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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?

Saturday hours for June, July and August are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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 It includes billions of historical documents from over 48 countries, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes and additional resources.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

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 Summer 2017

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

Outdoor Performance of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew - Thursday, August 3, 7:00 p.m. Join us at the beautiful Glenburn Estate for Riverdale’s own outdoor Shakespeare program! The Next Stage Ensemble, a division of The Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey’s Professional Training Program, will perform this famous play in which the “shrew” Katherina, a stubborn and strong-willed woman, is “tamed” by her suitor Petruchio. Chairs will be provided, and please feel free to bring your own refreshments (no alcohol). This program is made possible by the generous support of the Friends of the Riverdale Public Library.

2,200 Miles on the Appalachian Trail - Wednesday, August 9, 7:00 p.m.
At age 77, Mike Venus became the fourth oldest person to hike the entire Appalachian Trail. Mike will present a slideshow of photos he captured along the way and will discuss the history of the famous Trail; the process of preparing for the hike (including attendance at a boot camp); and factors that determine how likely one might be to succeed on the hike.

Adult Summer Reading Finale - Saturday, August 26, 11:00 a.m. Join us for the conclusion of our Adult Summer Reading Program! We’ll be announcing the winners of the drawings for our summer reading prizes (including our grand prize!), sharing what we’ve read, playing games and enjoying some refreshments.

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

Computer Classes

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

Device Advice
(formerly iPad and Tablet Users Group) Upcoming session: We will resume in the Fall. Check back for dates.

Drop in between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.  -  Need some help using your iPad, iPhone, Kindle, laptop or other digital device? Drop in with your device and get some pointers on its use.

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: 

The Zookeeper's Wife – Sorry! This program is full.  Wednesday, July 19, 7:00 p.m. A married couple who work as zoo caretakers help save Jews from the Holocaust. (Rated PG-13, 124 minutes)

Going in Style - Wednesday, August 16, 7:00 p.m. Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin team up as lifelong buddies Willie, Joe and Al, who decide to buck retirement and step off the straight-and-narrow for the first time in their lives when their pension fund becomes a corporate casualty. (PG-13, 96 minutes)

 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:

Come Sundown by Nora Roberts

A Dog’s Way Home by Bruce W. Cameron

Dragon Teeth by Michael Crichton

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Rich People’s Problems by Kevin Kwan

Non-Fiction:

Never Call Me a Hero by N. Jack Kleiss

Jackie’s Girl by Kathy Mckeon

The Jersey Brothers by Sally Mott Freeman

Rising Star by David J. Garrow

You Don’t Look Your Age and Other Fairytails by Shelia Nevins

Audio

Against All Odds by Danielle Steel

Almost Missed You by Jessica Strawser

Dead Zone by Stephen King

French Twist by James Patterson

Frozen Hours by Jeff Shaara

Full Wolf Moon by Lincoln Child

I See You by Clare Mackintosh

In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware

Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

The Girl Who Knew Too Much by Amanda Quick

Movies:

Doctor Strange

A Dog’s Purpose

Gold

La La Land

Masterminds

Resurrection of Gavin Stone

Rogue One

Unleashed Mr. Darcy

Victoria Season 1

Juvenile

7 ate 9 by Tar Lazar

Captain Awesome Takes Flight by Stan Kirby

Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin

Geekerella by Ashley Poston

Junk Drawer Engineering by Bobby Mercer

Moo Moo in a Tutu by Tim Miller

Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wien

Rebel Rising by Beth Revis

Shadow Cipher by Laura Ruby

Shawn Loves Sharks by Curtis Manley



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