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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:

The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates

All the Ways We Said Goodbye by Beatriz Williams

Blue Moon by Lee Child

Such a Fun Age: a novel by Kiley Reid

This is Happiness by Niall Williams

Non-Fiction:

Martha Stewart’s Organizing: the manual for bringing to your life, home & routines by Martha Stewart

Wild Game: my mother, her lover, and me by Adrienne Brodeur

The Yellow House by Sarah M. Broom

A bookshop in Berlin : the rediscovered memoir of one woman's harrowing escape from the Nazis by Françoise Frenkel

The power of bad: how the negativity effect rules us and how we can rule it by John Tierney

Audio

How Not to Diet by Michael Greger M.D.

The World that We Knew by Alice Hoffman

The Wicked Redhead by Beatriz Williams

To the Land of Long Lost Friends by Alexander McCall Smith

Beating About the Bush by M.C. Beating

Under Occupation by Alan Furst

The Second Sleep by Robert Harris

Janis by Holly George-Warren

Sword of Kings by Bernard Cornwell

Meant to Be Yours by Susan Mallery

Movies

Linda Ronstadt: the sound of my voice Rated PG-13

Ad Astra Rated PG-13

Abominable Rated PG

Big little lies. Season 2 Rated TV-MA

The lighthouse Rated R

The Kill Team Rated R

Judy Rated PG-13

Downton Abbey Rated PG

Overcomer Rated PG

Once upon a time... in Hollywood Rated R

Children’s:

The Bad Guys in the baddest day ever by Aaron Blabey

Battle of the Bands by Jen Calonita

Bo's magical new friend by Rebecca Elliott

Bugs in danger: our vanishing bees, butterflies, and beetles by Mark Kurlansky

Dog driven by Terry Lynn Johnson

Teen:

Crown of oblivion by Julie Eshbaugh

Drama by Raina Telgemeier

Hearts, strings, and other breakable things by Jacqueline Firkins

Opposite of always by Justin A. Reynolds

Reverie by Ryan La Sala