RIDGEWOOD, Conn. -- The floating torii gate of the Itsukushima Shrine in Japan is a stop on the "armchair tour" of the country Aug. 9 at the Ridgewood Library.
The 7 p.m. travel slideshow is among many summer programs tehre. It is called, "Brushes with Inner Japan," and presenter Lorraine Matys offers it to anyone interested in travel and Japan. There will be light refreshments. Click here to register.
A community read is underway at the library where "One Village, One Book" center on "The Boys in the Boat" by Daniel James Brown. Book discussion groups, activities, contests and events are offered through September. Click here for details.
The following is also offered in August:
Shakespeare’s "Henry IV", Wednesday, Aug. 10, 7 p.m. Hudson Shakespeare Company enacts highlights in full costume. All welcome, light refreshments.
MakerSpace Saturday: Learn to Solder , Saturday, August 13, 2 p.m. for grades five and up; small materials fee may apply.
Knit One Read Too , practice session, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 7 p.m. to learn to knit, crochet, embroider and stitch to a preview of new books. To register, visit the reference desk, click www.ridgewoodlibrary.org or contact Victoria at (201) 670-5600, ext. 133.
Yoga for EveryBODY , Wednesdays, Aug.17 and 24, 9:15-10:15 a.m. Instructor is certified yoga teacher Amy Bachmann. The cost is $5/class for Ridgewood residents; $7/class for visitors. To register, contact Jin Lee at email@example.com or (201) 670-5600, ext. 125.
Local History and Genealogy, Genealogy consultants provide assistance Wednesday, Aug. 10, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Friday, Aug. 19, 1 to 3 p.m. Contact HeritageCenter@ridgewoodlibrary.org or (201) 670-5600, ext. 135 to make an appointment with a GSBC volunteer.
The library is located at 125 North Maple Ave., Ridgewood, N.J.