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. 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.
Children and Teen Programs
Summer Reading celebration for children K-5 is on Thursday, August 13. We want to accommodate all our summer reading participants so we have two celebrations scheduled. Join us at the 4 p.m. or the 7 p.m. celebration. Sign up in the library starts July 20.
Join our Adult Summer Reading Program. Read what you like, fill out a raffle ticket with a short review, and be eligible for prizes.
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, (not meeting in August) from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Getting Started with Ancestry Library
Through the generosity of the Friends of the Riverdale Library, Ancestry Library is now available for you to use in exploring your family’s past. Want some help in getting started? Attend this presentation and get tips on searching, record-keeping and printing. Then use your knowledge on our computers or a device you’ve brought. Meets Wednesday, July 29, from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday night at the movies: It’s popcorn and a good movie at 7 p.m. on the third Wednesday night of the month July 15 McFarland, USA; August 19 Chappie.
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.