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Thursday October 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Speak with More Confidence: A Workshop for Teens with Ira Joe Fisher Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lesley Lambton   2034382282   lalambton@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Ira Joe Fisher, television broadcaster and college professor, will offer practical strategies for you, the middle school student, and you, the high school student who want to speak in front of your class with less fear and more confidence. The oral presentation doesn't have to be scary or cause you stress! Learn strategies...not tricks...that will help you talk to your audience fearlessly.  

This program is part of the Parenting the #Selfie Generation: Resilience for Life series.

Please register.

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    Location: Randolph Board Room
       
Friday October 27, 2017 Go To Top
nat_lightning2 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Virtual Reality Gaming Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Erica Gauquier     erica.gauquier@gmail.com
   

Teens ages 12-18 are invited to come experience the wonder of virtual reality. Since VR can cause disorientation and dizziness in some individuals participants will be asked to have parents sign a waiver prior to participation in the program. Registration required. 

    Location: Dayton Program Room
        There are 10 spaces available.
Thursday November 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Speak with More Confidence: A Workshop for Teens with Ira Joe Fisher Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lesley Lambton   2034382282   lalambton@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   
Ira Joe Fisher, television broadcaster and college professor, will offer practical strategies for you, the middle school student, and you, the high school student who want to speak in front of your class with less fear and more confidence. The oral presentation doesn't have to be scary or cause you stress! Learn strategies...not tricks...that will help you talk to your audience fearlessly.  

This program is part of the Parenting the #Selfie Generation: Resilience for Life series.

Please register.

    Location: Randolph Board Room
       
Tuesday November 7, 2017 Go To Top
anim_horse 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Austenland Film Screening Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Erica Gauquier     elgauquier@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Teens join us for the screening of the film Austenland starring Keri Russel. This is a drop-in program. Registration is not necessary. Snacks will be provided.

This program is part of our All About Jane: Celebrating 200 Years of Jane Austen series that will be taking place through November of 2017.  The program is made possible thanks to the Friends of the Library.  For more programs in the series click here.

    Location: Main Program Room
Saturday November 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Babysitting Certification Course for Teens Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Erica Gauquier     elgauquier@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Many new babysitters face fears when it comes time to begin babysitting.  Will I know how to play with the children?  What happens if they get hurt?  How do I change a diaper?  This four hour class is designed to prepare teens to feel confident when accepting a babysitting job.  It covers topics such as interviewing tips, getting paid, how children play, ages and stages, communicating with children, basic care, changing diapers, and handling emergencies. At the completion of the course, participants will take a brief quiz and certificates of completion will be distributed. Instructor Amanda Tucker is a Kindergarten teacher and is certified in Early Childhood Education, General Education, Special Education, and holds a Master's Degree in Literacy. 

Teens ages 11-18 are welcome to regisiter for this four hour course. Since the program will occur over lunchtime participants are asked to bring a brown-bag lunch.

    Location: Main Program Room
        There are 30 spaces available.
Saturday November 18, 2017 Go To Top
office_lightbulb 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Your Dream Life with YA Author Susane Colasanti Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Erica Gauquier     elgauquier@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Teens and their parents are welcome to attend this enlightening workshop with young adult author Susane Colasanti. Create the life you want...starting now. Susane Colasanti is the author of 11 contemporary, realistic teen novels, and also a motivational speaker.  Her inspiring message will help you to identify your big dreams, then take steps every day to make your dreams a reality. Achieving personal goals while actively making the world a better place is a powerful approach to creating a happy life!

The objective of Your Dream Life is to motivate teens to identify their goals, then work toward achieving them. By maximizing positive energy, participants learn how they can improve their lives and the lives of those around them. Achieving personal goals while actively making the world a better place is a powerful approach to creating a happy, productive life. Susane's philosophy is that by focusing on the things that matter most to us every day, our thoughts, words, and actions will work together to support our journey. Your Dream Life helps teens explore what they can do to improve their life right now and encourages everyone to make positive choices that will shape both their present and future.

There will be a Q&A and book signing following the presentation.

Registration recomended. 

 

    Location: Main Program Room
       
Wednesday November 29, 2017 Go To Top
elect_laptop.GIF 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Lego Robotics Grades 9-12 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Erica Gauquier     elgauquier@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

For interested robotic engineers in grades 9-12. As a robotic LEGO Master Builder you will be called upon to use your robot to gather pieces and assembly them to solve problems spread throughout the LEGO world. Join Ridgefield resident and robotics coach, Mike Garguilo, in a LEGO Robotics educational program. Students will build and program a LEGO Mindstorm EV3 robot to gather LEGO pieces which will then be used to assemble into LEGO creations to aid in helping the LEGO world. Robotic programming and technical Lego engineering design will be covered in depth during the program. No previous robotic/programming skills needed. Students can sign up for one day or each month for continued practice and varied mission types. Reigstration Required.

 

        There are 5 spaces available.
Monday December 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_questionmark_blue 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Introduction to JavaScript Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Erica Gauquier     elgauquier@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Teens in grades 6-8 can expect to learn the basics of JavaScript in this two-part beginner computer programming course for teens. Please note when registering for this class you are also registering for the following night's class. Registration is required.

    Location: Donofrio Family Technology Center
        There are 12 spaces available.
Tuesday December 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_questionmark_blue 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Introduction to JavaScript Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Erica Gauquier     elgauquier@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

Teens in grades 6-8 can expect to learn the basics of JavaScript in this two-part beginner computer programming course for teens. Please note when registering for this class you are also registering for the following night's class. Registration is required. 

    Location: Donofrio Family Technology Center
        There are 12 spaces available.
Wednesday December 13, 2017 Go To Top
elect_laptop.GIF 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Lego Robotics Grades 9-12 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Erica Gauquier     elgauquier@ridgefieldlibrary.org
   

For interested robotic engineers in grades 9-12. As a robotic LEGO Master Builder you will be called upon to use your robot to gather pieces and assembly them to solve problems spread throughout the LEGO world. Join Ridgefield resident and robotics coach, Mike Garguilo, in a LEGO Robotics educational program. Students will build and program a LEGO Mindstorm EV3 robot to gather LEGO pieces which will then be used to assemble into LEGO creations to aid in helping the LEGO world. Robotic programming and technical Lego engineering design will be covered in depth during the program. No previous robotic/programming skills needed. Students can sign up for one day or each month for continued practice and varied mission types. Reigstration Required.

 

        There are 5 spaces available.
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