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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:

Crucible by James Rollins

The Current by Tim Johnston

The Eulogist by Terry Gamble

Golden State by Ben Winters

The Golden Traces of the Dead by Alan Bradley

Non-Fiction:

The Enchanted Hour by Meghan Cox Gurdon

The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee by David Treuer

Maid by Stephanie Land

Soul Full of Coal Dust by Chris Hamby

Unexampled Courage by Richard Gergel

Audio

The Big Fella by Jane Leavy

Bookends by Michael Chabon

Crucible by James Rollins

The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker

The First Conspiracy by Brad Meltzer

The Gown by Jennifer Robson

Judgement by Joseph Finder

Late in the Day by Tessa Hadley

A Time to Scatter Stones by Lawrence Block

Movies

The Bookshop

Boy Erased

First Man

The Hate U Give

Hunter Killer

Indivisible

Johnny English Strikes Again

Jonathan

The Old Man and the Gun

The Wife

Juvenile

Children’s:

Hats Off to Mr. Pockles! by Sally Lloyd-Jones

One-third Nerd by Gennifer Choldenko

Perfect by Max Amato

When Sadness Is At Your Door by Eva Eland

Worst Mascot Ever by James Preller

Teen:

A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer

The Greatest Treasure Hunt in History by Robert M. Edsel

King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo

Only A Breath Apart by Katie McGarry

Wires and Nerve, Vol. 2 by Marissa Meyer