Your USR Library Card gives you access to these free services.
Download 5 free songs a week at Freegal and new stream up to 3 hours a day!
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.
Dog Costume Contest!
Wednesday • October 26 • 6:30 pm
Don’t miss this chance to bring your furry friend to the library in costume for this bark-erific event! There
will be awards in various categories and a parade for all to participate in. All dogs must be leashed and every
dog must bring their own person.
Registration is required.
Halloween Treats @ Library
Thursday • October 27
PreK–2nd Grade @ 3:15–4 pm
3rd–5th Grade @ 4:15–5 pm
Practice your culinary skills and cook up a yummy Halloween treat! Then bring home the
recipe so you can scare it up again at home!
Registration is required.
Halloween Laser Spooktacular!
Friday, October 28 @ 6 pm
Family Fun! Open to all ages!
A sing-along featuring classic Halloween titles such as Monster Mash, Ghostbusters, and Purple People Eater, plus
a host of crowd-pleasing, age-appropriate pop music.Laser caricatures of classic Halloween personalities make for a fun assembly
on an epic scale that is appropriate for even the youngest audiences. Registration is required.
Sponsored by the Friends of the USR Library
Open to USR cardholders
Annual Election Day Book and Bake Sale
Tuesday, November 8 • 9am - 4pm
BAKE IT, Show off your culinary talents and donate to our bake sale.
TAKE IT: Buy a book and a treat! Make individual or family size pies, cakes and cookies and drop them off at the library on Monday,
Nov 7 or Tues. morning, Nov. 8. Thank you for supporting the Friends!
Wine/Champagne Glass Painting Workshop
Tuesday, November 29 @ 7 pm
Just in time for the holidays! Painting is not just for a canvas–create your own custom wine or champagne
glass, hand-painted by you. We’ll provide the glass and all the art material and the instructors at ArtyTime will
provide the direction. Choose between a set of two wine glasses or a set of two champagne glasses. One set per
person. Class is limited to 20 participants. Fee of $15 per person. Advance in-person registration is required.
Morningstar® Investment Research Center
This free online resource is available to USR cardholders
Planning for Retirement? Make sure you’re on the right track with Morningstar’s portfolio tools and independent analysis.
Time to Review Your Investment Portfolio? Personal finance articles and portfolio tools can help.
New to Investing? Find informative videos and analyst insights.
You will need your USR library card to log-on. Sponsored by the Friends of the USR Library
Lonely Planet Travel Guides
25 of the popular Lonely Planet Travel Guides ebooks are available on eBCCLS.org. Download these guides to your personal device and bring them with you when you travel.
Available to BCCLS library cardholders.
Freegal Music - Now with 3 Hours of Streaming per day!
Freegal® is a free music service available to USR library cardholders.
All you need to download music is your library card number. Freegal®
offers access to about 9 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of
legendary artists, and over 15,000 music videos.
Download and Stream!
Explore NoveList Plus
A Reader's Advisory for Fiction
With your Library card number (Patron ID) you can explore NoveList, a fiction database that provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and much more for over 135,000 fiction titles. It also includes other content of interest to fiction readers, such as Author Read-alikes, What We're Reading, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Annotated Book Lists. The NoveList database is reached through the EBSCO port which will ask for your library card number ( Patron ID).
New York Times Bestsellers
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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