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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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Upcoming Holiday Schedule of Closures

Thanksgiving Eve Wednesday November 22, close at 2 p.m.
Thanksgiving Thursday November 23
Thanksgiving  Friday November 24
Christmas Day Monday December 25
Christmas Day After Tuesday December 26
New Year's Day Observed Monday January 1, 2018

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

Download or print our adult program brochure: Adult Programs for September through December 2017

Coming soon! Register online by clicking on the program link, or call the  library to register.

Communication Tips and Techniques in Alzheimer’s Disease - Wednesday, November 29, 7:00 p.m. As Alzheimer’s disease progresses, people with the disease lose their ability to use words to communicate.
Learn how to enhance communication at each stage of the disease, including how to recognize behavior as a form of communication. Topics include how to identify verbal and non-verbal messages and tips on how
to maintain your relationship with your loved one as Alzheimer’s disease brings changes. Presented by Alzheimer’s New Jersey.

Gingerbread House Decorating for Adults- Wednesday, December 6, 6:30 p.m. Sorry!  This program is full.

Christmas Tree Book Sculpture - Saturday, December 9, 11:00 a.m. Craft a Dickensian-style Christmas tree book sculpture with Agnes Majewska-Sydoryk. All materials will be provided.

Go to our program page, with online registration links, at  Adult Fall Programs 2017.

On Exhibit

The quilters from Acme Fabrics display their quilts and fabric crafts through November 30.  Artist's Reception is Saturday, November 18, 1 to 3 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Refreshments served.

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: 

 

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.

Amelie (2001) (French) – Friday, December 15, 1:00 p.m. A shy Parisian waitress (Audrey Tautou) secretly does good deeds for others. (Rated R; 120 min.)

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!!

New database! Value Line is now available. Investment research covering 3,500 stocks across 100 industries! Available to Riverdale and other MAIN patrons.

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:

In the Midst of Winter by Isabel Allende

Christmas at the Little Beach Bakery by Jenny Colgan

Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks

Hiddensee by Gregory Maguire

Artemis by Andy Weir

Non-Fiction:

Singer: The Complete Guide to Sewing by Nancy Langdon

The Apparitionists by Peter Manseau

Bobby Kennedy by Chris Matthews

Food Can Fix It by Mehmet Oz, M.D.

The Last Republicans by Mark K. Updegrove

Audio

End Game by David Baldacci

Hardcore Twenty-four by Janet Evanovich

The Noel Diary by Richard Paul Evans

Typhoon Fury by Clive Cussler

What Unites Us by Dan Rather

Year One by Nora Roberts

Grant by Ron Chernow

Endurance by Scott Kelly

Every Breath You Take by Mary Higgins Clark

How the Finch Stole Christmas by Donna Andrews

Movies:

The Glass Castle

The Show

Ingrid Goes West

Slamma Jamma

Wind River

Atomic Blonde

The Dark Tower

War for the Planet of the Apes

Spider-Man: Homecoming

Juvenile

Becoming Kareem by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Spy School Secret Service by Stuart Gibbs

The Legend of Shadow High by Shannon Hale

365 Weird & Wonderful Science Experiments by Elizabeth Snoke Harris

The Magic Misfits by Neil Patrick Harris

My Journey to the Stars by Scott Kelly

Dance Party Countdown by Eric Litwin

Snow & Rose by Emily Winfield Martin

They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera

Robots & Repeats by Gene Luen Yang



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