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  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.


What's New?

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 It includes billions of historical documents from over 48 countries, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes and additional resources.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

Summer Reading Begins Monday, June 27

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 to register for programs.                                   

Adult Programs

Download or print our adult program brochure: Adult Programs June through August 2016.

Coming soon! Call the library to register.

Jewelry Making with Creative Carolina -  rescheduled to Saturday, July 23, 1:00 p.m. Creative Carolina Bermudez will introduce you to the craft of jewelry making and beading, and will help you to craft a piece of custom jewelry.

Adult Summer Reading Program – Monday, June 27 – Friday, August 5. Join us this summer for our adult summer reading program! Read the books of your choice and submit entries and reviews about what you read for chances to win prizes! In keeping with the year’s theme – “Exercise Your Mind – Read,” the first 40 people to register will receive a calendar and health journal. Registration is in person and begins on Monday, June 27.

Author Visit: RoseMarie Rubinetti Cappiello - Wednesday, June 29, 7:00 p.m. Ms. Cappiello, intuitive medium and local author of the book Speaking from Spirit, will discuss her book and then make connections in the room through mediumship. Books will be available for sale at the event, and Ms. Cappiello will personally sign your purchased copies. Refreshments will be served.

Computer Classes

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, June 17, 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: 

Hail, Caesar! - Wednesday, June 15, 7:00 p.m. This all-star comedy, set in Hollywood's golden age, follows a single day in the life of a studio “fixer” who has his hands full with plenty of problems to fix. Rated PG-13; 105 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.


 ClickTBimageClickTBimage 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.









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


Beyond the Ice Limit by Douglas Presten

City of Mirrors by Justin Cronin

Disappearance at Devil’s Rock by Paul Tremblay

a Hero Of France by Alan Furst


How the Post Office Created America by Winifred Gallagher

Falling by Eisha Cooper

The Gene by Siddhartha Mukherjee

The Romanovs by Simon Sebag Montefiore


Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld

Mercy by Daniel and Michael Palmer

The Restaurant Critics Wife by Elizabeth Laban

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes



The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 2

The Witch

Finest Hours

A Court of Night and Fury by Sarah J. Maas

Brush Your Hair, Medusa by Joan Holub

It Ain’t So Awful, Falafel by Firoozeh Dumas

Return to Isle of the Lost by Melissa De la Cruz

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