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 It includes billions of historical documents from over 48 countries, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes and additional resources.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 - September through December 2016
Coming soon! Call the library to register.
Adult Coloring Group – Wednesdays, August 3, 10, 17, and 24, 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Find out why coloring has become such a popular activity for adults. What a stress reliever! All materials will be provided. Come to each session, or join us for one or two. It's up to you - no stress!
Adult Summer Reading Finale - Saturday, August 27, 11:00 a.m. Join us for the conclusion of our Adult Summer Reading Program! We’ll be holding the drawings for our summer reading prizes, sharing what we’ve read, playing games and enjoying some refreshments.
Slow Cooker Solutions for Fast Meals - Wednesday, September 14,
7:00 p.m. Are your weeknights a blur of activity? Let library staff
member Linda Vogel share some of her recipes for slow cooker suppers.
Easy to fix, delightful to eat!
Nazis in Riverdale? - Wednesday, September 28, 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.
We offer a variety of computer instruction classes. Call the library or stop by to register - 973-835-5044.
iPad and Tablet Users Group
New to using a tablet? Bring your device and learn the basics in this monthly workshop for tablet users looking to increase their skills and share knowledge and experience. Learn how to access public Wi-Fi, change settings, set up email, and install and remove apps. Attend once, or as many sessions as you need. Meets the third Friday of each month. Next meeting: Friday, September 16, 1 p.m.
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:
Genius - Wednesday, September 21, 7:00 p.m. - The story of the personal and professional connection between famous literary editor Maxwell Perkins and eccentric southern author Thomas Wolfe. As Wolfe becomes consumed with his lengthy novels, Perkins struggles to reel in his talent in order to deliver another best-seller for Scribner Publishing during the 1930s.
Rated PG-13; 104 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 animated picture books 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.