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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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Board of Trustees

The Riverdale Public Library is governed by its Board of Trustees. The Trustees are responsible for setting overall policy and for overseeing the finances of the Library. Specific responsibilities of the Board are to:

  • Support the Library in its goal to provide excellent service to the community. The Trustees understand the community and work to ensure that the library meets those needs.
  • Establish policies that support the Library in achieving its goals.
  • Strive to obtain adequate financial support for the Library.
  • Hire a director who will provide professional guidance for the Library.

Each Trustee is appointed by the Mayor of the Borough of Riverdale for a 5-year term.

 Trustees

Trustee Office Term Ends
David Gourley President 2017

Linda Anders

Vie-President 2020

Kathy Olsen

Treasurer 2021

Gerry Mahler

Secretary 2018
Jean Blakley   2019

Rosann Youngstein

  2019
Paul M. Carelli Ex-Officio - Mayor  
Vickie Pede Ex-Officio - Superintendent of Schools N/A
Councilman Bradley Clinton Council Liaison 2017

Dennis Harsley

 President, Friends N/A
  Alternate for Superintendent of Schools  

 

Ex Officio Members of the Board as of January 1, 2017

Mayor Paul Carelli
Delegate: TBD

Superintendent Vickie Pede
Delegate:TBD

Board of Trustee Meetings

The Board of Trustees meets the second Monday of each month except where noted. Meetings start at 7:00 p.m. at the library and are open to the public. Minutes are available upon request with a fee of $15 per copy. Meetings in 2017 are scheduled as follows:

January 9, 2017
February 13, 2017
March 13, 2017
April 10, 2017
May 8, 2017
June 12, 2017
July 10, 2017
August 14, 2017
September 11, 2017
October 16, 2017
November 13, 2017
December 11, 2017
The first meeting in 2018 is scheduled for January 8, 2018.

Morris Automated Information Network, Inc. (M.A.I.N.)

The Riverdale Public Library is a member of MAIN which is composed of 38 public libraries in Morris County and surrounding areas. Each library is separate and independent and is supported by its own community. However, the libraries share the network and circulation system supported by MAIN. In addition, the libraries combine to purchase special online resources. Each MAIN library also shares its resources with other MAIN libraries.

Directories of Main Libraries 

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

Fiction:

The Blood Mirror by Brent Weeks

The Champagne Conspiracy by Ellen Crosby

The Hermit by Thomas Rydahl

Night School by Lee Child

The Rain in Portugal by Billy Collins

Non-Fiction:

100 days of Real Food by Lisa Leake

A Life Well Played by Arnold Palmer

By Women Possessed by Arthur Gelb

Fleet at Flood Tide by James D. Hornfischer

Magnolia Story by Chip Gaines

Audio

Audio

Chaos by Patricia Cornwell

First Star I See Tonight by Susan Elizabeth Philips

Liar’s Key by Carla Neggers

No Man’s Land by David Baldacci

Odessa Sea by Clive Cussler

Precious and Grace by Alexander McCall Smith

This Was a Man by Jeffery Archer

Trespasser by Tana French

Two by Two by Nicolas Sparks

Wrong Side of Goodbye by Michael Connelly

Movies:

Bad Moms

Captain Fantastic

Eight Days a Week: The Beatles

Finding Dory

Game of Thrones Season 6

Hello or High Water

Imperium

Mike and Dave need Wedding Dates

Outlander Season 2

Star Trek: Beyond

Juvenile

Astronomy Lab for Kids by Michelle Nichols

Blood Red Snow White by Marcus Sedgwick

Fanny Never Flinched by Mary Cronk Farrell

I am Jane Goodall by Brad Meltzer

Mango, Abulea, and Me by Meg Medina

Moana the Junior Novelization by Suzanne Francis

The Princess in Black takes a Vacation by Shannon Hale

The Unfairest of Them All by Shannon Hale

They All Saw a Cat by Brendan Wenzel

Useless Bay by M.J. Beaufrand



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