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Ridgewood

Family Film Feature

We will screen "The Karate Kid," rated PG, a 1984 sleeper hit that inspired three sequels and a remake.

Aug 4 @ 2:00 PM

Legos

Children age 5 and up play with Legos at the library!

Aug 7 @ 4:30 PM, Aug 14 @ 4:30 PM, Aug 21 @ 4:30 PM, Aug 28 @ 4:30 PM

Family Film

Join us for a screening of Disney's "Escape to Witch Mountain," rated G. This is the original 1975 version that some parents and grandparents may have enjoyed!

Sep 6 @ 2:30 PM

Aug
2
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Picture Book Time

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children age 5 and under enjoy picture books and songs.


Aug
2
11:00AM

--to--

3:00PM

Neighborhood Cats: Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) Workshop

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

All participants will be certified in the TNR method of trapping and neutering stray cats and releasing them back into their street colony. NYC residents will be given access to free equipment, low-cost spay/neuter services and expert assistance. Preregistration is required at neighborhoodcats.org.


Aug
4
11:15AM

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11:45AM

Toddler Time

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

We offer stories, songs and fingerplays for children ages 18-36 months accompanied by a caregiver.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


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Aug
4
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Family Film Feature

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

We will screen "The Karate Kid," rated PG, a 1984 sleeper hit that inspired three sequels and a remake.


Aug
5
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Book Buddies Summer Reading Club

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children up to age 12 read books with a buddy Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Aug
5
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Zumba

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Staying fit couldn't be more fun! This class, taught by Christina Johnston, uses easy-to-follow dance moves with Latin, international and pop music. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Aug
6
11:15AM

--to--

11:30AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, nursery rhymes and songs for infants age 6-17 months.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Aug
6
4:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Computers for Kids

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 8 openings

Children ages 6-12 will learn basic computer skills and get an introduction to educational and fun Internet resources. Space is limited and preregistration is required.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Aug
7
11:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Play

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children age 18-36 months accompanied by a caregiver will play with educational toys and listen to music.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Aug
7
4:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Legos

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children age 5 and up play with Legos at the library!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Aug
8
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Games

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Board games, puzzles, video games and, weather permitting, outside games. . . . Come to the library for games for ages 6-12.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Aug
11
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Children's Movie

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

All ages are invited to watch our Monday afternoon film in the Meeting Room.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Aug
11
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "The Sixth Station" by Linda Stasi.


Aug
16
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Lincoln Center Local Presents Choban Elektrik

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Balkan and Roma/Gypsy beats soar from this Brooklyn-based electric dance band. Choban Elektrik incorporates the psychedelic sounds of the '60s and '70s with its vintage keyboards and creates a high-energy dance party with its powerful rhythm section. Traditional line dancing will be demonstrated and encouraged among audience members.


Aug
18
6:30PM

--to--

7:45PM

Relive Rock 'n' Roll, Motown and Disco

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Enjoy memorable pop music from the '50s, '60s and '70s, including familiar favorites by artists such as Elvis, The Temptations and Donna Summer.


Sep
6
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Family Film

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Join us for a screening of Disney's "Escape to Witch Mountain," rated G. This is the original 1975 version that some parents and grandparents may have enjoyed!


Sep
29
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Music of Winnie-the-Pooh

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Puppeteer Nicola McEldowney and her puppets sing songs about our friends from the Hundred Acre Wood for children ages 3-10. There will also be a puppet meet-and-greet. Be ready to sing, laugh, dance and talk to puppets!


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Friends of Library - Chapter. Contact Community Library Manager at or Office of Government and Community Affairs (GCA) at (718) 990-0817 if you are interested in joining.