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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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What's New?

Value Line is now available. Investment research covering 3,500 stocks across 100 industries! Available to Riverdale and other MAIN patrons.

RosettRosetta Stone Logoa Stone - Language Learning - available through the NJ State Library. Choose from 30 languages! Available for use on your computer, tablet or mobile device.

 

Checmyheritage button k 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 It includes billions of historical documents from over 48 countries, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes and additional resources.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.                                   

Adult 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.

Chinese New Year Cooking Demonstration – Saturday, January 21,1:00 p.m. Join Joyce Leung in preparing egg rolls and a noodle dish to celebrate the Chinese New Year – the Year of the Rooster.

Nazis in Riverdale? - Wednesday, January 25, 7:00 p.m. Local historian Tom Riley will trace the origins of Camp Bergwald on Federal Hill from the construction of the camp through its confiscation by the federal government. The connection of Camp Bergwald to the German American Bund and Nazi Germany will be fully explored.

Cabin Fever Coloring Group – Wednesdays, February 1, 8, 15 and 22, 7:00 p.m. Spend cold winter Wednesday evenings at the library creating coloring projects and enjoying good company.

Valentine Decoupage Plates – Saturday, February 4, 1:00 p.m. Agnes Majewska-Sydoryk will lead us in this workshop to create a lovely serving plate for Valentine goodies.

Heart-Healthy Snacks – Saturday, February 11, 1:00 p.m. Danielle Columbo, registered dietician, will bring lots of healthy and delicious snacks to share and will discuss diet and heart health.

Choosing Your Next Great Read - Saturday, February 25, 2:00 p.m. Love to read but not sure what to read next? Riverdale Reference Librarian Leann Lydon will give a brief presentation on tools you can use – both at home and here at the library – to help you select your next great book!

Music of the ‘50’s – Saturday, March 4, 1:00 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.

Computer Classes

We offer a variety of computer instruction classes. Call the library or stop by to register - 973-835-5044.

Device Advice
(formerly iPad and Tablet Users Group) Friday, January 20, 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.

Movies

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: 

Deepwater Horizon – Wednesday, January 18, 7:00 p.m. – In April of 2010, the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon exploded and created the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history. This docudrama depicts the challenges that Mike Williams and the rest of the rig's crew faced as they fought for survival. Rated PG-13; 97 min.

The Light Between Oceans - Wednesday, February 15, 7:00 p.m. - An Australian World War I veteran takes a job as a lighthouse keeper on an isolated island, meets his future wife at a nearby coastal town, and the two begin their new life together at the lighthouse. Several years later, a rowboat with a newborn inside washes ashore, and the couple decide to raise the infant as their own. Rated PG-13; 133 min.

  E-Book News

3M CloudOur 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.

TumbleBooks

 ClickTBimageClickTBimage 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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   Device Advice (formerly iPad and Tablet Users Group) - Third

    Friday of the month, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 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.

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

Fiction:

The Blood Mirror by Brent Weeks

The Champagne Conspiracy by Ellen Crosby

The Hermit by Thomas Rydahl

Night School by Lee Child

The Rain in Portugal by Billy Collins

Non-Fiction:

100 days of Real Food by Lisa Leake

A Life Well Played by Arnold Palmer

By Women Possessed by Arthur Gelb

Fleet at Flood Tide by James D. Hornfischer

Magnolia Story by Chip Gaines

Audio

Audio

Chaos by Patricia Cornwell

First Star I See Tonight by Susan Elizabeth Philips

Liar’s Key by Carla Neggers

No Man’s Land by David Baldacci

Odessa Sea by Clive Cussler

Precious and Grace by Alexander McCall Smith

This Was a Man by Jeffery Archer

Trespasser by Tana French

Two by Two by Nicolas Sparks

Wrong Side of Goodbye by Michael Connelly

Movies:

Bad Moms

Captain Fantastic

Eight Days a Week: The Beatles

Finding Dory

Game of Thrones Season 6

Hello or High Water

Imperium

Mike and Dave need Wedding Dates

Outlander Season 2

Star Trek: Beyond

Juvenile

Astronomy Lab for Kids by Michelle Nichols

Blood Red Snow White by Marcus Sedgwick

Fanny Never Flinched by Mary Cronk Farrell

I am Jane Goodall by Brad Meltzer

Mango, Abulea, and Me by Meg Medina

Moana the Junior Novelization by Suzanne Francis

The Princess in Black takes a Vacation by Shannon Hale

The Unfairest of Them All by Shannon Hale

They All Saw a Cat by Brendan Wenzel

Useless Bay by M.J. Beaufrand



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