ 11 a.m.
Conversational Sign Language
Interested participants are encouraged to register for, and attend all six (6) sessions of the course : November 14, 21, 28, and December 5, 12, 19. Classes open to eight (8) participants only.
Riverside LibraryAdults
Tue, December 5
@ 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
Wed, December 6
@ 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, December 6
@ 3:30 p.m.
Riverside Book Club : Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
The Riverside Book Discussion Group meets every 1st Wednesday of each month. This month's selection is : Small Great Things, by Jodi Picoult. A woman and her husband admitted to a hospital to have a baby requests that their nurse be reassigned -- they are white supremacists and don't want Ruth, who is black, to touch their baby. The hospital complies, but the baby later goes into cardiac distress when Ruth is on duty. She hesitates before rushing in to perform CPR. When her indecision end…
Riverside LibraryAdults
Thu, December 7
@ 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 neccessa…
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, December 7
@ 1 p.m.
Community Information
Scrabble 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, December 8
@ 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, December 9
@ 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)
Mon, December 11
@ 9:15 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS Word 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes. Prerequisite: MS Word 2010 for Beginners
Riverside LibraryAdults
Tue, December 12
@ 11 a.m.
Conversational Sign Language
Interested participants are encouraged to register for, and attend all six (6) sessions of the course : November 14, 21, 28, and December 5, 12, 19. Classes open to eight (8) participants only.
Riverside LibraryAdults
Tue, December 12
@ 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
Wed, December 13
@ 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
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