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Spring Holiday Library Schedule

Thursday, April 17, 9am-9pm
Saturday , April 19, 9am-5pm
Monday, April 21, 9am-9pm

Friday, April 18
Sunday, April 20

Celebrate National Library Week, April 13-19
Stop by the Library and get a free replacement for a lost card!

Friends of RW Library bought us ZINIO - you can now download 100 great magazines. Click here For List; Click here to start

Upcoming Tech Classes
Thur, April 17, 7pm: Excel Interm. pt 1
Tues, April 22, 10am: File Management Wed, April 23, 10am: eBOOK Lab
Wed, April 23, 1pm: iSTUFF Lab
Thurs, April 24, 7pm: Excel Interm. pt 2 Fri, April 25, 10am: Flyer/Poster design
To see all Tech Classes, click here

Teen Book Brackets
Vote weekly for your favorite books to be entered in tournament raffle! Flyer. Voting deadline Round 5: Sat., April 19 Click HERE to vote. Note: Voting for Final Round begins April 20

Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting
Tuesday, April 22 at 7:30pm
Library Conference Room; open to public

SAT Prep Workshops
Monday, April 21, 5-6pm
Writing and Multiple Choice Section. Brush up on pronouns, prepositions and other elements of grammar.
Monday, April 28, 5-6pm
Critical Reading Section. Tips with sentence completions and passage-based reading questions. Register here. Download flyer.

"Vegucated" Film & Discussion
Wednesday, April 23, 7pm
The inspiring documentary that follows three New Yorkers who adopt a vegan diet for 6 weeks. Discussion with Valley Health professionals following. Register here

2014 Women & Finance Series
Thursday, April 24, 7pm: Retirement
RW resident Kathy Entwistle, Senior VP, UBS Financial helps women manage finances. Future Topics: Retirement, Estates, Education. Free, all welcome. Series Flyer

Reader's Choice: Dr. Ginny Hyman
Friday, April 25 at 1pm
Selected Poetry by W.B. Yeats

Friday Matinee
Enough Said (2013; PG-13; 93 min)

Friday, April 25 at 1pm
Divorced masseuse (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) is happy with a nice guy (James Gandolfini) until she finds out he's the ex of her friend.

Friends Concert Series
Musical Salute to Molly Picon

Sunday, April 27 at 2pm
Dr. Cypkin reenacts the life story of First Lady of the Yiddish Stage through songs, writings and dances. $3 suggested donation.

Friends Special Presentation
Photography Masters

Monday, April 28 at 2pm
Carol Gootter, former NYT and Newsweek photographer presents the works of 3 of the greatest photojournalists. Free, all welcome.

Mahjong for Beginners
Monday, April 28, 7pm
Our volunteers teach the basics of this game of skill, strategy and a little bit of chance. Registration required & space is limited.
Please contact Jin Lee at 201-670-5600,
ext. 125 or jlee@ridgewoodlibrary.org.

Friends Special Presentation
The Boys of Summer

Tuesday, April 29 at 6:30pm
The old Brooklyn Dodgers, hear the voice of the legendary broadcaster Red Barber, see the ball players, their fans.
Free, all welcome.

RW Library & Valley Hospital
Screen Time for Our Children

Wednesday, April 30, 7pm
Medical Director of Pediatrics Jeffrey Bienstock discusses new technology=new challenges for parents & educators.
To register, call 1-800-VALLEY1
or visit www.valleyhealth.com/events.

Friends Special Presentation
Cuba, is it all right to travel?

Thursday, May 1 at 6:30pm
Speaker: Rick Feingold. "People to People" tours. Explore Cuban history, baseball, music, cigars and places to stay & eat.
Free, all welcome.

Friends Special Member Event
Cocktail Reception & Screening
Friday, May 2 at 7:00pm
Friends Members, please join us for cocktails, private screening of the 2014 Academy Award winner, 20 Feet from Stardom, and q&a with Diane Sims, backup singer for Vanessa Williams. Register here by 4/30. Join Friends or renew your membership today!

Dani's Book Group
Thursday, May 1 at 11 am
Tigers in Red Weather
by Liza Klaussman

Friends Concert Series
All Seasons Chamber Players

Sunday, May 4 at 2pm
Live Classical Chamber Music - piano, cello, flute and violin. $ 3 suggested donation.

RW Library & Valley Hospital
Steps to a Healthy Heart

Tuesday, May 6, 9:30-10:30am
Speaker: Benita Burke, MD, Cardiologist.
To register, call 201-291-6090.
Free, all welcome.

Friday Matinee
Gravity (2013; PG-13; 91 min)

Friday, May 9 at 1pm
An accident sets an astronaut (George Clooney) and engineer (Sandra Bullock)
adrift in space.

Empowering Girls
Tuesday, May 13 at 7pm

Amie Herman
of Girls Leadership
discusses challenges faced by
girls & women with tips on building
social- emotional intelligence.
Open to all
parents & educators, all towns.
Download FLYER.
Register here

Friends of the Library Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, May 14 at 9am
All welcome. Auditorium; refreshments

Evening Book Circle
Wednesday, May 14 at 7pm
Destiny of the Republic

by Candice Millard
Led by Lorri Steinbacher

Friends Lecture Series
Joyce Kilmer: "Trees"

Thursday, May 15 at 6:30pm
Speaker: Alex Michelini. Slide show presentation of Joyce Kilmer of Mahwah, NJ, who wrote "Trees" in 1914.

Reader's Choice w/ Dr. Ginny Hyman
Friday, May 16 at 1pm
Waiting for the Barbarians
by J.M. Coetzee

Friends Concert Series
Carnaby Street

Sunday, May 18 at 2pm
Live band music from 1960s featuring the british Invasion (The Beatles).
$3 suggested donation

Family Board Game Day
Wednesday, May 21, 4-5:30pm
Enjoy an afternoon of fun & games;
Bring a fave game or use ours.

Free, All ages welcome.

Take Your Best Shot!
Entry deadline: May 27
Digital Photo Contest for Teens

Open to Ridgewood Teens in Grades 6-12. Cash prizes for top entries in 3 categories!
Download FLYER.




Online Program Registration
Children, Teens, Adults

Library Events:
March - May '14
gift of Friends of the Ridgewood Library

Children's Spring Program Brochure: April-June

Children's Events: Jan.-Mar

TEEN Events:

FREE Homework Coaching
Mon - Thurs, 3:30-5:30pm For RPL members gr. 3 - 9

Valuable Databases - FREE
Gift of Friends of the Library
to RW Library Members:

130+ Free Magazines

Click here for home access
Test prep: SAT, ACT, GRE
LET'S GO! to start

World Languages made Easy

BCCLs Research Databases

We thank
Women Gardeners
of RW

for lovely seasonal flowers.

Business & Careers

Career Support/Networking
Thursday nights 7 - 9 PM
Free: Eileen 201-670-5600 x132

Meeting? Special Event?
Elegant Room Rentals
Conferences, Piano Recitals
8-iMac Tech Center
Tower Room Weddings

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Business Services Room Rentals
Color Copies: $.50
B&W Copies: $.15
Fax, Scan, Print

Computer Training

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