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Download 5 free songs a week at:
Visit the Library's Career Center page for Career Search, Test Prep, Resume Writing and more:
Made available by the generous support of The Friends of the Upper Saddle River Library.
Library wil be closed Thanksgiving Eve & Day: Wed., Nov. 25 at 3 pm – Thurs. Nov. 26
Garden State Book Award Month
Vote for your Favorite Book! Help select our state book for 2015 by placing your vote during
November and December at our Library. The deadline to enter your vote is December 16th. The book nominees will be
on display at the USR Library after November 1st. Ballots are also available at the Reynolds, Bogert and Cavallini School Libraries.
Your Vote Counts! Fill out a Ballot Today!
Easy Hors D’oeuvres for Holiday Entertaining
Wednesday, December 2 • 7pm
Do you need new ideas for finger foods for this season’s holiday entertaining? If you are looking for an
easy and show-stopping small bite that will please everyone, join Kim Hendrickson, author of “Tastefully Small Savory Bites” for the evening.
Kim will demonstrate and distribute samples of Rose Beef Canapés, Persimmon Shrimp Bruschetta, Artichoke
Kale Beggar’s Purses and more, while discussing tips on planning ahead and ways to make your next small bites gathering easy. Books will be available to purchase that evening.
22nd Annual Holiday Party and Cookie Bake-off
Saturday, December 5 • 1:30pm- 3:30pm
USR families are invited to the annual town–wide Holiday Party and Cookie Bake–off. Seasonal music of The City Winds Trio, fabulous food buffet with gourmet cheeses, fresh fruits, and desserts. Children can make a holiday craft with the Girl Scouts.
Enter Cookie Bake-off contest and win a gift. Cookies must be at the library by 1:30 pm to enter contest. The winner announced at the end of judging. Download a Registration Form, it is also avialable at the circulation desk. Collection of non-perishable foods to support the Center for Food Action
Night at the Library
Friday, December 11 • 6pm - 8pm
for Grades K-5
Join us after the library closes for the night! Children will listen to stories, play games, enjoy pizza, refreshments, and of course have lots of fun!
Registration is required.
Book Bundles are 3 books on one topic for specific ages groups available in the Children's Department.
New skills. Improved skills. Learn technology, creative and business skills you can use today.
We are excited to announce the availability of lynda.com, a new online resource. lynda.com helps anyone learn software, creative, and business skills to achieve personal and professional goals. You’ll receive unlimited access to a vast library of high quality, current, and engaging video tutorials taught by great teachers who are also working professionals. Log on with your USR library card from your PC or mobile device. Sponsored by the Friends of the Upper Saddle River Library.
Consumer Reports Online®
Product Ratings/Comparison, Expert Buying advice, User Review, search and links to shop local retailers.
See a Reference librarian for access in the library to the Consumer Report website
To view past issues log onto BCCLS - DIGITAL COLLECTION - E-SOURCES From the E-SOURCES page, choose EBSCOhost located under Choose A Database. You must log in with your BCCLS library card. Scroll down to MasterFile Elite, click on the title list. Enter Consumer Reports in the Browsing Bar. Find your title. Search the publication or view by year or issue.
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
$500.00 or greater, Benefactor*
*Sponsors and greater will have their name inscribed on a blossom on our giving tree.
The Friends of the Library
BCCLs - Bergen County Cooperative Library System
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