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Ridgewood Library | Reopening

Reopening (July 2020)


Mon-Thurs: 9am-9pm; Fri: 9am-6pm; Sat: 9am-5pm; Sun: 1-5pm

We are committed to providing safe access to physical library materials through a limited curbside  holds pickup and limited inside library service.


To protect library patrons and staff, please use the following guidelines for picking up and returning library materials.

Library staff sanitizes all materials and will be wearing gloves and masks during curbside pick up.

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Starting Monday, July 20th, registration will no longer be required for general browsing & computer usage.

Time will be limited to 30 minutes and patrons must wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the premises (both outside and inside).

To register for a Children's room visit, please click Library Visits above or call us at 201-670-5600 x130

Please note: patrons can only sign up for one 30 minute computer session a day.

Curbside Service continues for patrons

  • Please reserve items in advance by doing one of the following:

  • When your items are ready for pick up, the Library will notify you.

  • Please wear mask on library property at all times and allow 6' distance from others.

  • Books and media may be returned at the book drop only. Both may be returned to the same book drop.

Picking Items Up

  1. When you arrive at the library parking lot, park as usual.

  2. Call 201-670-5600 and Press 3 to let us know you are here.

  3. Step behind the tape in front of the pick up table under the tent.

  4. A staff member will place your checked out materials on the table.

  5. Retrieve your items once staff member has returned to the building.

Additional Information


  • Library materials are quarantined for 72 hours prior to being returned to the collection.

  • Staff will be wearing gloves and masks when handling your materials and during the curbside service.

Requesting Materials:

  • Beginning Monday, July 20th, items may be requested from other libraries.

    • Items must be picked up at your home library.​

  • Holds will be returned to shelf if they are not picked up after 4 days.

Returned Items:

  • Please note that due to quarantine items will remain on your record for a minimum of three days after returning items in the book drop.

  • Please wait at least 10 days before calling to follow up on returned items. We are working through a backlog of materials and need time to process them.

Library Hours

When we reopen:

Monday - Thursday




9am - 9pm

9am - 6pm

9am - 5pm

1pm - 5pm

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