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Children’s Events 
Please scroll down to see our June 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!

 

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26jun10:00 AM- 12:00 PMSummer Reading Kickoff!10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Event Type :Children

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This program is funded by our Friends of the Library. Please click here for more information and to learn how to become a member. Thank you!
All ages are invited to join us for our Summer Reading Kickoff event on Monday, June 26th beginning at 10:00 am. We will begin with an outdoor concert on the library’s back patio with Ron “Polka Dot” Albanese. Get ready for lots of singing and dancing!
We will then move indoors to the children’s library and our meeting room, where we will have fun crafts (crowns, slap bracelets, and more!), face painting, temporary tattoos, and balloon animals.
While the Summer Reading Kickoff event is open to all, only Denville residents can sign up for our six-week program and earn the chance to win lots of great rafffle prizes.
** You are signing up for both the concert and the crafts / balloon animals. **
Please note: If we have rainy weather, we will move our entire Kickoff event (concert AND crafts) to the Community Room at the Denville Municipal Building at 1 St. Mary’s Place. We will be in touch via e-mail with all registered participants to provide full details and parking information as we get closer to the date. We’ll also post updated information on our website. Don’t worry … indoors or outdoors, we’re going to have a blast!

*** REGISTRATION DETAILS ***
Denville residents ONLY may sign up beginning Thursday, June 15th.
Residents of all neighboring communities may sign up beginning Monday, June 19th. Early registrations from non-Denville residents will be canceled. Thank you for respecting our policy!

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Time

(Monday) 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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26jun6:30 PM- 7:15 PMCooking & Crafting for Kids6:30 PM - 7:15 PM Event Type :Children,Teens

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This program is now full. Thank you!
This program is funded by our Friends of the Library. Please click here for more information and to learn how to become a member. Thank you!
Our friend Ms. Brigitte from Real Food – Real Simple is back for another session of Cooking & Crafting for Kids!
Ages 8-14, please join us on Monday, June 26th — Kickoff Day! — at 6:30 pm. We’ll make personalized journals, that will be perfect for documenting your summer adventures, and bookmarks for all your summer reading. We’ll also whip up a yummy snack!
Since space is limited, please sign up as soon as possible on the RSVP button below. Thank you!

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

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Time

(Monday) 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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27jun10:00 AM- 10:45 AMPrincess Belle!10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Event Type :Children

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This program is full. Thank you!
Guess who is coming to visit us … Princess Belle!
Belle from Beauty and the Beast will be joining us at the Denville Library, and we are SO EXCITED!
For ages 2 and up, Belle will read, sing, and dance with us on Tuesday, June 27th at 10:00 am. It will be a wonderful morning with a princess!

*** REGISTRATION DETAILS ***
Denville residents ONLY may sign up beginning Thursday, June 15th.
Residents of all neighboring communities may sign up beginning Monday, June 19th. Early registrations from non-Denville residents will be canceled. Thank you for respecting our policy!

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Time

(Tuesday) 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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27jun3:30 PM- 4:30 PMKindness Club: Operation Gratitude!3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Event Type :Children

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Are you too young to volunteer at the library but still want to help make our Denville community — and the whole world! — a kinder place? We have just the program for you!
This summer, we will be hosting five sessions of Kindness Club for ages 6-12. Each session will have a different project and an individual registration.
On Tuesday, June 27th at 3:30 pm, please join Mr. D and Ms. Maryellen as we write letters and make cards for Operation Gratitude, a wonderful organization that supports deployed troops, veterans, new recruits, and first responders. Spread a little kindness with us!
Please register on the RSVP button below so we can make sure we have enough supplies for everyone. Stay tuned for more Kindness Club events in July!

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Time

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

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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28jun9:30 AM- 10:00 AMStories & Sunshine for Ages 2-3 with Ms. Melanie, Wednesdays, June 28th to August 2nd, 9:30 am9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Event Type :Children

Event Details

Join Ms. Melanie on the library’s back patio for stories, songs, and fingerplays. After our stories, we will move into the meeting room to make a fun craft to take home. If it’s too rainy or too warm, we will do the entire program indoors in our meeting room. No worries!
Please note that this registration covers the entire six-week Stories & Sunshine period (we understand that you may need to miss a week or two due to illness or vacation).
Stories & Sunshine 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 Thursday, June 15th.
Residents of all neighboring communities may sign up beginning Monday, June 19th. Early registrations from non-Denville residents will be canceled. Thank you for respecting our policy!

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Time

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

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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28jun10:15 AM- 11:00 AMStories & Sunshine for Ages 3-6 with Mr. D, Wednesdays, June 28th to August 2nd, 10:15 am10:15 AM - 11:00 AM Event Type :Children

Event Details

Join Mr. D on the library’s back patio for stories, songs, and fingerplays. After our stories, we will move into the meeting room to make a fun craft to take home. If it’s too rainy or too warm, we will do the entire program indoors in our meeting room. No worries!
Please note that this registration covers the entire six-week Stories & Sunshine period (we understand that you may need to miss a week or two due to illness or vacation).
Stories & Sunshine 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 Thursday, June 15th.
Residents of all neighboring communities may sign up beginning Monday, June 19th. Early registrations from non-Denville residents will be canceled. Thank you for respecting our policy!

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Time

(Wednesday) 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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28jun3:30 PM- 4:30 PMArt for Kids! Drawing & Painting3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Event Type :Children

Event Details

This program is full. Thank you!
This program is funded by our Friends of the Library. Please click here for more information and to learn how to become a member. Thank you!
Local artist Bernadine Ferrari will join us on Wednesday, June 28th at 3:30 pm with Art for Kids! Ms. Bernadine will help kids ages 7-12 learn how to draw and paint a special project to take home. Come visit us and make a masterpiece!
Please register on the RSVP button below. Thank you!

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

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Time

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

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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29jun9:00 AM- 9:30 AMBook Worms Gardening Club, Six Thursdays, June 29th to August 3rd at 9:00 am9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Event Type :Children

Event Details

We have a new garden plot over at the Denville Community Gardens, and we need your help!
Ages 3-10, please join Ms. Melanie and Ms. Chris this summer for our Book Worms Gardening Club!
We’ll be meeting for six consecutive Thursdays, beginning on June 29th and continuing through August 3rd, at 9:00 am. You are signing up for all six sessions, although we understand that you may need to miss a week or two.
Please be sure to wear gardening clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty. We’ll meet in the library’s meeting room (there’s a ramp that leads up from the rear of our parking lot) and walk over together.
** In case of rain or excessive heat, we’ll stay indoors for a gardening-related project. **
Please register on the RSVP button below. Thank you!

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

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Time

(Thursday) 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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29jun10:30 AM- 11:15 AMPreschool of Rock10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Event Type :Children

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This program is full. Thank you!
Let’s jam out!
Ages 2-6, our friends from Preschool of Rock will be returning on Thursday, June 29th at 10:30 am, and we’d love for you to join the band!
Preschool of Rock offers exciting and educational music shows for kids. The performer travels with a selection of diverse instruments and will explain the anatomy of the instruments, their origins, and how they work! This is a fun musical activity for our youngest patrons!
Space is limited, so please register on the RSVP button below. Thank you!

*** REGISTRATION DETAILS ***
Denville residents ONLY may sign up beginning Thursday, June 15th.
Residents of all neighboring communities may sign up beginning Monday, June 19th. Early registrations from non-Denville residents will be canceled. Thank you for respecting our policy!

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Time

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

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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29jun3:00 PM- 4:30 PMTween Crafternoon: Perler Beads!3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Event Type :Children,Teens

Event Details

This program is full. Thank you!
This program is funded by our Friends of the Library. Please click here for more information and to learn how to become a member. Thank you!
Ages 8-14, please join Ms. Melanie and Ms. Maryellen on Thursday, June 29th at 3:30 pm as we transform individual Perler Beads into amazing pieces of art to take home. No prior skill is required … we have patterns you can use!
Please note that Ms. Melanie and Ms. Maryellen will fuse completed projects with a warm iron in a separate room to ensure that no one gets injured. 
Please register on the RSVP button below. Thank you!

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Time

(Thursday) 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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29jun7:00 PM- 8:00 PMAn Evening with Rizzo's Reptiles!7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Event Type :Children

Event Details

This program is full. Thank you!
This program is funded by the Morris County Clean Communities Grant. We are so grateful for their support!
Kids of all ages (who aren’t afraid of snakes and scaly things!), please join us on Thursday, June 29th at 7:00 pm as Rizzo’s Reptiles visits the library.
Learn about our reptilian friends, see snakes and lizards up close, and discover easy conservation measures you can take to keep our communities clean and safe for all our residents … human and slithery alike!
Please register on the RSVP button below. Thank you!

*** REGISTRATION DETAILS ***
Denville residents ONLY may sign up beginning Thursday, June 15th.
Residents of all neighboring communities may sign up beginning Monday, June 19th. Early registrations from non-Denville residents will be canceled. Thank you for respecting our policy!

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Time

(Thursday) 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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30jun10:30 AM- 11:00 AMDancing Around the World10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Event Type :Children

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Kids around the world like to dance just like you!
Ages 3-7, please visit us on Friday, June 30th at 10:30 am for Dancing Around the World! We will be listening to music and learning fun dances from different countries and cultures. Join us!
Please register on the RSVP button below. Thank you!

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Time

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

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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30jun6:00 PM- 7:45 PMTeen Night!6:00 PM - 7:45 PM Event Type :Children,Teens

Event Details

We’ve been having so much fun at our Teen Nights. We especially like hanging out in the library after it closes!
We’re back with another Teen Night for ages 12+ on Friday, June 30th at 6:00 pm. Here’s what we have planned:
  • Pizza & snacks!
  • Flashlight paper bag relay! Loud and fun!
  • CD Dreamcatchers with Ms. Brigitte from Real Food – Real Simple.
  • Nut-free ice cream sundae bar!
(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!

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Time

(Friday) 6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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