Hoopla Digital is Available!!! Hoopla is a new digital media service provided to our patrons through the generosity of the Friends of the Riverdale Library. Through hoopla, using your Riverdale Library card, you can access and enjoy nearly half a million titles from six different formats: Movies, TV, Music Albums, eAudiobooks , eBooks, and Comics/Graphic Novels - all in one location, from your computer, tablet or Smartphone! Go to hoopla at https://www.hoopladigital.com/ to sign up and start listening/watching/reading!!
New database! Value Line is now available. Investment research covering 3,500 stocks across 100 industries! Available to Riverdale and other MAIN patrons.
Rosetta Stone - Language Learning - available through the NJ State Library. Choose from 30 languages! Available for use on your computer, tablet or mobile device.
Check out our new geneology product, MyHeritage Library Edition. It is available both in the library, and remotely. MyHeritage Library Edition ™ is one of the largest, most internationally diverse genealogy databases of its kind in the world. It includes billions of historical documents from over 48 countries, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes and additional resources. Available in 40 languages, MyHeritage Library Edition is the industry’s most multilingual family history research database.
Children and Teen Programs
Check out the wonderful programs for children and teens by clicking on the Kids or Teen tabs above. Call the library at (973) 835-5044 or use the Event Calendar above to register for programs.
Download or print our adult program brochure: Adult Programs - January through May 2017
Coming soon! Register online by clicking on the program link, or call the library to register.
Music of the ‘50’s – Wednesday, April 26, 7 p.m. Stephen F. Marcone, Professor of Music at The William Paterson University of New Jersey, willlead a discussion about the massive change in the listening tastes of America during the 1950s, as listeners’ interests moved from popular songs by Nat“King” Cole, Perry Como, Doris Day and Pat Boone to the music of early rock and roll artists. Audio and video examples include the above mentioned artists plus the early pioneers of rock.
Spend Less Time Cleaning, More Time Reading – Wednesday, May 3, 7:00 p.m. What cleaning products work best? What tools & tricks do professional house cleaners use? What design changes can reduce maintenance? Get the answers to these questions and more from Linda Anders, owner of COC Enterprises LLC, and spend less time cleaning!
We offer a variety of computer instruction classes. Call the library or stop by to register - 973-835-5044.
(formerly iPad and Tablet Users Group) Upcoming session: Friday, May 19.
Drop in between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. - Need some help using your iPad, iPhone, Kindle, laptop or other digital device? Drop in with your device and get some pointers on its use.
Wednesday night at the movies: It’s popcorn, and a good movie on a 60" screen at 7 p.m. on the third Wednesday night of the month. Upcoming movies:
La La Land - Wednesday, May 17 A struggling actress and an aspiring pianist fall in love as they both pursue their dreams in L.A. However, their blossoming relationship is challenged when their careers pull them in different directions.(Rated PG-13; 128 min.)
Our patrons are really enjoying how easy it is to download e-books and audiobooks to your PC, tablet, iPad, or phone. All the content is just for MAIN patrons, with some titles priority just for Riverdale patrons. Click here to check it out! Need help getting started? Call the library to arrange a one-on-one session to help you download to your device.
Raise money for the Friends of the Library through your Amazon purchases
The Friends of the Library have created a Smile account with Amazon. When you shop at smile.amazon.com and indicate the Friends of the Riverdale Library as your charity, each purchase will send a little money to our Friends organization. Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchase.
TumbleBook Library is an online collection of of eBooks, eAudiobooks, eReadAlongs, graphic novels, National Geographic videos, interactive games, and more that teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love. Picture books, chapter books, with games, puzzles and quizzes are available on your computer or device. Tumblebook library is available through the MAIN consortium. No login or password is necessary in our library, and at home, use your library barcode to access this resource.