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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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Upcoming Holiday Schedule of Closures

Christmas Day Monday December 25
Christmas Day After Tuesday December 26
New Year's Day Observed Monday January 1, 2018

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 September through December 2017

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

JANUARY PROGRAMS

Conquer Clutter – Saturday, January 6, 1:00 p.m. Have you wasted time looking for important papers? Do you have “important papers” such as receipts, old income tax information, and bank statements but have no clue how long you should keep them? Perhaps you have items you no longer want but don’t want to throw them way and have no idea where you could donate them? Maybe you are overwhelmed with all the papers that come home with your kids from school? Find the answers to these questions and more from Linda Anders Professional Organizer and the owner of COC Enterprises LLC.

Get Organized for Weight Loss –Wednesday, January 10, 7 p.m. Menu plan your butt off! Eat, drink, and shrink. Tips to help you be organized so you always have healthy food in your home. Shopping tips, menu planning, and portion tips are just some of the topics covered in this hour long PowerPoint presentation. Helpful handouts are also provided. Presented by Linda Anders Professional Organizer and the owner of COC Enterprises LLC.

Digital Downloading: Magazines, Audio Books and E-Books - Monday, January 15, 7:00 p.m.
So much is available with your Riverdale or Morris County library card! Join us as we look at the e-books and audio books available to borrow: we’ll show you the process and explore the catalog. Use your library card to access digital versions of popular magazines like Martha Stewart Living, The Economist, and Food Network Magazine are just some of the magazines you can download each month (for free!) and keep. Have a tablet or iPad? Bring it!

Valentine Decoupage Pillar Candle LanternSaturday, January 27, 11 a.m. Agnes Majewska-Sydoryk will lead us in this workshop to create a lovely decoupage candle holder for your special Valentine dinner

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

On Exhibit

It's the Gingerbread Exhibition! Melissa Harsley, borough resident and Friend of the Library, has created delightful gingerbread structures, including several Riverdale landmarks. Stop by now through January 3 to view this seasonal display.

Computer Classes

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

 

Device Advice - Need help downloading our ebooks, digital magazines or music? Make an appointment and bring in your device for one-on-one assistance.

 

Personal Computer Tutoring - Meet with a librarian for a 30 minute individual session on email basics or for an introduction to the computer. Please call the library for an appointment.

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: 

 

New!!! Foreign films will be shown on the third Friday of each month at 1:00 p.m. Please call the library at 973-835-5044 or visit our website at http://www.riverdalelibrary.org/ to register. Refreshments will be served.

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.

  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:

The Girl in The Tower by Katherine Arden

Enchantress of Numbers by Jennifer Chiaverini

American Drifter by Heather Graham and Chad Michael Murray

The Gift by Shelley Shepard Gray

Manhunt by James Patterson

Non-Fiction:

Hacks: The Inside Story of the Break-ins and Breakdowns That Put Donald Trump in the White House by Donna Brazile

Capital Gaines by Chip Gaines

Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II by Liza Mundy

Nudge by Richard Thaler

Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker

Audio

Three More Reacher Novellas by Lee Child

Leonardo Da Vinci by Walter Isaacson

Darker by E.L. James

The Whispering Room by Dean Koontz

Fever by Deon Meyer

The End of Summer by Rosamunde Pilcher

September by Rosamunde Pilcher

First Snow by Nora Roberts

Artemis by Andy Weir

Movies:

American Assassin

Better Watch Out

Crash Pad

Despicable Me 3

The Hitman’s Body Guard

Leap!

Logan Lucky

Jungle

Thumper

Juvenile

Becoming Kareem by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Spy School Secret Service by Stuart Gibbs

The Legend of Shadow High by Shannon Hale

365 Weird & Wonderful Science Experiments by Elizabeth Snoke Harris

The Magic Misfits by Neil Patrick Harris

My Journey to the Stars by Scott Kelly

Dance Party Countdown by Eric Litwin

Snow & Rose by Emily Winfield Martin

They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera

Robots & Repeats by Gene Luen Yang



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