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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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Child with Book

Children's Programs

Registration is required for most programs.
Please click on the flyers below or call the library to register.
 
 

 

Annual Gingerbread House Decorating! 

Both sessions of this program are now full. Thank you!

The annual gingerbread house decorating for kids returns!

Melissa & Dennis Harsley, dedicated Friends of the Riverdale Library, will be back to help children create candy “gingerbread” houses during two decorating sessions on Saturday, December 15th.

Open to kids in grades K-8.

gingerbread houses dec 2018 FLYER

LEGO Lab (Dec)

Bring your imagination; we'll supply the LEGOs and a great story on Wednesday, December 19th at 4 pm.

Open to ages 5 and up.

Please register by clicking here or on the flyer below.

lego lab dec 2018 FLYER

Drop-in Snowflaking!

Join us for snowflake crafts, cookie decorating, and more on Thursday, December 20th at 4 pm!

Open to all ages.

No registration necessary!

drop in snowflaking dec 2018 FLYER revised

Pop-up Silly Science: Holiday Edition!

Calling all budding scientists!

Join Ms. Kate to get your science when school is closed on Thursday, December 27th at 2 pm. We'll have fun trying our hands at an assortment of silly, holiday-themed experiments. Just let us know you're coming and register by clicking here or on the flyer below.

Open to ages 5 and up.

silly science dec 2018 FLYER

Paws to Read: Tales to Tails (Jan)

Readers of all levels can practice reading to a friendly listener on Wednesday, January 9th at 4 pm!

Open to ages 4 and up.

Please register by clicking here or on the flyer below.

paws to read jan 2019 FLYER

 

LEGO Lab (Jan)

Bring your imagination; we’ll supply the LEGOs & a great story on Wednesday, January 16th at 4 pm!

Open to ages 4 and up.

Please let us know you're coming and register by clicking here or on the flyer below.

lego lab jan 2019 FLYER

 

 

Dragon Masters Book Club (Jan)

Pick up and read your own copy of the first Dragon Masters book, Rise of the Earth Dragon. Then join Ms. Kate for snacks and related activities on Thursday, January 17th at 4:15 pm. Claim a copy of Book 2 and come back in February for more fun!

Open to grades 1-3.

Please register by clicking here or on the flyer below, then pick up a copy of the book at the library.

dragon masters book club jan 2019 FLYER

 

Breakerspace!

 

Join us to take apart common toys and appliances and see how they work and look inside at our first Breakerspace on Saturday, January 19th at 2 pm!

Tools and protective eyewear to be provided.

Open to ages 7 and up.

Please let us know you're coming and register by clicking here or on the flyer below.

breakerspace jan 2019 FLYER

 

Mad Science Workshop: The Glow Show!

Calling all scientists! Let's welcome Mad Science back to Riverdale when school is closed for the day!

You’ll get to probe the properties of light, discover amazing things that glow in the dark, and explore unusual applications of glow-in-the dark technology at this workshop on Monday, January 21st at 11 am.

Open to grades K-5.

Please register by clicking here or on the flyer below.

mad science glow show workshop jan 2019 FLYER

 

Sock Snowmen!

Come to transform a regular white sock into an adorable snowman when school is closed for the day on Monday, January 21st at 3 pm!

Open to all ages.

Please let us know you're coming and register by clicking here or on the flyer below.

sock snowmen jan 2018 FLYER

 

Superbowl Fun: Snacks, Trivia, & More!

Think you know about the Superbowl? Have the best snacks to chow down on during the game?

Come to test your football facts and tasty game day recipes and to get a little crafty before the big game on Wednesday, January 30th at 4 pm.

Open to ages 5 and up.

Please let us know you're coming and register by clicking here or on the flyer below.

superbowl fun jan 2019 FLYER

 

Stories & Cocoa

Join Ms. Kate on the eve of World Read Aloud Day on Thursday, January 31st at 6 pm!

You'll get to hear stories read out loud, share your own read-aloud favorites, and take part in a Story in the Round all while sipping delicious hot cocoa and staying warm and cozy at the library!

Pajamas and stuffed friends welcome.

Open to all ages and families.

Please let us know you're coming and register by clicking here or on the flyer below.

stories cocoa jan 2019 FLYER

 

 

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.

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

Fiction:

The Adults by Caroline Hulse

Body & Soul by John Harvey

Fire & Blood by George R. R. Martin

The Kinship of Secrets by Eugenia Kim

The Shadows We Hide by Allen Eskens

Non-Fiction:

There Will Be No Miracles Here by Casey Gerald

The Greatest Love Story Ever Told by Megan Mullally

Killing the SS by Bill O’Reilly

American Dialogue by Joseph J. Ellis

The Real Lolita by Sarah Weinman

Audio

Accessory to War by Neil deGrasse Tyson

The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton

Desperate Measures by Stuart Woods

Elevation by Stephen King

Every Breath by Nicholas Sparks

The next person you meet in heaven by Mitch Albom

Not Quite Over You by Susan Mallery

Under My Skin by Lisa Unger

Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver

The Witch Elm by Tana French

Movies

Ant-Man and the Wasp

Hotel Artemis

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Skyscraper

The Catcher Was A Spy

The Spy Who Dumped Me

Three Identical Strangers

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Teen Titans Go! To The Movies

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

Juvenile

Children’s:

Even Superheros Make Mistakes by Shelly Becker

History vs Women by Anita Sarkeesian

Made by Maxine by Ruth Spiro

Phoebe and Her Unicorn in Unicorn Theater by Dana Simpson

Thread of Love by Kabir Sehgal

Teen:

Dear Evan Hansen by Val Emmich

Hey, Kiddo by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi