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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.




 Child with Book

Children's Programs 


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.

Include in your registration a question you might want to ask about the animals or email a question to Ms. Kate. Then use the forthcoming ZOOM meeting details to tune in on Monday, June 29th at 4 pm!

Best for families and ages 4 and up but all ages welcome. Please register by clicking here.

Summer Reading Kick off Eyes of the Wild Virtual Visit 


Simple Science on YouTube!

Simple Science for ages 5-9 will continue this summer!

These will continue to be accessible in their own playlist on our YouTube channel, Riverdale Public Library - Youth Serviceshere at 10 am every Monday morning thru Summer Reading!

No registration necessary.

Copy of Posted To our YouTube channel at 10 am on Mondays in June


ZOOM Craft & Catch-up with Ms. Kate + To-Go Craft Kits!

School-aged craft kits will be handed out at the library to those who register ahead of time. By registering you will also get the password to tune in to a crafting and catch up ZOOM session with Ms. Kate on Thursdays at 4 pm. (The meeting ID will already be provided in each kit.)

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

For weeks there are no craft kits, alternate virtual offerings will be available to those who register for them.

Best for ages 5-9. Please register by clicking the links below.

School Aged 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 Art Workshop with Ms. Lynn!

Ms. Lynn wants to keep doing art with us this summer!

Register here to get the ZOOM meeting details. Then pick up your workshop kit at the library starting Monday, July 13th in prep for this virtual workshop on Wednesday, July 15th at 4 pm.

For ages 5 and up.

Virtual Art Workshop with Ms. Lynn


Fairy Tale Snacks with Ms. Danielle!

Ms. Danielle, our favorite dietician at ShopRite of Lincoln Park, has prepared a Fairy Tale Snacks Demo for us!

Click here or on the flyer below to access these special recordings starting the week of July 20th!

No registration necessary! 

Fairy Tale Snacks with Ms. Danielle


Dragons & Unicorns 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



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 August 3, 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