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LIBRARY HOURS

  Monday 10:00 AM 8:00 PM
  Tuesday 10:00 AM  5:00 PM
  Wednesday 10:00 AM 8:00 PM
  Thursday 10:00 AM 8:00 PM
  Friday 10:00 AM 5:00 PM
  Saturday 10:00 AM 4:00 PM
  Sunday CLOSED  
June, July and Aug. Sat hours - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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What's New?

Children and Teen Programs

Check out the wonderful programs for children and teens by clicking on the Kids or Teen tabs above. Call the library at (973) 835-5044 or use the Event Calendar above to register for programs.                                   

Adult Programs

Register online by clicking on the program link on the event calendar or go to our program page, with online registration links, at Programs January through May 2018.
 Of course, you can always  call the  library to register or stop by. Download or print our Adult Programs January through May 2018.

JANUARY PROGRAMS

Get Organized for Weight Loss –Wednesday, January 10, 7 p.m. Menu plan your butt off! Eat, drink, and shrink. Tips to help you be organized so you always have healthy food in your home. Shopping tips, menu planning, and portion tips are just some of the topics covered in this hour long PowerPoint presentation. Helpful handouts are also provided. Presented by Linda Anders Professional Organizer and the owner of COC Enterprises LLC.

Valentine Decoupage Pillar Candle LanternSaturday, January 27, 11 a.m. Agnes Majewska-Sydoryk will lead us in this workshop to create a lovely decoupage candle holder for your special Valentine dinner

Digital Downloading: Magazines, Audio Books and E-Books - Monday, rescheduled to January 29, 7:00 p.m.
So much is available with your Riverdale or Morris County library card! Join us as we look at the e-books and audio books available to borrow: we’ll show you the process and explore the catalog. Use your library card to access digital versions of popular magazines like Martha Stewart Living, The Economist, and Food Network Magazine are just some of the magazines you can download each month (for free!) and keep. Have a tablet or iPad? Bring it!

 Go to our program page, with online registration links, at Programs January through May 2018

On Exhibit

We are using our gallery for book sale donation drop-offs. Gently used, good condition books, DVD's and CD's are currently being accepted, now through March 10. The Friends of the Riverdale Public Library Book Sale is Friday, March 23- Sunday, March 25, 2018.

Computer Classes

We offer a variety of computer instruction classes. Call the library or stop by to register - 973-835-5044.

 

Device Advice - Need help downloading our ebooks, digital magazines or music? Make an appointment and bring in your device for one-on-one assistance.

 

Personal Computer Tutoring - Meet with a librarian for a 30 minute individual session on email basics or for an introduction to the computer. Please call the library for an appointment.

Movies

Wednesday night at the movies: It’s popcorn, and a good movie on a 60" screen at 7 p.m. on the third Wednesday night of the month. Upcoming movies: 

Dunkirk – Wednesday, January 17th, 7:00 p.m. WWII thriller about the evacuation of Dunkirk, France, in which 400,000 Allied troops were rescued following a catastrophic defeat. (Rated PG-13; 105 minutes).

Victoria and Abdul - February 21, 7 p.m. Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim. (112 minutes, PG-13)

 New!!! Foreign films will be shown on the third Friday of each month at 1:00 p.m. Please call the library at 973-835-5044 or visit our website at http://www.riverdalelibrary.org/ to register. Refreshments will be served.

Toni Erdmann (German) - Friday, January 19th, 1:00 p.m. A practical joking father tries to reconnect with his hard working daughter by creating an outrageous alter ego and posing as her CEO's life coach. (Rated R; 2 hours 42 minutes).

 

The Best Seller's Club for Riverdale Library Patrons - Register with us to have requests placed automatically for your favorite authors for their upcoming publications. Once registered, you will be on the waiting list for all future titles. Fifteen authors are available - don't miss their next book! Register in the library or online here.

Hoopla  Hoopla Digital is Available!!! Hoopla is a new digital media service provided to our patrons through the generosity of the Friends of the Riverdale Library. Through hoopla, using your Riverdale Library card, you can access and enjoy nearly half a million titles from six different formats: Movies, TV, Music Albums, eAudiobooks , eBooks, and Comics/Graphic Novels - all in one location, from your computer, tablet or Smartphone! Go to hoopla at https://www.hoopladigital.com/ to sign up and start listening/watching/reading!!

 

RosettRosetta Stone Logoa Stone - Language Learning - available through the NJ State Library. Choose from 30 languages! Available for use on your computer, tablet or mobile device.

Checmyheritage button k out our new geneology product, MyHeritage Library Edition. It is available both in the library, and remotely. MyHeritage Library Edition ™ is one of the largest, most internationally diverse genealogy databases of its kind in the world. It includes billions of historical documents from over 48 countries, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes and additional resources. Available in 40 languages, MyHeritage Library Edition is the industry’s most multilingual family history research database.

  E-Book News

3M CloudOur patrons are really enjoying how easy it is to download e-books and audiobooks to your PC, tablet, iPad, or phone. All the content is just for MAIN patrons, with some titles priority just for Riverdale patrons.  Click here to check it out! Need help getting started? Call the library to arrange a one-on-one session to help you download to your device.


Raise money for the Friends of the Library through your Amazon purchases

The Friends of the Library have created a Smile account with Amazon.  When you shop at smile.amazon.com and indicate the Friends of the Riverdale Library as your charity, each purchase will send a little money to our Friends organization.  Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchase.

TumbleBooks

 ClickTBimageClickTBimageTumbleBook Library is an online collection of of eBooks, eAudiobooks, eReadAlongs, graphic novels, National Geographic videos, interactive games, and more that teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love. Picture books, chapter books, with games, puzzles and quizzes are available on your computer or device. Tumblebook library is available through the MAIN consortium. No login or password is necessary in our library, and at home, use your library barcode to access this resource.

 

 

 

 

 

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  1. Books
  2. Audio
  3. Movies
  4. Youth

Fiction:

Anatomy of a Scandal by Sarah Vaughan

The Family Lawyer by James Patterson

Mississippi Roll by George R. R. Martin

Pride and Prejudice and Mistletoe by Melissa de la Cruz

The Woman in the Window by A. J. Finn

Non-Fiction:

The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner by Daniel Ellsberg

Obama: An Intimate Portrait by Pete Souza

Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose by Joe Biden

Why You Eat What You Eat by Rachel Herz PhD

You Need a Budget by Jesse Mecham

Audio

The Blood of Emmett Till by Timothy B. Tyson

The Demon Crown by James Rollins

The Family Lawyer by James Patterson

Fools and Mortals by James Patterson

The House on Foster Hill by Jaime Jo Wright

Murder, Interrupted by James Patterson

The Music Shop by Rachel Joyce

Still Me by Jojo Moyes

Unbound by Stuart Woods

Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks

Movies:

All Saints

American Made

Dunkirk

Home Again

Kingsman 2: The Golden Circle

Lego Ninjago Movie

On Wings of Eagles

Stronger

The Trip To Spain

Victoria & Abdul

Juvenile

The Bad Guys in Intergalactic Gas by Aaron Blabey

The Beast Within: A Tale of Beauty's Prince by Serena Valentino

Dream Big Dreams: Photographs from Barack Obama's Inspiring and Historic Presidency by Pete Souza

Earth Hates Me: True Confessions from a Teenage Girl by Ruby Karp

Fierce: How Competing for Myself Changed Everything by Aly Raisman

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sánchez

Piper by Jay Asher and Jessica Freeburg

A Skinful of Shadows by Frances Hardinge

Star Wars Adventures Vol. 1: Heroes of the Galaxy by Landry Q. Walker

Valensteins by Ethan Long



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