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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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Type of Materials

We have some special collections of books –

Large Print Books: Thanks to the Friends of the Riverdale Public Library, we have a growing collection of books in large print.

Parenting Collection: Hundreds of books especially for parents are located in the Children’s Room. Books about families and teenagers are in the adult section.

 

We don’t just lend books!

 

DVDs: More than 3,000 DVDs of all types – feature films (VHS also), kids shows, popular TV shows, exercise and more. Non-fiction DVDs are shelved with the subject, such as DVDs about how to train your dog

Borrow up to 5 at a time for one week. You must be 18 years old to borrow movies.

Magazines: We have more than 50 magazines, including some for children. While the current issue stays in the library, all back issues can be borrowed for 4 weeks, the same as a book. Please click here for a list of print magazines.

 Digital Magazines Available - Through the Morris Automated Information Network (MAIN) library consortium, digital issues of popular magazines are available to read on your computer, tablet, or e-reader or Smartphone device.

Popular Mechanics, Martha Stewart Living, The Economist, The Food Network Magazine are just some of the magazines available. Click here for a complete list of magazines in digital format.

Always available, and you have it as long as you like - once downloaded, it's yours! To download a magazine, go to https://www.rbdigital.com/mainincnj/service/zinio/landing?

Click here  for additional instructions, or stop in at the library for help.

Newspapers: We subscribe to several local newspapers which are available in the library: The Suburban Trends, The Bergen County Record, and The Star Ledger.

Historical Suburban Trends 1958 – now: We have The Suburban Trends in digital format going all the way back 45 years to its beginning This is available in the library and is 100% searchable.

On-Line Newspapers & Magazines: Via the EBSCO database services and other services available through library cooperatives in Northern NJ, we also have access to thousands of newspaper, magazine and journal articles online going back to the 1800’s in some cases. These databases can be accessed from any PC connected to the Internet, using the barcode number on your library card.

See the Information Resources section

Audio Books: Got a long commute? Bored on the treadmill? We have a wide selection of books on CD and on cassette that you can listen to. They go out for 28 days, just the same as books. Audio books are also available for children & are great for long car trips!

Downloadable Audio and E-Books

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Thousands of downloadable books of all types for everyone! Fiction, non-fiction, young adult and children’s books. Audio and e-books are available for most devices. If the book you want isn’t available, you can place a hold.

Click here to get started.

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

Fiction:

Willing to Die by Lisa Jackson

Cat Chase the Moon by Shirley Rousseau Murphy

Tightrope by Amanda Quick

Murder on Trinity Place by Victoria Thompson

The 18th Abduction by James Patterson

Non-Fiction:

H. H. Holmes: the True History of the White City Devil by Adam Selzer

Firefighting: the Financial Crisis and its Lessons by Ben Bernanke

Defying Hitler: the Germans Who Resisted Nazi Rule by Gordon Thomas

The Second Mountain: the Quest For A Moral Life by David Brooks

The Art of Happy Moving by Ali Wenzke

Audio

Sweeping Up the Heart by Kevin Henkes

Internment by Samira Ahmed

Slayer by Kiersten White

Neon Prey by John Sandford

I Know Who You Are by Alice Feeney

Stone Bridges by Carla Neggers

The Wolf and the Watchman by Niklas Natt och Dag

Me For You by Lolly Winston

A Lethal Legacy by Heather Graham

California Girls by Susan Mallery

Movies

Artic

Escape Room

Destroyer

Justice League vs. the Fatal Five

Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase

Escape at Dannemora

Glass

A Dog’s Way Home

Patrick

Children’s:

Bummer in the Summer! by Dan Gutman

Spill the Beans by Sarah Mlynowksi

Motor Mouse by Cynthia Rylant

The Hamilton-Burr Duel by Dan Gutman

Waylon!: the Most Awesome of All by Sara Pennypacker

Teen:

You Must Not Miss by Katrina Leno

Serious Moonlight by Jenn Bennett

Girls on the Verge by Sharon Biggs Waller

Funny, You Don’t Look Autistic by Michael McCreary

A Crystal of Time by Soman Chainani