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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.



Bendy Bookworm at Home! (June)

A special session of Bendy Bookworm Yoga at Home for ages 1-5 went live on Tuesday, June 16th at 10:30 am and you can still watch it on our Facebook page here today!

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Summer Reading Kick-off: Eyes of the Wild Virtual Visit!

Virtually kick-off the summer with us and our animal friends at Eyes of the Wild!

We are excited to be treated to a virtual visit with the following animals: a veiled chameleon, a blue and gold macaw, a wallaby, a hedgehog, and an Australian sugar glider.

Register here. We'll send you the ZOOM meeting details once you're signed up. Include in your registration a question you might want to ask about the animals or email a question to Ms. Kate.

Then tune in on Monday, June 29th at 4 pm!

Best for families and ages 4 and up but all ages welcome!

Summer Reading Kick off Eyes of the Wild Virtual Visit 


Storytimes with Ms. Kate!

Ms. Kate's recorded storytimes for ages 2-5 will continue this summer!

These will continue to be accessible on our YouTube channel, Riverdale Public Library - Youth Services, at 10 am every Wednesday morning thru Summer Reading!

No registration necessary.

Storytime with Ms. Kate


***Storytime crafts will be provided for those interested in creating crafts related to these recordings. Registration will be required for these kits that will then be available for pick-up at the library.

Please do not return any material from these kits - everything will be yours to keep. Some supplies, e.g. glue sticks and crayons, will not be provided.

Please register for the craft kits using the links below. Best for ages 2-5.

Storytime Craft Kits


Family Summer Concert with Bach to Rock!

We're hosting a Bach to Rock family concert on our Facebook page on Wednesday, July 1st at 7 pm!

Just go to our page and listen in - no registration necessary!

For all ages.

Family Summer Concert


Virtual Move & Groove with Miss Jolie!

We're hosting Miss Jolie in a private Move and Groove event on ZOOM just for Riverdale's littlest patrons!

Register here to get the meeting details. Then ready your dancing feet for Tuesday, July 7th at 10:30 am!

Open to ages 1-5.

Music with Miss Jolie 


Virtual Melody Mom Music Fun! (July)

Melody Mom will be back for virtual sessions this summer!

Register here to get the ZOOM meeting details! Then get ready to sing and dance with your friends on Tuesday, July 14th at 10:30 am!

For ages 2-6.

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Bendy Bookworm Yoga at Home! (July)

Premiering on our Facebook page, another session of Bendy Bookworm Yoga at Home for ages 1-5.

This yoga session went "live" on Tuesday, July 21st at 10:30 am but you can still watch it by clicking here or on the flyer below.

No registration necessary!

Premiering on our Facebook page on Tuesday 721 at 1030 am


Bach to Rock: Rock City!

Join us when we virtually host Bach To Rock of Wayne and their early education music program, Rock City, on Tuesday, July 28th at 11 am!

Get in on the fun with homemade instrument exploration, singalongs, and musical games!

Great for ages 1-6.

Register here to get the ZOOM meeting details!

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Dragons & Unicors Stuffed Animal Workshop!

This program is full. Thank you!

Stuff your own dragon or unicorn this summer!

Pick up your workshop kit, including stuffing, a dragon or unicorn, certificate, and wishing star, starting Monday, July 27th. Then tune in for a readaloud on Thursday, July 30th at 4 pm with Ms. Kate.

Either stuff your friend ahead of time and bring him/her along or wait to stuff your friend until after the virtual readaloud.

Please register here - we only have so many stuffed friends and you'll need the password for the ZOOM readaloud (the meeting ID will already be provided in each kit.)

For all ages!

Thursday 730 4 pm


Melody Mom Music Fun! (August)

Melody Mom will be back for one more virtual session this summer!

Register here to get the ZOOM meeting details! Then get ready to sing and dance one more time this summer on Tuesday, August 4th at 10:30 am!

For ages 2-6. 

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Questions? Contact Youth Services Librarian Ms. Kate at 973-835-5044 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Page updated July 22, 2020


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


A Private Cathedral by James Lee Burke

Choppy Water by Stuart Woods

The Only Good Indians: a novel by Stephen Graham Jones

Motherland: a novel by Leah Franqui

Sucker Punch by Laurell K. Hamilton


Lights Out: pride, delusion, and the fall of General Electric by

The Indomitable Florence Finch by Robert J. Mrazek

Breath: the new science of a lost art by James Nestor

Carville’s cure: leprosy, stigma, and the fight for justice by Pam Festor

Butch Cassidy: The true story of an American outlaw by Charles Leerhsen


Near Dark: a thriller by Brad Thor

His & Hers by Alice Feeney

1st Case by James Patterson

Muzzled by David Rosenfelt

The Midwife Murders by James Patterson

A Walk Along the Beach by Debbie Macomber

Half Moon Bay by Jonathan Kellerman

The Order by Daniel Silva

Cajun Justice by James Patterson

If it Bleeds by Stephen King


Sorry we missed you Rated NR

The Greatest Bond Rated PG

The Forgotten Mountain Rated NR

Promise at Dawn Rated NR

Scoob! Rated PG

Harley Quinn. The complete first season Rated TV-MA

Saint Francis Rated NR

Abe Rated NR

The Short History of the Long Road Rated NR

Four Kids and It Rated PG


Hotdog! by Anh Do

The book of fatal errors by Dashka Slater

Bo the brave by Rebecca Elliott

Star Showers by Melody Mews

Mr. Lemoncello and the Titanium Ticket by Chris Grabenstein< /p>


Accidental by Alex Richards

The Assignment by Liza Wiemer

The Witch’s Hand by Nathan Page and Drew Shannon

Ever Cursed by Corey Ann Haydu

Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust