Library Hours

Monday 9:30 AM – 9:00 PM
Tuesday 9:30 AM – 9:00 PM
Wednesday 9:30 AM – 9:00 PM
Thursday 9:30 AM – 9:00 PM
Friday 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM

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We are open without appointments or time limits! Seating is available, newspapers are back, and we are offering 60-minute computer sessions that can be renewed once if no one is waiting. We look forward to seeing you!

We continue to offer Curbside Pickup of holds for patrons who prefer this method of accessing library services. Hours for Curbside Pickup will be similar to our operating hours, with the exception of weekday evenings, when Curbside will end at 7 pm.

Please continue to place holds for Curbside Pickup using the Library Catalog, calling us, or using our Reader Request Forms. See below:

Call us during business hours at 973-627-6555 to request an item.

Not sure what you want? Check out our brand-new Reader Request Forms! We can help select Denville Library items for you to pick up. And for kids of all ages, check out our newly updated (2022!) list of book suggestions by reading level.

Please use the buttons below:

Want to browse before you come to the Library or before placing holds? Use these buttons to view Book Cover Carousels! You’ll click on the book covers to see more information. We continually update the carousels, so please continue to check back.

New! Media – Audiobooks, Videogames, Movies


Virtual Author Talks at the Denville Library!

The Denville Public Library showcases a virtual author talk series each month featuring bestselling, award-winning, and highly acclaimed authors from around the world.  The featured writers and thought leaders will cover a wide range of fiction and nonfiction genres.    


The free, virtual series takes place two to three times a month and includes the opportunity to ask questions to the author.  A complete list of events is available on the Denville Public Library’s virtual author talk series website at  


Author Talks for this month include: 

Not Funny: Author Talk with Academy Award Nominated Jena Friedman
Comedian, Filmmaker, and Creator of AMC’s Indefensible and Soft Focus with Jena Friedman on Adult Swim
Wednesday, May 10th at 8:00 PM EDT
See More and Register


Author Talk with Courtney Summers: New York Times Bestselling YA Author
Edgar and Odyssey Award Winning Author and NYT Bestselling author of Sadie
Saturday, May 20th at 2:00 PM EDT
See More and Register


The Fun Habit: An Author Talk with Mike Rucker, Ph.D.
How the Disciplined Pursuit of Joy and Wonder Can Change Your Life: Lessons from Organizational Psychologist Mike Rucker, Ph.D.
Wednesday, June 7th at 4:00 PM EDT
See More and Register


All events are free and open to the public.  For more information or to register for the author talks, visit or call 973-627-6555. 


The Denville Library has passes to the following Museums.  Please check the museum’s website to plan your visit



  • Liberty Science Center – 10% Discount on a membership purchase or $3 discount on one full priced ticket per library card.  Library card must be presented.  Digital Library cards are accepted.  (No pass required)

To reserve library passes to please call the library at 973-627-6555 and refer to this page for our policies.

NJ Health Connect

The Denville Public Library Joins Libraries Statewide in Telehealth Program

The ongoing pandemic has put a spotlight on inequities in the healthcare system, especially among the most marginalized members of the community. Those who suffer most are new immigrants, the elderly, and people from lower incomes who lack access to medical care, technology, and health information that is necessary to make informed choices about their health.

They are confronted with barriers to health equity, such as the ability to find health information in a language or reading level that they can understand in order to ask their medical provider the right questions. Other barriers, such as the high cost of medical insurance or the need to work irregular shift hours, exclude some people from seeing a doctor during normal office hours.  The Denville Public Library is playing a role in levelling the playing field through NJHealthConnect@Your Library so that everyone has an equal chance to live their healthiest life possible.

 NJHealthConnect@Your Library addresses health inequities in the community by providing iPads that are preloaded with apps and links to telemedicine sites for doctor appointments, multilingual health information, low literacy health resources, places for mental health support for adults and teens, the latest COVID updates, and crisis hotlines in New Jersey.

While not free, telemedicine is a more affordable, portable, and convenient lifeline for people with or without medical insurance to connect with a doctor. Telehealth is a skyrocketing trend that grew out of the pandemic and is here to stay with its proven patient satisfaction. It allows people, especially those most vulnerable, to obtain an early-stage diagnosis, prevent illness, seek early treatment intervention, and obtain and renew medications so that health equity is within the grasp of everyone.

To reserve an iPad, contact the library by phone at 973-627-6555 or online at  The New Jersey State Library, an affiliate of Thomas Edison State University, is administering this program. The project is supported by American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

“We are thankful for the availability of ARPA funds, which will allow us to support the state’s mission to help people get timely, high-quality health care services. The ongoing pandemic has emphasized a need for health literacy, especially among vulnerable populations, and we’re proud to have public libraries bridge the digital divide by offering telehealth resources to their communities,” said Jen Nelson, New Jersey State Librarian.

To reserve an iPad please place a hold in the Library Catalog.  Search for Healthconnect.

Northstar Digital Literacy

Northstar Digital Literacy Assessments Now Available at the Denville Library!

The Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment, offered through The Denville Public Library, is aimed at helping adults acquire the skills they need in today’s workplace. 

People without basic computer know-how are at a disadvantage when it comes to finding a job because employers expect basic computer skills for most jobs, including many entry-level positions.  The Denville Library joined Northstar because it will help our residents have a better chance at getting jobs and getting ahead.”

The free set of assessments includes self-guided modules: Essential Computer Skills (Basic Computer Skills, Internet Basics, Using Email, Windows, Mac OS), Essential Software Skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and Using Technology in Daily Life (Social Media, Information Literacy, and Creative Job Search). Closed-captioning is available and screen readers are supported.

Anyone can access the modules and take the tests online at At the end of each test, the user receives a page of results, which lists the skills that have been mastered and the areas that need improvement. Many community organizations offer computer classes that are aligned with Northstar Digital Literacy Standards. 

The modules are based on a set of basic computer competency benchmarks developed by a diverse group of literacy providers, business representatives and nonprofit agencies.  These standards help ensure that computer classes are teaching adult learners the exact skills they need to succeed in the workplace.

To earn a certificate for one or more of the modules, adults must take the tests in a supervised setting at an approved test site. The Denville Library is among the community organizations using the standards as part of its programming, and offering the certificates.  Currently The Denville Public Public Library is offering non-proctored assessments.  Supervised, proctored assessments and in person classes are coming soon.


The Denville Library is excited to announce our newest additions to the Library’s collection, The Library of Things. The Library of Things is a non-traditional collection of items that you can try rather than buy! Some of these items are things you may only use once or they may be something that after trying you will want to purchase for yourself.  Either way the Denville Library is happy to help you along the way.  


Things are divided into four broad categories: Technology, Home, Hobbies and Games.  Examples of items that can be borrowed are: A mini projector, a stud finder, the game Exploding Kittens and a VHS to DVD convertor kit.  Items are available to check out at the Library.  Please ask at a service desk for assistance.  Additional items will be added.  If you have a suggestion of an item to be added, please let us know!


All items are available for Denville Cardholders (18+) in good standing to borrow for fourteen (14) days. Descriptions of all items can be found in the library catalog  In order to borrow an item, a Lending Agreement must be signed.  Replacement costs vary for items, please see Circulation Desk for more information.

Online Library Card Application

Need a library card to access our digital content or check out library materials? We can set you up online! Please fill out this form and we will be in touch shortly.

Curbside Printout Pickup is here!

How does it work?

  • Send your print job to the library. Wait for a confirmation email.
  • Come to the library and call (973)-627-6555. Let the library know you are here to pickup a printout.
  • Give the Library your spot number, last name and email address. Open your trunk.
  • Library staff will print your printjob and bring it out to your car.


Three ways to PRINT

  • send an email with your document as an ATTACHMENT to:
    • Please note: The e-mail must have a subject line or else the job will not go through. This is a recent change via PrinterOn for security concerns. Updated 10/19/2020
  • Upload your document(s) to this URL:
  • Use the mobile app! Download the PRINTERON app in the Android and iOS app stores.  

To print from the mobile app:



For more information or assistance with sending your print jobs please call the Library at 973-627-6555.



Events & Kits


27may - 29All DayMemorial Day Weekend(All Day) Event Type :Holiday Closing

30may9:30 AM- 10:30 AMYoga Tools for Mind and Body - In Person9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Event Type :Adults

30may1:30 PM- 3:30 PMKnitting & Crochet Group - In Person1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Event Type :Adults

31may7:00 PM- 8:00 PMCraft Corner - In Person7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Event Type :Adults


2jun10:00 AMMah-Jongg - In Person10:00 AM Event Type :Adults

8jun7:00 PMBoard of Trustees Meeting7:00 PM 7

9jun10:00 AMMah-Jongg - In Person10:00 AM Event Type :Adults

13jun1:30 PM- 3:30 PMKnitting & Crochet Group - In Person1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Event Type :Adults

16jun10:00 AMMah-Jongg - In Person10:00 AM Event Type :Adults

20jun7:00 PM- 8:00 PMSuburban Ecology: A Healthy Planet Begins at Home - In Person7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

23jun10:00 AMMah-Jongg - In Person10:00 AM Event Type :Adults

27jun9:30 AM- 10:30 AMMindful Meditations - In Person9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Event Type :Adults

27jun1:30 PM- 3:30 PMKnitting & Crochet Group - In Person1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Event Type :Adults

28jun7:00 PM- 8:00 PMHow to Read a Painting - In Person7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

30jun10:00 AMMah-Jongg - In Person10:00 AM Event Type :Adults