Your USR Library Card gives you access to these free services.

Download 5 free songs a week at: Freegal Music

Learn a language with Mango and the upper Saddle River Library

Little Pim Fun with Languages


Visit the Library's Career Center page for Career Search, Test Prep, Resume Writing and more:

Expert Tutor Help



Made available by the generous support of The Friends of the Upper Saddle River Library.

Library will be closed April 3-5, for Easter and Passover

The Medici

Library Art Series: The Medici

Join local artist and teacher Bart D’Andrea for a slide presentation

Wednesday, April 8 • 7 p.m.

The Medici family enjoyed a sustained influence in Florence, as prominent and wealthy citizens and later becoming a powerful noble family. Florence was also the center of the artistic developments now associated with the birth of Italian Renaissance art, many of which depended on the patronage of the Medici. Registration is required


Library Late Night

Library Late Night

Friday, April 10 • 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Grades 6 & Up

Are you up for the challenge of being in the library after hours? Come enjoy a pizza party, Super Smash Brothers Brawl tournament, crafts and trivia contests!

Registration is required.


Recycled Art

Recycled Art with Dora

Tuesday, April 14 • 3 p.m.

Grades K-5

In this fun and unique class, children will re-purpose old magazines and books to create their own works of art! Everyone will work at their own pace and will take home an amazing project that they made. Materials will be provided.

Registration is required.


Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports Online®

Exclusive for USR Patrons, only available in the library.

Product Ratings/Comparison, Expert Buying advice, User Review, search and links to shop local retailers.

See a Reference librarian for access in the library.

Morningstar Research

Investment Research Center

A valuable online resource for new or seasoned Upper Saddle River investors is Morningstar® Investment Research Center. At Morningstar® find more than 23,000 stocks and mutual funds. Build and analyze an investment portfolio. Learn about stocks, mutual funds and portfolios–all from the privacy of your home!

Register for a FREE account with your USR library card or sign in at:



The Library’s newest e-magazine service Zinio™ offers full color, interactive digital magazines for your enjoyment. Browse from our library’s collection of popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download. Read these full digital copies of magazines on your computer, tablet or mobile device!


Borrow Digital Video, Music and Audiobooks from Hoopla

Cardholders enjoy thousands of titles available to borrow for instant streaming or temporary downloading to your smartphones, tablets and computers.

Tutor™– Unlimited Sessions!

The USR Library now offers unlimited FREE academic and career resources and tutoring from™ for all students and adults! K–12 and college students can get help with homework, studying, projects, essay writing and test prep in every subject. Adults can get help with resume writing, GED prep, and academic support. All sessions are online and one-to-one with a live tutor.

Download a “How it Works–Using the Student Center” overview sheet. A USR Library card is necessary to log on

View more online services available with your library card.



Text Notifications Now Available From BCCLS!

Receive a text message from BCCLS when:

  • a hold is ready to be picked up and or cancelled
  • when an item is overdue.

You can opt into receiving text notifications from within the library catalog by following the steps in the link: BCCLS TXT Notifications Now Available

Support the library by making a tax deductible contribution to The Friends of the Library.
The Donation categories below entitle you to a year-long membership with the Friends.
$15.00 Senior Member
$50.00 Family Membership
$100.00 Patron
$250.00 Sponsor*
$500.00 or greater, Benefactor*
*Sponsors and greater will have their name inscribed on a blossom on our giving tree.


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