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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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Type of Materials

We have some special collections of books –

Large Print Books: Thanks to the Friends of the Riverdale Public Library, we have a growing collection of books in large print.

Parenting Collection: Hundreds of books especially for parents are located in the Children’s Room. Books about families and teenagers are in the adult section.

 

We don’t just lend books!

 

DVDs: More than 3,000 DVDs of all types – feature films (VHS also), kids shows, popular TV shows, exercise and more. Non-fiction DVDs are shelved with the subject, such as DVDs about how to train your dog

Borrow up to 5 at a time for one week. You must be 18 years old to borrow movies.

Magazines: We have more than 50 magazines, including some for children. While the current issue stays in the library, all back issues can be borrowed for 4 weeks, the same as a book. Please click here for a list of print magazines.

 Digital Magazines Available - Through the Morris Automated Information Network (MAIN) library consortium, digital issues of popular magazines are available to read on your computer, tablet, or e-reader or Smartphone device.

Popular Mechanics, Martha Stewart Living, The Economist, The Food Network Magazine are just some of the magazines available. Click here for a complete list of magazines in digital format.

Always available, and you have it as long as you like - once downloaded, it's yours! To download a magazine, go to https://www.rbdigital.com/mainincnj/service/zinio/landing?

Click here  for additional instructions, or stop in at the library for help.

Newspapers: We subscribe to several local newspapers which are available in the library: The Suburban Trends, The Bergen County Record, and The Star Ledger.

Historical Suburban Trends 1958 – now: We have The Suburban Trends in digital format going all the way back 45 years to its beginning This is available in the library and is 100% searchable.

On-Line Newspapers & Magazines: Via the EBSCO database services and other services available through library cooperatives in Northern NJ, we also have access to thousands of newspaper, magazine and journal articles online going back to the 1800’s in some cases. These databases can be accessed from any PC connected to the Internet, using the barcode number on your library card.

See the Information Resources section

Audio Books: Got a long commute? Bored on the treadmill? We have a wide selection of books on CD and on cassette that you can listen to. They go out for 28 days, just the same as books. Audio books are also available for children & are great for long car trips!

Downloadable Audio and E-Books

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Thousands of downloadable books of all types for everyone! Fiction, non-fiction, young adult and children’s books. Audio and e-books are available for most devices. If the book you want isn’t available, you can place a hold.

Click here to get started.

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

Fiction:

My Life As a Rat by Joyce Carol Oates

The Summer Country by Lauren Willig

Skin Game by Stuart Woods

The Friends We Keep by Jane Green

This Storm by James Ellroy

Non-Fiction:

Stay Sexy & Don’t Get Murdered by Karen Kilgariff

Sand & Steel by Peter Caddick-Adams

The White Devil’s Daughter by Julia Flynn Siler

Sea Stories by William H. McRaven

Dragon's Jaw by Stephen Coonts

Audio

City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert

Unsolved by James Patterson

Queen Bee by Dorothea Benton Frank

Keep You Close by Karen Cleveland

Shortest Way Home by Pete Buttigieg

The Summer Cottage by Viola Shipman

Sunset Beach by Mary Kay Andrews

Mistress of the Ritz by Melanie Benjamin

Before She Was Found by Heather Gudenkauf

The Never Game by Jeffery Deaver

Movies

Greta Rated R

Blaze Rated R

The Upside Rated PG-13

How to Train Your Dragon Rated PG

Isn’t it Romantic Rated PG-13

Bundy and the Green River Killer Not Rated

Ashes in the Snow Not Rated

Cold Pursuit Rated R

Happy Death Day 2U Rated PG-13

Fighting With My Family Rated PG-13

Children’s:

Who Was Stephen Hawking by Jim Gigliotti

Bear Came Along by Richard T. Morris

How to be on the Moon by Viviane Schwarz

A Small Zombie Problem by K. G. Campbell

Camp Average by Craig Battle

Teen:

I Wish You All the Best by Mason Deaver

How It Feels to Float by Helena Fox

Again But Better by Christine Riccio

Dark Shores by Danielle Jensen

The Candle and the Flame by Nafiza Azad