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  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.



What's New?

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 It includes billions of historical documents from over 48 countries, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes and additional resources.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.

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 - September through December 2016

Coming soon! Call the library to register.

Adult Coloring Group – Wednesdays, August 3, 10, 17, and 24, 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Find out why coloring has become such a popular activity for adults. What a stress reliever! All materials will be provided. Come to each session, or join us for one or two. It's up to you - no stress!

Adult Summer Reading Finale - Saturday, August 27, 11:00 a.m. Join us for the conclusion of our Adult Summer Reading Program! We’ll be holding the drawings for our summer reading prizes, sharing what we’ve read, playing games and enjoying some refreshments.

Slow Cooker Solutions for Fast Meals - Wednesday, September 14,
7:00 p.m. Are your weeknights a blur of activity? Let library staff
member Linda Vogel share some of her recipes for slow cooker suppers.
Easy to fix, delightful to eat!

Nazis in Riverdale? - Wednesday, September 28, 7:00 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.


Computer Classes

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

iPad and Tablet Users Group
New to using a tablet? Bring your device and learn the basics in this monthly workshop for tablet users looking to increase their skills and share knowledge and experience. Learn how to access public Wi-Fi, change settings, set up email, and install and remove apps. Attend once, or as many sessions as you need. Meets the third Friday of each month. Next meeting: Friday, September 16, 1 p.m.


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: 

Genius - Wednesday, September 21, 7:00 p.m. - The story of the personal and professional connection between famous literary editor Maxwell Perkins and eccentric southern author Thomas Wolfe. As Wolfe becomes consumed with his lengthy novels, Perkins struggles to reel in his talent in order to deliver another best-seller for Scribner Publishing during the 1930s.
Rated PG-13; 104 min.

  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.


 ClickTBimageClickTBimage TumbleBook Library is an online collection of animated picture books 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.























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


Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

The House at the Edge of Night by Catherine Banner

If I Forget You by Thomas Christopher Greene

Inseparables by Stuart Nadler

Judenstaat by Simone Zelitch


And Soon I Heard the Roaring Wind by Bill Streever

But What if We’re Wrong? by Chuck Klosterman

Chaos Monkeys by Antonia Garcia Martinez

The Intelligent Converstionalist by Imogen Lloyd Webber

On Trails by Robert Moor


A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

At the Edge of the Orchard by Tracy Chevalier

End of Watch by Stephen King

Everyone Brave is Forgiven by Chris Cleave

Flamecaster by Cinda Williams Chima

Girl in the Red Coat by Kate Hamer

Monsters: a Love Story by Liz Kay

Nine Women One Dress by Jane L. Rosen

This Too Shall Pass by Milena Busqets

Weekenders by Mary Kay Andrews


The Dark Horse

Dirty Grandpa

The Dresser

Green Room

Hello, My Name is Doris

I Smile Back

Kung Fu Panda 3

Miracles From Heaven

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2

Orange is the New Black Season 3


The Fletcher Family Takes Rock Island by Dana Alison Levy

Lion, Tiger, and Bear Tag! You’re It! by Ethan Long

More-igami by Dori Kleber

Outrun the Moon by Stacey Lee

Owl Diaries Eva and the New Owl by Rebecca Elliot

Rose and the Dagger by Renee Ahdieh

Seven Black Diamonds by Melissa Marr

The Surprise Attack of Jabba the Puppet by Tom Angleberger

This is My Dollhose by Giselle Potter

The Wolf’s Boy by Susan Williams Beckhom

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