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Nappy's Puppets Presents "Jack and the Beanstalk"

Jack is English in origin, but his energy, enthusiasm, optimism and can-do attitude have made him a true American icon. Follow his many adventures in this funny, fast-paced, action-packed show, based on a collection of Appalachian short stories and featuring handcrafted shadow puppets.

Jun 9 @ 2:00 PM

Book Discussion: "Etched In Sand"

Join us for a discussion of "Etched in Sand: A True Story of Five Siblings Who Survived an Unspeakable Childhood" by Regina Calcaterra (nonfiction).

Jul 18 @ 6:30 PM

May
25
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Family Playtime

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children aged 1 to 4 years old are invited to an hour of unstructured play. A parent or caregiver must be present.

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

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May
25
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Teen Advisory Board

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

The Teen Advisory Board is open to all young people in grades 6-12 who live or attend school in Ridgewood. Come have a say in upcoming programs, and share your thoughts on how we can improve library services for teens.

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

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May
26
12:15PM

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1:00PM

Toddler Playtime

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Toddlers and their caregivers are invited to join us for 45 minutes of unstructured play. A parent or caregiver must be present.

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

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May
26
1:00PM

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1:30PM

Toddler Craft

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Toddlers are invited to make a simple craft. A parent or caregiver must be present.

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

Additional Dates


May
26
3:00PM

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6:00PM

Introduction to the Internet

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

After this workshop, you will have the skills to start navigating the Internet. Topics include computer terminology, using a browser, search techniques, the basic structure of a website, and Internet safety. While this is an introductory class, basic mouse and keyboarding skills are recommended. Class Code: CC110


May
26
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Legos

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 are invited to join us to build with Legos. Each week will have a new theme. A parent or other adult caregiver must be present.

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

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May
26
5:00PM

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5:45PM

Reading Eggs

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 will play the fun and educational computer game, Reading Eggs. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


May
26
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Indie Film Shorts

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

View short independent films and discuss and vote on your favorite.


May
27
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Family Movie: "Shaun the Sheep"

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children age 12 and under, accompanied by a parent or caregiver, are invited to a screening of this funny new animated film (2015, PG).


May
28
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Family Story Time

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children and their families are invited to join us for songs, books, and parachute play. A parent or other adult caregiver must be present.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
1:00PM

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4:00PM

Resumes

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

A winning resume is a must for any job seeker. In this two-part series, participants will learn what resume reviewers look for and how to select the best resume style, avoid common resume mistakes, properly type and format a resume in Microsoft Word, and send a resume to potential employers. The Employment Counselor will be available for individual assistance after class. For further information, please call 718-990-5102. Class code JR130


May
31
3:00PM

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3:15PM

Book Bingo

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children ages 7-12 are invited for a fun game of bingo. Each child must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
4:00PM

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4:30PM

Jeopardy

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children ages 7-12 are invited to show off their knowledge of current events and pop culture in an exciting game of Jeopardy. A parent or guardian must be present.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
2
3:00PM

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6:00PM

Introduction to Email

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 19 openings

In this introductory workshop, you will learn how to create, log on to and navigate an email account, send and receive messages and attach documents. While this is an introductory class, basic mouse and keyboarding skills are recommended. Class code: CC120


Jun
2
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Cute Creatures

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Come join the STACKS program at Ridgewood Library to participate in an arts-and-crafts program where you can make projects related to animals, insects, nature, friendship, and conservation. Enrolled STACKS students will get first-available seating so enroll your child in STACKS today.

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

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Jun
3
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Crafternoons

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5 to 12 years old are invited to make a seasonal craft. A parent or guardian must be present.

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

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Jun
4
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Joe's Roadhouse Rockers

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Let Joe’s Roadhouse Rockers take you back to the great music of the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s. The band features three high energy lead guitarists who not only keep the music moving but provide the power and punch of rock ‘n’ roll. Enjoy great music from Lynyrd Skynyrd, the Eagles, Van Morrison, the Allman Brothers, Grateful Dead, Eric Clapton, Neil Young, Tom Petty, Marshall Tucker, The Rolling Stones, and more.


Jun
6
12:00PM

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12:30PM

Toddler Craft Time

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Toddlers age 1-4 accompanied by a parent or guardian create a simple craft.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
6
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Legos

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 create a different-themed Lego structure each week. A parent or other adult caregiver must be present.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
7
1:00PM

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4:00PM

Cover Letters

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

A cover letter helps you stand out from the crowd and get an interview. In this two-part series, participants will learn what cover letters are and why they’re necessary; the do’s and don’ts of cover letter writing; and how to properly type, format, and send your cover letter to potential employers. The Employment Counselor will be available for individual assistance after class. For further information, please call 718-990-5102. Class code JR150

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

Additional Dates


Jun
9
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Nappy's Puppets Presents "Jack and the Beanstalk"

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Jack is English in origin, but his energy, enthusiasm, optimism and can-do attitude have made him a true American icon. Follow his many adventures in this funny, fast-paced, action-packed show, based on a collection of Appalachian short stories and featuring handcrafted shadow puppets.


Jun
9
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Beginners' Word

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

Make your documents stand out with Microsoft Word! In this class, you will learn how to create and save Word documents; format and edit text; copy, cut, and paste items; and use the basic functions and commands of Word. Basic computer skills are required. Class code CC170


Jun
11
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: Jason Isbell - Moving Forward

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. In this screening, Jason Isbell and his band stay true to their southern roots and display his exquisite songwriting.


Jun
13
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Mother Goose

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Babies ages 6-18 months are invited to join us for nursery rhymes, books and singing. Caregivers must be present.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
13
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children ages 19-36 months are invited to join us for singing, story time and dancing. A parent or caregiver must be present.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
13
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Book Discussion

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Join our discussion of "A Lesson Before Dying" by Ernest J. Gaines.


Jun
16
3:00PM

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6:00PM

Beginners' Excel

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 19 openings

Improve your productivity with Microsoft Excel! Learn what a spreadsheet is and how to use it, create workbooks, enter and edit data, and create charts and graphs. Basic computer skills are required. Class code CC180


Jun
16
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Bubbles In The Garden

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5 to 12 years old are invited to partake in blowing bubbles and playing games in the library's garden (weather permitting). A parent or guardian must be present.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
18
9:00AM

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5:00PM

Leading the Way: A Series of Exhibitions Celebrating Extraordinary Women of Queens

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

The Queens Historical Society presents a series of exhibitions on extraordinary women from Queens who are examples of living a meaningful life: one of personal achievement and helping others. View exhibitions at Ridgewood, June 18-July 30; Jackson Heights, June 25-August 6; and Glendale, July 2-August 13.


Jun
20
7:00PM

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8:00PM

Spring String Concert

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Spring String Concert featuring members of Queens Symphony Orchestra includes such works as C Major Fugue, by Larry Larson, composed in 2000, Divertimento for String Trio by Mozart, Una voce poco fa, from The Barber of Seville by Rossini, among other selections.


Jun
21
1:00PM

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4:00PM

Online Job Applications

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

Online job applications have become the standard for applying to many jobs and they can be difficult to navigate if you’re not prepared. Participants will learn how to prepare information to make online applications easier, what are common online application sections, and how to get noticed and avoid rejection! The Employment Counselor will be available for individual assistance after class. For further information, please call 718-990-5102. Class code JR160


Jun
22
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Modern Mythology: Mythic Elements in Anime and Video Games

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Join anime anthropologist Charles Dunbar for a look inside the mythological symbols, story elements, and themes that appear in anime and video games.


Jun
23
3:00PM

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6:00PM

Beginners' PowerPoint

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 19 openings

Create awesome presentations and slideshows with PowerPoint 2010. Topics covered will include creating and editing slides, changing the design and colors, inserting pictures and illustrations, and presenting your slide show. Basic computer skills are required. Class code CC190


Jun
24
4:00PM

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5:45PM

Family Movie: Norm of the North

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children aged 12 and under accompanied by a parent or caregiver are invited to a screening of this funny animated film.


Jun
30
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Today's First Ladies of Song: Adele, Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Norah Jones, Amy Winehouse

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Jazz vocalist Lois Bruno performs some of the greatest hits of today’s top female artists like Adele, Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Norah Jones, and Amy Winehouse. Hear selections like "Make You Feel My Love," "Set Fire to the Rain," "Come Away with Me," "Cold, Cold Hart," "Crazy in Love,"
"Edge of Glory," "Love is a Losing Game" and much more.


Jul
5
1:00PM

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4:00PM

Job-Search Strategies

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

In this two-part series, participants will learn traditional and creative ways to find jobs, how to network for job leads, and how to use online tools to find job leads. The Employment Counselor will be available for individual assistance after class. For further information, please call 718-990-5102. Class code JR190

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

Additional Dates


Jul
7
3:00PM

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6:00PM

Intermediate Word

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

Build upon your basic knowledge of Microsoft Word in this intermediate workshop. Learn how to format your Word document, insert tables and charts, format bibliographies, and insert headers and footers. Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Word are required. Class code CC200


Jul
14
3:00PM

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6:00PM

Intermediate Excel

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 19 openings

Improve your productivity and boost your basic knowledge of Excel. Topics covered include a review of spreadsheet basics, creating and manipulating tables, and using formulas and functions. Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Excel are required. Class code CC210


Jul
18
4:00PM

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6:00PM

NYCitizenship Information Session

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Come to an information session with the NYCitizenship attorney to find out how to apply for U.S. citizenship, and learn about the benefits of becoming a citizen and receiving financial counseling.


Jul
18
6:30PM

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7:00PM

Book Discussion: "Etched In Sand"

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Join us for a discussion of "Etched in Sand: A True Story of Five Siblings Who Survived an Unspeakable Childhood" by Regina Calcaterra (nonfiction).


Jul
19
1:00PM

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4:00PM

Interview Preparation

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

Learn about different types of interviews, how to prepare for an interview, how to respond to common and difficult questions, and how to follow up properly after an interview. The Employment Counselor will be available for individual assistance after class. For further information, please call 718-990-5102. Class code JR170

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

Additional Dates


Jul
21
3:00PM

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6:00PM

Intermediate PowerPoint

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

Take your PowerPoint presentations to the next level! Topics covered will include; creating transitions, emphasizing your information with animations, inserting charts, and inserting multimedia. Basic computer skills and knowledge of PowerPoint are required. Class Code: CC220


Jul
28
3:00PM

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6:00PM

Social Networking for Your Job Search

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 120 openings

The Internet is buzzing with social media, and there are many ways to use sites like Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook to leverage your network for your job search, seek out job opportunities and postings, and find out more information on specific companies and organizations. In this workshop you will learn about these three major social media sites and how they can help you optimize your job search. Basic computer skills and a familiarity with the internet required. Class Code: JR200.


Aug
1
5:30PM

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7:00PM

Shakespeare in Queens: "A Midsummer Night's Dream"

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Our series of staged readings of Shakespeare's plays, presented by TITAN Theatre Company, continues with "A Midsummer Night's Dream" a joyous comedy about the universal theme of love and its complications: lust, disappointment, confusion, marriage set in a magical forest.


Aug
6
9:00AM

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5:00PM

Immigrant Voices: A Series of Exhibitions

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

The Queens Historical Society presents a series of exhibitions that focus on immigrants in Ridgewood, Jackson Heights and Glendale neighborhoods. On view 6/18-7/30 at Ridgewood; 6/25-8/6 at Jackson Heights; and 7/2-8/13 at Glendale.


Aug
22
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Business Planning Basics

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Business Planning Basics
English w/Arabic speaker available for questions.
Learn about the key components of a strong business plan!
This course will teach you how to organize your business idea into a structured plan, identify and promote your business to potential customers, fulfill the legal requirements of starting your business, and develop your financial projections.


Nov
21
6:00PM

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7:30PM

10 Steps to Starting Your Own Business

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn what it takes to start your own business!
English w/Arabic speaker available for questions.
This course provides a basic overview of the steps you’ll need to take to start a business and how NYC Business Solutions can guide you through each step along the way.
You will learn about:
• How to develop a business plan
• How to determine your legal structure
• How to set up your bookkeeping
• How to get permits and licenses
• How to obtain financing


Free computer access is available at all the libraries.

The Ridgewood Community Library has:

  • 20 public computers
  • Free Internet access
  • Microsoft Office software
  • Limited free printing

 

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International Language Collections at the Ridgewood Community Library include:

  • Albanian
  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • Croatian
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Serbian
  • Spanish

 

Special Interest/Noteworthy Collections at the Ridgewood Community Library include:

  • Computers
  • Graphic Novels
  • Large Print
  • Mind & Body
  • Travel

 


Child Care / Preschools
Community Board
Community Organizations & Services
Fire Department
Local Hospitals
Local Newspapers
Parks and Playgrounds
Police Department
Post Office
Private / Parochial Schools
Public Elementary Schools
Public High Schools
Public Intermediate / Junior High Schools
Senior Centers
Elected Officials
History
Special Services

Child Care / Preschools
Caltapa YMCA Pre-Kindergarten/Early Childhood Education
69-02 64th Street
Ridgewood NY , 11385
phone: (718) 456-1776
  

Community Board
Queens Community Board # 5
61-23 Myrtle Avenue
Glendale NY , 11385
phone: (718)366-1834
fax: (718) 417-5799
  

Community Organizations & Services
Greater Ridgewood Historical Society
1820 Flushing Ave
Ridgewood NY , 11385
phone: (718) 456-1776
  

Fire Department
Engine 291 Ladder 140
56-07 Metropolitan Avenue
Queens NY , 11385
Engine 286 Ladder 135
66-44 Myrtle Avenue
Queens NY , 11385
 

Local Hospitals
Wycoff Heights Medical Center
374 Stockholm Street
Brooklyn NY , phone: (718) 963-7272
  

Parks and Playgrounds
Rosemary’s Playground
Woodward Avenue, Fairview Avenue, Woodbine Street
Ridgewood NY , 11385
Joseph F Mafera Park
65 Pl & Caltapa Avenue & 68 Avenue
Ridgewood NY , 11385
phone: (800) 275-8777
 

Police Department
104th Precinct
64-02 Catalpa Avenue
Ridgewood NY , 11385
phone: (718) 386-3004
  

Post Office
Fresh Pond Post Office
6080 Woodbine Street
Ridgewood NY , 11385
phone: (800) 275-8777
Ridgewood Post Office
6060 Myrtle Avenue
Ridgewood NY , 11385
phone: (800) 275-8777
 

Private / Parochial Schools
Our Lady of Miraculous Medal
61 Bleecker Street
Ridgewood NY , 11385
phone: (718) 821-2221
St Matthias RC School
5815 Catalpa Avenue
Ridgewood NY , 11385
phone: (718) 381-8003
 

Public Elementary Schools
PS 68 Cambridge School(K-5)
59-09 St Felix Avenue
Ridgewood NY , 11385
phone: (718) 821-7246
PS 71 Forest School (K-5)
62-85 Forest Avenue
Ridgewood NY , 11385
phone: (718) 821-7772
fax: (718)386-7088
PS 81 Jean Paul Richter School (K-5)
559 Cypress Avenue
Ridgewood NY , 11385
phone: (718) 821-9800
PS 88 Seneca School (PK-5)
60-85 Catalpa Avenue
Ridgewood NY , 11385
phone: (718) 821-8121
PS 239 (PK-5)
17-15 Weirfield Street
Ridgewood NY , 11385
phone: (718) 381-4009
 

Public High Schools
Grover Cleveland High School
2127 Himrod Street
Ridgewood NY , 11385
phone: (718) 381-9600
  

Public Intermediate / Junior High Schools
IS 77
976 Seneca Avenue
Ridgewood NY , 11385
phone: (718) 366-7120
IS 93
66-56 Forest Avenue
Ridgewood NY , 11385
phone: (718) 821-4882
 

Senior Centers
Ridgewood Bushwick Senior Center
319 Stanhope Street
Brooklyn NY , 11237
phone: (718) 366-3038
Ridgewood Older Adult Center
59-14 70th Avenue
Ridgewood NY , 11385
phone: (718) 456-2000
 

Elected Officials
NYC Council
Hon. Elizabeth Crowley
ecrowley@council.nyc.gov
District OfficeAtlas Park Mall, 71-19-80th Street, Ste.8-303
Glendale NY, 11385
phone: (718) 366-3900
fax: (718) 326-3549
Manhattan Office Address 250 Broadway, 1765
New York NY , 10007
phone: (212) 788-7381
fax: (212) 227-7164
NYC Council
Hon. Antonio Reynoso
AReynoso@council.nyc.gov
District Office Address 244 Union Avenue
Brooklyn NY, 11206
phone: (718) 963-3141
fax: (347) 223-4347
Legislative Office 250 Broadway, Suite 1740
New York NY, 10007
phone: (212) 788-7095
NYS Assembly
Hon. Catherine T. Nolan
NolanC@assembly.state.ny.us
District Office 47-40 21 Street, Room 810
Long Island City NY, 11101
phone: (718) 784-3194
fax: (718) 472-0648
Albany Office LOB, Room 836
Albany NY, 12248
phone: (518) 455-4851
fax: (518) 455-3847
NYS Senate
Hon. Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr.
addabbo@nysenate.gov
District Office 159-53 102nd Street
Howard Beach NY, 11414
phone: (718) 738-1111
fax: (718) 322-5760
Albany Office Room 613, Legislative Office Building
Albany NY, 12247
phone: (518) 455-2322
fax: (518) 426-6875
US Congress
Hon. Nydia M. Velazquez
District Office 266 Broadway, Suite 201
Brooklyn NY , 11211
phone: (718) 599-3658
fax: 718-599-4537
Legislative Office 2302 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington DC, 20515
phone: (202) 225-2361
fax: (202) 226-0327
Boro President
Hon. Melinda Katz
Info@queensbp.org
  
Mayor
Hon. Bill de Blasio
  

History

The earliest recorded inhabitants of the Ridgewood area were Native Americans of the Mespachtes Tribe. During the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries Dutch settlers arrived and tilled the land as farmers. Eventually, in the early eighteenth century, English settlers named the area Ridgewood for its dense wooded geography. The population began to swell as transportation to and from Brooklyn improved, namely with the elevated transit lines in 1879 and with trolley lines built along Myrtle and Wyckoff Avenues in 1881. By this time the population was largely a German middle class which supported many local businesses, including several large breweries. The remaining farmlands were acquired by Gustav Mathews in 1906 who turned them into residential areas named the “Mathews Flats”, a large complex of over 800 six-family brick row houses.

After World War II came a wave of immigrants from Eastern and Southern Europe, in particular from Poland and the former Yugoslavia. The latest census also reveals a growing overall population largely due to an increase of the local Hispanic population.

By the time of Ridgewood’s change from a rural to an urban area and, ironically, the same year as the grand opening of the large 42nd Street library in Manhattan, the Ridgewood Library was opened in 1911. At the time only a homely storefront with 2,000 books and no children’s room, it blossomed in only 18 years into a block long building used by residents ever since. Today the library is being expanded by a major renovation to provide local residents with more space for improved customer service.

Special Services

Queens Library HealthLink

 

According to the American Cancer Society, approximately one of two American men and one of three American women will have some type of cancer at some point during their lifetime. Queens Library HealthLink seeks to increase access to cancer screening and cancer treatment among medically underserved communities in Queens. Queens Library HealthLink is a partnership between Queens Library, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Queens Cancer Center of Queens Hospital and the American Cancer Society.