Opening 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


Yoga Workshop

Regular yoga and meditation practice can have effects on multiple areas of your body, from increasing your energy to easing aching joints.  Karen Noel, CYT  will be providing this introductory class at the Denville Library.  If you have a yoga mat, please bring it and wear comfy clothing.

Tuesday, June 12th 9:30am-10:30 am

12jun9:30 AMYoga Workshop9:30 AM Event Type :Adults

2018 Book Group

 

January 10 –   Underground Railroad.  Colson Whitehead

February 14  – Dean and Me.  Jerry Lewis

March 14  – The Floating World.  C. Morgan Babst

April 11  – Hillbilly Elegy.  JD Vance

May 9 –  Into the Water.  Paula Hawkins

June 13  – Caroline.  Sarah Miller

July 11  – Catcher in the Rye.  JD Salinger

August 8 –  To be determined

September 12 –  The Rent Collector.  Cameron Steve Wright

October 10  – Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI.  David Grann.

November 14 –  In the Midst of Winter.  Isabel Allende

December 12  – Lost History of Stars.  Dave Boling


Join us for our informal Book Club.  We meet the second Wednesday of the month at 7pm in the meeting room at the Denville Library.  Questions?  Please contact Librarian Ilene Lefkowitz at the library.  Titles are subject to change.  The book group is currently not accepting new members, we are at maximum capacity.

Museum Pass Program

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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.  Museum reservation form must be filled out at the Denville Public Library by the Denville Library Cardholder.

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 30 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.

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 on the next day that the Library is open.  Passes may NOT be left in the book drop.  Museum passes must be handed to a staff member.

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?

  • The Grounds for Sculpture – admission for up to four (4) people.  Open Tuesday – Sunday. Closed Mondays.
  • Imagine That!!! – admission for up to four (4) people.  Open Tuesday – Sunday.  Closed Mondays. ** Closed for renovation beginning 7/28/17.  Expected to reopen 11/17
  • The Intrepid Sea and Air Space Museum – admission for up to six (6) people.  Open 7 days a week.

What do passes cover?

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

Passes for Grounds for Sculpture are not valid on the following dates:

  • Sunday, May 14, 2017 (Mother’s Day)
  • Saturday, June 3, 2017 (Open 10am – 2pm)
  • Saturday, June 10, 2017 (GFS 25th Anniversary Event)
  • Sunday, September 24, 2017 (Annual GFS Fundraiser)
  • Thursday, November 23, 2017 (Thanksgiving Day)
  • Sunday, December 24, 2017 (Christmas Eve)
  • Monday, December 25, 2017 (Christmas Day)
  • Sunday, December 31, 2017 (New Year’s Eve) Open 10am – 2pm

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

Email Newsletter

Are you subscribed to our Youth Services Newsletter? Do you want to be? Of course you do! Stay in touch with us to be the first to hear about new programs and activities for children of all ages. We typically send out two newsletters per month during the school year — we are weekly in the summer — so we promise not to clog your inbox!

Are you signed up and still not receiving the newsletter? Please add maryellen.liddy@denvillelibrary.org to your list of contacts.

Please click here to sign up for our newsletter.

Want to see the latest edition of our newsletter? Please click here or on the image below. Thank you!

Wireless Printing


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main-denville-township-bw@printspots.com for Black and White Printouts – 10 cents each (pay at the Library)

Send an email to main-denville-township-color@printspots.com for Color Printouts – 50 cents each (pay at the Library)

Click HERE to upload your file to be printed

 

E-Books for Kids & Teens!

Denville, along with other Morris County libraries, now has access to Tumblebooks.

What is Tumblebooks? It’s a collection of eBooks, eAudiobooks, eReadAlongs, graphic novels, National Geographic videos, interactive games, and more specifically for children. There are no holds or waiting lists — just access the site and read!

To visit Tumblebooks at home, you’ll need your library card. Please click here or on the image below to get started. Enjoy!

tumblebooks

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.

 

Upcoming Events

may

22may7:00 PM- 8:30 PMDoll Collecting 1017:00 PM - 8:30 PM Event Type :Adults

24may10:30 AM- 11:00 AMFlip Flops & Sandcastles Storytime10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Event Type :Children

25may1:30 PMFriday Film - The Untouchables1:30 PM Event Type :Adults

29may1:30 PM- 3:30 PMKnitting & Crochet Group1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Event Type :Adults

30may10:30 AM- 11:00 AMPreschool Dance Party: Rock and Roll!10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Event Type :Children

31may10:00 AM- 10:30 AMTeddy Bear Picnic!10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Event Type :Children