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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 12 noon
Lunchtime Play!
Monday through Friday from 12 to 2PM, 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,
Children
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
Wii Sports
Come in and test your skills against others with Wii Sports and other games.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 26
@ 10:15 a.m.
Toddler Story Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories and action songs, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. Seating is limited to 30 children and tickets are distributed outside prior to the library's opening at 10 a.m. Your child must be present to collect a ticket. Come early for a spot!
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, July 26
@ 11 a.m.
Toddler Story Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories and action songs, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. Seating is limited to 30 children and tickets are distributed outside prior to the library's opening at 10 a.m. Your child must be present to collect a ticket. Come early for a spot!
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, July 26
@ 12 noon
Lunchtime Play!
Monday through Friday from 12 to 2PM, 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,
Children
Tue, July 26
@ 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, July 26
@ 2:30 p.m.
LEGO Club
Step right up to this interactive event, where you'll lean how to build fun creations out og LEGO® bricks! Your imagination is the limit.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, July 27
@ 11 a.m.
Preschool Story Time
Children from 3 to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy engaging stories, songs, and fingerplays, followed by an activity. Seating is limited to 30 children and tickets are distributed after the library's opening at 10 a.m. Your child must be present to collect a ticket. Come early for a spot!
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, July 27
@ 11:15 a.m.
Midweek Movie: The Lost Weekend
A would-be writer's dissatisfaction with his life leads him on a three-day binge. This film gives an uncompromising look at the devastating effects of alcoholism. Ray Milland, Jane Wyman, Phillip Terry, Howard da Silva, Doris Dowling, Frank Faylen, Mary Young, Anita Bolster, Lilian Fontaine, Frank Orth, Lewis L. Russell. 1945, 101 mins. The Lost Weekend
Riverside LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, July 27
@ 12 noon
Lunchtime Play!
Monday through Friday from 12 to 2PM, 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,
Children
Wed, July 27
@ 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. All materials will be pr…
Riverside LibraryAdults
Wed, July 27
@ 2:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Get in the Game: Be a Library All-Star!
Team up with the Library this summer to learn new skills and explore new ideas while having fun with great programs! Exercise your mind with hands-on creative programs at your local branch! Sessions include: Ninja Party! (ages 6-12) on July 13 Nursery Rhyme Relays (ages 6-12) on July 27
Riverside LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, July 28
@ 12 noon
Lunchtime Play!
Monday through Friday from 12 to 2PM, 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,
Children
Thu, July 28
@ 2:30 p.m.
Harry Potter!
Let's celebrate the most famous boy wizard! Activities include coloring sheets for the little ones and a trivia contest for older children and teens. Test your knowledge of Harry Potter and his magical world.
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, July 29
@ 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, July 29
@ 12 noon
Lunchtime Play!
Monday through Friday from 12 to 2PM, 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,
Children
Fri, July 29
@ 2:30 p.m.
Board Games
A variety of board games for all ages and abilities will be provided.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Sat, July 30
@ 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 also welcome!
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, July 30
@ 10:15 a.m.
Yoga Story Time
Join Miss Rachel for Yoga Story Time! This program will include fun yoga poses, games, stories and songs using books as our guide. Come ready to move, laugh, and share the joy of Yoga! Ages 3+ (with an adult). Pre-registration required!
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Sat, July 30
@ 11 a.m.
New York Therapy Dogs R.E.A.D.
Come read to a therapy dog! These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to come read them a story. Enjoy one-on-one, no-pressure reading time with a furry friend! For ages 6-12. Pre-registration required for each 15 minute slot.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, July 30
@ 2 p.m.
Cinema Saturday presents "The Cutting Edge (1992)"
A handsome, self-centered ex-ice hockey player and a champion figure skater with a prima donna attitude are mis-matched partners in the quest for an Olympic gold medal.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Mon, August 1
@ 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
Mon, August 1
@ 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,
Children
Mon, August 1
@ 1:30 p.m.
Lincoln Square Neighborhood Writers Group
Join us for an afternoon of poetry and prose. The writing assignment for this workshop is "A Character Study." Write either about someone memorable or someone you invent, and bring them to life for us. Please keep pieces to 750 words or less so everyone has a chance to read their work. We will also read aloud a selection of poetry which will form the theme for our next meeting. Adults 50+
Riverside LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, August 1
@ 2:30 p.m.
Movie Monday presents "Remember the Titans (2000)"
A drama of forced high school integration in Alexandria, Virginia in 1971. After leading his team to fifteen winning seasons, white football coach Bill Yoast is demoted and replaced by African-American Herman Boone, tough, opinionated and as different from Yoast as could be.The two men overcome their differences and turn a group of hostile young men into champions. A rousing celebration of how a town torn apart by resentment, friction and mistrust comes together in triumphant harmony.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Tue, August 2
@ 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,
Children
Tue, August 2
@ 2:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Get in the Game: Be a Library All-Star!
Team up with the Library this summer to learn new skills and explore new ideas while having fun with great programs! Exercise your mind with hands-on creative programs at your local branch! Sessions include: Games and Gaming (ages 12-18) on August 2, 9, 16, and 23.
Riverside LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, August 2
@ 2:30 p.m.
Teen Games & Gaming
Team up with the Library this summer to learn new skills and explore new ideas while having fun with great programs! Exercise your mind with hands-on creative programs at your local branch! Sessions include: Video Game Tournament (ages 12-18) Live-Action Pac-Man (ages 12-18) Coloring the NYPL (ages 12-18) Programs in a Box is generously supported by the Andreas C. Dracopoulos Family Endowment for Young Audiences; the Estate of Mary McConnell Bailey; Carnegie Corporation of New York and the…
Riverside LibraryCollege & Graduate Students,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, August 3
@ 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,
Children
Wed, August 3
@ 2:30 p.m.
Scavenger Hunt
Think you are a master of the library? Stop by for a fun scavenger hunt. Children and teens will be organized into teams and compete to win prizes. Show us how much you know about the books, databases and more.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Wed, August 3
@ 3:30 p.m.
Book Discussion of "The Warmth of Other Suns" by Isabel Wilkerson
The Riverside Book Discussion Group will meet to discuss : The Warmth of Other Suns, by Isabel Wilkerson. In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life. From 1915 to 1970, this exodus of almost six million people changed the face of America.
Riverside LibraryAdults
Thu, August 4
@ 10:15 a.m.
Baby Story Time
Babies from birth to 18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Seating is limited to 30 babies and tickets are distributed outside prior to the library's opening at 10:00. Your baby must be present to collect a ticket. Come early for a spot!
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Thu, August 4
@ 11 a.m.
Baby Story Time
Babies from birth to 18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Seating is limited to 30 babies and tickets are distributed outside prior to the library's opening at 10:00. Your baby must be present to collect a ticket. Come early for a spot!
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Thu, August 4
@ 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,
Children
Thu, August 4
@ 2:30 p.m.
Sports Origami Workshop
Children and teens can make fun sports-themed paper crafts at this workshop. The free event will be held on the second floor.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Fri, August 5
@ 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,
Children
Fri, August 5
@ 2:30 p.m.
Crazy Card Carnival
Stop by and play all your favorite childhood card games, such as Uno, Go Fish, War and more. This event is for children and teens.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Sat, August 6
@ 2 p.m.
Wii Sports
Come in and test your skills against others with Wii Sports and other games.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, August 8
@ 9:15 a.m.
All About Computers
Downloading NYPL eBooks
Learn all about the Cloud; what it is and how you use it. Prerequisites: Internet for Beginners
Riverside LibraryAdults
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