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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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Mission

The mission of the Riverdale Public Library is to provide educational, informational, recreational, and cultural materials and services to all residents of the community.

Goals

The goals of the Riverdale Public Library are to:

  • Create and maintain a comprehensive collection of materials reflecting the needs and desires of the people in the community.
  • Extend the library’s visibility in the community.
  • Nurture in children the desire to be lifelong users of the library.
  • Offer enjoyable and informative programs and exhibits that attract diverse groups to the library.
  • Provide a meeting place for residents and local businesses.
  • Provide equal access to information and services for all members of the community.
  • Support the continuing professional development of all staff.
  • Provide access to technology for processing data and facilitating the learning experience.
  • Use technology to expand and facilitate access to worldwide information.
  • Serve as a link to other libraries throughout the state.

Role

The role of the library includes the following:

  • Popular Materials: The library shall feature current, high-demand, high-interest materials in a variety of formats for borrowers of all ages.
  • Preschoolers’ Invitation to Learning: The library shall encourage young children to develop an interest in reading and learning through services for children and for parents and children together.
  • Reference Library: The library shall actively provide timely, accurate and useful information for community residents.
  • Independent Learning Center: The library shall support individuals of all ages pursuing a program of independent learning accredited by any educational provider.
  • Community Information Center: The library shall serve as a clearinghouse for current information concerning current organizations, issues, and services.

Policies About:

Collection
Gifts
Internet
Library Behavior
Loan Period
Local History
Patron Concerns
Patron Records
Unattended Children

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

Fiction:

Ginny Moon by Benjamin Ludwig

Heretics by Leoardo Padura

My Darling Detective by Howard Norman

There Your Heart Lies by Mary Gordon

A Twist in Time by Julie Mcelwian

Non-Fiction:

An American Sickness by Elisabeth Rosenthal

Martin Luther by Lyndal Roper

Nevertheless by Alec Baldwin

Road to Jonestown by Jeff Guinn

South and West by Joan Didion

Audio

All By Myself Alone by Mary Higgins Clark

Almost Missed You by Jessica Strawser

Black Book by James Patterson

Fast and Furious by Stuart Woods

If Not For You by Debbie Macomber

In This Grave Hour by Jacqueline Winspear

Lost Order by Steve Berry

One Perfect Lie by Lisa Scottoline

Stars Are Fire by Anita Shreve

Two Girls from Hummingbird Land by Lisa See

Movies:

Founder

Hidden Figures

In Dubious Battle

Lion

Miss Sloane

Office Christmas Party

Patriots Day

Silence

Split

Juvenile

Book of Mistakes by Corinna Luyken

Charlotte the Scientist is Squished by Camille Andros

Giant Jumperee by Julia Donaldson

Good Morning Superman! by Michael Dahl

Grendel’s Guide to Love and War by A.E. Kaplan

Hoot by Jonathan Litton

If Your Monster Won’t Go to Bed by Denise Vega

Little Wolf’s First Howling by Laura McGee Kvasnosky

Out of the Box by Jemma Westing

Stranger Things Have Happened by Jeff Strand



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