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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.




1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

We are pleased to continue 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten at Riverdale Public Library! 

This program, started in January 2016, has been on-going as participants engage with it at their own pace; caretakers and their pre-kindergartners are encouraged to read together until they reach 1,000 books read.

Anyone can register their little one to be eligible for reading incentives. Just call the library or email Ms. Kate to register.

Then pick up a reading log, record your books, and visit the library each time you read 100 books to receive a small prize. Check out the official 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten website here for more information about this wonderful national initiative. 

Happy Reading!

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Summer Storytimes 2018

Baby & Me

Bring your baby when we explore simple books, sing classic songs, enjoy bubbles, and play all while becoming familiar with the library on Wednesdays this summer, June 27th thru August 1st (except 7/4) at 10:15 am.

Open to infants and toddlers up to 23 months old with a caregiver.

Please register by clicking here starting Friday, June 1st.



This storytime is full. Thank you!

Let's get reading and singing!

Come for songs, books, and a craft all while getting school ready with friends on Wednesdays this summer, June 27th thru August 1st (except 7/4) at 11:30 am.

Open to ages 5 and younger with a caregiver.

Please register by clicking here starting Friday, June 1st.

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Kindness Rocks!

Decorate a rock with positive messages, happy faces, or just bright colors. Then place your rock where it can brighten someone's day or take it home to lift your own spirits whenever you need a reason to smile.

Come to decorate anytime all day from 10 am to 4 pm on alternating Fridays, June 29, July 13, & July 27.

Open to all ages.

No registration necessary!

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Super Fun Bubble Time

This program is full. Thank you!

It’s baaack!

Everyone loves bubbles! Come to enjoy music, comedy, and, of course, bubbles! Don’t miss the chance to be entrapped and entranced by gazillions of bubbles on Thursday, July 19th!

Open to all ages.

super fun bubble time july 2018 FLYER

Star Wars Morning!

Calling Star Wars fans of all ages!

Join us for a morning of Star Wars crafts, games, & most special of all, a return visit from the 501st Legion, a dedicated group of Star Wars fans who make their own authentic Star Wars costumes and will come dressed in them for the day on Saturday, August 4th at 11 am.

Open to families and all ages.

No registration necessary!

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Questions? Contact Youth Services Librarian Ms. Kate at 973-835-5044 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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


The Last Time I Lied by Riley Sager

The Sinners by Ace Atkins

The Woman in the Woods by John Connolly

There There by Tommy Orange

Tom Clancy Line of Sight by Mike Maden


Aroused: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just About Everything by Randi Hutter Epstein M.D.

Conan Doyle for the Defense: The True Story of a Sensational British Murder, a Quest for Justice, and the World's Most Famous Detective Writer by Margalit Fox

The Plot to Destroy Democracy: How Putin and His Spies Are Undermining America and Dismantling the West by Malcolm Nance

Squeezed: Why Our Families Can't Afford America by Alissa Quart

Unbeaten: Rocky Marciano's Fight for Perfection in a Crooked World by Mike Stanton


All We Ever Wanted: A Novel by Emily Giffin

Before and Again: A Novel by Barbara Delinsky

Between You and Me by Susan Wiggs

The Good Fight: A Novel by Danielle Steel

Liar, Liar by Lisa Jackson

Murder in Paradise by James Patterson

The Perfect Couple by Elin Hilderbrand

The Pharaoh Key by Douglas Preston

Spymaster: A Thriller (The Scot Harvath Series) by Brad Thor

When We Found Home by Susan Mallery

13 Reasons Why: Season 1

Blank Panther

Death Wish

The Endless

Game Night

In Darkness

Love, Simon

Midnight Sun

Paul, Apostle of Christ


The Art of French Kissing by Brianna Shrum

The Cardboard Kingdom by Chad Sell

Cece Loves Science by Kimberly Derting, Shelli R. Johannes, Vashti Harrison

Dummie the Mummy and the Golden Scarab by Tosca Menten, Elly Hees

The Enchantress Returns (The Land of Stories) by Chris Colfer, Brandon Dorman

Everything I Know About You by Barbara Dee

The Legend of Greg by Chris Rylander

Neverworld Wake by Marisha Pessl

A Reaper at the Gates (An Ember in the Ashes) by Sabaa Tahir

Smoke in the Sun (Flame in the Mist) by Renée Ahdieh

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