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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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Online Services Available with Your Card

Your library card barcode number gives you access to online services 24/7

  • Request titles through the MAIN Web Catalog
  • Search subscription reference databases from home
  • Download audio books and e-books.

Inter-Library Loan & Open Borrowing

Inter-Library Loan

Libraries throughout New Jersey, the country, and even around the world participate in lending materials to patrons in other libraries. This means that in Riverdale, if we don’t have what you want, we will look for it in other libraries in Morris County, then in New Jersey and even across the entire country!

Open Borrowing

Open Borrowing is a program where libraries in Morris, Passaic, Bergen, Sussex, and parts of Warren, Union, Monmouth, Hudson, Essex, and Somerset Counties agree to recognize cards from other systems for reciprocal borrowing in person. Over 150 towns in the 10 county area participate.

Please be aware that if you borrow a book in another county you must return it to a participating library in that county.

Book Buggy Homebound Service

What is the Book Buggy?

If you are a Riverdale resident unable to travel to the Library, you are eligible for our Book Buggy service. With our Book Buggy, a volunteer will deliver books, audio books, magazines, and movies right to your door! Give us a call and a librarian will help you select books or other items that match your interests. Deliveries and pick-ups are available once a week. All normal borrowing policies apply, though we will adjust our borrowing periods to adapt to your delivery schedule. Items delivered by Book Buggy are exempt from overdue fines.

How Does It Work?

Volunteers from the Friends of the Riverdale Public Library will personally deliver books to your door if you are not able to travel to the library because of either a permanent or temporary disability. All drop-offs and pickups will be arranged with you ahead of time by phone.

Who Is Eligible?

Anyone who has a valid library card from the Riverdale Public Library and is in good standing (If you don’t already have one, we can arrange for a library card by mail).

How to Sign Up for the Book Buggy

Print the Book Buggy Registration, fill it out and mail it in. Call the library for more information.

Please see the section below for additional services provided by both the County Library and the State Library for people with disabilities. Special Services

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

Fiction:

Mumbo Gumbo Murder by Laura Childs

The Andromeda Evolution by Michael Crichton

Sarah Jane by James Sallis

Murder at Whitby Abbey by Cassandra Clark

Let it Snow by Nancy Thayer

Non-Fiction:

Know my name: a memoir by Chanel Miller

Edison by Edmund Morris

Inside out: a memoir by Demi Moore

The Education of an Idealist by Samantha Power

The Body: a guide for occupants by Bill Bryson

Audio

Blue Moon: a Jack Reacher novel by Lee Child

Cilka’s Journey by Heather Morris

Noel Street by Paul Richard Evans

Final Option by Clive Cussler

Kiss the Girls and Make Them Cry by Mary Higgins Clark

A Cruel Deception by Charles Todd

Let it Snow by Nancy Thayer

Agent Running in the Field by John Le Carre

Christmas Cocoa Murder by Carlene O’Connor

Twice in a Blue Moon by Christina Lauren

Movies

Veronica Mars. Season 1 Rated NR

Red Joan Rated R

Framing John Delorean Rated NR

Lion King Rated PG

Crawl Rated R

Itsy Bitsy Rated NR

Aladdin Rated PG

Anna and the Apocalypse Rated R

Rock Paper Scissors Rated R

Good Fight. Season 3 Rated NR

Children’s:

The Last Human by Lee Bacon

The Magic Misfits: The minor third by Neil Patrick Harris

Loki by Mackenzi Lee

Black Canary: ignite by Meg Cabot

Fry Bread by Kevin Noble Maillard

Teen:

The Grace Year by Kim Liggett

Jackpot by Nic Stone

The Secret Commonwealth by Phillip Pullman

Our Wayward Fate by Gloria Chao

The Silent Thaw by Erin Hunter