Huge Book Sale this Weekend!

Saturday,  April 29  10:00 AM- 5:00 PM
Sunday, April 30 12:00 PM-5:00 PM

Pick from hundreds of fabulous books, DVDs and CDs for adults and children alike! Don't miss this once a year sale!

Overdrive eBook and Digital Audiobook Loan Period Changes

The default lending period for Overdrive has been changed from 21 to 14 days.  You can still borrow digital audiobooks and eBooks for 21 days, but you will have to login at http://rcls.overdrive.com, click on Settings from the My Account menu and change the default loan period to 21 from 14 by clicking on 21 beside eBook and Audiobook.
Overdrive Lending Periods Settings

Upcoming April Programs

april programs


Gilbert and Sullivan: Patience
Sunday, April 9 at 2PM
The Ridgewood Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company performs music from the Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera Patience.  Call 634-4997, ext. 139 to register.

Musical Mysteries

Tuesday, April 18 at 2:00 PM

Test your musical knowledge and memory with pianist, Robert Hoover.

Handling Illness with Laughter

Wednesday, April 26 at 7:00 PM

Positivity and humor are now part of the formal recovery process for those fighting breast cancer. Ellen Mandel, author and cancer survivor, discusses this important aspect of the journey back to well being.

Our App Gets an Upgrade!

The 'RCLS Mobile' App is available for all smartphones allowing you to search our catalog for books, dvds, cds, games, and more.  The recent upgrade includes a new "Barcode Wallet" feature where library card numbers can be entered to create a scannable barcode.

If you don't already have the app, you can find it under RCLS in your app store or scan this QR code:


Tax Aides Cancelled for Tuesday, March 14

Due to the predicted inclement weather, the AARP Tax Aides have cancelled their Tuesday, March 14 session.   The remaining dates at our library are: 

Tuesdays:  3/21, 3/28, 4/4 & 4/11
Saturdays:  4/1, 4/8 & 4/15

For dates at other locations, please click here.

Pick the Oscar Winners Contest

Thank you to all our patrons who entered our "Pick the Oscar Winners" contest.  We had 94 entries and only ONE patron who picked all five categories correctly.  The vast majority of entries picked "La La Land" as picture of the year - and we all know what happened with that!

Again, thank  you for taking part in our contest.

Remembering Mary Marshall

We remember Mary Marshall who passed away in January at the age of 98.   She sat down with Robin Wren for an interview back in 2015.  In these two clips she talks about growing up on Old Mill Road and war-time Rockland County.  Read Mary's obituary here.

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2nd Annual Baking Contest Winners!

Congratulations to our fabulous winners!  Barbara Schauer (center) came in first place with her crumb cheese cake.  Click here for her recipe!  In second was Laura Stalter (left) with her turtle cheesecake, and our third place contestant, Rosemarie Russo, wowed judges with her chocolate chip cookies.

In Defiance book talk rescheduled for Feb. 28th

Our book talk scheduled for this evening In Defiance: Runaways from Slavery in New York’s Hudson River Valley, 1735 – 1831 is being rescheduled.  We will instead show the film Family Name which had been scheduled for February 28th.  Susan Stessin-Cohn will now speak on February 28th at 7PM.

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