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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.

Library wil be closed Thanksgiving Eve & Day: Wed., Nov. 25 at 3 pm – Thurs. Nov. 26

French Fry Party

Garden State Book Award Month

Vote for your Favorite Book! Help select our state book for 2015 by placing your vote during November and December at our Library. The deadline to enter your vote is December 16th. The book nominees will be on display at the USR Library after November 1st. Ballots are also available at the Reynolds, Bogert and Cavallini School Libraries.

Your Vote Counts! Fill out a Ballot Today!

Holiday Party

Easy Hors D’oeuvres for Holiday Entertaining

Wednesday, December 2 • 7pm

Do you need new ideas for finger foods for this season’s holiday entertaining? If you are looking for an easy and show-stopping small bite that will please everyone, join Kim Hendrickson, author of “Tastefully Small Savory Bites” for the evening.

Kim will demonstrate and distribute samples of Rose Beef Canapés, Persimmon Shrimp Bruschetta, Artichoke Kale Beggar’s Purses and more, while discussing tips on planning ahead and ways to make your next small bites gathering easy. Books will be available to purchase that evening.

Holiday Party

22nd Annual Holiday Party and Cookie Bake-off

Saturday, December 5 • 1:30pm- 3:30pm

USR families are invited to the annual town–wide Holiday Party and Cookie Bake–off. Seasonal music of The City Winds Trio, fabulous food buffet with gourmet cheeses, fresh fruits, and desserts. Children can make a holiday craft with the Girl Scouts.

Enter Cookie Bake-off contest and win a gift. Cookies must be at the library by 1:30 pm to enter contest. The winner announced at the end of judging. Download a Registration Form, it is also avialable at the circulation desk. Collection of non-perishable foods to support the Center for Food Action

Goosebumps party

Night at the Library

Friday, December 11 • 6pm - 8pm

for Grades K-5

Join us after the library closes for the night! Children will listen to stories, play games, enjoy pizza, refreshments, and of course have lots of fun!

Registration is required.

Book Bundle

Book Bundles are 3 books on one topic for specific ages groups available in the Children's Department.


Homework & Study Help™ K-12 Student Center is a tutoring and skills center for Kindergarten–College. Sign in at™ with your USR Library card to receive free UNLIMITED one-on-one live help! Sessions with expert tutors are available from 10 am–10 pm.

24/7 access is available to thousands of resources including study guides, worksheets and more.

Download a “How it Works–Using the Student Center” overview sheet.

View more online services available with your library card.

New skills. Improved skills. Learn technology, creative and business skills you can use today.

We are excited to announce the availability of, a new online resource. helps anyone learn software, creative, and business skills to achieve personal and professional goals. You’ll receive unlimited access to a vast library of high quality, current, and engaging video tutorials taught by great teachers who are also working professionals. Log on with your USR library card from your PC or mobile device. Sponsored by the Friends of the Upper Saddle River Library.

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Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports Online®

Product Ratings/Comparison, Expert Buying advice, User Review, search and links to shop local retailers.

See a Reference librarian for access in the library to the Consumer Report website

To view past issues log onto BCCLS - DIGITAL COLLECTION - E-SOURCES From the E-SOURCES page, choose EBSCOhost located under Choose A Database. You must log in with your BCCLS library card. Scroll down to MasterFile Elite, click on the title list. Enter Consumer Reports in the Browsing Bar. Find your title. Search the publication or view by year or issue.



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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