Your USR Library Card gives you access to these free services.

Download 5 free songs a week at Freegal and new stream up to 3 hours a day!Freegal Music



Learn a language with Mango and the upper Saddle River Library


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 open Sundays thru May 8. Reopen on Sundays, begins Sept. 18.

Mother's Day Craft

Mother's Day Craft

Grades PreK - 5th

Wednesday, May 4 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm


Programs are open to USR Library Carholders only.

library week


Thursday May 5 at 3pm

Grades 6 and up

Mexican food and celebration. Join us to make your own tacos and fun games. Registration is required


Gardening Club
For 4th Grade and Up
Kick-off Meeting
on Tuesday, May 17th @ 3 pm

Summer Drop-In Dates: Mondays @ 5–6 pm and Fridays @ 10 am–1 pm • June 27th–August 31st

No prior gardening experience is needed, just come be a part of our healthy community. Dress for mess! Registration and waiver form is required. Please see YA Librarian, Katie Neylan for details.


Use your library card to access and find:

health courses & how to use your Fitbit and more!


Freegal Music - Now with 3 Hours of Streaming per day!

Freegal® is a free music service available to USR library cardholders. All you need to download music is your library card number. Freegal® offers access to about 9 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists, and over 15,000 music videos.

Download and Stream!


The concept of STEAM curriculum is to integrate Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics into fun, engaging activities that children can incorporate into their everyday lives.

Each Thursday from January through May we’ll rotate between four different classes to ensure that everyone can find something they will enjoy and learn something new!

Learn More.

Family Tree

Build Your Family Tree

The USR Library offers two genealogy databases to our members; Ancestry Library Edition (wireless access within the USR Library) and Heritage Quest® Online (accessible at home with a USR library card).

Both are sponsored by the Friends of the USR Library.

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.


Explore NoveList Plus
A Reader's Advisory for Fiction

With your Library card number (Patron ID) you can explore NoveList, a fiction database that provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and much more for over 135,000 fiction titles. It also includes other content of interest to fiction readers, such as Author Read-alikes, What We're Reading, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Annotated Book Lists. The NoveList database is reached through the EBSCO port which will ask for your library card number ( Patron ID).

NoveList K-8

New York Times Bestsellers

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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