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Children’s Newsletter
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Children’s Storytimes

Our second session of Winter Storytime begins the week of February 26th and runs through the week of March 26th. Please scroll down to see our available storytimes. (Note: Ms. Chris’ baby group can be found by clicking on the right arrow next to February to access the March calendar.) Thank you!

 

Children’s Events 
Please scroll down to see our February events (the full upcoming event schedule — which goes MONTHS! ahead — is on our Google Calendar).
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You may register on the grey “YES” button under RSVP to Event. Thank you!

 

february, 2018

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22feb10:00 AM- 10:30 AMTechie Tykes!10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Event Type :Children

Event Details

STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math! 
Techie Tykes is our STEM program for preschool kids ages 3 to 6. Please join us on Thursday, February 22nd at 10:00 am as we work at science stations and learn about each of the STEM categories … while having lots of fun!
Please register on the RSVP button below. Thank you!

*** REGISTRATION DETAILS ***
Denville residents and residents of neighboring communities may sign up now!

Time

(Thursday) 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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23feb5:15 PM- 7:30 PMTeen Night!5:15 PM - 7:30 PM Event Type :Children,Teens

Event Details

Teen Night is full. Thank you!
We’re back with another Teen Night for ages 12+ on Friday, February 23rd at 5:15 pm, after the library closes! 
Here’s what we have planned:
  • Pizza & snacks!
  • Hide-and-seek!
  • A new canvas painting with instructor Erica Pizza, who visited us last month!
  • Ice cream!
(We can accommodate folks with a dairy allergy by substituting So Delicious Frozen Coconut Milk. Please let us know by emailing maryellen.liddy@denvillelibrary.org)
We hope you’ll join us! Please register on the RSVP button below. Thank you!

*** REGISTRATION DETAILS ***
Denville residents and residents of neighboring communities may sign up now!

Time

(Friday) 5:15 PM - 7:30 PM

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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24feb10:30 AM- 11:15 AMSeussology!10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Event Type :Children

Event Details

We’re celebrating Dr. Seuss!
In Seussology, the Cat in the Hat will lead us in a cool program featuring stories, a game show, a dance party, and lots and lots of Seussy fun! This program is best suited toward our young friends ages 4-10. Please join us on Saturday, February 24th at 10:30 am.
We had a great time at this show last year … we know this year will be even better!
Please register on the RSVP button below. Thank you!

*** REGISTRATION DETAILS ***
Denville residents and residents of neighboring communities may sign up now!

Time

(Saturday) 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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24feb2:00 PM- 3:00 PMPottery for Kids, 2:00 pm Session2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Event Type :Children

Event Details

This session is full. Thank you!
Our wonderful pottery instructor, Ms. Mary, is back for another visit!
Ages 7-12, please join us on Saturday, February 24th at 2:00 pm for Pottery for Kids. Each child will get personal instruction as they use the pottery wheel to throw clay and create a bowl to take home. We’ll also do handbuilding clay projects while we wait for our turn on the wheel.
Space is limited, so please RSVP below. Thank you!

*** REGISTRATION DETAILS ***
Denville residents and residents of neighboring communities may sign up now!

Time

(Saturday) 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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24feb3:30 PM- 4:30 PMPottery for Kids, 3:30 pm Session3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Event Type :Children

Event Details

This session is full. Thank you!
Our wonderful pottery instructor, Ms. Mary, is back for another visit!
Ages 7-12, please join us on Saturday, February 24th at 3:30 pm for Pottery for Kids. Each child will get personal instruction as they use the pottery wheel to throw clay and create a bowl to take home. We’ll also do handbuilding clay projects while we wait for our turn on the wheel.
Space is limited, so please RSVP below. Thank you!

*** REGISTRATION DETAILS ***
Denville residents and residents of neighboring communities may sign up now!

Time

(Saturday) 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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26feb9:30 AM- 10:00 AMMoving on Up! (Active Storytime) for Ages 1.5 Years - 2.5 Years with Mr. D & Ms. Melanie, Mondays at 9:30 am, February 26th to March 26th9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Event Type :Children

Event Details

This registration covers the entire five weeks of our second session of Winter Storytime (we understand that you may need to miss a week or two due to illness or scheduling conflicts). So that we may accommodate as many children as possible, you may only sign up for one five-week storytime session per child.
Moving on Up! is primarily an active movement and music storytime for younger children with some stories and a very simple sticker craft or parachute activity. It’s the perfect storytime for our wiggleworms!
** Please note that the library opens at 9:30 am, so this storytime will begin a few minutes after we open to the public. We apologize that we are unable to allow patrons into the library prior to 9:30 am. Thank you for your understanding! **
Please register on the RSVP button below. Thank you!

*** REGISTRATION DETAILS ***
Denville residents ONLY may sign up beginning Tuesday, February 13th.
Residents of all neighboring communities may sign up beginning Tuesday, February 20th. Early registrations from non-Denville residents will be canceled. Thank you for respecting our policy!

Time

(Monday) 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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26feb10:30 AM- 11:00 AMStorytime for Ages 2-3 with Ms. Melanie, Mondays at 10:30 am, February 26th to March 26th10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Event Type :Children

Event Details

This registration covers the entire five weeks of our second session of Winter Storytime (we understand that you may need to miss a week or two due to illness or scheduling conflicts). So that we may accommodate as many children as possible, you may only sign up for one five-week storytime session per child.
Storytime for Ages 2-3 is geared toward children within this age group who are able to sit for a series of short stories and songs followed by a basic craft.
Please register on the RSVP button below. Thank you!

*** REGISTRATION DETAILS ***
Denville residents ONLY may sign up beginning Tuesday, February 13th.
Residents of all neighboring communities may sign up beginning Tuesday, February 20th. Early registrations from non-Denville residents will be canceled. Thank you for respecting our policy!

Time

(Monday) 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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26feb1:30 PM- 2:15 PMStorytime for Ages 3-6 with Mr. D, Mondays at 1:30 pm, February 26th to March 26th1:30 PM - 2:15 PM Event Type :Children

Event Details

This storytime is now full. Thank you!
This registration covers the entire five weeks of our second session of Winter Storytime (we understand that you may need to miss a week or two due to illness or scheduling conflicts). So that we may accommodate as many children as possible, you may only sign up for one five-week storytime session per child.
Storytime for Ages 3-6 is geared toward children within this age group who can sit independently for longer stories and practice more complex social, movement, and literacy skills.
Please register on the RSVP button below. Thank you!

*** REGISTRATION DETAILS ***
Denville residents ONLY may sign up beginning Tuesday, February 13th.
Residents of all neighboring communities may sign up beginning Tuesday, February 20th. Early registrations from non-Denville residents will be canceled. Thank you for respecting our policy!

Time

(Monday) 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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26feb5:30 PM- 6:15 PMBuild a Teddy Bear!5:30 PM - 6:15 PM Event Type :Children

Event Details

This program is full. Thank you!
Kids of all ages are welcome at our Build a Teddy Bear! program on Monday, February 26th at 5:30 pm.
We will build 14″ teddy bears to take home and keep. The bears have zip closures, so no sewing is required. We’ll also share some stories and songs.
Space is limited to 25 children. When you register, please only count children who are building a bear (not caregivers) in your registration total.
*** Because of the cost associated with each stuffed friend, we are requiring a $5.00 deposit (cash or check made payable to Denville Library) to confirm your spot for this program. Your deposit must be received at the library by 9 pm on Tuesday, February 20th, or we will cancel your registration. We will return your deposit when you attend the program. If you cancel within 48 hours of the program or fail to attend, we will keep your deposit to reimburse the library for the unused materials. We will email all registrants with complete instructions. Thank you! ***

*** REGISTRATION DETAILS ***
Denville residents ONLY may sign up beginning Tuesday, February 13th.
Residents of all neighboring communities may sign up beginning Thursday, February 15th. Early registrations from non-Denville residents will be canceled. Thank you for respecting our policy!

Time

(Monday) 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

27feb11:00 AM- 11:45 AMStorytime for Ages 3-6 with Ms. Maryellen, Tuesdays at 11:00 am, February 27th to March 27th11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Event Type :Children

Event Details

This storytime is full. Thank you!
This registration covers the entire five weeks of our second session of Winter Storytime (we understand that you may need to miss a week or two due to illness or scheduling conflicts). So that we may accommodate as many children as possible, you may only sign up for one five-week storytime session per child.
Storytime for Ages 3-6 is geared toward children within this age group who can sit independently for longer stories and practice more complex social, movement, and literacy skills.
Please register on the RSVP button below. Thank you!

*** REGISTRATION DETAILS ***
Denville residents ONLY may sign up beginning Tuesday, February 13th.
Residents of all neighboring communities may sign up beginning Tuesday, February 20th. Early registrations from non-Denville residents will be canceled. Thank you for respecting our policy!

Time

(Tuesday) 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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27feb4:30 PM- 5:15 PMFebruary Book Club: Grades 1-34:30 PM - 5:15 PM Event Type :Children

Event Details

Grades 1-3, please join us for our next session of Book Club on Tuesday, February 27th at 4:30 pm. 
Thanks to everyone who helped us pick out our next Choose Your Own Adventure book. We’ll be reading Your Very Own Robot Goes Cuckoo-Bananas. While supplies last, the books will be available for pick up after registration. When you register, we’ll email you with the pick up details.
As we always do, this book discussion will also include cool activities and a craft. Please come even if you don’t finish the book. We’ll still have lots of fun!

*** REGISTRATION DETAILS ***
Denville residents and residents of neighboring communities may sign up now!

Time

(Tuesday) 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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28feb9:30 AM- 10:00 AMBaby & Me Lapsit for Ages 6 Months - 24 Months with Ms. Melanie, Wednesdays at 9:30 am, February 28th to March 28th9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Event Type :Children

Event Details

This baby group is full, but we still have room in our Thursday morning session. Please click here for more information. Thank you!
This registration covers the entire five weeks of our second session of Winter Storytime (we understand that you may need to miss a week or two due to illness or scheduling conflicts). So that we may accommodate as many children as possible, you may only sign up for one five-week storytime session per child.
Baby & Me Lapsit is designed for our littlest patrons and is an early introduction to books, play, songs, and socializing in a library setting. Come grow with us!
** Please note that the library opens at 9:30 am, so this storytime will begin a few minutes after we open to the public. We apologize that we are unable to allow patrons into the library prior to 9:30 am. Thank you for your understanding! **
Please register on the RSVP button below. Thank you!

*** REGISTRATION DETAILS ***
Denville residents ONLY may sign up beginning Tuesday, February 13th.
Residents of all neighboring communities may sign up beginning Tuesday, February 20th. Early registrations from non-Denville residents will be canceled. Thank you for respecting our policy!

Time

(Wednesday) 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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28feb10:30 AM- 11:00 AMStorytime for Ages 2-3 with Ms. Maryellen, Wednesdays at 10:30 am, February 28th to March 28th10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Event Type :Children

Event Details

This registration covers the entire five weeks of our second session of Winter Storytime (we understand that you may need to miss a week or two due to illness or scheduling conflicts). So that we may accommodate as many children as possible, you may only sign up for one five-week storytime session per child.
Storytime for Ages 2-3 is geared toward children within this age group who are able to sit for a series of short stories and songs followed by a basic craft.
Please register on the RSVP button below. Thank you!

*** REGISTRATION DETAILS ***
Denville residents ONLY may sign up beginning Tuesday, February 13th.
Residents of all neighboring communities may sign up beginning Tuesday, February 20th. Early registrations from non-Denville residents will be canceled. Thank you for respecting our policy!

Time

(Wednesday) 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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