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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?

The library will be closed for Good Friday, April 19. We will be open on Saturday, April 20.

Children and Teen Progams 

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. Of course, you can always  call the  library to register or stop by. Download or print our Adult Programs January Through May 2019

UPCOMING PROGRAMS

 Go to our program page, with online registration links to register, or call us at (973) 835-5044.
 

 Possessed by Possessions -  Wednesday, Monday, April 29, 7 p.m. (Sorry! This program is now full) New date added! Wednesday, May 29, 7 p.m.

This new program is geared to help homeowners to declutter now so their kids won't be overwhelmed later and need to back up a dumpster to the house when parents pass on. What to do with photographs, letters, books, kids’ memorabilia, and furniture are just some of the topics that will be addressed. Linda Anders is a Professional Organizer and member of NAPO-National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals.

Summer Make Up Trends – Wednesday, May 1, 7:00 p.m. Maxine Zawaski, skin care/makeup consultant for Lincoln Park ShopRite, will be here for a demonstration of the latest makeup trends and will have samples for you to try.will be here for a demonstration of the latest makeup trends and will have samples for you to try.

Nature Printing Workshop with Lisa Madson – Saturday May 4, 1:00 p.m.  (Sorry! This program is now full)
Celebrate spring and record the beauty of the season with nature printing on fabric. Make a cloth wall hanging banner utilizing natural found materials such as leaves, flowers and plants from your backyard! The materials are printed with ink and hand colored afterward using various techniques.

Nazis in Riverdale? – Wednesday, May 8, 7 p.m. Local historian Tom Riley will trace the origins of Camp Bergwald on Federal Hill from the construction of the camp through its confiscation by the federal government. The connection of Camp Bergwald to the German American Bund and Nazi Germany will be fully explored.

Movies

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

 

A Star is Born- Wenesday, May 15, 7:00 p.m. or Friday, May 17, 2:00 p.m. A musician discovers--and falls in love with--a struggling artist. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer until he coaxes her into the spotlight. Rated R, 135 minutes.

 Museum Passes - (For Riverdale librarycard holders) Thanks to the generosity of the Friends of the Riverdale Public Library, the library has museum passes for circulation for Riverdale patrons. The Intrepid Air and Space Museum, Imagaine That! Children's Museum, and Grounds for Sculpture are available now. How does it work? The Intrepid pass allows six people free entry using the one Riverdale library pass. The Grounds for Sculpture allows four people free entry. Imagine That! museum pass allows free entry for four people. Riverdale card holders must reserve the pass either by phone or by walk-in, and can keep the pass for up to three days. Stop by or call us with any questions.


 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 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.

Gale Small Business Builder
 New Database!Available through a partnership between MAIN and Morris County Economic Development Corporation (EDC).Search this database to learn how to start, finance or manage  your small business. Resources include; sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites.

  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.

 

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.


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.

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

Fiction:

Crown Jewel by Chistopher Reich

Dark Tribute by Iris Johansen

Black and Blue by David Rosenfelt

Deep Harbor by Fern Michaels

The Cook by Maylis de Kerangal

Non-Fiction:

The Case for Trump by Victor Davis Hanson

Grateful American: a journey from self to service by Gary Sinise

The Moth Presents Occasional Magic

Gray Day by Eric O’Neill

125+ Recipes for Gatherings Large and Small by Martha Stewart

Audio

The A List: an Ali Reynolds mystery by Judith A. Jance

Black and Blue by David Rosenfelt

Blood Oath by Linda Fairstein

The Cornwalls Are Gone by James Patterson

Wild Card by Stuart Woods

Doing Justice by Preet Bharara

Girl, Stop Apologizing by Rachel Hollis

Superman by Matt de la Pena

We Must Be Brave by Frances Liardet

The Next to Die by Sophie Hannah

Movies

Saint Hubert’s Chapel

Stranger Things: Season 2

Broadchurch: Season 3

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes on Grindelwald

If Beale Street Could Talk

King of Thieves

The Quake

Second Act

Stan & Ollie

Dragons: Race to the edge, Mystery of the Dragon Eye

Juvenile

Children’s:

Katt vs. Dogg by James Patterson

Little Yellow Truck by Eve Bunting

My Little Pony : friendship is magic by Paul Allor

A Piglett Named Mercy by Kate DiCamillo

The Book Hog by Greg Pizzoli

Teen:

The Everlasting Rose by Dhonielle Clayton

Four Dead Queens by Astrid Scholte

Heroine by Mindy McGinnis

Internment by Samira Ahmed

Lovely War by Julie Berry