Library Policies and Fees

Library Cards are free to all residents of residents of Upper Saddle River. As a resident of USR we would be delighted to issue you a library card. We do need the following identification, drivers license with a Upper Saddle River address or: a 2nd form of ID with your name and a tax bill, car registration, or deed/lease.

Woodcliff Lake Residents and Saddle River Residents:
We are delighted that you are considering becoming a member of the Upper Saddle River Library.
MEMBERSHIP FEE – $450 for a one year family membership (effective March 1, 2013)
Woodcliff Lake residents: $275 is paid to the USR Library by the Woodcliff Lake Resident and $175.00 is paid to the USR Library by the Borough of Woodcliff Lake. Download the membership letter explaining all of the benefits of membership!

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The Friends of the Library

BCCLs - Bergen County Cooperative Library System

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Downloadable Audiobooks
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Unattended Child Policy

Teen Rules of Conduct

Permission for Unattend Child

Upper Saddle River Library Application to a Place Collection Box in the Lobby

Allow family members to pick up items. (Form)

Private/Commercial Business Policy and Information for Tutors

Download the 2016 USR Library Open Records Request Form

Search the Upper Saddle River Municipal Code Online

Internet Use Policy

Snow Emergency Policy
Please remember to call the library to see if we have opened or will be closing early due to inclement weather. If the Upper Saddle River
schools close during the school day due to weather, the Upper Saddle River Library will close at the same time. Children may not be sent to the library.

Loan Periods

New DVD – 1 day

New music CD, Video games, All other DVD – 7 days

New Books, New Audiobooks, Magazines, Software, Holiday books – 14 days

All other books and audiobooks – 28 days


Fines and Fees

Overdue books, audiobooks, music CD, magazines -
$.10 per day/$5.00 maximum per item

Overdue DVD and video games - $1.00 per day/$10.00 maximum per item

$10.00 Fee per item for New DVD not returned to Upper Saddle River

$5.00 per item for replacement of damaged locking case

Returned check fee charged at prevailing bank rate

$.10 per page for printing