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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?

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 It includes billions of historical documents from over 48 countries, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes and additional resources.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

Art Exhibit - the Watercolors of Marlene Basile - through May 30, 2016. p.m.

Basile artist seascape

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 to register for programs.                                   

Adult Programs

Download or print our adult program brochure: Adult Programs January through May 2016.

Download or print our adult program brochure: Adult Programs June through August 2016.

Coming soon! Call the library to register.

Organized to Lose Weight – Thursday, May 12, 7:00 p.m. Linda Anders, owner of COC Enterprises LLC, presents organizational tips for food shopping and menu/portion planning to help you “eat, drink and shrink.”

Garden and Wildlife Photography - Monday, May 23, 7:00 p.m.

Good photography is a blend of science and art. Before you can create great images, you need to have a basic technical knowledge of your equipment and the skills to compose your best shot. Master Gardener Barbara Katz will join us to discuss how you can gain the expertise you need to create your personal statement, tell your story, capture the beauty around you, or transmit your feelings through your photography.

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, May 20, 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: 

The Choice - Wednesday, May 18, 7:00 p.m. Based on Nicholas Sparks’ 2007 novel of the same name, this romantic drama features two neighbors who fall in love at their first meeting and then need to decide how to move their relationship forward. Rated PG-13; 110 min

Hail, Caesar! - Wednesday, June 15, 7:00 p.m. This all-star comedy, set in Hollywood's golden age, follows a single day in the life of a studio “fixer” who has his hands full with plenty of problems to fix. Rated PG-13; 105 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.







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Recently Ordered


Fire Touched by Patricia Briggs

A Gathering of Shadows by V.E. Schawb

The Little Red Chairs by Edna O’Brien

The Waters of Eternal Youth by Donna Leon


Becoming Grandma by Lesley Stahl

Game of Crowns by Christopher, Anderson

Love, Lost, and What We Ate by Padma, Lakshmi

Valiant Ambition by Nathaniel Philbrick

The Apartment by Danielle Steel

The Martian by Andy Weir

War Hawk by James Rollins and Grant Blackwood

A Brush of Wings by Karen Kingsbury

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

The Peanuts Movie

In the Heart of the Sea


Ice Cream Summer by Peter Sis

Ninja, Go by Julia Marsh

Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen

Templeton Gets His Wish by Greg Pizzoli

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