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Tuesday September 25, 2018
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Toddler Story Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Toddler Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 1-3 years

Tuesdays at 10am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 20.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Toddler Story Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Toddler Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 1-3 years

Tuesdays at 10am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 20.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Welcome to the Jungle
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Snakes, bats, foxes, oh my! Lynne from Safari Parties will present a fun and informative live animal show. 

This program is free and open to all those in grades 6-12.

No registration required. 

 

CONTACT:  Jenifer  6105830593  jenifer@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
Wednesday September 26, 2018
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AFTERNOON BOOK CLUB
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Attention all book lovers! Ridley Township Library has a monthly book club, which is always happy to have new members. We meet on the last Wednesday of the month to discuss popular fiction, and occasionally, non-fiction. Books are provided by the library, and are distributed at each meeting.

The selection for September, 2018 is The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens.

This is a Basic Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.

 
CONTACT:  Mary Tobin  610-583-0593  reference@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
 
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Ridley Readers Book Club
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Ridley Readers Book Club at Ridley Township Public Library

Grades 2-5

Wednesdays at 2:30pm

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: October 31, November 21

Students will read aloud from a selected chapter book, then discuss, play games, and create crafts.  Books will be provided.  Space is limited.  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are 13 spaces available.
 
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Storyteller Don Dougherty
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Storyteller Don Dougherty at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 3-10 years

Wednesday, September 26 at 6:30pm

Families are invited to join storyteller Don Dougherty from Classroom Adventure Stories, as he shares an original, highly interactive, personalized story to teach important life lessons to children.  Kids will enjoy hearing their names called out during the story, and you never know if it will rain or snow in the library!

Register below beginning September 10.  

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
Thursday September 27, 2018
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Preschool Story Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Preschool Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 3-5 years

Thursdays at 10:00am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 22.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Preschool Story Time
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Preschool Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 3-5 years

Thursdays at 1:00pm

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 22.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Kid's Club
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

Kid's Club at Ridley Township Public Library

Grades K-5

Thursdays at 3:30pm

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 22..

Programs include stories, games, and crafts!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
Friday September 28, 2018
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Mother Goose on the Loose
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Mother Goose on the Loose at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 1-5 years

Fridays at 10:00am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 23.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
Monday October 1, 2018
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Infant Story Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Infant Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages birth- 24 months

Mondays at 11:00am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 12, November 19.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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STEM & Play
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

STEM & Play at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 4-10 years

Mondays from 3-4:30pm (drop by anytime)

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 12, November 19.

Explore coding, circuits, robotics, and build with blocks and other creative materials.  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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MADELINE MILLER - AUTHOR TALK AND BOOK SIGNING
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

Madeline Miller, author of New York Times bestsellers Song of Achilles and Circe will visit Ridley Township Library. Madeline will speak about her books and then take

questions from the audience. A book signing of her recent book, Circe, will follow. Books will be available for purchase and signing, but no purchase is necessary to

attend this event. Circe was one of Time Magazine's Best Novels of the Year as well. Critics have said of Circe that "gods, nymphs and heroes of Ancient Greece walk forth

in all their armored splendor - you will be enchanted," (Helen Simonson) and call it a  "keep you up all night page turner" (Ann Patchett).

This is a Basic Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.

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CONTACT:  Mary Tobin  610-583-0593  reference@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are 49 spaces available.
Tuesday October 2, 2018
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Toddler Story Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Toddler Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 1-3 years

Tuesdays at 10am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 20.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Toddler Story Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Toddler Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 1-3 years

Tuesdays at 10am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 20.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Lego Mania
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Lego Mania at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 3-10 years

Tuesdays at 3:30pm

Build and play with Legos, blocks, Magna-tiles, Lincoln Logs and more. Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.  Drop-ins are welcome.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Rick & Morty Night
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Get schwifty with science experiments, trivia, and more! Oh yeah, design your own Pickle Rick at this event! Feel free to come in costume!

This program is free and open to all those in grades 6-12.

No registration required. 

 

CONTACT:  Jenifer  6105830593  jenifer@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
Wednesday October 3, 2018
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Ridley Readers Book Club
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Ridley Readers Book Club at Ridley Township Public Library

Grades 2-5

Wednesdays at 2:30pm

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: October 31, November 21

Students will read aloud from a selected chapter book, then discuss, play games, and create crafts.  Books will be provided.  Space is limited.  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are 13 spaces available.
Thursday October 4, 2018
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Preschool Story Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Preschool Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 3-5 years

Thursdays at 10:00am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 22.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Preschool Story Time
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Preschool Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 3-5 years

Thursdays at 1:00pm

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 22.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Kid's Club
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

Kid's Club at Ridley Township Public Library

Grades K-5

Thursdays at 3:30pm

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 22..

Programs include stories, games, and crafts!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
Friday October 5, 2018
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Mother Goose on the Loose
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Mother Goose on the Loose at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 1-5 years

Fridays at 10:00am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 23.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
Monday October 8, 2018
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Infant Story Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Infant Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages birth- 24 months

Mondays at 11:00am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 12, November 19.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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STEM & Play
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

STEM & Play at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 4-10 years

Mondays from 3-4:30pm (drop by anytime)

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 12, November 19.

Explore coding, circuits, robotics, and build with blocks and other creative materials.  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Don't Look Behind You: Tales of Horror and Haunting From Delco and Beyond
6:30 PM - 6:45 PM

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Matt Lake, author of Weird Pennsylvania, and Laurie Hull, author of Supernatural Pennsylvania, and co-authors of Dead of Winter and Dead of Summer,

return to the library to get you into the Halloween spirit! Following up on their very successful Dead of Summer program in July,

they will relate all new tales of horror. the  paranormal and general weirdness. Both authors' books will be available for purchase and signing.

This is a Basic Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative. Library programs are generously funded by the Friends of the Ridley Township Library.

CONTACT:  Mary Tobin  610-583-0593  reference@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are 48 spaces available.
Tuesday October 9, 2018
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Toddler Story Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Toddler Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 1-3 years

Tuesdays at 10am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 20.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Toddler Story Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Toddler Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 1-3 years

Tuesdays at 10am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 20.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Bingo
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Bingo at Ridley Township Public Library

Grades K-5

Tuesdays at 3:30pm

Bring your friends and play Bingo for prizes. Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.  Drop-ins are welcome.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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History of Eastern State Penitentiary
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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Teens and adults are welcome to join us for this evening presentation by former Eastern State Penitentiary tour guide Scott Oldham. Mr. Oldham will show photographs and provide a detailed talk about

this infamous Philadelphia institution. It was once the most famous and expensive prison in the world, but stands today in ruin, a haunting world of crumbling cell blocks and empty guard towers.

Its vaulted, sky-lit cells once held many of America’s most notorious criminals, including “Slick Willie” Sutton and “Scarface” Al Capone.

 

Ridley Township Library has a membership pass to Eastern State, that may be borrowed by anyone with a Delaware County Library card.

This is a Civic and Social Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative. 

CONTACT:  Mary Tobin or Jenifer Phillips  610-583-0593  reference@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are 56 spaces available.
Wednesday October 10, 2018
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Ridley Readers Book Club
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Ridley Readers Book Club at Ridley Township Public Library

Grades 2-5

Wednesdays at 2:30pm

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: October 31, November 21

Students will read aloud from a selected chapter book, then discuss, play games, and create crafts.  Books will be provided.  Space is limited.  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are 13 spaces available.
 
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Pajama Story Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Pajama Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 3-6
September 5, October 10, November 7, December 5 at 6:30pm

Put on your jammies and join Ms. Amy from Jitterbugs Music and Movement for stories, music, bubbles, parachute play, and more!

Register below for all fall 2018 dates.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
Thursday October 11, 2018
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Preschool Story Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Preschool Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 3-5 years

Thursdays at 10:00am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 22.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Preschool Story Time
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Preschool Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 3-5 years

Thursdays at 1:00pm

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 22.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Kid's Club
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

Kid's Club at Ridley Township Public Library

Grades K-5

Thursdays at 3:30pm

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 22..

Programs include stories, games, and crafts!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
Friday October 12, 2018
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Mother Goose on the Loose
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Mother Goose on the Loose at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 1-5 years

Fridays at 10:00am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 23.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
Saturday October 13, 2018
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Pride Rocks!
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

LGBTQ+ teens and straight allies are welcome to come together to empower and celebrate diversity with art, games, discussion, and more. 

This program is free and open to all those in grades 6-12.

No registration is required. 

CONTACT:  Jenifer  6105830593  jenifer@ridleylibrary.org
Monday October 15, 2018
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Infant Story Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Infant Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages birth- 24 months

Mondays at 11:00am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 12, November 19.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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STEM & Play
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

STEM & Play at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 4-10 years

Mondays from 3-4:30pm (drop by anytime)

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 12, November 19.

Explore coding, circuits, robotics, and build with blocks and other creative materials.  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Spooky Tales from Laurel Hill Cemetery
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Get into the Halloween spirit by attending Spooky Tales from Laurel Hill Cemetery! This program will be presented by Rich Wilhelm, a tour guide at the cemetery.

It will include a slideshow presentation and a question and answer session. Along with spooky tales, you'll learn some of the history of the cemetery.

This is a Civic and Social Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative. Library programs are generously funded by the Friends of the Ridley Township Library.

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CONTACT:  Mary Tobin  610-583-0593  reference@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are 58 spaces available.
Tuesday October 16, 2018
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Toddler Story Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Toddler Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 1-3 years

Tuesdays at 10am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 20.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Toddler Story Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Toddler Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 1-3 years

Tuesdays at 10am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 20.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Graphic Novel Club
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Once a month, get together with other graphic novel enthusiasts to do fun activities and participate in lively discussions. This month's selection is The Graveyard Book volume 2 by Neil Gaiman. The first seven people to sign up will receive a free copy of the book to add to their own graphic novel collection!

This program is free and open to all those in grades 6-12.

Email Jenifer for details and registration. 

 

CONTACT:  Jenifer  6105830593  jenifer@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
Wednesday October 17, 2018
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Ridley Readers Book Club
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Ridley Readers Book Club at Ridley Township Public Library

Grades 2-5

Wednesdays at 2:30pm

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: October 31, November 21

Students will read aloud from a selected chapter book, then discuss, play games, and create crafts.  Books will be provided.  Space is limited.  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are 13 spaces available.
 
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Hocus Pocus Movie Showing
6:15 PM - 7:45 PM

Hocus Pocus Movie Showing at Ridley Township Public Library

Rated PG, 93 minutes

Wednesday, October 17 at 6:15pm

Come celebrate the 25th anniversary of Disney's Hocus Pocus with a movie showing!  Costumes welcome. 

Register below beginning September 10.  

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
Thursday October 18, 2018
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Preschool Story Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Preschool Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 3-5 years

Thursdays at 10:00am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 22.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Preschool Story Time
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Preschool Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 3-5 years

Thursdays at 1:00pm

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 22.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Kid's Club
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

Kid's Club at Ridley Township Public Library

Grades K-5

Thursdays at 3:30pm

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 22..

Programs include stories, games, and crafts!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Vince Papale and Dennis Franks Visit the Library
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

The ultimate underdog continues to be an inspiration off the field. Papale and his former teammate, Dennis Franks, have written a book together called The Last Laugh: Vision to Victory.Their book is part memoir and part success guide. On the field as special teams captain, he and Dennis helped break the Eagles' eleven-year losing streak. The former NFL players turned entrepreneurs share lessons learned and obstacles conquered during their years in the NFL.They show how they applied those lessons to their respective business careers after they hung up their helmets.

This is a Basic Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.

CONTACT:  Mary Tobin  610-583-0593  reference@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are 60 spaces available.
Friday October 19, 2018
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Mother Goose on the Loose
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Mother Goose on the Loose at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 1-5 years

Fridays at 10:00am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 23.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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QUIZZO AT THE LIBRARY
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for a fun night of trivia, based on various themes. Teams of up to 4 people will play five rounds of trivia.                                                                                                   

Prizes awarded for the winners! Bring your own snacks to enjoy!    

Please register to guarantee your space, by emailing reference@ridleylibrary.org, or by calling

610-583-0593.

 August 24th - Harry Potter Quizzo            September 21st - General Quizzo 

 October 19th - Scary Quizzo                      November 16th - History Quizzo            

                                December 14th - Holiday Quizzo

                                           

                                                                                    

 

CONTACT:  Kim or Mary  610-583-0593  reference@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
Saturday October 20, 2018
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MEDITATION SATURDAY
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
 

 

Come to the library and learn about simple and effective Meditation techniques. When practiced regularly,

these can help reduce anxiety and stress and provide a sense of inner calm. Rich Conti, from the Schoolhouse Center Meditation Group,

will be the facilitator for the sessions. Meditation Saturdays will take place in the Quiet Room in the new library.

This is a Health Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.

CONTACT:  Mary Tobin  610-583-0593  reference@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are 23 spaces available.
Monday October 22, 2018
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Infant Story Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Infant Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages birth- 24 months

Mondays at 11:00am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 12, November 19.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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STEM & Play
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

STEM & Play at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 4-10 years

Mondays from 3-4:30pm (drop by anytime)

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 12, November 19.

Explore coding, circuits, robotics, and build with blocks and other creative materials.  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
Tuesday October 23, 2018
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Toddler Story Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Toddler Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 1-3 years

Tuesdays at 10am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 20.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Toddler Story Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Toddler Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 1-3 years

Tuesdays at 10am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 20.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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AGING AT HOME
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Join us to learn about the Aging at Home Program, which connects seniors to services that help them to stay in their own homes.It offers chore assistance, handyman services,door to door transportation, health and wellness programs. It helps people 60 years of age and older in the Ridley and Lansdowne areas to stay healthy, maintain their own homes and remain independent. This workshop will be presented by Christine Helmandollar, who is the director of the Aging at Home Program. This is a Health Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.

CONTACT:  Mary Tobin  610-583-0593  reference@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are 60 spaces available.
Wednesday October 24, 2018
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Afternoon Book Club
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Attention all book lovers! Ridley Township Library has a monthly book club, which is always happy to have new members. We meet on the last Wednesday of the month to discuss popular fiction, and occasionally, non-fiction. Books are provided by the library, and are distributed at each meeting.

The selection for October 24, 2018 is The Wangs Vs. the World by Jade Chang.

This is a Basic Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.

CONTACT:  Mary Tobin  610-583-0593  reference@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
 
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Ridley Readers Book Club
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Ridley Readers Book Club at Ridley Township Public Library

Grades 2-5

Wednesdays at 2:30pm

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: October 31, November 21

Students will read aloud from a selected chapter book, then discuss, play games, and create crafts.  Books will be provided.  Space is limited.  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are 13 spaces available.
Thursday October 25, 2018
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Preschool Story Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Preschool Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 3-5 years

Thursdays at 10:00am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 22.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Preschool Story Time
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Preschool Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 3-5 years

Thursdays at 1:00pm

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 22.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Kid's Club
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

Kid's Club at Ridley Township Public Library

Grades K-5

Thursdays at 3:30pm

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 22..

Programs include stories, games, and crafts!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
Friday October 26, 2018
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Mother Goose on the Loose
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Mother Goose on the Loose at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 1-5 years

Fridays at 10:00am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 23.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Happy Birthday Frankenstein- Movies
10:00 AM - 1:15 PM

Happy birthday Frankenstein at Ridley Township Public Library

We are celebrating Frankenstein's 200th birthday!  Join us for a Hotel Transylvania double feature starting at 10am!  Come for one or both movies.  Registration is not required.

10:00am-    Hotel Transylvania (PG, 91 min)

11:45am-    Hotel Transylvania 2 (PG, 89 min)

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
 
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Frankenfest Movie Day
1:30 PM - 4:15 PM

This year marks the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's novel Frankenstein! To celebrate that, and in keeping with the Halloween season,

the library is showing the original Frankenstein movie (1931) and its sequel Bride of Frankenstein (1935) in our meeting room. Join us for one

or both films. Frankenstein starts at 1:30 pm. Bride of Frankenstein goes on at 3:00 pm.

We'll provide free popcorn to enjoy while you watch! No registration is required.

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CONTACT:  Mary Tobin  610-583-0593  reference@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
 
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Happy Birthday Frankenstein- Craft
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Happy birthday Frankenstein at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 3-10 years

Stop by anytime between 3pm and 4:30pm

We are celebrating Frankenstein's 200th birthday!  Join us for an after school craft and create a small paper Frankenstein to take home and hang up for Halloween.  Registration is not required.  

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
 
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Spooky Family Camp-In
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Spooky Family Camp-In at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 3 and up (an adult must accompany children)

Friday, October 26 at 4:30pm (library doors close at 5pm)

Bring your blankets, sheets, jumbo cloths pins, duct tape and any other materials to help build your very own library fort!  Afterwards, spend time exploring, reading, and playing games with family and friends.  Don't forget your flashlight!

Register below beginning September 10.  

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are 27 spaces available.
Saturday October 27, 2018
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Makin' Music
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
All ages welcome (suitable for ages 6 and under).
 
Join Makin' Music as they play the guitar and lead children and parents in familiar and original songs and rhythm chants! Bring the family and come join the fun.
 
Makin' Music will be performing at Ridley Library on Saturdays July 28, August 25, September 22, October 27, November 17, and December 15. Register below. Sign up once for all performance dates and come when you can.
 
CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
Monday October 29, 2018
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Infant Story Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Infant Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages birth- 24 months

Mondays at 11:00am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 12, November 19.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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STEM & Play
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

STEM & Play at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 4-10 years

Mondays from 3-4:30pm (drop by anytime)

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 12, November 19.

Explore coding, circuits, robotics, and build with blocks and other creative materials.  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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I Want My Mummy!
6:15 PM - 7:45 PM

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Dr. Steve Phillips, from the University of Pennsylvania's Museum of Archeaology and Anthropology, returns to the library with another fascinating lecture. This time, Dr. Steve will explore the science

behind ancient Egyptians mummies. He'll discuss how the mummification process developed through time, how mummies were actually made, and will explore why they hold such a fascination in popular

culture. A number of illustrations in this talk are images of actual ancient Egyptian mummies, many collected as part of Dr. Phillips's own research in Egypt.

This is a Civic and Social Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative. Library programs are generously funded by the Friends of the Ridley Township Library.

 
CONTACT:  Mary Tobin  610-583-0593  reference@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are 59 spaces available.
Tuesday October 30, 2018
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Toddler Story Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Toddler Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 1-3 years

Tuesdays at 10am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 20.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Toddler Story Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Toddler Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 1-3 years

Tuesdays at 10am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 20.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Monster Boogie Dance Party
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Monster Boogie Dance Party at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 6 and under

Tuesday, October 30 at 1:00pm

Put on your costume and come out for some dancing!  Play with balloons and pop bubbles while listening to some spooky tunes.  

Register below beginning September 10.  

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Ghost Stories & Local Legends
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Did you know that the Ridley Creek Witch was a real woman? Have you ever heard of Moggy's ghost? Get into the Halloween "spirit" with horror tales and local legends. Bring your own story or paranormal experience to share with the group, too!

This program is free and open to all those in grades 6-12.

No registration required. 

 

CONTACT:  Jenifer  6105830593  jenifer@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
Thursday November 1, 2018
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Preschool Story Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Preschool Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 3-5 years

Thursdays at 10:00am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 22.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Preschool Story Time
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Preschool Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 3-5 years

Thursdays at 1:00pm

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 22.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Kid's Club
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

Kid's Club at Ridley Township Public Library

Grades K-5

Thursdays at 3:30pm

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 22..

Programs include stories, games, and crafts!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
Friday November 2, 2018
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Mother Goose on the Loose
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Mother Goose on the Loose at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 1-5 years

Fridays at 10:00am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 23.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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DINOVEMBER: Movie-saurus
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

DINOVEMBER at Ridley Township Public Library

We're celebrating dinosaurs all month long!  Stop by the library for scavenger hunts, stories, crafts, fun facts, jokes, and more!

Today, join us for our Movie-saurus at 1:00pm:

November 2-  Land Before Time (G, 69 minutes)

November 9-  Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (PG, 94 minutes)

November 16-  We're Back: A Dinosaur's Story (G, 79 minutes)

November 30-  Dinosaur (PG, 82 minutes)

Register below.  Sign up once for all movie showings.  Drop-ins welcome. 

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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DINOVEMBER: Dino Crafts
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

DINOVEMBER at Ridley Township Public Library

We're celebrating dinosaurs all month long!  Stop by the library for scavenger hunts, stories, crafts, fun facts, jokes, and more!

Today, join us for a dino craft- stop by anytime between 3pm and 4:30pm

Ages 3-10 years

Register below.  Sign up once for all dino crafts (November 2, 9, 16, 30).  Drop-ins welcome. 

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
Monday November 5, 2018
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Infant Story Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Infant Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages birth- 24 months

Mondays at 11:00am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 12, November 19.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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STEM & Play
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

STEM & Play at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 4-10 years

Mondays from 3-4:30pm (drop by anytime)

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 12, November 19.

Explore coding, circuits, robotics, and build with blocks and other creative materials.  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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College Planning 101
6:15 PM - 7:30 PM

Lou Ann Bulik from Red Brick Educational Consulting will present this workshop. It will focus on such topics as: the college admissions landscape and how and when to begin the college search process. Topics pertaining to financial aid, such as: an overview of college costs and student debt, how and when to calculate the real cost of a college education, and how to increase your chances of merit aid will also be covered. This is a Civic and Social Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.

CONTACT:  Mary Tobin  610-583-0593  reference@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are 60 spaces available.
Tuesday November 6, 2018
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Toddler Story Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Toddler Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 1-3 years

Tuesdays at 10am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 20.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Toddler Story Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Toddler Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 1-3 years

Tuesdays at 10am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 20.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Lego Mania
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Lego Mania at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 3-10 years

Tuesdays at 3:30pm

Build and play with Legos, blocks, Magna-tiles, Lincoln Logs and more. Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.  Drop-ins are welcome.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Gaming Night
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Stop in and enjoy a game on one of the library's consoles, or bring your own handheld device and games to enjoy.

This program is free and open to all those in grades 6-12.

No registration required. 

 

CONTACT:  Jenifer  6105830593  jenifer@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
Wednesday November 7, 2018
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DINOVEMBER: Dino Stories
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

DINOVEMBER at Ridley Township Public Library

We're celebrating dinosaurs all month long!  Stop by the library for scavenger hunts, stories, crafts, fun facts, jokes, and more!

Today, join us for Dino Stories at 1:00pm 

Ages 3-6 years

Enjoy dino-themed books, music, and puppets, along with bubbles and parachute play.

Register below.  Sign up once for all Dino Story classes (November 7, 14, 28).  Drop-ins welcome. 

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Ridley Readers Book Club
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Ridley Readers Book Club at Ridley Township Public Library

Grades 2-5

Wednesdays at 2:30pm

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: October 31, November 21

Students will read aloud from a selected chapter book, then discuss, play games, and create crafts.  Books will be provided.  Space is limited.  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are 13 spaces available.
 
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Pajama Story Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Pajama Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 3-6
September 5, October 10, November 7, December 5 at 6:30pm

Put on your jammies and join Ms. Amy from Jitterbugs Music and Movement for stories, music, bubbles, parachute play, and more!

Register below for all fall 2018 dates.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Author Talk and Book Signing:Judith Hill
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Image result for i still want fireworks      Judith Hill, author of I still Want Fireworks: A Single at 60s Odyssey Through Life, Love and Online Dating, will visit the library to talk about her book, 

a hilarious ride through her adventures in dating as an older woman. Ms. Hill takes the ride for all women over 40, so that they can try to avoid the pitfalls. Her book will be available for purchase and signing,

although book purchase is not required for attending the program.

This is a Basic Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.

 

CONTACT:  Mary Tobin  610-583-0593  reference@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are 58 spaces available.
Thursday November 8, 2018
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Preschool Story Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Preschool Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 3-5 years

Thursdays at 10:00am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 22.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Preschool Story Time
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Preschool Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 3-5 years

Thursdays at 1:00pm

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 22.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Kid's Club
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

Kid's Club at Ridley Township Public Library

Grades K-5

Thursdays at 3:30pm

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 22..

Programs include stories, games, and crafts!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
Friday November 9, 2018
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Mother Goose on the Loose
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Mother Goose on the Loose at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 1-5 years

Fridays at 10:00am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 23.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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DINOVEMBER: Movie-saurus
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

DINOVEMBER at Ridley Township Public Library

We're celebrating dinosaurs all month long!  Stop by the library for scavenger hunts, stories, crafts, fun facts, jokes, and more!

Today, join us for our Movie-saurus at 1:00pm:

November 2-  Land Before Time (G, 69 minutes)

November 9-  Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (PG, 94 minutes)

November 16-  We're Back: A Dinosaur's Story (G, 79 minutes)

November 30-  Dinosaur (PG, 82 minutes)

Register below.  Sign up once for all movie showings.  Drop-ins welcome. 

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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DINOVEMBER: Dino Crafts
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

DINOVEMBER at Ridley Township Public Library

We're celebrating dinosaurs all month long!  Stop by the library for scavenger hunts, stories, crafts, fun facts, jokes, and more!

Today, join us for a dino craft- stop by anytime between 3pm and 4:30pm

Ages 3-10 years

Register below.  Sign up once for all dino crafts (November 2, 9, 16, 30).  Drop-ins welcome. 

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
Saturday November 10, 2018
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Pride Rocks!
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

LGBTQ+ teens and straight allies are welcome to come together to empower and celebrate diversity with art, games, discussion, and more. 

This program is free and open to all those in grades 6-12.

No registration is required. 

CONTACT:  Jenifer  6105830593  jenifer@ridleylibrary.org
Monday November 12, 2018
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Civil War Medicine
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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Professor Jeffrey LaMonica, from Delaware County Community College, presents a lecture on Civil War Medicine. Death from wounds

and disease was an additional burden of the war that took a toll on the hearts, minds, and bodies of all Americans, but it also sped up the

progression of medicine and influenced practices the army and medical practitioners still use today. While the Union certainly had the advantage

of better medical supplies and manpower, both sides  attempted to combat illness and improve medical care for their soldiers during the war.

Many of America’s modern medical accomplishments have their roots in the legacy of America’s defining war.

This is a Civic and Social Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.

 

CONTACT:  Mary Tobin  610-583-0593  reference@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are 62 spaces available.
Tuesday November 13, 2018
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Toddler Story Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Toddler Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 1-3 years

Tuesdays at 10am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 20.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Toddler Story Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Toddler Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 1-3 years

Tuesdays at 10am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 20.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Bingo
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Bingo at Ridley Township Public Library

Grades K-5

Tuesdays at 3:30pm

Bring your friends and play Bingo for prizes. Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.  Drop-ins are welcome.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Graphic Novel Club
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Once a month, get together with other graphic novel enthusiasts to do fun activities and participate in lively discussions. This month's selection is Hey, Kiddo by Jarrett J. Krosoczka. The first seven people to sign up will receive a free copy of the book to add to their own graphic novel collection!

This program is free and open to all those in grades 6-12.

Email Jenifer for details and registration. 

 

CONTACT:  Jenifer  6105830593  jenifer@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
Wednesday November 14, 2018
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DINOVEMBER: Dino Stories
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

DINOVEMBER at Ridley Township Public Library

We're celebrating dinosaurs all month long!  Stop by the library for scavenger hunts, stories, crafts, fun facts, jokes, and more!

Today, join us for Dino Stories at 1:00pm 

Ages 3-6 years

Enjoy dino-themed books, music, and puppets, along with bubbles and parachute play.

Register below.  Sign up once for all Dino Story classes (November 7, 14, 28).  Drop-ins welcome. 

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Ridley Readers Book Club
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Ridley Readers Book Club at Ridley Township Public Library

Grades 2-5

Wednesdays at 2:30pm

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: October 31, November 21

Students will read aloud from a selected chapter book, then discuss, play games, and create crafts.  Books will be provided.  Space is limited.  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are 13 spaces available.
Thursday November 15, 2018
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Preschool Story Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Preschool Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 3-5 years

Thursdays at 10:00am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 22.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Preschool Story Time
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Preschool Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 3-5 years

Thursdays at 1:00pm

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 22.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Kid's Club
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

Kid's Club at Ridley Township Public Library

Grades K-5

Thursdays at 3:30pm

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 22..

Programs include stories, games, and crafts!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
Friday November 16, 2018
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Mother Goose on the Loose
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Mother Goose on the Loose at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 1-5 years

Fridays at 10:00am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 23.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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DINOVEMBER: Movie-saurus
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

DINOVEMBER at Ridley Township Public Library

We're celebrating dinosaurs all month long!  Stop by the library for scavenger hunts, stories, crafts, fun facts, jokes, and more!

Today, join us for our Movie-saurus at 1:00pm:

November 2-  Land Before Time (G, 69 minutes)

November 9-  Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (PG, 94 minutes)

November 16-  We're Back: A Dinosaur's Story (G, 79 minutes)

November 30-  Dinosaur (PG, 82 minutes)

Register below.  Sign up once for all movie showings.  Drop-ins welcome. 

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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DINOVEMBER: Dino Crafts
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

DINOVEMBER at Ridley Township Public Library

We're celebrating dinosaurs all month long!  Stop by the library for scavenger hunts, stories, crafts, fun facts, jokes, and more!

Today, join us for a dino craft- stop by anytime between 3pm and 4:30pm

Ages 3-10 years

Register below.  Sign up once for all dino crafts (November 2, 9, 16, 30).  Drop-ins welcome. 

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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QUIZZO AT THE LIBRARY
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for a fun night of trivia, based on various themes. Teams of up to 4 people will play five rounds of trivia.                                                                                                   

Prizes awarded for the winners! Bring your own snacks to enjoy!    

Please register to guarantee your space, by emailing reference@ridleylibrary.org, or by calling

610-583-0593.

 August 24th - Harry Potter Quizzo            September 21st - General Quizzo 

 October 19th - Scary Quizzo                      November 16th - History Quizzo            

                                December 14th - Holiday Quizzo

                                           

                                                                                    

 

CONTACT:  Kim or Mary  610-583-0593  reference@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
Saturday November 17, 2018
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Makin' Music
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
All ages welcome (suitable for ages 6 and under).
 
Join Makin' Music as they play the guitar and lead children and parents in familiar and original songs and rhythm chants! Bring the family and come join the fun.
 
Makin' Music will be performing at Ridley Library on Saturdays July 28, August 25, September 22, October 27, November 17, and December 15. Register below. Sign up once for all performance dates and come when you can.
 
CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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MEDITATION SATURDAY
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
 

 

Come to the library and learn about simple and effective Meditation techniques. When practiced regularly,

these can help reduce anxiety and stress and provide a sense of inner calm. Rich Conti, from the Schoolhouse Center Meditation Group,

will be the facilitator for the sessions. Meditation Saturdays will take place in the Quiet Room in the new library.

This is a Health Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.

CONTACT:  Mary Tobin  610-583-0593  reference@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are 25 spaces available.
Monday November 19, 2018
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COLORING FOR GROWNUPS
6:15 PM - 7:30 PM

Do you remember how much fun you had coloring as a child? Come to the library and relive that enjoyable time!

All materials will be provided by the library. Enjoy a peaceful hour of coloring and good company!

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CONTACT:  Mary Tobin  610-583-0593  reference@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are 43 spaces available.
Tuesday November 20, 2018
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Anime Night
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Stop in to draw, watch anime, discuss manga, and play some games! 

This program is free and open to all those in grades 6-12.

No registration required. 

 

CONTACT:  Jenifer  6105830593  jenifer@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
Monday November 26, 2018
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Infant Story Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Infant Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages birth- 24 months

Mondays at 11:00am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 12, November 19.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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STEM & Play
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

STEM & Play at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 4-10 years

Mondays from 3-4:30pm (drop by anytime)

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 12, November 19.

Explore coding, circuits, robotics, and build with blocks and other creative materials.  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Growing Houseplants and Indoor Herbs
6:15 PM - 7:30 PM

Do you love having plants in your house but have trouble keeping them alive and healthy? Then, this workshop, taught by Penn State

Master Gardener Joe Daniels is for you. Joe will describe a variety of houseplants and indoor herbs and teach you how to care for them.

Learning how to develop an ideal environment for houseplants will create lasting enjoyment. 

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CONTACT:  Mary Tobin  610-583-0593  reference@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are 60 spaces available.
Tuesday November 27, 2018
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Toddler Story Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Toddler Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 1-3 years

Tuesdays at 10am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 20.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Toddler Story Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Toddler Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 1-3 years

Tuesdays at 10am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 20.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Retro Games
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Enjoy the classics at the library, classic video games that is! Try one of our old-school consoles like Atari 2600, NES, and Sega Genesis, or play even more past titles on the Retropie game emulator.

This program is free and open to all those ages 11+

No registration required. 

 

CONTACT:  Jenifer  6105830593  jenifer@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
Wednesday November 28, 2018
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DINOVEMBER: Dino Stories
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

DINOVEMBER at Ridley Township Public Library

We're celebrating dinosaurs all month long!  Stop by the library for scavenger hunts, stories, crafts, fun facts, jokes, and more!

Today, join us for Dino Stories at 1:00pm 

Ages 3-6 years

Enjoy dino-themed books, music, and puppets, along with bubbles and parachute play.

Register below.  Sign up once for all Dino Story classes (November 7, 14, 28).  Drop-ins welcome. 

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Afternoon Book Club
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Attention all book lovers! Ridley Township Library has a monthly book club, which is always happy to have new members. We meet on the last Wednesday of the month to discuss popular fiction, and occasionally, non-fiction. Books are provided by the library, and are distributed at each meeting.

The selection for October 24, 2018 is The Wangs Vs. the World by Jade Chang.

This is a Basic Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.

CONTACT:  Mary Tobin  610-583-0593  reference@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
 
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Ridley Readers Book Club
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Ridley Readers Book Club at Ridley Township Public Library

Grades 2-5

Wednesdays at 2:30pm

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: October 31, November 21

Students will read aloud from a selected chapter book, then discuss, play games, and create crafts.  Books will be provided.  Space is limited.  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are 13 spaces available.
Thursday November 29, 2018
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Preschool Story Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Preschool Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 3-5 years

Thursdays at 10:00am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 22.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Preschool Story Time
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Preschool Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 3-5 years

Thursdays at 1:00pm

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 22.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Kid's Club
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

Kid's Club at Ridley Township Public Library

Grades K-5

Thursdays at 3:30pm

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 22..

Programs include stories, games, and crafts!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
Friday November 30, 2018
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Mother Goose on the Loose
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Mother Goose on the Loose at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 1-5 years

Fridays at 10:00am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 23.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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DINOVEMBER: Movie-saurus
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

DINOVEMBER at Ridley Township Public Library

We're celebrating dinosaurs all month long!  Stop by the library for scavenger hunts, stories, crafts, fun facts, jokes, and more!

Today, join us for our Movie-saurus at 1:00pm:

November 2-  Land Before Time (G, 69 minutes)

November 9-  Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (PG, 94 minutes)

November 16-  We're Back: A Dinosaur's Story (G, 79 minutes)

November 30-  Dinosaur (PG, 82 minutes)

Register below.  Sign up once for all movie showings.  Drop-ins welcome. 

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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DINOVEMBER: Dino Crafts
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

DINOVEMBER at Ridley Township Public Library

We're celebrating dinosaurs all month long!  Stop by the library for scavenger hunts, stories, crafts, fun facts, jokes, and more!

Today, join us for a dino craft- stop by anytime between 3pm and 4:30pm

Ages 3-10 years

Register below.  Sign up once for all dino crafts (November 2, 9, 16, 30).  Drop-ins welcome. 

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
Monday December 3, 2018
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Infant Story Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Infant Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages birth- 24 months

Mondays at 11:00am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 12, November 19.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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STEM & Play
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

STEM & Play at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 4-10 years

Mondays from 3-4:30pm (drop by anytime)

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 12, November 19.

Explore coding, circuits, robotics, and build with blocks and other creative materials.  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
Tuesday December 4, 2018
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Toddler Story Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Toddler Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 1-3 years

Tuesdays at 10am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 20.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Toddler Story Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Toddler Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 1-3 years

Tuesdays at 10am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 20.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Lego Mania
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Lego Mania at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 3-10 years

Tuesdays at 3:30pm

Build and play with Legos, blocks, Magna-tiles, Lincoln Logs and more. Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.  Drop-ins are welcome.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
Wednesday December 5, 2018
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Ridley Readers Book Club
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Ridley Readers Book Club at Ridley Township Public Library

Grades 2-5

Wednesdays at 2:30pm

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: October 31, November 21

Students will read aloud from a selected chapter book, then discuss, play games, and create crafts.  Books will be provided.  Space is limited.  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are 13 spaces available.
 
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Following a Sustainable Diet
6:15 PM - 7:15 PM

Linda Lawson will present this Consumer Reports workshop on following a sustainable diet. A healthy diet is better for the environment,                        

and therefore more sustainable. A sustainable diet contributes to food and nutrition security and to a healthy life for present and future

generations. Linda will provide tips on buying organic food. She'll present ideas on how to get organic food cheaper, and will bring in some examples.  There will be a giveaway, too!

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CONTACT:  Mary Tobin  610-583-0593  reference@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are 65 spaces available.
 
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Pajama Story Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Pajama Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 3-6
September 5, October 10, November 7, December 5 at 6:30pm

Put on your jammies and join Ms. Amy from Jitterbugs Music and Movement for stories, music, bubbles, parachute play, and more!

Register below for all fall 2018 dates.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
Thursday December 6, 2018
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Preschool Story Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Preschool Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 3-5 years

Thursdays at 10:00am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 22.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Preschool Story Time
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Preschool Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 3-5 years

Thursdays at 1:00pm

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 22.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Kid's Club
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

Kid's Club at Ridley Township Public Library

Grades K-5

Thursdays at 3:30pm

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 22..

Programs include stories, games, and crafts!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
Friday December 7, 2018
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Mother Goose on the Loose
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Mother Goose on the Loose at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 1-5 years

Fridays at 10:00am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 23.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
Saturday December 8, 2018
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Pride Rocks!
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

LGBTQ+ teens and straight allies are welcome to come together to empower and celebrate diversity with art, games, discussion, and more. 

This program is free and open to all those in grades 6-12.

No registration is required. 

CONTACT:  Jenifer  6105830593  jenifer@ridleylibrary.org
Monday December 10, 2018
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Infant Story Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Infant Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages birth- 24 months

Mondays at 11:00am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 12, November 19.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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STEM & Play
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

STEM & Play at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 4-10 years

Mondays from 3-4:30pm (drop by anytime)

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 12, November 19.

Explore coding, circuits, robotics, and build with blocks and other creative materials.  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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COLORING FOR GROWNUPS
6:15 PM - 7:30 PM

Do you remember how much fun you had coloring as a child? Relive that enjoyable time by coming to the library and  coloring with other grownups.

We provide all the materials you need. Since our two coloring sessions this fall are around holidays, you'll find that coloring is a great way to help                     

relieve that holiday stress. Come and enjoy a peaceful hour or more of coloring and good company!

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CONTACT:  Mary Tobin  610-583-0593  reference@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are 44 spaces available.
Tuesday December 11, 2018
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Toddler Story Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Toddler Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 1-3 years

Tuesdays at 10am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 20.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Toddler Story Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Toddler Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 1-3 years

Tuesdays at 10am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 20.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Bingo
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Bingo at Ridley Township Public Library

Grades K-5

Tuesdays at 3:30pm

Bring your friends and play Bingo for prizes. Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.  Drop-ins are welcome.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
Wednesday December 12, 2018
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Ridley Readers Book Club
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Ridley Readers Book Club at Ridley Township Public Library

Grades 2-5

Wednesdays at 2:30pm

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: October 31, November 21

Students will read aloud from a selected chapter book, then discuss, play games, and create crafts.  Books will be provided.  Space is limited.  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are 13 spaces available.
Thursday December 13, 2018
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Preschool Story Time
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Preschool Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 3-5 years

Thursdays at 10:00am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 22.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Preschool Story Time
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Preschool Story Time at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 3-5 years

Thursdays at 1:00pm

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 22.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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Kid's Club
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

Kid's Club at Ridley Township Public Library

Grades K-5

Thursdays at 3:30pm

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 22..

Programs include stories, games, and crafts!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
Friday December 14, 2018
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Mother Goose on the Loose
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Mother Goose on the Loose at Ridley Township Public Library

Ages 1-5 years

Fridays at 10:00am

Classes run September 17– December 14.  No class: November 23.

Programs include stories, songs, bubbles, parachute play, puppets, and more!  Register below beginning September 10.  Sign-up once for the entire fall/winter session.

CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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QUIZZO AT THE LIBRARY
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for a fun night of trivia, based on various themes. Teams of up to 4 people will play five rounds of trivia.                                                                                                   

Prizes awarded for the winners! Bring your own snacks to enjoy!    

Please register to guarantee your space, by emailing reference@ridleylibrary.org, or by calling

610-583-0593.

 August 24th - Harry Potter Quizzo            September 21st - General Quizzo 

 October 19th - Scary Quizzo                      November 16th - History Quizzo            

                                December 14th - Holiday Quizzo

                                           

                                                                                    

 

CONTACT:  Kim or Mary  610-583-0593  reference@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
Saturday December 15, 2018
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Makin' Music
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
All ages welcome (suitable for ages 6 and under).
 
Join Makin' Music as they play the guitar and lead children and parents in familiar and original songs and rhythm chants! Bring the family and come join the fun.
 
Makin' Music will be performing at Ridley Library on Saturdays July 28, August 25, September 22, October 27, November 17, and December 15. Register below. Sign up once for all performance dates and come when you can.
 
CONTACT:  Lauren Longbottom  610-583-0593  children@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are many spaces available.
 
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MEDITATION SATURDAY
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
 

 

Come to the library and learn about simple and effective Meditation techniques. When practiced regularly,

these can help reduce anxiety and stress and provide a sense of inner calm. Rich Conti, from the Schoolhouse Center Meditation Group,

will be the facilitator for the sessions. Meditation Saturdays will take place in the Quiet Room in the new library.

This is a Health Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.

CONTACT:  Mary Tobin  610-583-0593  reference@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are 25 spaces available.
Monday December 17, 2018
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MEDITATION MONDAY
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
 

 

Come to the library and learn about simple and effective Meditation techniques. When practiced regularly,

these can help reduce anxiety and stress and provide a sense of inner calm. Rich Conti, from the Schoolhouse Center Meditation Group,

will be the facilitator for the sessions. Meditation Mondays will take place in the Quiet Room in the new library.

This is a Health Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.

CONTACT:  Mary Tobin  610-583-0593  reference@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are 25 spaces available.
Tuesday December 18, 2018
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Holiday Cheer with the Aging at Home Program
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join us to learn about the Aging at Home Program, which connects seniors to services that help them to stay in their own homes.

A panel of current users of the Aging at Home Program will join director Christine Helmandollar, to share with attendees how much the program means

to them, and how much it has helped them. Dessert and punch will be served at this event.

The Aging at Home Program offers chore assistance, handyman services, door to door transportation, health and wellness programs. It helps people 60 years of age

and older in the Ridley and Lansdowne areas to stay healthy, maintain their own homes and remain independent.

This is a Health Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.

 

CONTACT:  Mary Tobin  610-583-0593  reference@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
There are 60 spaces available.
 
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Super Smash Bros Switch
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Celebrate the release of the Super Smash Bros game for the Nintendo Switch. There will be plenty of gameplay, snacks, and fun!

This program is free and open to all those in grades 6-12.

No registration required. 

 

CONTACT:  Jenifer  6105830593  jenifer@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library
Wednesday December 19, 2018
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Afternoon Book Club
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Attention all book lovers! Ridley Township Library has a monthly book club, which is always happy to have new members. We meet on the last Wednesday of the month to discuss popular fiction, and occasionally, non-fiction. Books are provided by the library, and are distributed at each meeting.

The selection for October 24, 2018 is The Wangs Vs. the World by Jade Chang.

This is a Basic Literacy Program of the PA Forward Initiative.

CONTACT:  Mary Tobin  610-583-0593  reference@ridleylibrary.org
LOCATION: Ridley Township Public Library

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