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Ridgewood Public Library Once Again Offers Walk In Browsing


the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood Public Library is open for walk in browsing  making it a great time to get caught up with your reading . Lets face it ,the pandemic has limited our entertainment options yet reading is available, its cost effective, local  and rewarding. For First Floor, Mezzanine and Reference level browsing, walk in for 30-minute visits on a first-come, first-served basis. Please wear mask and maintain 6-foot social distance while at Library.  For Computer use: one 30-minute session daily per visitor. Up to 45 visitors may be inside the Library at any given time.

Adult Summer Reading Club (ASRC), Wed, Jun 24-Mon, Sept 7
Log your summer reading and program attendance for incentives and prizes. Open to all, prizes for Ridgewood residents only. Please register here.

For Children’s Center browsing, registration required for a 30-minute time slot. Please register here. Maximum 4 people per registration. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by adult. All patrons over 2 must wear mask and maintain 6-foot social distance. Seating, toys and puzzles not available. Ridgewood residents only. Up to 3 families at a time. Note: if there are openings, Children’s department can welcome walk-in groups until capacity is reached.

For Bolger Heritage Center browsing, please email Local History librarian Sarah Kiefer at to schedule a 30-minute appointment. Ridgewood residents only.

For holds PICKUP, please use CURBSIDE HOURS.
Mon-Thurs | 9am-9pm
Fri | 10am-6pm
Sat | 9am-5pm
Sun | 1-5pm
Click here for curbside service details.

Also, out-of-town item loan requests have resumed.

2 thoughts on “Ridgewood Public Library Once Again Offers Walk In Browsing

  1. yes read books dont burn them

  2. All the books need to be cleaned with a spray disinfect.

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