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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:

The Disappearing by Lori Roy

Every Time You Go Away by Beth Harbison

Fruit of the Drunken Tree by Ingrid Rojas Contreras

She Was the Quiet One by Michele Campbell

An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena

Non-Fiction:

Blood & Ivy: The 1849 Murder That Scandalized Harvard by Paul Collins

The Death of Truth: Notes on Falsehood in the Age of Trump by Michiko Kakutani

The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast Michael Scott Moore

Devil's Mile: The Rich, Gritty History of the Bowery by Alice Sparberg Alexiou

JELL-O Girls by Allie Rowbottom

Audio

All We Ever Wanted: A Novel by Emily Giffin

Before and Again: A Novel by Barbara Delinsky

Between You and Me by Susan Wiggs

The Good Fight: A Novel by Danielle Steel

Liar, Liar by Lisa Jackson

Murder in Paradise by James Patterson

The Perfect Couple by Elin Hilderbrand

The Pharaoh Key by Douglas Preston

Spymaster: A Thriller (The Scot Harvath Series) by Brad Thor

When We Found Home by Susan Mallery

Movies

Beirut

Blockers

Finding Your Feet

Lean on Pete

A Quiet Place

Ready Player One

Super Troopers 2

Traffik

Where is Kyra?

You Were Never Really Here

Juvenile

All Are Welcome by Alexandra Penfold

Beast: A Tale of Love and Revenge by Lisa Jensen

Big Box Little Box by Caryl Hart

Cat Wishes by Calista Brill

The Door to the Lost by Jaleigh Johnson

Game Changers: The Story of Venus and Serena Williams by Lesa Cline-Ransome

I'm Not Missing by Carrie Fountain

Mermaid School by Joanne Stewart Wetzel

Nightbooks by J. A. White

Things Jolie Needs to Do Before She Bites It by Kerry Winfrey