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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.



Infant and Preschool Programs

Programs for School Age Children

Community Programs


Summer Reading Program Tails and Tales

Begins June 29th! To sign up or log in, download the ReadSquared App and enter Riverdale Library or go to: http://riverdalelibrary.readsquared.com

Bendy Bookworm Yoga

Bendy Bookworm Yoga at Home!

Tuesdays,  June 22 and July 20 10:30 a.m. (Ages 1-5 )

Bendy Bookworm Yoga at Home for ages 1-5 on the Riverdale Public Library Facebook page.  Just tune in here when this yoga session goes "live". Then watch it again whenever it works for you. No registration necessary!


Melody Mom Music Fun!

Virtual Melody Mom Music Fun!

 June 14, July 12, and August 9, 10:30 a.m. (Ages 2 and up )

Let's have fun when we welcome Melody Mom back to Riverdale
virtually this spring and summer!

Summer Storytimes!

Summer Storytimes

Wednesdays, June 2– June 30, 10 a.m.

(Ages 2-5)

Come join us for a virtual storytime and craft! These will be accessible on our YouTube channel, Riverdale Public Library – Youth Services, at 10 a.m. every Wednesday morning. No registration necessary; however, those who do register will be able to pick up kits for crafts related to the story.


Tails and Tails Special Programming for Summer


School Age Crafts - Wednesdays, July 14 - August 18

Unicorns: Break the Cage - Monday, July 12, 4:30 p.m.

Yasu Theatre Program - Thursday, July 29, 5 p.m.

Painting with Ms. Lynn - Thursday, July 22, 4:30 p.m.

Noah's Ark Animal Workshop - Wednesday, August 4, 4:30 p.m.


YouTube Channel is Public!

Our youth services YouTube channel is now public!  To view storytime and craft videos, look no further: click and subscribe here!


Youth Newsletters Going Strong!

Are you getting our youth e-newsletters yet?! Here's the link to the latest.

 Parent Resouces Page

Our Parent Resources features online resources that we think could be useful to you and your kids while the library remains closed.



An online collection of animated picture books that teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love


Note about programs: From time to time the Library offers refreshments as part of a program event. Patrons are responsible for making decisions about what they eat or drink and should avoid anything that might cause a negative reaction. Parents are responsible for monitoring what their children consume.


Questions? Contact Youth Services Librarian Ms. Helen 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 Duke and I by Julia Quinn

Every Last Fear by Alex Finlay

The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth

The Lamplighters byEmma Stonex

Of Women and Salt by Gabriela Garcia


Antitrust by Amy Klobuchar

Buses Are a Comin’ by Charles Person

The Haunting of Alma Fielding by Kate Summerscale

The Hero Code by William H. McRaven

The Next Everest by Jim Davidson


Eternal by Lisa Scottoline

A Gambling Man by David Baldacchi

The Red Book by James Patterson

Sooley by John Grisham

Troubled Blood by Galbraith

Turn a Blind Eye by Jeffery Archer


Greenland Rated PG-13

News of the World Rated PG-13


Our Friend Rated R

Zappa Rated NR

Promising Young Woman Rated R

Wonder Woman 1984 Rated PG-13


Hotdog! by Anh Do

The book of fatal errors by Dashka Slater

Bo the brave by Rebecca Elliott

Star Showers by Melody Mews

Mr. Lemoncello and the Titanium Ticket by Chris Grabenstein< /p>


Accidental by Alex Richards

The Assignment by Liza Wiemer

The Witch’s Hand by Nathan Page and Drew Shannon

Ever Cursed by Corey Ann Haydu

Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust