Rosetta Stone - Language Learning - available through the NJ State Library. Choose from 30 languages! Available for use on your computer, tablet or mobile device.
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 It includes billions of historical documents from over 48 countries, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes and additional resources.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.
Summer Reading Runs through Saturday, August 6 - Programs for all Ages
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.
Download or print our adult program brochure: Adult Programs June through August 2016.
Coming soon! Call the library to register.
Jewelry Making with Creative Carolina - rescheduled to Saturday, July 23, 1:00 p.m. Creative Carolina Bermudez will introduce you to the craft of jewelry making and beading, and will help you to craft a piece of custom jewelry. (Sorry - this program is full and no further registration is available)
Adult Summer Reading Program – Monday, June 27 – Friday, August 5. Join us this summer for our adult summer reading program! Read the books of your choice and submit entries and reviews about what you read for chances to win prizes! In keeping with the year’s theme – “Exercise Your Mind – Read,” the first 40 people to register will receive a calendar and health journal. Registration is in person and begins on Monday, June 27.
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.
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, August 19, 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:
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 - Wednesday, August 17, 7:00 p.m. In this sequel to the hit My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Toula finds her extended family rocked by the revelation that her mother and father were never really married -- which, of course, requires an even bigger Greek wedding so they can officially tie the knot. Rated PG-13; 94 min.
Our 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.
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.