riverdale sign

socializeblogger teensbloggerpinterestfacebook

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.

catalogmyaccountcalendarnewslettergalleryresources

Save

 

 Child with Book

Children's Programs

Registration is required for most programs.
Please click on the flyers below or call the library to register.
 
 
 

5th Annual Pumpkin Decorating!

We’ll bring the pumpkins, you bring the creativity on Saturday, October 19th.

Open to families and all ages.

Both sessions of this program are now full - call the library to be put on a waiting list!

pumpkin decorating oct 2019 FLYER

Silly Science! (Oct)

This program is full - please call the library to be put on the waiting list!

Calling all budding scientists!

Let’s try fun and silly experiments together this fall on Wednesday, October 23rd at 4 pm.

Open to ages 5 and up.

Please register by clicking here or on the flyer below.

silly science october 2019 FLYER

Dragon Masters Book Club! (Oct)

Pick up a copy of Book 10, Waking the Rainbow Dragon, from Ms. Kate. Then come back for a book discussion and related crafts on Thursday, October 24th at 4:15 pm!

Open to kids in grades 1-3.

Please register by clicking here or on the flyer below.

dragon masters book club october 2019 FLYER

Creepy Creations!

This program is full - please call the library to be put on the waiting list!

Join us just in time before Halloween to make your own creepy, crafty, Halloween-y decorations and creations after school on Wednesday, October 30th at 4 pm.

Open to ages 4 and up.

Please let us know you're coming and register by clicking here or on the flyer below so we have enough supplies for everyone!

creepy creations october 2019 FLYER

Bendy Bookworm Yoga!

School's closed, library's open!

Let's welcome yogi librarian Ms. Danielle with her interactive storytime and yoga class on Thursday, November 7th at 3 pm. Her class is complete with thirty minutes of yoga followed by a craft. Come join the fun when school is closed for the day!

Open to kids in grades K-5.

Please let us know you're coming and register by clicking here or on the flyer below.

bendy bookworm yoga nov 2019

Leaf Imprint Art Workshop!

School's still closed, library's still open!

And Ms. Lynn is returning to Riverdale with her leaf imprint workshop on Friday, November 8th at 11 am! 

We'll use acryllic paint and real leaves to create original paintings that bring art and nature together in beautiful and unique ways! All materials, including paint, leaves, and canvases, will be provided.

Open to kids in grades K-8.

Please let us know you're coming and register by clicking here or on the flyer below.

leaf imprint art workshop nov 2019

Paws to Read: Tales to Tails (Nov)

Our dog friends from Creature Comforts Pet Therapy keep coming so you can keep practicing your reading with the friendliest listeners around on Wednesday, November 13th at 4 pm.

And remember, even if you can't read yet, you can still come to tell stories based on the pictures on the pages of a good book!

Open to ages 4 and up.

Please let us know you're coming and register by clicking here or on the flyer below.

paws to read nov 2019

Stuff Your Own Turkey!

Get into the Thanksgiving spirit!

Come hear a seasonal story and stuff your very own adorable stuffed animal turkey on Saturday, November 16th at 11 am!

Open to families and all ages.

Space and supplies are limited - please register by clicking here or on the flyer below.

turkey stuffed animal workshop nov 2019 FLYER

LEGO Lab! (Nov)

Bring your imagination; we'll supply the LEGOs and a great story on Wednesday, November 20th at 4 pm!

Open to ages 4 and up.

Please register by clicking here or on the flyer below.

lego lab november 2019 FLYER

Dragon Masters Book Club! (Nov)

Pick up a copy of the book with Ms. Kate. Then come back for a book discussion and related crafts on Thursday, November 21st at 4:15 pm! We're looking forward to reading Book 11 of the Dragon Masters series, Shine of the Silver Dragon!

Open to kids in grades 1-3.

Please register by clicking here or on the flyer below.

dragon masters book club nov 2019 FLYER

Annual Gingerbread House Decorating!

The annual gingerbread house decorating for kids returns on Saturday, December 7th!

Melissa & Dennis Harsley, dedicated Friends of the Library, will be back to help children create candy “gingerbread” houses during two decorating sessions.

Open to children in grades K-8.

Please register for the 10 am session by clicking here OR for the 1 pm session by clicking here starting Monday, November 4th!

gingerbread houses dec 2019 FLYER

Paws to Read: Tales to Tails (Dec)

Our dog friends from Creature Comfort Pet Therapy keep coming so you can keep practicing your reading with the friendliest listeners around on Wednesday, December 11th at 4 pm.

And remember, even if you can't read yet, you can still come to tell stories based on the pictures on the pages of a good book!

Open to ages 4 and up.

Please register by clicking here or on the flyer below.

paws to read dec 2019

LEGO Lab! (Dec)

Bring your imagination; we’ll supply the LEGOs & a great story on Wednesday, December 18th at 4 pm!

Open to ages 4 and up.

Please let us know you're coming and register by clicking here or on the flyer below.

lego lab december 2019 FLYER

Dragon Masters Book Club! (Dec)

 Pick up a copy of the book with Ms. Kate. Then come back for a book discussion and related crafts on Thursday, December 19th at 4:15 pm! We're looking forward to reading Book 12 of the Dragon Masters series, Treasure of the Gold Dragon!

Open to kids in grades 1-3.

Please register by clicking here or on the flyer below.

dragon masters book club dec 2019 FLYER

 

Drop-in Snowflaking!

Get ready for the snowy days ahead with all sorts of snowflake crafts again this December!

Come for snowflake cookie decorating, coffee filter snowflakes, and more when school is closed for the holiday break on Friday, December 27th at 11 am!

Open to all ages and families.

No registration necessary!

drop in snowflaking dec 2019 FLYER

  

  

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

Fiction:

The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri

Dear Wife by Kimberly Belle

The Memory Police by Yōko Ogawa

The Reckless Oath We Made by Bryn Greenwood

Knaves Over Queens by George R. R. Martin

Non-Fiction:

Chase Darkness With Me by Billy Jensen

My Friend Anna by Rachel Deloache Williams

Scam Me If You Can by Frank W. Abagnale

Black Site by Philip Mud

The Borgias by Paul Strathern

Audio

Akin by Emma Donoghue

Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane

Contraband by Stuart Woods

How Happiness Happens by Max Lucado

The Titanic Secret by Clive Cussler

What Rose Forgot by Nevada Barr

Vendetta in Death by J.D. Robb

The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell

Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson

Movies

Paw Patrol: Mighty Pups Rated NR

American Gods: Season 2 Rated MA

A Dog’s Journey Rated PG

Mary Queen of Scots Rated R

Wonder Park Rated PG

The Spanish Princess: Season 1 Rated MA

The Best of Enemies Rated PG-13

Last Black Man in San Francisco Rated R

Godzilla: King of the Monsters Rated PG-13

Styx Rated NR

Children’s:

Broken Strings by Eric Walters

The Magic Mirror by Anna Staniszwski

More to the Story by Hena Khan

Stargazing by Jen Wang

Strange Birds by Celia C. Pérez

Teen:

Suggested Reading by Dave Connis

Tunnel of Bones by Victoria Schwab

Vow of Thieves by Mary E. Pearson

Wildfire by Rodman Philbrick

The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee