Empowerment, Enlightenment, Empathy
Welcome to the Children's Department at Ridgefield Park Public Library!
Welcome to the children’s department where our goal is to provide a safe, inviting space for children from babies through sixth grade to explore everything the library has to offer. We strive to offer something for everyone, from books and movies to exciting programs that encourage lifelong learning and entertainment.
Children's Visiting Guidelines
(Effective March 7, 2022)
The Children's department is OPEN for browsing and limited computer use! Masks are encouraged, but not required. Items can be requested and picked up in the children's department. Children are allotted a maximum of two half-hour sessions on the computer a day. Curbside Pickup and online resources are still available. Catalog lists have been created for children who are required to select books in their guided reading level. Click here for the most up to date listing. If you have any questions, please call us at 201.641.0689.
Children's staff are available to serve you:
Monday - Thursday 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 9:30 am to 1:00 pm.
Programming events will be offered in person at the library.
Click here for our online calendar which will provide the most up to date list of programs.
Masks are encouraged, but not required.
Updated 06.13.2022 by Ms. Ariel
Got a questions? Click here.
Community Partners & Sponsors
The children's department is grateful for the community partners and sponsors who help us with funding, and program opportunities so we can provide the awesome educational and fun programs for the children of Ridgefield Park.
When visiting any of these organizations, please thank them for their awesomeness!
The Friends of Ridgefield Park Library
ShopRite of South Hackensack
Hackensack Medical Center
Erika Lannaman, R.D. ShopRite Nutritionist
J's Bagels & Cafe in Emerson
Bergen County Department of Health Services
Bergen County Utilities Authority
Bureau of Fire Prevention, Village of Ridgefield Park
CarePlus New Jersey
Holy Name Medical Center
Paramus Miniature Golf Course