Adult Programs at the Library

Adult programs are open to Library cardholders in Bergen County. Programs are free unless noted. Registration is required as seating is limited.

Autism Awareness

April is Autism Awareness Month

Tuesday, April 25

Zinio™ the World’s Largest Newsstand Available 24/7

The Library’s e-magazine service Zinio™ offers full color, interactive digital magazines for your enjoyment. Browse from our library’s collection of popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download. Read these full digital copies of magazines on your computer, tablet or mobile device!

Explore Museums in New York City

The Museum Pass program, sponsored by the Friends of the Library, offers USR library cardholders free admission to

  • The Museum of the City of NY
  • Intrepid Air, Sea and Space Museum NY
  • The Guggenheim Museum, NY

Reserve passes at the circulation desk.


Art Series

Art Series: Salvador Dali

Our Art Series continues on October 18th at 7:30 pm.

Join us for a slide show presentation of the work of surrealist painter Salvador Dali.

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YA book club

YA Bookclub

Thursdays @ 4–5 pm

Oct. 4th & 18th, Nov. 1st, 15th & 29th, Dec. 6th Drop by, have some food, and talk about the book you’ve just read. Share your opinions and have fun! Books will be available at the circulation desk after Sept. 20th.

Our first book is: “Gone” by Michael Grant

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Fall progeams for Kids

Fall Storyhours & Clubs

Fall Session • Oct. 1st– Dec. 6th
Registration begins Sept. 18th

Book Clubs
Chess School
and Read to Our Gentle Friends!

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Garden details

It’s All in the Details:
Gardening Program

Tuesday • October 2nd • 7:30 pm

Join us for a discussion of garden details and ornamentation, which when correctly used, create drama, texture, and focus in any landscape. Photos from public and private gardens will be used to demonstrate the siting, choice and construction of garden details as water features, fountains, decorative walls and paving choices.

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New Hours

USR Library to Open Earlier

In order to accommodate the many requests for earlier hours the Upper Saddle River Library’s new hours will be Monday–Thursday 9:30 am to 8:30 pm. These hours begin Tuesday, September 4, 2012.

Monday thru Thursday: 9:30am-8:30pm
Friday: 10am-5pm
Saturday: 10am-5pm
Sundays: 1pm-5pm starting Sept. 16

museum pass program

Museum Pass Program
Enjoy New York City’s Wonderful Museums

The Children's Museum of Manhattan has been added to this Friends of the Library sponsored program. Other museums in the program are Guggenheim Museum, Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Museum of the City of New York, and the South Street Seaport Museum.

Learn more about the Museum Pass Program

bookletters reviews

Bookletters Reviews

Online and email newsletters that provide recommendations for great reading on a wide range of interests. View the current issues online or sign up to have them delivered to your email address.

Fiction Bestsellers, Nonfiction Best Sellers, The Library's Book Groups reading lists, Lifestyles, Business, Children & Teen reading, USR Library's Newsletter BookBytes and more! When viewing online through the library's website you can easily check to see if a book is available or request a hold.

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BeAt Classes

eReaders Available for Adults

The Adult department has eReaders available for lending. Electronic editions of the latest best sellers will be available on these eReaders. Borrow one, just like a hard copy. Please place a reserve with the Reference librarian.

Learn more about BeATaudio


Make a Decoupage Plate at Our Craft Workshop

Saturday, April 29 @ 10:30am

Teens and adults are welcome to join us on Saturday morning to decoupage a beautiful glass serving plate with artist Agnes Mcjewska-Sydoryk. All materials are provided.

Cost is $10.00 per person. Advance in-person registration is required.

Check out our College Corner

Explore post high school plans, colleges and careers at our College Corner. Find information to navigate the college admission, financial aid and scholarship processes. There are study guides for PARCC, GEPA, PSAT, SAT, AP, LSAT, TOEFL, GED and more. Browse top guides with information on two and four year colleges.

Transparent™ Languages

The Library is pleased to offer language learning software to USR Library patrons in Hebrew and Russian. This innovative software product makes lesson based learning available through the use of a USB drive that you borrow and connect to your own computer. Thank you SRVJCO for a donation.








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