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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 Volunteers 

Want to get involved? Need volunteer hours?

Then get in touch with Ms. Kate for details about volunteering at the library this summer. You just need to live in Riverdale and be entering grades 6-12 in the fall. You'll be able to come in for up to 2 hours each week and help at special programs or with program prep. 

Just email Ms. Kate at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information and the forms to fill in by Friday, June 1st!

summer volunteers 2018 FLYERChess Club

Want to learn how to play chess? Need someone to play against? Did you come earlier this year and want to keep playing this spring?

Then come to Chess Club (nearly) every Thursday at 4 pm in May and June (except 6/14)! Ms. Kate will be able to teach you the basics of the game, if you don't know them already, and will continue to provide the boards and competition.

Open to ages 6 and up.

Please register once for the entire seven-week sessionby clicking here or on the flyer below.

chess club may june 2018 FLYER revised

 

Summer Reading Kick-off Party & Concert with Mr. Kurt!

We're kicking off Summer Reading 2018 for all ages with crafts and face painting at 3 pm and then a classic concert from Mr. Kurt Gallagher at 4 pm on Monday, June 25th!

Come and join the festivities and register for Summer Reading!

Register by clicking here or on the flyer below for the party and the concert starting Friday, June 1st.

summer reading kickoff june 2018 FLYER

 

Zoom Balloons!

We'll keep the first week of Summer Reading going strong with a special balloon show for all ages from Mr. Earl on Tuesday, June 26th at 3 pm! This spectacular show will have you laughing, dancing, and jumping to your feet.

Don't miss the fun!

Register by clicking here or on the flyer below starting Friday, June 1st.

zoom balloons june 2018 FLYER

 

DIY Musical Instruments

 Come to make your own musical instruments out of recycled containers and other simple supplies on Wednesday, June 27th at 4 pm. Then decorate your instruments to your own liking. Join the musical & recycling fun!

Open to all ages.

Register by clicking here or on the flyer below starting Friday, June 1st.

diy instruments june 2018 FLYER

Art by Music Series 

Join us when we learn about a different style of music every week and then give you the chance to express yourself artistically while rocking out and jamming to new and old, fast and slow, classical and pop tunes alike. Come to get artist-y but don’t be surprised if you leave humming every Thursday starting June 28th until August 2nd (except 7/5) at 3 pm!

Open to ages 8 and up.

Please register by clicking here or on the flyer for entire series starting Friday, June 1st.

art by music summer 2018 FLYER

Kindness Rocks!

Decorate a rock (or two) with positive messages, happy faces, or just bright colors. Then place your rock where it can brighten someone's day or take it home to lift your own spirits whenever you need a reason to smile.

Come to decorate anytime all day from 10 am to 4 pm on alternating Fridays, June 29, July 13, July 27, & August 10.

Open to all ages.

No registration necessary!

kindness rocks summer 2018 FLYER

CD Projects: Spinning Tops

We're repurposing old CDs and audiobooks this summer and spinning tops are up first. Join the maker fun on Monday, July 9th at 4 pm!

Open to ages 8 and up.

Please register by clicking here or on the flyer below starting Friday, June 1st.

cd projects summer 2018 FLYER2

Delaware Valley Raptor Center Visit!

Have you ever wanted to see a hawk, eagle, falcon, or owl? What if you got to see all these magnificent birds up close and in person? You can at the library this summer!

Come to meet five raptors and learn about how they hunt and adapt and how the Center rescues and heals injured birds like these so they can reenter the wild. Don’t miss this magical raptor experience on Thursday, July 12th at 7 pm.

Open to ages 6 and up.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Please register by clicking here or on the flyer below starting Friday, June 1st.

delaware valley raptor center visit july 2018 FLYER

 

Lip Sync Contest!

Come with your friends and your favorite song (or songs!) and give it your best shot to lip sync your way thru on Tuesday, July 17th at 3 pm!

Open to ages 8 and up.

Please register by clicking here or on the flyer below starting Friday, June 1st.

lip sync contest july 2018 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:

Bad Men and Wicked Women by Eric Jerome Dickey

Cave of Bones by Anne Hillerman

Circe by Madeline Miller

The Elizas: A Novel by Sara Shepard

Two Steps Forward: A Story of Persevering in Hope by Sharon Garlough Brown

Non-Fiction:

Daring to Drive: A gripping account of one woman's home-grown courage that will speak to the fighter in all of us by Manal Al-Sharif

Fascism: A Warning by Madeleine Albright

A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership by James Comey

Magnolia Table: A Collection of Recipes for Gathering by Joanna Gaines

Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin's War on America and the Election of Donald Trump by David Corn and Michael Isikoff

Audio

The Crooked Staircase: A Jane Hawk Novel by Dean Koontz

The 17th Suspect (Women's Murder Club) by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

After Anna by Lisa Scottoline

The Female Persuasion: A Novel by Meg Wolitzer

A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership by James Comey

A Nantucket Wedding: A Novel by Nancy Thayer

Noir: A Novel by Christopher Moore

The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath by Leslie Jamison

Shattered Mirror: An Eve Duncan Novel by Iris Johansen

Twisted Prey (A Prey Novel) by John Sandford

Movies

All The Money In The World

Backstabbing for Beginners

The Commuter

The Greatest Showman

Maze Runner: The Death Cure

Paddington 2

Peter Rabbit

Phantom Thread

The Post

Sweet Virginia

Juvenile

Curveball by Derek Jeter

Dread Nation by Justina Ireland

Isle of Blood and Stone by Makiia Lucier

The Lifters by Dave Eggers

Rebound by Kwame Alexander

Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young

The Stone Girl's Story by Sarah Beth Durst

Strong Is the New Pretty: A Celebration of Girls Being Themselves by Kate T. Parker

Tom's Midnight Garden by Philippa Pearce

Worlds Apart (Story Thieves) by James Riley



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