September Computer Classes

Below are the computer classes we will be offering for the month of September. Please note that registration is required for all programs. To register, click on the event below each class description, and then choose RSVP – YES.


Introduction to Facebook
Want to keep in touch with friends and family?  Interested in knowing about Facebook but don’t know how it works?  Join us for an introduction to this widely used social networking service where you’ll learn how to set up an account and edit your Facebook profile; select privacy settings; find and add friends; discover and use fun apps.
Prerequisites: Must be comfortable using the keyboard and mouse and have basic knowledge of using the internet.

In order to create a new Facebook account while at the class, you must have a working email address that can be accessed online from the library.

Saturday September 10th, 2016 @ 2:30PM

10sep2:30 PM- 4:00 PMComputer Class - Introduction to Facebook2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Event Type :Adults

Email Basics

This class will help you set up a free email account and learn how to use it.  By the end of the class, you will know how to login, create and send emails, attach files to an email and add people to your contacts.

Prerequisites : Must be comfortable using the keyboard, mouse and internet.

Friday September 23rd at 10:30 am

23sep10:30 AMComputer Class - Email Basics10:30 AM Event Type :Adults

Grown up Gaming

If Candy Land and Chutes & Ladders are no longer a challenge, join us for Grown up Gaming.  Try out games such as Gloom, Bards Against Humanity, and Texas Hold ‘em or bring a favorite from home.  Bring a friend or come alone.  Light snacks provided.

Join us on  Monday, September 12th, 6:30 pm-8:30 pm at the Denville Public Library.

Open to ages 18+

gaming

Backpack Kits FAQ

The Denville Library will begin circulating Backpack Kits.  There are three backpack kits: Astronomy, Geocaching and Hiking.

How long does each backpack go out for? 

Each backpack will circulate as a unit for one week.

Who can take one out?

Limited currently to Denville Cardholders over 18 with no blocks on their cards

Can I place one on hold?

Backpacks may be placed on hold by Denville cardholders over 18 only

How do I return it?

Backpacks MUST be returned in person to Denville Public Library

Is there a late charge?

A late charge of $5.00 per day will be charged for each day the pack is late.

What’s in the backpacks?

Each backpack has books related to the topic, a first aid kit, a journal to share your experiences, a safety whistle and a bear bell.

  • Geocaching kit also contains a handheld GPS unit, binoculars, a flashlight and a magnifying glass to help you find those tricky caches!
  • The Astronomy kit also contains a starscope, a star chart and a red flashlight.
  • The Hiking kit also contains a compass and trail maps.

What happens if I lose a piece?

Replacement costs for individual items will be given if needed.

 

Backpacks for an afternoon/evening of activity now available at the Denville Public Library!

Curious about hiking?  Geocaching?  Astronomy or Birdwatching?  Don’t have the equipment or necessary tools?  The Denville Library is happy to announce that we have backpack kits ready for Denville residents to borrow filled with almost all you will need to go birdwatching, stargazing, hiking or geocaching!  Each backpack contains items one would need such as binoculars for birdwatching, a handheld GPS unit for geocaching, a compass and trail maps for hiking and a starscope and star chart for stargazing. Each kit comes with related books, safety whistles, bear bells and first aid kits along with a journal to share your experience with other community members.  Backpack kits circulate for one week and must be returned to the Denville Public Library.  FAQs can be found here.

Museum Pass Program

museum

The Denville Public Library offers museum passes FREE of charge to Denville Residents to the following museums:

Frequently Asked Questions

Who may borrow a pass?  

Adults with a Denville Library card in good standing with no outstanding fines or fees  may borrow Museum passes.  Passes can only be picked up by the person who made the reservation.  Passes may not be picked up by other family members.

Loan Period

Passes are loaned for three days.  One pass per household at any given time.  Passes may NOT be renewed.

How Do I reserve a pass?

Call or come into the Denville Library and stop at the Circulation Desk.  You must have your Library Card present to reserve a pass.

How often may I reserve a pass?

You may reserve one pass per museum per 90 day period.  During Denville School vacation periods you may be limited to a maximum number of pass reservations during a specific week.   Only one pass may be reserved per family for the same day.

Can I cancel my reservation

Pass reservations may be canceled up to one day in advance over the phone or in person.  If a pass has already been picked up, it must be returned to the Denville Public Library upon cancelling the reservation. Same day cancellations will result in a 30 day waiting period to reserve another Museum Pass.

When may I pick up my reserved pass?

You may pick up your pass either the day before your reservation or the day of your reservation.  You MUST have your library card in order to pick up a museum pass.

When and how must I return a pass?

Museum Passes must be returned to the Denville Library before 12 noon on the next day that the Library is open.  Passes may NOT be left in the book drop.

What if I return it late or if I lose it?

If passes are not returned on time, the fine per day is $5.00.  In the case of a lost pass, patrons will be charged for a new pass at the current rate of membership.

What passes are available?

What do passes cover?

Passes cover admission fees but not special events/exhibits.  Please call the museum for specifics.

Have more questions?  Call the Library at 973-627-6555.

My Heritage Library Edition

Looking for family history information? Look no further! Beginning May 1st, the Denville Library along with all other Libraries in Morris County have access to My Heritage, the leading destination for discovering, preserving and sharing family history. MyHeritage provides an easy way to share family stories, past and present, and treasure them for generations to come. Check it out today!

http://www.denvillelibrary.org/research/genealogy/