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Visiting Guidelines

The Ridgewood Library welcomes all for: 

  • In-person silent study visits

  • 60-minute computer use ($1 Guest Pass for visitors)

    • One, 1-hour extension available upon request at the Reference Desk, space permitting

Silent Study Visit Information

Study visits are available in designated areas.

One person per table.

(Please do not move the chairs or furniture)

Space is limited so please be considerate if others are waiting.

Masks are recommended but optional for fully vaccinated individuals in most areas.

Masks are still required for unvaccinated individuals.

Everyone in the Children's Center must wear a mask.

Children aged 0-11 are presumed to be unvaccinated and therefore will need to be masked throughout the library.

We are committed to providing safe access to physical library materials through lobby pick up as well as service inside the library.


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


Picking Items Up

The circulation desk is open for regular holds pick up again.

Lobby pick up is available upon request.

Lobby Pick Up

  1. 15 minutes before you come please call 201-670-5600 and Press 0 to let us know you are coming

  2. A staff member will place your checked out materials on the table inside the lobby

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

  • When your items are ready for pick upthe Library will notify you.

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