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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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Registration is required for most programs. 
Please call the library or click on the flyers to register for the programs below.
 
 
 

Summer Reading Kick-off Party!

This program is now full. Thank you!

Face painting, balloon animals, crafts and more!

Don't miss the kick-off party for our annual Summer Reading Club on Monday, June 26th at 2:00 pm! And stay to welcome Bash the Trash to Riverdale for the first time! Using musical instruments made from trash, this concert at 4:00 pm will be full of fabulous songs and science fun! Come and go as you please between 2:00 and 4:00 pm but be sure to be return for a prompt concert start at 4:00 pm. Concert generously sponsored by the Riverdale Department of Public Works.

While the kick-off party is open to all ages, the concert is recommended for families and ages 4 and up. Let us know in the comments of your registration if you are interested in registering for both the party and the kick-off or one or the other. Thank you!

***Please note: by registering for this program, you are only registering for the day's activities and not the overall Summer Reading Club during which children who read throughout the summer are eligible for weekly prizes as well as the chance to win bigger raffle prizes. In order to participate in this aspect of Summer Reading, in-person registration is required and will begin Monday, June 26th at 10:00 am.***

Click here or on the flyer below to register. Call the library or email Youth Services Librarian Ms. Kate with any questions or for more information. Thank you!

summer reading kickoff june 2017 FLYER

 

Constellation Boxes

Learn how to make a constellation box with just a few simple materials, circuits on paper, and your own creativity on Thursday, June 29th at 5:00 pm.

Open to ages 9-12.

Please register by clicking here or on the flyer below.

constellation boxes june 29 FLYER

 

 

 
This program is full. Thank you!
 
Decorate a ceramic mug and then learn how to make tasty meals in your mug using a few simple ingredients and the microwave on Thursday, July 6th at 5:00 pm.
 
Open to ages 9 and up.
 
Please register for this program by clicking here or on the flyer below as supplies are limited.

 

mugs and meals tweens july 2017

Maker Mondays!

Maker Monday 1 

Like to tinker? Then join us for this Maker Monday on Monday, July 10th at 4:00 pm.

Open to ages 10 and up.

Please register for this program by clicking here.

 

Maker Monday 2

Like to tinker? Then join us for another Maker Monday on Monday, July 24th at 4:00 pm.

Open to ages 10 and up.

Please register for this program by clicking here.

maker mondays tweens summer 2017 FLYER

 

Photography Club (July)

Come to the library for another meeting with Mr. Prezioso at our new tween and teen photography club on Tuesday, July 11th at 3:00 pm!

Open to tweens and teens entering grades 6-8.

Please register by clicking here or on the flyer below.

photography club for tweens teens july 2017 FLYER

 

Pottery Class!

This program is full. Thank you!

Ms. Mary brings her pottery wheel to Riverdale on Thursday, July 13th at 5:30 pm. You'll learn how to spin clay on the wheel and take home a fabulous clay project!

This session open to ages 8 and up.

Please register for this program by clicking here or on the flyer below. 

pottery class tweens teens july 2017

 

Drop-in Movies!

The Lorax

Escape the heat on Friday, July 7th at 3:00 pm and come to the library to watch The Lorax (rated PG, 1 hr. 35 min.). Open to all ages.

No registration necessary!

 

The LEGO Movie

Escape the heat on Friday, July 21st at 2:00 pm and come to the library to watch The LEGO Movie (rated PG, 1 hr. 41 min.). Open to all ages.

No registration necessary!

 

Wall-E

Escape the heat on Friday, August 4th at 2:00 pm and come to the library to watch Wall-E (rated PG, 1 hr. 44 min.). Open to all ages.

No registration necessary!

drop in movies fridays summer 2017 FLYER

Drop-in Star Wars Morning!

Calling Star Wars fan of all ages! Join us for a morning of Star Wars crafts, games, & most special of all, a visit from the 501st Legion! This dedicated group of Star Wars fans make their own authentic Star Wars costumes and will come dressed in them for the day on Saturday, July 15th at 10:00 am-12:00 pm!

Open to families and fans of all ages.

No registration necessary!

star wars morning july 2017 FLYER

 

Read & Watch Party!

This program is now full. Thank you!

Pick up a copy of Bailey's Story: A Dog's Purpose. Read it and then come to watch the movie based on the book (rated PG, 120 min.) on Thursday, July 27th at 5:00 pm.

Open to ages 9 and up.

Please register for this program by clicking here or on the flyer below.

read and watch party july 2017 FLYER

 

 

Photography Club (August)

Come to the library for another meeting with Mr. Prezioso at our new tween and teen photography club on Tuesday, August 15th at 3:00 pm!

Open to tweens and teens entering grades 6-8.

Please register by clicking here or on the flyer below.

photography club for tweens teens augsut 2017 FLYER

 

Questions? Contact Youth Services Librarian Ms. Kate at 973-835-5044 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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

Fiction:

Come Sundown by Nora Roberts

A Dog’s Way Home by Bruce W. Cameron

Dragon Teeth by Michael Crichton

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Rich People’s Problems by Kevin Kwan

Non-Fiction:

Never Call Me a Hero by N. Jack Kleiss

Jackie’s Girl by Kathy Mckeon

The Jersey Brothers by Sally Mott Freeman

Rising Star by David J. Garrow

You Don’t Look Your Age and Other Fairytails by Shelia Nevins

Audio

Against All Odds by Danielle Steel

Almost Missed You by Jessica Strawser

Dead Zone by Stephen King

French Twist by James Patterson

Frozen Hours by Jeff Shaara

Full Wolf Moon by Lincoln Child

I See You by Clare Mackintosh

In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware

Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

The Girl Who Knew Too Much by Amanda Quick

Movies:

Doctor Strange

A Dog’s Purpose

Gold

La La Land

Masterminds

Resurrection of Gavin Stone

Rogue One

Unleashed Mr. Darcy

Victoria Season 1

Juvenile

7 ate 9 by Tar Lazar

Captain Awesome Takes Flight by Stan Kirby

Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin

Geekerella by Ashley Poston

Junk Drawer Engineering by Bobby Mercer

Moo Moo in a Tutu by Tim Miller

Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wien

Rebel Rising by Beth Revis

Shadow Cipher by Laura Ruby

Shawn Loves Sharks by Curtis Manley



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