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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.




Available starting January 1, 2015

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!

Creative Discovery

Creative Discovery with Dora

Mondays • 3:45 p.m. • Jan. 5 & Feb. 2

Grade 6 & up

Do you love art? Whether you are an experienced artist or looking to experiment with new mediums, this class is for you. Registration is required and limited to the first fifteen who sign-up.

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Guitar Bob

Concert with Guitar Bob!

Thursday, January 15
3:45 p.m.– 4:30 p.m.

For Ages 2–6

Guitar Bob’s concerts gives young children many opportunities to hop, skip, jump, and rock n’ roll. His original songs and music are designed to spark the imagination and tickle the funny bone. Join Bob and his guitars on this exciting musical adventure! In-person registration is required as seating is limited. Open to USR cardholders.

More Childrens' Programs



Library Art Series:

The Medici

Wednesday, January 14
7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Join local artist and teacher Bart D’Andrea for a slide presentation of the Medici. The story of the Medici’s influence generated from their stunning palace in Florence Italy. The rise of the Medici from merchant class to bankers of Europe, grand Dukes of Tuscany and their patronage of the arts.

Registration is required.


Perfect Pairings

Perfect Parings

A Friends of the Library Fundraiser
Friday, January 23 • 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

A chocolate & wine tasting experience! Learn and enjoy from two experts from ChocoVin Chocolate and Wine Tastings, an award-winning Master Chocolatier Lisa Mecray Rogers, and a Wine Educator with advanced degrees in wine and spirits, Debra Marchese. a Chocolate & Wine Tasting Experience! Download a Registration form

Kids Infobits

Kids InfoBits

Visit our new database just for kids! An easy-to-use resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content. Kids InfoBits helps kids learn and conduct research – and makes it fun!

Use your Library card number to log into Kids InfoBits


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.


Download 5 Free Songs a Week!

With your USR Library Card. Visit Freegal to download.



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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