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Monday June 18, 2018
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Monday Simply Stronger
11:30 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week Summer Session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Games in the Afternoon
1:00 PM

We've set aside space for library patrons to play games of their own choosing.

 
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Mandatory Volunteer Orientation: gr 7+
5:00 PM

RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.

Tuesday June 19, 2018
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Tuesday Yoga with Joe
12:30 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Early Summer Session. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Intermediate Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this intermediate level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee for a six-week session.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Mandatory Volunteer Orientation: gr 7+
5:00 PM

RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.

 
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Geek TV Discussion Group
7:30 PM

Discuss great shows like Westworld, The Expanse, Homeland and others in a fun, free-form group.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Wednesday June 20, 2018
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Wednesday Simply Stronger with Marilyn Bunger
9:15 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week Early Summer Session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Mothers' Center Circle
10:00 AM

A Mothers' Center Circle is a great way to connect with other moms.  At each meeting our facilitators help us connect on the joys and challenges of motherhood and support each other through our own journey.  Each month there is a new topic and each topic focuses on moms and their needs. Children are welcome to attend. Contact Kim with any questions 516-857-9331.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
 
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Senior Current Events
10:30 AM

Join Richard Skolnik to discuss current events. In conjunction with Sandel Senior Center.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Chi Gong
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join instructor Marianna Farina in this ancient Chinese healing art based on meditative movement and breathing techniques. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Summer Session

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Knitting with Shelley Leibson
1:00 PM
 
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Summer Reading Kick-Off with Carol Fitzgerald
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Book Report Network.com founder Carol Fitzgerald will share her list of must-reads and anecdotes about favorite authors. Join us for the Kick-Off Event! Fun, friends & refreshments.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Thursday June 21, 2018
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Free Speech and the Constitution with James Coll
1:00 PM

Join James Coll for a lively discussion about free speech and our First Amendment rights.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Thursday Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Early Summer SessionPlease register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Game Night
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Friday June 22, 2018
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Mahjong & Canasta
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come and play at the lIbrary.

 
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Tricia's Flicks: All the Money in the World
2:00 PM

All the Money in the World (R, 2 hr 12 min)

ThumbnailThe story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Saturday June 23, 2018
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At the Barricades: Theatre Fans & the Stage Door Experience with Brian Stoll
1:00 PM

What could be more thrilling after a Broadway performance than the chance to meet the cast and snap a selfie? Brian gives tried and true tips for a successful post-performance stage-door experience, and also shares the varied ways to obtain discounted tickets to Broadway shows.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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ESL Short-Story Club
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Is English your second language? Our new ESL Short-Story Club is a fun and relaxing way to improve your language skills and participate in the discussion while enjoying refreshments. Learn new vocabulary and ask any questions you have about the English language. We are reading Roy by James Herriot. Pick up the short story at the Adult Reference Desk. With Alene Scoblete, Librarian and NY State certified ESL & English teacher. Sponsored by RVC Library Friends.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Sunday June 24, 2018
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Monday June 25, 2018
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Monday Simply Stronger
11:30 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week Summer Session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Games in the Afternoon
1:00 PM

We've set aside space for library patrons to play games of their own choosing.

 
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Summer Reading Kick Off - all ages
7:00 PM

Related imageAudience gasps and giggles abound with The Circus Guy. Join us for magic, juggling, feats of balance, and lots of laughs. All ages, no registration. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Tuesday June 26, 2018
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Tuesday Yoga with Joe
12:30 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Summer Session. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Intermediate Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this intermediate level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee for a six-week session.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Geek TV Discussion Group
7:30 PM

Discuss great shows like Westworld, The Expanse, Homeland and others in a fun, free-form group.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Wednesday June 27, 2018
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Wednesday Simply Stronger with Marilyn Bunger
9:15 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week Early Summer Session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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A Day In Oyster Bay with Friends
10:00 AM

Join the RVC Library Friends and the Sandel Senior Center for a guided tour of Coe Hall at Planting Fields Arboretum, self tour of gardens & greenhouses with lunch at a local eatery.
Round-trip bus transport with snacks & prizes will leave the Sandel Senior Center at 10 am and return between 3 - 4 pm. $38 per person. Registration and payment may be made at the Adult Reference Desk or at the Sandel Senior Center.

 
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Senior Current Events
10:30 AM

Join Richard Skolnik to discuss current events. In conjunction with Sandel Senior Center.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Chi Gong
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join instructor Marianna Farina in this ancient Chinese healing art based on meditative movement and breathing techniques. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Summer Session

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Caring for Someone with Alzheimer's
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Representatives from Parker Jewish Institute will lead this informative and valuable workshop detailing information and tools for caring for people with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Evening Yoga with MaryClare
7:00 PM

Join yoga instructor MaryClare for this evening class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Spring Session. Sign up online and at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Thursday June 28, 2018
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Thursday Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Early Summer SessionPlease register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Game Night
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Friday June 29, 2018
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Mahjong & Canasta
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come and play at the lIbrary.

Sunday July 1, 2018
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Monday July 2, 2018
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Monday Simply Stronger
11:30 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week Summer Session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Monday Mysteries
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

We are reading The Dark Lake by Sarah Bailey.

ThumbnailWhen a popular former high school classmate is found murdered, a lead homicide investigator in a rural town uncovers puzzling mysteries in the victim's life, from her abrupt departure from a dream teaching job to her run-down existence in spite of wealthy family ties.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Games in the Afternoon
1:00 PM

We've set aside space for library patrons to play games of their own choosing.

Tuesday July 3, 2018
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Swim Safety: gr. 1-3
10:30 AM

Learn about water safety with stories, exercises, tips, and take-home activities. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Tuesday Yoga with Joe
12:30 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Summer Session. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Geek TV Discussion Group
7:30 PM

Discuss great shows like Westworld, The Expanse, Homeland and others in a fun, free-form group.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Wednesday July 4, 2018
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Thursday July 5, 2018
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Rhyme Time: ages 4 -14 months
9:30 AM

It’s never too early to start enjoying the library together! Join us for playtime, followed by circle time with songs, books, and fingerplays. RVC cardholders only. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Mother Goose (15 - 38 mo.)
11:00 AM

A special place for you and your child to have fun playing together, listening to stories, singing songs, and joining in circle time. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Thursday Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Summer SessionPlease register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Game Night
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Friday July 6, 2018
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Book Buds: gr. 7+
10:15 AM

RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.

 
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Book Buddies: ages 3-6
10:30 AM

Teen volunteers pair with kids to share some great books. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Children's Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 29, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Mahjong & Canasta
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come and play at the lIbrary.

Saturday July 7, 2018
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Anime Club: ages 14-25
1:30 PM

Reviews, discussions and more. Bring your art to share. The club meets the first and third Saturday of every month.

Sunday July 8, 2018
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Monday July 9, 2018
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RVC Library Friends Meeting
10:00 AM

The Friends welcome any ideas, suggestions or recommendations to help us better serve the needs of the Library. Please join us!

LOCATION: Story Time Room
 
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Tales to Tails: gr. 1+
10:00 AM

Build confidence by reading to specially trained dogs. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Registration will begin on Monday, July 2, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Monday Simply Stronger
11:30 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week Summer Session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Book Chats with Anna Katsavos
1:00 PM

We are discussing An American Marriage by Tayari Jones.

When her new husband is arrested and imprisoned for a crime she knows he did not commit, a rising artist takes comfort in a longtime friendship only to encounter unexpected challenges in resuming her life when her husband's sentence is suddenly overturned.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Games in the Afternoon
1:00 PM

We've set aside space for library patrons to play games of their own choosing.

 
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Campfire Stories: gr. 7+
6:45 PM

RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.

 
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Campfire Stories: gr. 1+
7:00 PM

Let’s go camping! Listen to spooky stories, have a snack, and make a craft. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 2, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Pajama Storytime: 3-6 yrs.
7:30 PM

Enjoy this special librarian-led storytime before bed! PJs and stuffed animals encouraged. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Story Time Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 2, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Tuesday July 10, 2018
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Parent & Child Sign Time: ages 1 -5
10:30 AM

You and your child will learn simple signs during Sing & Sign. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Tuesday Yoga with Joe
12:30 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Summer Session. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Babysitting Workshop: gr 6-12
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn to be the best babysitter. For RVC cardholders.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Craft Buds: gr. 7+
6:45 PM

RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.

 
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Craft Buddies: ages 3-6
7:00 PM

Kids make a simple craft with the help of our teen volunteers. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Story Time Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Hip-Hop Dance with Miss Tjuana: gr. 2-6
7:00 PM

Learn different movement styles at this fun dance party! For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Geek TV Discussion Group
7:30 PM

Discuss great shows like Westworld, The Expanse, Homeland and others in a fun, free-form group.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Wednesday July 11, 2018
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Wednesday Simply Stronger with Marilyn Bunger
9:15 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week Early Summer Session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Book Buds: gr. 7+
10:15 AM

RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.

 
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Book Buddies: ages 3-6
10:30 AM

Teen volunteers pair with kids to share some great books. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Children's Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Senior Current Events
10:30 AM

Join Richard Skolnik to discuss current events. In conjunction with Sandel Senior Center.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Chi Gong
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join instructor Marianna Farina in this ancient Chinese healing art based on meditative movement and breathing techniques. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Summer Session

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Canasta Tournament
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

All players are welcome!  Play for fun and prizes! Bring a friend! 

 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
There are 24 spaces available.
 
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Cupcake Wars: gr. 7-12
3:30 PM

Show off your cupcake decoratingskills and see if you have what it takes to be crowned the ultimate cupcake master. For RVC cardholders.

LOCATION: Staff Room
 
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Science Buds: gr. 7+
6:45 PM

RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.

 
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Evening Yoga with MaryClare
7:00 PM

Join yoga instructor MaryClare for this evening class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Spring Session. Sign up online and at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Science Fun: gr. 2-5
7:00 PM

Discover science with sirens, sharks, and corals! For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Staff Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Writers' Workshop with Barbara Novack
7:00 PM

Hone your writing skills. All levels welcome. Bring writing materials. Led by Molloy College writer-in-residence Barbara Novack.

Thursday July 12, 2018
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Rhyme Time: ages 4 -14 months
9:30 AM

It’s never too early to start enjoying the library together! Join us for playtime, followed by circle time with songs, books, and fingerplays. RVC cardholders only. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, July 5, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Meditation with MaryClare
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Meditation is the practice of stilling the mind to bring calm and balance into your life. Join Registered Yoga Teacher MaryClare Chiofalo in learning the basics and benefits of meditation with simple movement, breathing techniques and seated practice. It’s easier than you think!
Introductory price: $25 for eight classes. Sign-up online or @ the Adult Reference Desk. Limit 15.

 

LOCATION: Small Room
There are 14 spaces available.
 
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Mother Goose (15 - 38 mo.)
11:00 AM

A special place for you and your child to have fun playing together, listening to stories, singing songs, and joining in circle time. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, July 5, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Digital Know How: Libby with Librarian Eileen Farrell
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Borrow ebooks and audiobooks from the Library’s collection anywhere, anytime. Learn how to use Libby, a free service that brings ebooks and audiobooks from our collection right to the device of your choice. Bring your library card, smartphone, tablet or laptop. Class is limited to 10 people. Registration is required.  RVC cardholders only.

LOCATION: Small Room
There are 10 spaces available.
 
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American Girl Helpers: gr. 7+
2:45 PM

RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.

 
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Builders' Club Helpers: gr. 7+
2:45 PM
RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.
 
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American Girl Afternoon: gr. 3-5
3:00 PM

Bring your favorite doll to the library for a fun AG craft. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Story Time Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, July 5, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Builders' Club: gr. 1-5
3:00 PM

Build with Lego, Lincoln Logs, and other construction toys. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Staff Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Thursday Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Summer SessionPlease register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Game Night
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
 
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Coding Club: gr. 5-7
7:00 PM

Calling all techies: learn to program a Raspberry Pi computer! Rvc cardholders only.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Registration will begin on Thursday, July 5, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Friday July 13, 2018
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Willing Hearts, Helpful Hands Caregiver Ambassador Support Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Do you care for someone suffering from dementia or Alzheimer's disease? Meet with a social worker from Parker Jewish Institute and learn about programs and services available to make your job more manageable. Share your thoughts and feelings with others facing similar challenges.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
 
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Book Buds: gr. 7+
10:15 AM

RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.

 
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Book Buddies: ages 3-6
10:30 AM

Teen volunteers pair with kids to share some great books. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Children's Room
Registration will begin on Friday, July 6, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Mahjong & Canasta
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come and play at the lIbrary.

 
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Yoga Buds: gr. 7+
1:45 PM

RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.

 
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Yoga Buddies: gr. K -5
2:00 PM

Kids and teens buddy up for yoga led by MaryClare. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Friday, July 6, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Bubble Fun: all ages
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Join us on the Front Lawn for bubbles, bubbles and more bubbles!  No registration. Everyone welcome. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.
Rain date: July20.

 
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Bubble Fun: gr. 7+
2:30 PM

RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.

 
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Summer Smash: grades 6-12
3:00 PM

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Bring your friends for a smashing good time playing Super Smash Bros.! For grades 6-12.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
There are 25 spaces available.
Saturday July 14, 2018
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Empire Safety Council Defensive Driving
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Defensive Driving class for all drivers: $25 for drivers 55 and over; all other drivers $40.  Fee payable at time of class to Empire Safety Council. Register online, at the Adult Reference Desk or by telephone, 766-6257 x5.
LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
There are 11 spaces available.
 
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ESL Short-Story Club
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Is English your second language? Our new ESL Short-Story Club is a fun and relaxing way to improve your language skills and participate in the discussion while enjoying refreshments. Learn new vocabulary and ask any questions you have about the English language. 
Read and discuss: The Noble Experiment by Jackie Robinson. Pick up the short story at the Adult Reference Desk. With Alene Scoblete, Librarian and NY State certified ESL & English teacher. Sponsored by RVC Library Friends.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Sunday July 15, 2018
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Monday July 16, 2018
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Tales to Tails: gr. 1+
10:00 AM

Build confidence by reading to specially trained dogs. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Registration will begin on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 9:00 PM     
 
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Monday Simply Stronger
11:30 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week Late Summer Session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, June 25, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Games in the Afternoon
1:00 PM

We've set aside space for library patrons to play games of their own choosing.

 
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Campfire Stories: gr. 7+
6:45 PM

RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.

 
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Campfire Stories: gr. 1+
7:00 PM

Let’s go camping! Listen to spooky stories, have a snack, and make a craft. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Pajama Storytime: 3-6 yrs.
7:30 PM

Enjoy this special librarian-led storytime before bed! PJs and stuffed animals encouraged. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Story Time Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Tuesday July 17, 2018
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Parent & Child Sign Time: ages 1 -5
10:30 AM

You and your child will learn simple signs during Potty Time. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Tuesday Yoga with Joe
12:30 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Summer Session. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Intermediate Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this intermediate level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee for a six-week session.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Craft Buds: gr. 7+
6:45 PM

RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.

 
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Craft Buddies: ages 3-6
7:00 PM

Kids make a simple craft with the help of our teen volunteers. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Story Time Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Hip-Hop Dance with Miss Tjuana: gr. 2-6
7:00 PM

Learn different movement styles at this fun dance party! For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Evening Books with Edna Ritzenberg
7:15 PM

We are reading Carnegie’s Maid by Marie Benedict.

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An impoverished Irish immigrant in the industrial 1860s takes a job as a lady's maid in the home of prominent businessman Andrew Carnegie, with whom she falls in love before going missing, triggering Carnegie's search for answers and the establishment ofhis enduring legacy.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Geek TV Discussion Group
7:30 PM

Discuss great shows like Westworld, The Expanse, Homeland and others in a fun, free-form group.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Wednesday July 18, 2018
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Wednesday Simply Stronger with Marilyn Bunger
9:15 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week Summer Session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, June 25, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Book Buds: gr. 7+
10:15 AM

RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.

 
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Book Buddies: ages 3-6
10:30 AM

Teen volunteers pair with kids to share some great books. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Children's Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Senior Current Events
10:30 AM

Join Richard Skolnik to discuss current events. In conjunction with Sandel Senior Center.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Chi Gong
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join instructor Marianna Farina in this ancient Chinese healing art based on meditative movement and breathing techniques. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Summer Session

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Knitting with Shelley Leibson
1:00 PM
 
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Movie Matinees: all ages
2:00 PM

Beat the heat with a great movie! No registration, all welcome! Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

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A young woman disguises herself as a man to take her ailing father's place as a conscripted soldier.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Meditation: gr. 7-12
3:30 PM

Manage your stress during the school year with the practices you learn here. For RVC cardholders.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Science Buds: gr. 7+
6:45 PM

RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.

 
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Evening Yoga with MaryClare
7:00 PM

Join yoga instructor MaryClare for this evening class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Summer Session. Sign up online and at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, June 25, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Science Fun: gr. 2-5
7:00 PM

Discover science with sirens, sharks, and corals! For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Staff Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Thursday July 19, 2018
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Meditation with MaryClare
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Meditation is the practice of stilling the mind to bring calm and balance into your life. Join Registered Yoga Teacher MaryClare Chiofalo in learning the basics and benefits of meditation with simple movement, breathing techniques and seated practice. It’s easier than you think!
Introductory price: $25 for eight classes. Sign-up online or @ the Adult Reference Desk. Limit 15.

 

LOCATION: Small Room
There are 14 spaces available.
 
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Music for Aardvarks: 1-4 yrs.
10:30 AM

Join us for another rocking, rollicking session of musical fun. RVCcardholders only. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Supreme Court Year in Review
1:00 PM

James Coll leads a lively discussion on this important topic.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Builders' Club Helpers: gr. 7+
2:45 PM
RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.
 
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Doll Salon Helpers: gr. 7+
2:45 PM

RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.

 
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Builders' Club: gr. 1-5
3:00 PM

Build with Lego, Lincoln Logs, and other construction toys. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Small Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Doll Salon
3:00 PM

Is your doll's hair a tangled mess? Let our teens help spruce her up! Limit one doll per child. No registration. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Staff Room
 
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Thursday Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Summer SessionPlease register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Make a House Number Planter with CJ Bennetter
6:00 PM - 8:45 PM

Enjoy crafting a wood planter box (18" high, 14" wide, 6" deep) guided by the Happy Heart Craft House founder. Sure to enhance your home’s curb appeal!
$25 materials fee. Limit: 15. Register in person @ the Adult Reference Desk. RVC cardholders may register beginning June 25. If space allows, all others may register beginning July 6.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Game Night
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
 
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Coding Club: gr. 5-7
7:00 PM

Calling all techies: learn to program a Raspberry Pi computer! For RVC cardholders. 

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Registration will begin on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Japanese Brush Painting: gr: 7-12
7:00 PM

Try your hand at this relaxing and beautiful art. For RVC cardholders.

LOCATION: Staff Room
Friday July 20, 2018
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Book Buds: gr. 7+
10:15 AM

RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.

 
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Book Buddies: ages 3-6
10:30 AM

Teen volunteers pair with kids to share some great books. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Children's Room
Registration will begin on Friday, July 13, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Mahjong & Canasta
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come and play at the lIbrary.

 
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Yoga Buds: gr. 7+
1:45 PM

RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.

 
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Yoga Buddies: gr. K -5
2:00 PM

Kids and teens buddy up for yoga led by MaryClare. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Friday, July 13, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Saturday July 21, 2018
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Books to Belly: 2-5 yrs.
10:30 AM

Celebrate great books and great food with storytime and a snack! RVCcardholders only. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Anime Club: ages 14-25
1:30 PM

Reviews, discussions and more. Bring your art to share. The club meets the first and third Saturday of every month.

Sunday July 22, 2018
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Monday July 23, 2018
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Tales to Tails: gr. 1+
10:00 AM

Build confidence by reading to specially trained dogs. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Registration will begin on Monday, July 16, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Tot Spot: birth - 12 mo.
10:30 AM

Bring your baby to the library for a lapsit storytime including songs, stories, fingerplays, and fun! For RVC cardholders.

LOCATION: Story Time Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 16, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Monday Simply Stronger
11:30 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week Late Summer Session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, June 25, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Games in the Afternoon
1:00 PM

We've set aside space for library patrons to play games of their own choosing.

 
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Campfire Stories: gr. 7+
6:45 PM

RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.

 
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Campfire Stories: gr. 1+
7:00 PM

Let’s go camping! Listen to spooky stories, have a snack, and make a craft. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 16, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Pajama Storytime: 3-6 yrs.
7:30 PM

Enjoy this special librarian-led storytime before bed! PJs and stuffed animals encouraged. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Story Time Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 16, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Tuesday July 24, 2018
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Tuesday Yoga with Joe
12:30 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Summer Session. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Intermediate Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this intermediate level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee for a six-week session.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Craft Buds: gr. 7+
6:45 PM

RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.

 
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Craft Buddies: ages 3-6
7:00 PM

Kids make a simple craft with the help of our teen volunteers. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Story Time Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Hip-Hop Dance with Miss Tjuana: gr. 2-6
7:00 PM

Learn different movement styles at this fun dance party! For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Geek TV Discussion Group
7:30 PM

Discuss great shows like Westworld, The Expanse, Homeland and others in a fun, free-form group.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Wednesday July 25, 2018
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Wednesday Simply Stronger with Marilyn Bunger
9:15 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week Summer Session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, June 25, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Book Buds: gr. 7+
10:15 AM

RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.

 
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Book Buddies: ages 3-6
10:30 AM

Teen volunteers pair with kids to share some great books. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Children's Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Senior Current Events
10:30 AM

Join Richard Skolnik to discuss current events. In conjunction with Sandel Senior Center.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Chi Gong
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join instructor Marianna Farina in this ancient Chinese healing art based on meditative movement and breathing techniques. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Summer Session

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Movie Matinees: all ages
2:00 PM

Beat the heat with a great movie! No registration, all welcome! Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

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After hundreds of lonely years, a waste management robot finds a new purpose in life. With only a cockroach for a friend, he finds true love in another robot sent on a mission to Earth to see if it is safe for human life.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Science Buds: gr. 7+
6:45 PM

RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.

 
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Evening Yoga with MaryClare
7:00 PM

Join yoga instructor MaryClare for this evening class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Summer Session. Sign up online and at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, June 25, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Science Fun: gr. 2-5
7:00 PM

Discover science with sirens, sharks, and corals! For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Staff Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Library Board of Trustees Meeting
7:45 PM

All are invited to attend the monthly meeting of the Library Board of Trustees.

LOCATION: Small Room
Thursday July 26, 2018
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Meditation with MaryClare
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Meditation is the practice of stilling the mind to bring calm and balance into your life. Join Registered Yoga Teacher MaryClare Chiofalo in learning the basics and benefits of meditation with simple movement, breathing techniques and seated practice. It’s easier than you think!
Introductory price: $25 for eight classes. Sign-up online or @ the Adult Reference Desk. Limit 15.

 

LOCATION: Small Room
There are 14 spaces available.
 
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Library Play Date: 15 mo.- 4 yrs.
10:30 AM

Need something to do with your little one? Come enjoy free play in an unstructured environment. Meet up with old friends and make new ones!  For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Builders' Club Helpers: gr. 7+
2:45 PM
RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.
 
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Builders' Club: gr. 1-5
3:00 PM

Build with Lego, Lincoln Logs, and other construction toys. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Small Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Thursday Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Summer SessionPlease register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Game Night
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
 
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Coding Club: gr. 5-7
7:00 PM

Calling all techies: learn to program a Raspberry Pi computer! For RVC cardholders.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Registration will begin on Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Friday July 27, 2018
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Book Buds: gr. 7+
10:15 AM

RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.

 
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Book Buddies: ages 3-6
10:30 AM

Teen volunteers pair with kids to share some great books. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Children's Room
Registration will begin on Friday, July 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Mahjong & Canasta
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come and play at the lIbrary.

 
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Yoga Buds: gr. 7+
1:45 PM

RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.

 
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Yoga Buddies: gr. K -5
2:00 PM

Kids and teens buddy up for yoga led by MaryClare. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Friday, July 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Harry Potter Party Helpers: gr. 7+
3:15 PM - 5:15 PM

RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.

 
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Harry Potter Party: gr.3-6
4:00 PM

Attend Hogwarts classes with your house and vie for the prestigious House Cup. Special guests: real owls! For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Friday, July 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Sunday July 29, 2018
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Monday July 30, 2018
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Tales to Tails: gr. 1+
10:00 AM

Build confidence by reading to specially trained dogs. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Registration will begin on Monday, July 23, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Tot Spot: birth - 12 mo.
10:30 AM

Bring your baby to the library for a lapsit storytime including songs, stories, fingerplays, and fun! For RVC cardholders.

LOCATION: Story Time Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 23, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Monday Simply Stronger
11:30 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week Late Summer Session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, June 25, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Games in the Afternoon
1:00 PM

We've set aside space for library patrons to play games of their own choosing.

 
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Tie-Dye: gr. 5+
7:00 PM

Bring a plain white t-shirt or pillowcase to the library to tie-dye into colorful greatness.For RVC cardholders. 

LOCATION: Staff Room
Tuesday July 31, 2018
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Tuesday Yoga with Joe
12:30 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Summer Session. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Intermediate Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this intermediate level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee for a six-week session.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Craft Buds: gr. 7+
6:45 PM

RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.

 
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Craft Buddies: ages 3-6
7:00 PM

Kids make a simple craft with the help of our teen volunteers. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Story Time Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Hip-Hop Dance with Miss Tjuana: gr. 2-6
7:00 PM

Learn different movement styles at this fun dance party! For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Geek TV Discussion Group
7:30 PM

Discuss great shows like Westworld, The Expanse, Homeland and others in a fun, free-form group.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Wednesday August 1, 2018
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Wednesday Simply Stronger with Marilyn Bunger
9:15 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week Summer Session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, June 25, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Book Buds: gr. 7+
10:15 AM

RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.

 
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Book Buddies: ages 3-6
10:30 AM

Teen volunteers pair with kids to share some great books. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Children's Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Senior Current Events
10:30 AM

Join Richard Skolnik to discuss current events. In conjunction with Sandel Senior Center.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Chi Gong
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join instructor Marianna Farina in this ancient Chinese healing art based on meditative movement and breathing techniques. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Late Summer Session

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Knitting with Shelley Leibson
1:00 PM
 
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Movie Matinees: all ages
2:00 PM

Beat the heat with a great movie! No registration, all welcome! Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

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With the help of her friends, Dory sets out to find her parents and save them from captivity.

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LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Star Lab: gr. 2-6
6:30 PM

See the stars inside a portable planetarium. Choose one session only. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

Registration will begin on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Evening Yoga with MaryClare
7:00 PM

Join yoga instructor MaryClare for this evening class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Summer Session. Sign up online and at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, June 25, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Star Lab: gr. 2-6
7:15 PM

See the stars inside a portable planetarium. Choose one session only. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

Registration will begin on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Thursday August 2, 2018
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Meditation with MaryClare
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Meditation is the practice of stilling the mind to bring calm and balance into your life. Join Registered Yoga Teacher MaryClare Chiofalo in learning the basics and benefits of meditation with simple movement, breathing techniques and seated practice. It’s easier than you think!
Introductory price: $25 for eight classes. Sign-up online or @ the Adult Reference Desk. Limit 15.

 

LOCATION: Small Room
There are 14 spaces available.
 
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Library Play Date: 15 mo.- 4 yrs.
10:30 AM

Need something to do with your little one? Come enjoy free play in an unstructured environment. Meet up with old friends and make new ones!  For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Builders' Club Helpers: gr. 7+
2:45 PM
RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.
 
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Builders' Club: gr. 1-5
3:00 PM

Build with Lego, Lincoln Logs, and other construction toys. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Small Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Thursday Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Summer SessionPlease register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Game Night
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
 
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Cards for Hospitalized Kids: gr.7+
7:00 PM

Hand make uplifting cards. RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.

 
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Mother/Daughter Book Discussion: gr.4-6
7:30 PM

We will be reading Rules by Cynthia Lord.

Image result for rules by cynthia lordHaving always tried to manage her autistic brother's embarrassing behavior, Catherine is excited about her new relationship with Jason and friendship with the girl next door, but when the pressures from home take their toll on her, Catherine acts out badly and so begins to consider reviewing and revising her own coping skills.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Registration will begin on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Friday August 3, 2018
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Book Buds: gr. 7+
10:15 AM

RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.

 
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Book Buddies: ages 3-6
10:30 AM

Teen volunteers pair with kids to share some great books. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Children's Room
Registration will begin on Friday, July 27, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Mahjong & Canasta
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come and play at the lIbrary.

 
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Tricia's Flicks: A Quiet Place
2:00 PM

A Quiet Place (PG-13, 1 hr 30 min) 

Image result for a quiet place movie coverIn a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Summer Reading Book Club: gr. 7-12
7:00 PM

Image result for treasure island book coverJoin Ms. Margaret to discuss Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson (from the SSMS Summer Reading List) while enjoying pizza. For RVC cardholders.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Saturday August 4, 2018
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Anime Club: ages 14-25
1:30 PM

Reviews, discussions and more. Bring your art to share. The club meets the first and third Saturday of every month.

Sunday August 5, 2018
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Monday August 6, 2018
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Tales to Tails: gr. 1+
10:00 AM

Build confidence by reading to specially trained dogs. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Registration will begin on Monday, July 30, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Tot Spot: birth - 12 mo.
10:30 AM

Bring your baby to the library for a lapsit storytime including songs, stories, fingerplays, and fun! For RVC cardholders.

LOCATION: Story Time Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 30, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Monday Mysteries
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

We are reading You Will Know Me by Megan Abbott.

ThumbnailWhen a violent death rocks her close-knit gymnastics community weeks before an important competition, the mother of an Olympics hopeful works frantically to hold her family together in spite of being irresistibly drawn to the crime.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Games in the Afternoon
1:00 PM

We've set aside space for library patrons to play games of their own choosing.

 
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Campfire Stories: gr. 7+
6:45 PM

RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.

 
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Campfire Stories: gr. 1+
7:00 PM

Let’s go camping! Listen to spooky stories, have a snack, and make a craft. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 30, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Tuesday August 7, 2018
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Tuesday Yoga with Joe
12:30 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week sessions. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 16, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Read-a-thon: gr. 6+
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Just like a walk-a-thon, but you get sponsored to read instead of walk; to benefit The INN. For RVC cardholders.

 
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Intermediate Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this intermediate level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee for a six-week session.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Craft Buds: gr. 7+
6:45 PM

RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.

 
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Craft Buddies: ages 3-6
7:00 PM

Kids make a simple craft with the help of our teen volunteers. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Story Time Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Geek TV Discussion Group
7:30 PM

Discuss great shows like Westworld, The Expanse, Homeland and others in a fun, free-form group.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Wednesday August 8, 2018
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Book Buds: gr. 7+
10:15 AM

RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.

 
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Book Buddies: ages 3-6
10:30 AM

Teen volunteers pair with kids to share some great books. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Children's Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Senior Current Events
10:30 AM

Join Richard Skolnik to discuss current events. In conjunction with Sandel Senior Center.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Chi Gong
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join instructor Marianna Farina in this ancient Chinese healing art based on meditative movement and breathing techniques. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Late Summer Session

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Movie Matinees: all ages
2:00 PM

Beat the heat with a great movie! No registration, all welcome! Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

Image result for trolls movieTrolls (PG, 92 min.)

With the help of an unhappy companion, a troll princess tries to rescue her friends from being eaten by their evil nemesis.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Library Closing Early for a Special Event
5:00 PM
 
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Library Closing Early for a Special Event
5:00 PM
 
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End of Summer Soiree
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Join us at our 7th Annual Summer Soiree with Megan Abbott.
A versatile writer, Megan Abbott has penned novels, non-fiction books, short stories, articles, teleplays and screenplays. Celebrate summer reading, bring a friend and enjoy an author talk, book signing, raffles, and refreshments!

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Thursday August 9, 2018
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Rhyme Time: ages 4 -14 months
9:30 AM

It’s never too early to start enjoying the library together! Join us for playtime, followed by circle time with songs, books, and fingerplays. RVC cardholders only. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Meditation with MaryClare
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Meditation is the practice of stilling the mind to bring calm and balance into your life. Join Registered Yoga Teacher MaryClare Chiofalo in learning the basics and benefits of meditation with simple movement, breathing techniques and seated practice. It’s easier than you think!
Introductory price: $25 for eight classes. Sign-up online or @ the Adult Reference Desk. Limit 15.

 

LOCATION: Small Room
There are 14 spaces available.
 
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Mother Goose (15 - 38 mo.)
11:00 AM

A special place for you and your child to have fun playing together, listening to stories, singing songs, and joining in circle time. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Can Albany Be Fixed?: Voter Participation Laws
1:00 PM

James Coll leads a lively discussion on this important topic.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Thursday Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Summer SessionPlease register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Summer Party: by invite only
6:25 PM

MURDER MYSTERY NIGHT - Can you survive an attack from Riverdale’s Black Hood? By invite only.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
 
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Game Night
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Friday August 10, 2018
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Book Buds: gr. 7+
10:15 AM

RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.

 
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Book Buddies: ages 3-6
10:30 AM

Teen volunteers pair with kids to share some great books. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Children's Room
Registration will begin on Friday, August 3, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Mahjong & Canasta
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come and play at the lIbrary.

 
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Movie & Snacks: gr. 5+
2:00 PM

Image result for wonderEnjoy tasty snacks while watching Wonder! (PG, 113 min.). For RVC cardholders.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Saturday August 11, 2018
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Empire Safety Council Defensive Driving
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Defensive Driving class for all drivers: $25 for drivers 55 and over; all other drivers $40.  Fee payable at time of class to Empire Safety Council. Register online, at the Adult Reference Desk or by telephone, 766-6257 x5.
LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
There are 39 spaces available.
Sunday August 12, 2018
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Monday August 13, 2018
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Petting Zoo - all ages
10:00 AM

Get up close with the cute and interesting animals of Green Meadows Farm Petting Zoo.  Registration required, everyone welcome!  You may only register for one session.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 6, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Petting Zoo - all ages
11:15 AM

Get up close with the cute and interesting animals of Green Meadows Farm Petting Zoo.  Registration required, everyone welcome!  You may only register for one session.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 6, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Games in the Afternoon
1:00 PM

We've set aside space for library patrons to play games of their own choosing.

Tuesday August 14, 2018
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Tuesday Yoga with Joe
12:30 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week sessions. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 16, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Toy Cleaning: gr. 7+
2:00 PM

RVC cardholders must have previously registered for this program.

 
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Intermediate Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this intermediate level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee for a six-week session.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Geek TV Discussion Group
7:30 PM

Discuss great shows like Westworld, The Expanse, Homeland and others in a fun, free-form group.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Wednesday August 15, 2018
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Wednesday Simply Stronger with Marilyn Bunger
9:15 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week Summer Session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, June 25, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Senior Current Events
10:30 AM

Join Richard Skolnik to discuss current events. In conjunction with Sandel Senior Center.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Chi Gong
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join instructor Marianna Farina in this ancient Chinese healing art based on meditative movement and breathing techniques. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Late Summer Session

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Knitting with Shelley Leibson
1:00 PM
 
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Evening Yoga with MaryClare
7:00 PM

Join yoga instructor MaryClare for this evening class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week Summer Session. Sign up online and at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, June 25, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Thursday August 16, 2018
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Rhyme Time: ages 4 -14 months
9:30 AM

It’s never too early to start enjoying the library together! Join us for playtime, followed by circle time with songs, books, and fingerplays. RVC cardholders only. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Meditation with MaryClare
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Meditation is the practice of stilling the mind to bring calm and balance into your life. Join Registered Yoga Teacher MaryClare Chiofalo in learning the basics and benefits of meditation with simple movement, breathing techniques and seated practice. It’s easier than you think!
Introductory price: $25 for eight classes. Sign-up online or @ the Adult Reference Desk. Limit 15.

 

LOCATION: Small Room
There are 14 spaces available.
 
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Mother Goose (15 - 38 mo.)
11:00 AM

A special place for you and your child to have fun playing together, listening to stories, singing songs, and joining in circle time. For RVC cardholders. Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Non-Fiction Book Discussion
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

We will be reading Educated by Tara Westover.     

Traces the author's experiences as a child born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, describing her participation in her family's paranoid stockpiling activities and her resolve to educate herself well enough to earn an acceptance into a prestigious university and the unfamiliar world beyond.                          

 
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Thursday Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 23, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Game Night
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
 
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Mother/Daughter Book Discussion: gr.7-12
7:00 PM

Join Ms. Liz to discuss Belzhar by Meg Wolitzer. For RVC cardholders.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Friday August 17, 2018
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RVC Heroes Day: all ages
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us in the parking lot to celebrate RVC Heroes Day! Meet some of the heroes from the RVC FIre and Police Departments. No registration. Rain date: August 24 at 10 am.
 Children grade 3 and under must have a parent or caregiver present in the Library during our programs.

 
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Mahjong & Canasta
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come and play at the lIbrary.

 
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Tricia's Flicks: Ready Player One
2:00 PM

Ready Player One (PG-13, 2 hr 20 min)

Image result for Ready Player One movie coverWhen the creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Saturday August 18, 2018
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Anime Club: ages 14-25
1:30 PM

Reviews, discussions and more. Bring your art to share. The club meets the first and third Saturday of every month.

Sunday August 19, 2018
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Monday August 20, 2018
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Tot Spot: birth - 12 mo.
10:30 AM

Bring your baby to the library for a lapsit storytime including songs, stories, fingerplays, and fun! For RVC cardholders.

LOCATION: Story Time Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 13, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Monday Simply Stronger
11:30 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week Late Summer Session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, June 25, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Book Chats with Anna Katsavos
1:00 PM

We are discussing The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin.

ThumbnailSneaking out to get readings from a traveling psychic reputed to be able to tell customers when they will die, four adolescent siblings from New York City's Lower East Side embark on five decades of experiences shaped by their determination to control fate.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Games in the Afternoon
1:00 PM

We've set aside space for library patrons to play games of their own choosing.

Tuesday August 21, 2018
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Tuesday Yoga with Joe
12:30 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this beginning level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per six-week sessions. 

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 16, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Intermediate Yoga with Joe
3:00 PM

Join certified iyengar yoga instructor Joe Cilmi for this intermediate level class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee for a six-week session.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Evening Books with Edna Ritzenberg
7:15 PM

We are reading The Boat Runner by Devin Murphy.

ThumbnailWhen brothers Jacob and Edwin are sent to a Nazi youth camp by their naive father in an effort to secure new business in Germany, Jacob finds his world thrown into chaos for the next four years as he tries to rescue Jews from danger.

LOCATION: Small Room
 
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Geek TV Discussion Group
7:30 PM

Discuss great shows like Westworld, The Expanse, Homeland and others in a fun, free-form group.

LOCATION: Kim's Corner
Wednesday August 22, 2018
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Wednesday Simply Stronger with Marilyn Bunger
9:15 AM

Certified fitness instructor Marilyn Bunger leads this popular low impact exercise class. There is a $25 non-refundable fee per 6-week Summer Session. Please register online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

LOCATION: Helen Kraus Room
Registration will begin on Monday, June 25, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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RVC Library Friends Meeting
10:00 AM

The Friends welcome any ideas, suggestions or recommendations to help us better serve the needs of the Library. Please join us!

LOCATION: Story Time Room