New from Friends of RW Library
Free NYC Museum Passes @ Ref Desk Click for brochure or call x130
Upcoming Tech Classes Tue, Sept 23, 10am: File Mgmt. Tue, Sept 23, 7pm: Word Wed, Sept 24, 10am: eBook Lab Wed, Sept 24, 1pm: Drop-in Tech Lab To see all Tech Classes, click here
ESL: English in Action Culture, Conversation & Idioms Click here for flyer. Please contact Eileen
at 201-670-5600 x 130
for any question.
Celebrate Banned Books Week 9/21-27 Ninja Card Giveaway Grades 6-12 For every review of a "banned" book, comic, or graphic novel you submit to our Teen Blog this week, you'll earn a Library Ninja Card.
Heritage: The Birth of Ridgewood
1865-1876Tues., Sept 23, 10:15am
Presented by Peggy Norris & Joe Suplicki. Slide show lecture with document, maps
and historical panoramic photos.
Free, All Welcome.
Chinese Mahjong for Beginners Tuesday, September 23, 10-11:30am Instructional sessions: 10/7, 11/4.
Registration required. Please contact Jin Lee at 201-670-5600x125 or email@example.com. Drop-in sessions: 9/23, 10/14, 11/11. Practice your skills. No registration required.
Multimedia Lectures 6:30-8:30pm Sept 23: B-17 Flying Fortress
Speaker Rick Feingold describes WWII air campaign over Europe.
Free, All Welcome.
Celebrate Banned Books Week 9/21-27 The Comics Code & Best of the"Banned" Tuesday, Sept. 23 @ 7-8 pm Grades 9-Adult. Animation and comics enthusiast David Forte reviews the rise and fall of the Comics Code Seal of Approval (1954-2011)
and some of the best teen-appropriate "banned" comics and graphic novels of recent years.
You might even win one!Register here
The CookBook Club Wednesday, September 24, 7pm Make it...Sample it...Discuss it!Club will meet regularly once a month, please click here or contact Lisa at 201-670-5600 x 100 for details. Registration necessary.
Mango Languages Workshop Thursday, September 25, 7pm Free languages learning tool for Ridgewood Library Cardholders, hands-on account
setup assistance. Flyer; To register
Heritage: 20th Century Fashions Thru the Decades 1900-1960 Sunday, Sept 28, 2pm Sheila Brogan and Vicki Herbert of the Ridgewood Historical Society present the fashion revolution using clothes from the collections of the Schoolhouse Museum. Free, All Welcome.
Multimedia Lectures 6:30-8:30pm Sept 29: Rosie the Riveter 2 million women worked to maintain the US home front in WWII. Speaker: Penny Colman Free, All Welcome.
Make Your COLLEGE ESSAY Stand Out From the Rest Tues, Sept. 30 @ 7-8pm Grades 11-12. Get essential tips from Lisa Paterson, who holds advanced degrees from Teachers College, Columbia Univ., completed UCLA's Extension Program for college counseling, and is founder of the "Write This Way" studio in Ridgewood. Register here.
RW Library Valley Hospital Lunch Hour Screening & Panel
Tuesday, Sept. 30: 7pm Light refreshments: 6:45 pm
Screen the documentary that explores the national school lunch program, childhood obesity and addiction to unhealthy foods. Discussion with Dr. Diana Volpert, Pediatric Gastroenterologist; Janet Brancato, Dietician/Nutrition & Wellness; and John Graziano, Exec. Chef, Valley Dining. Register here
World CinemaLa Grande Bellezza Wednesday., Oct 1, 7-9:30pm
(Italy, 2013; NR; 142min) Past denizen of glittering Roman nightlife looks back at age 65. Free, All Welcome. Led by Nancy Greene
Dani's Book Group w/ Dani Berke Thursday, October 2, 11am Pre-Pub Book Reports
Friends of the Library Monthly Meeting All Welcome - refreshments
Wednesday, Oct 8, 9am Library Auditorium
To support or join FRIENDS, please click here.
Book Circle w/ Lorri Steinbacher Wednesday, October 8, 7pm The Dinner by Herman Koch
Teen Readers Unite Gr. 6 Monday, October 6, 7pm Trash by Andy Mulligan Join us for games, snacks and talk.
Skeptic's Guide to Intuition Wednesday, October 15, 7-8:30pm Author/executive coach Alina Bas shows how to use intuition without giving up on analytical thinking. Learn to differentiate between fear and intuition to lead to a more fulfilling, productive life. Please bring questions, a notebook and a pen.
No registration required.
Reader's Choice w/ Dr. Ginny Hyman Friday, October 17, 1pm Short Stories
by Edgar Allan Poe
Monday Movie @ 6:30pm October 20 The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014; R; 100 min) Fastidious concierge (Ralph Fiennes) gets accused of murder.
Library Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting Thursday, October 23, 7:30pm
3rd floor, conference room. Open to public.
Women & Finance:
The Importance of Asset Allocation Thursday, Oct 23, 7-8:30pm Align your investments with your values. Led by RW resident and UBS VP Kathy Entwistle.
Sunday Concert @ 2pm October 26 Katy Wong RHS senior has returned from 2014 World harp Congress to perform exquisite harp & piano music. Suggested $3 donation.
Friday Matinee @ 1pm October 31 The Grand Budapest Hotel
(2014; R; 100 min) Fastidious concierge (Ralph Fiennes) gets accused of murder.