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Saturday, April 28, 2012

Library E-Book Seminar

There's still room in the Monday, April 30, 6:30 p.m.  informational workshop on library e-books. Learn to search the DigitalLibraryNJ catalog, "check out" a title, and prepare your e-reader to download your selection. Tips and tricks handout.
Register online or call 973-835-5044.

Friday, April 20, 2012

Pulitzer Prize Awards 2012

Pulitzer Prize winners  were announced on Monday. Here are the results for Letters and Drama:

Fiction --No Award (the last time was 1977 that there was no award for Fiction)
Drama --Water by the Spoonful by Quiara Alegría Hudes
History --Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention by the late Manning Marable (Viking)
Biography --George F. Kennan: An American Life by John Lewis Gaddis (The Penguin Press)
Poetry --Life on Mars by Tracy K. Smith (Graywolf Press)
General Nonfiction --The Swerve: How the World Became Modern by Stephen Greenblatt (W.W. Norton and Company)

See awards press release at

Friday, April 13, 2012

A New Feature in our Library Catalog

Want to see what's new at the Riverdale Public Library? In the library catalog, click on New Titles in the navigation bar at the left side of the screen. You have four choices: New Books, New Videos, New Sound Recordings and New Large Print.

Click on one of these choices, and see what's been added into our collection in the last 31 days.

Thursday, April 5, 2012

April Book Discussion

Join us for a great discussion and refreshments on Monday, April 16, at 6:30 p.m. We'll be talking about Wedding in December by Anita Shreve. The author of the "New York Times" bestseller "Light on Snow" returns with a powerful new novel about old friends, a wedding, and a gathering that will change their lives.
Copies of the book are available at the circulation desk.