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Today Stacy Davidowitz & Ali Stroker – Tony Award Winner & NYT Best Selling Author Appearing at Bookends in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, today Stacy Davidowitz & RHS alumni Ali Stroker . The  Tony Award Winner & NYT Best Selling Author duo will be appearing at Bookends in Ridgewood for a  Meet/Greet/Photo-Op/Book Signing  SUNDAY, JANUARY 21ST AT 3:00PM.

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New Report: Here’s why 40% of fourth graders can’t read at a basic level

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Ridgewood NJ, a teacher effectiveness organization’s report on the nationwide implementation of best practices for teaching reading reveals that 19 states including New Jersey lack critical policies to promote literacy effectively.

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Ridgewood Public Library Upgrades Circulation Desk Area

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Ridgewood NJ, according to Village Manager Keith Kazmark , the Ridgewood Public Library seeing even more amazing renovations! This time the circulation desk area on the lower level.

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Ridgewood Community Donates to the Less Fortunate for Christmas

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Ridgewood NJ, community generosity for the Christmas season to help the less fortunate ,20 bags of toys, books, hats, mittens, scarves, jackets, beauty supplies and more were delivered to the Center for Hope and Safety. Food donations were donated to Social Services of Ridgewood and Vicinity.

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Paramus Mayor Chris DiPiazza Welcomed Back Barnes & Noble on “Black Friday”

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Paramus NJ, Paramus Mayor Chris DiPiazza welcomed back Barnes & Noble on “Black Friday” .

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The Ridgewood Public Library Celebrates 100 years

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Ridgewood NJ, The Ridgewood Public Library celebrates 100 years, join Local History Librarian Sarah Kiefer and Village Historian Peggy Norris, as they take a look back at the Ridgewood Library’s history. Learn all about the group of volunteers who started the lending library, which led to the establishment of the George L. Pease Memorial Library in 1923. Light refreshments will be served at the lecture. No registration required. Any questions contact Sarah Kiefer at 201-670-5600 x2135 or skiefer@ridgewoodlibrary.org
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6 Key Ways to Foster Intimacy through Online Entertainment

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It can be difficult to feel close and intimate with our partners or friends due to the physical distance that often separates us. To bridge this gap, we might turn to online entertainment to share an experience virtually. Unfortunately, these activities can sometimes come up short when it comes to bringing two people closer together. However, there are several steps you can take to ensure that your online entertainment experiences foster meaningful connections with those you care about. 

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6 Creative Ways to Enjoy Free Things for Your Birthday

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Birthdays are the perfect time to celebrate, and often people go all out in spoiling themselves or those special to them. It can be easy to spend a lot of money trying to make it extra memorable, but that doesn’t have to be the case. Even on your birthday, there are plenty of ways to have a great time without spending a fortune. All it takes is a little creativity! This post will give you 6 unique ideas for making your upcoming birthday even more enjoyable without spending a dime. Continue reading 6 Creative Ways to Enjoy Free Things for Your Birthday

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Literary Legends: Poll of New Jerseyans Reveals Joyce Kilmer as the State of New Jersey’s Favorite Author Of All Time

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Mahwah NJ, Harper Lee, Mark Twain, Ernest Hemingway… These iconic names are among the luminaries hailing from the United States. However, more locally, each state has produced their own homegrown authors who have left an indelible mark on literature with their diverse and significant contributions. A survey* of 3,000 respondents by StoicQuotes.com shed light on each state’s most cherished authors, revealing some intriguing outcomes.

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Ridgewood Public Library is Looking for Two New Part Time library Assistants

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Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood Public Library made two important announcements . First the Children’s Department is closed for renovation from August 7th to August 16th for renovation and the Library is currently hiring two part time library assistant positions .

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Ridgewood Public Library: Determining what makes a Book Inappropriate for a Public library?

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Ridgewood NJ, recent book additions to the Ridgewood Public Library have raised more than a few eyebrows. What’s seems to missing is a robust public debate over what is appropriate and to whom.

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Ridgewood Public Library Foundation Clambake

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Public Library Foundation Clambake is excited to return to one of our favorite locations – Ridgewood Country Club – to celebrate the library‘s 100th anniversary! Guests will enjoy delicious clambake fare, signature cocktails and full bars at RCC’s newly-renovated clubhouse.

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The Bolger Foundation, has recommitted its $1 million matching donation in support of the Ridgewood Library’s current renovation plans

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Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood Public Library is excited to announce that the Bolger Foundation, a longtime supporter of the Ridgewood Library Foundation, has recommitted its $1 million matching donation in support of the Ridgewood Library’s current renovation plans. “This donation will allow us to expand our current plans to renew other areas of the library including our much-used auditorium and upgrade our technology training room to showcase our maker space equipment and programs,” said library director Lorri Steinbacher. Continue reading The Bolger Foundation, has recommitted its $1 million matching donation in support of the Ridgewood Library’s current renovation plans