The Ridgefield Park Public Library will be implementing new temporary hours for Tuesday and Thursday starting the week of May 9. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, we will be open from 9:30 am - 5:30 pm.

We have three different summer reading programs this year, starting June 23rd - July 29th, 2022. 


They are:

  • Adult Programs (18 years and older)

  • Teens (Entering 7th grade - 12th grade)

  • Children (Ages 0 - entering 6th grade)


Stop by the library to register and pick up your summer reading kit!


We are so excited to share that we are a recipient of the American Library Association’s Libraries Transforming Communities: Focus on Small and Rural Libraries initiative. The Ridgefield Park Public Library will continue to be a community resource for you all. Learn more about what this means for you and the community here

Ridgefield Park Library COVID-19 Status Update:  February 28, 2022

  • Children's Room is NOW OPEN for browsing.

  • 2 computers are now available for public use. Social-distancing and mask-wearing are enforced while using. Only 1 person per computer. Time limit (1/2 an hour use if people are waiting) is in effect. If no one else is waiting, then you're good.

  • Tables are available for studying, reading, sitting, etc.. Please be advised that you are entitled to 1 hour if people are waiting.

  • Restrooms are open -- patrons are required to clean up after themselves.

  • Masks are required at all times for all patrons over the age of 2.

  • Printing, copying, scanning and faxing are all to be done at the Circulation Desk or at the Patron Copier in the Nonfiction Section.

  • Social Distancing is in effect.

  • Curbside Pickup is still available upon request.

  • All materials can be placed in the bookdrop at the front entrance of the building or in the Green Carts near the Children's and Adult Circulation Desks.

  • Please try to pick up items on hold within 4-5 days. Items are checked out to patrons beforehand to allow for ease and speed of transaction.

  • Remote Programs and limited In-Person Programs are being held.

  • Current Library Hours:
        Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays = 9:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
        Fridays = 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
        Saturdays = 9:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

    For further information, please do not hesitate to visit the library during our afore-mentioned hours of operation, or call us at 201-641-0689.

    Happy Reading!


Updates from

the Director:

Click the PDF icon to read previous updates from the director about the library's operations during the pandemic.