New Technology "Petting Zoo" - Friday, December 6, 1:00 p.m. We'll have tablets and e-readers available to play with. See what an app is, play with a touch screen, and see why tablet sales are skyrocketing.
Alzheimer’s Program - Wednesday, January 22nd, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
A presenter from the Alzheimer’s Association will discuss the beginning signs of Alzheimer’s disease - when changes in memory, thinking, and communication become noticeable, and advise how to deal with family members showing symptons.
Intermediate Feng Shui with Vikki Anderson - Wednesday, January 29th, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Our spring program about Feng Shui was a big success, so Vikki Anderson returns to discuss more about this traditional art and using it for peace and tranquility in your surroundings.
January Art Exhibit - January 2nd through January 20th
The Riverdale Public Library will host an exhibit from the Alzheimer's Association. The Alzheimer’s Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research.
January Movie Matinee - Jobs,Saturday, January 11th at 1:00 p.m.
A riveting story of a true American visionary, a man who let nothing stand in the way of greatness, Jobs chronicles the early days of Steve Jobs, iconic innovator and entrepreneur. His epic journey blazes a trail that changes technology and the world forever. PG-13, 129 min., 2013.
View or download our Winter 2014 program brochure for adults.
Our online registration form may look different, but the convenience hasn't changed. Register for one or more of our programs
We offer a variety of computer instruction classes. Check back soon for our Winter 2014 class schedule. Call the library or stop by to register - 973-835-5044.
E-Readers Pre-Loaded with Bestsellers - Want to borrow an e-book through the library system, but on a waiting list? We have e-readers to borrow, pre-loaded with bestsellers.
Borrow the e-reader, read the books already on the device, and return to us within two weeks. No investment in a device and no waiting. No kidding!
Right now, our Kindles and Nooks are loaded with books like Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn and The Racketeer by John Grisham. Stop by and see what's available.
New e-book titles purchased for our patrons. Available through DigitalLibrary NJ. Sign into your account to access these best-selling e-books and avoid the wait lists! Available only to Riverdale library patrons: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn, The Dinner by Herman Koch, The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis, A Week in Winter by Maeve Binchey, The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout, Deep Down by Lee Child, Guilt by Jonathan Kellerman, Inferno by Dan Brown, Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg, Notorious Nineteen by Janet Evanovitch, Until the End of Time by Danielle Steele, Bad Monkey by Carl Hiassen, Zealot by Reza Aslan.
Information About the Affordable Care Act
Have questions about the Affordable Care Act (ACA)? The federal government website, www.healthcare.gov, is the place for individuals or businesses to go for information about the ACA - the health insurance marketplace, subsidies, coverage options, etc. Click here to go to the www.healthcare.gov contact page for a live chat, or to answer a few quick questions to see what programs you may be eligible for, and for topics that matter to you most. You can also call 1-800-318-2596 (individuals), available 24 hours a day, or 1-800-706-7893 (businesses) available Monday through Friday, 9 to 5, EST.
Wireless Hot Spot
The Library has wireless access throughout the building so you can bring your laptop!
Downoad audio and eBooks
Through DigitalLibraryNJ, you can use your library card to download audio or eBooks. Click on the hot link on the right of this page.
New Jersey Library Association (NJLA) discusses the challenges libraries face in providing e-content in *When it Comes to eBooks, there's NOT eNOUGH!*
Finding a Good Book
Have you looked at our library catalog recently? All books added to our collection in the last month are featured in a "carousel" for you to browse through to see what's new and interesting. Click here to check it out!
New Reads @ the Riverdale Public Library