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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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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.

Upcoming 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.

Go to our program page, with online registration links to register, or call us at (973) 835-5044. All programs are virtual and presented on Zoom, unless otherwise noted.


MAIN announces a new MAIN Libraries App - Browse the catalog, place holds on items you want, and check your account

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Borrow Books and Audiobooks at Home!

The Riverdale Public Library offers three online platforms for audiobook and ebook borrowing.

Hoopla —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! Made possible through the generosity of the Friends of the Riverdale Public Library. This service is for Riverdale patrons only.

The Hoopla App is available via the App Store on Apple devices and through the Google Play Store on all Android devices.

Cloud Library —The Cloud Library is the home of the Riverdale Library's circulating e-book collection and a collection of downloadable audiobooks. The Cloud Library enables members to browse, borrow, and read a collection of titles. Books can be read—or listened to—on personal devices, such as iPads, iPhones, Android devices, Nook, Kindle Fire, PC, and Mac OS. This service is for both MAIN and Riverdale patrons.

The Cloud Library is available via the App Store on Apple devices and through the Google Play Store on all Android devices.

Tumblebooks —Tumblebooks is an online collection 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. At home, use your library barcode on the back of your card, without spaces, to access this resource. This service is for both MAIN and Riverdale patrons.

Tumblebooks is available via the App Store on Apple devices and through the Google Play Store on all Android devices.

Axis360 ThreeEasySteps Square AdNew ebooks from Axis360 are available to New Jersey libraries through the support of the  the New Jersey State Library. Read them on a computer or download the axis360 app - Find a title

 

 


Raise money for the Friends of the Library through Amazon

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.

 The Friends have announced the 2021 Book Sale will be Friday through Sunday, October 22-24!

The Best Seller's Club for Riverdale Library Patrons

Newly Expanded! 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. New Expanded author list! - don't miss their next book! Register in the library or online here.


BrainFuse HelpNow is available through the New Jersey State Library. Get homework help, practice skills and so much more!

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Consumer Reports offers consumer protection and product reviews and includes articles on health, public safety, marketplace economics, and the judicial and regulatory actions that effect consumers. Available issues from 1985 to present. Available through MAIN.

Mometrix

Mometrix eLibrary is an online test preparation database with study guides, practice questions, and flashcards for over 1,800 different standardized exams. Available through MAIN.

 

Rosetta Stone

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

 

HeritageQuest

HeritageQuest Online is now availabe for library card holders. Click here to explore this database. HeritageQuest Online provides genealogical and historical sources for more than 60 countries, with coverage dating back as early as the 1700s.

 

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.


 Information about the Coronavirus

New Jersey COVID-19 Information

New Jersey COVID - 19 Vaccine Information (includes portal for vaccine registration)

The New Jersey Call Center for vaccine information can be reached seven days a week, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., at 855-568-0545.

Click here for additional information regarding the Coronavirus from the NJ State Library