November 3-December 16, 2001: The Committee to Honor Varian Fry sponsored a Holocaust Memorial Museum traveling exhibit about Fry. It was installed in the Library auditorium. Concurrent with the exhibit was a lecture series.
2002: A photograph of Fry with a description of his work is displayed on the 2nd level of the library.
2002: As a living memorial, the Varian Fry Humanitarian Scholarship was established and is awarded each year to a senior student at Ridgewood High School. The student is chosen based on demonstrated ability to recognize a need, and to step up and make a humanitarian difference as exemplified by Varian Fry's work.
June 26, 2005: Ridgewood dedicated a portion of South Monroe St. as Varian Fry Way. The dedication ceremony included addresses by Isi Canner, a man rescued by Fry, and William Bingham, the son of Hiram Bingham who aided Fry in his work in France.
October 16, 2007: The Ridgewood Post Office issued a special 30-day cancelation commemorating Fry's 100th birthday.
October 28, 2007: Ridgewood commemorated the 100th anniversary of Fry's birthday with the dedication of a plaque in his honor. The plaque is placed at the entrance to the Library patio. The occasion featured presentations by Nancy Blasberg, Assistant Library Director, Catherine Taub, Founder of the Committee to Honor Varian Fry, Isi Canner and Jeanette Berman, who were both rescued from France by Fry, Congressman Steve Rothman, Rosemary Sullivan, author of Villa Air-Bel, and Juan Opitz, independent film maker. Mary Ellen Murray, Ridgewood Postmaster canceled mail with a special cancelation commemorating the anniversary.
October 19, 2008: West Side Presbyterian Church dedicated a memorial picture of Fry and announced the addition of Varian Fry Way to the Church address. Robert Carey, Vice President of Resettlements for the International Rescue Committee spoke at the event.