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Children’s Events 
Please scroll down to see our December events (the full upcoming event schedule — which goes MONTHS! ahead — is on our Google Calendar).
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13dec10:30 AM- 11:00 AMPreschool Dance Party: Ho-Ho-Holiday Hop!10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Event Type :Children

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Our Dance Party is full. Thank you!
Kids ages 2-6, please come dance with us on Thursday, December 13th at 10:30 am during our Ho-Ho-Holiday Hop! 
We will be moving and grooving to some holiday favorites, and we’d love to have YOU dancing with us.
Please register on the RSVP button below. Thank you!

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Time

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

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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13dec4:00 PM- 5:30 PMMake Your Own Holiday E-Card!4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Event Type :Children,Teens

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This program is full. Thank you!
Kids in grades 4-7 are invited to join us on Thursday, December 13th from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm for a special SCRATCH coding session. We will be designing our own holiday e-cards to send to family and friends. Spread a little joy this holiday season!
Would you like to join us? Awesome! Please register on the RSVP button below. Thank you!

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Time

(Thursday) 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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15dec9:30 AM- 10:00 AMSaturday Storytime: Holiday!9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Event Type :Children

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Fa la la la la, la la la la!
Ages 2-6, please visit us on Saturday, December 15th at 9:30 am for a Saturday Holiday Storytime. We will read a variety of holiday stories, sing and dance, and make a fun craft to take home.
Please register below. Thank you!

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Time

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

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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17dec6:00 PM- 6:30 PMHoliday Evening Storytime!6:00 PM - 6:30 PM Event Type :Children

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Our Evening Storytime is full. Thank you!
Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way!
Ages 2-6, please join us on Monday, December 17th at 6:00 pm for a special Holiday Evening Storytime. We will ho-ho-ho (and ha-ha-ha!) while we listen to stories, sing songs, and make a fun craft to take home.
Please register below. See you soon!

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Time

(Monday) 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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18dec11:00 AM- 12:00 PMTouch the Music: Nutcracker! 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Event Type :Children

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Touch the Music is full. Thank you!
Kids ages 2 through 6, please join us on Tuesday, December 18th at 11:00 am when Ms. Claudia returns with Touch the Music: Nutcracker!
If you’ve visited us for Touch the Music in the past, you know that Ms. Claudia reads a story, teaches us about music, and then lets us try out all the great, REAL musical instruments she brings. It’s hands-on musical fun!
Please register on the RSVP button below. Thank you!

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Time

(Tuesday) 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location

121 Diamond Spring Road

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19dec4:30 PM- 5:30 PMBath Gifts! 🎁4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Event Type :Children,Teens

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This program is full. Thank you!
Rub-a-dub-dub!
Ages 8-14, please join us on Wednesday, December 19th at 4:30 pm for Bath Gifts! 🎁
We will be making bath scrubs and sprays to keep or give away as awesome holiday gifts.
We have limited space, so please register on the RSVP button below. Thank you!

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Time

(Wednesday) 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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21dec4:30 PM- 6:30 PMTeen Interactive Movie: Elf! 🎄4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Event Type :Children,Teens

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This event is full. Thank you!
Kids ages 12 and up, please join us on Friday, December 21st at 4:30 pm for Interactive Elf!
We will be singing along with the Elf movie, throwing popcorn at the screen (!), and eating spaghetti with maple syrup. We’ll also have pizza for the less daring. 🍕
Please register on the RSVP button below so we can make sure we have enough supplies for everyone. Thank you!

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Time

(Friday) 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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26dec10:00 AM- 10:45 AMEyes of the Wild - AT TOWN HALL10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Event Type :Children

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This program is full. Thank you!
This program is funded by a grant from Denville Clean Communities. Thank you!
Eyes of the Wild returns to Denville with their traveling zoo show on Wednesday, December 26th at 10:00 am. Come meet some furry friends and learn about the amazing work that is done to rescue and rehabilitate these animals.
To accommodate the size of our crowd, this program will be held in the Community Room at the Denville Municipal Building at 1 St. Mary’s Place. Parking is available in the lot and on St. Mary’s Place opposite town hall.
This program is open to all ages! Please register on the RSVP button below. Thank you!

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Denville residents and residents of neighboring communities may sign up beginning Monday, December 10th. 

Time

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

Location

Denville Municipal Building

1 St. Mary's Place, Denville, NJ 07834

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26dec2:00 PM- 3:00 PMPaint-a-Palooza!2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Event Type :Children,Teens

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Kids in grades 2-6, please visit us on Wednesday, December 26th at 2:00 pm for Paint-a-Palooza!
We will bring out all our best art supplies — shape templates, acrylics, watercolors, tempera, metallic paints, glitter markers, jewels, sequins, and more! — to allow you to create whatever you want!
So that we can ensure we have enough supplies for everyone, please register on the RSVP button below. Thank you!

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Denville residents and residents of neighboring communities may sign up beginning Monday, December 10th. 

Time

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

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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27dec12:00 PM- 12:45 PMCooking & Crafting for Kids: New Year!12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Event Type :Children,Teens

Event Details

This program is full. Thank you!
Kids ages 8-14, please join Ms. Brigitte from Real Food, Real Simple on Thursday, December 27th at 12:00 pm as we ring in the new year in style.
We will be making a New Year’s craft AND decorating cupcakes. We would love for you to join us!
Space is limited. Please register on the RSVP button below. Thank you!

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Time

(Thursday) 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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27dec2:30 PM- 3:30 PMMinute to Win It! For Kids2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Event Type :Children

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Ready to play fast-paced, fun, challenging games that use cups, spoons, straws, and other household items? We are, too!
Grades 3-5, please join us on Thursday, December 27th at 2:30 pm for Minute to Win It! How much can you do in a minute? Find out!
Please register below. See you soon!

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Time

(Thursday) 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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28dec11:15 AM- 12:00 PMPreschool Noon Day Eve Party!11:15 AM - 12:00 PM Event Type :Children

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Our party is full. Thank you!
Since it’s so hard for grown ups to stay awake until midnight — let alone preschoolers! — we have just the New Year’s Eve solution.
Ages 2-6, please join us on Friday, December 28th at 11:15 am as we count down to 2019 … by counting down to 12:00 noon!
We will have stories, songs, dancing, and lots of fun!
Since we have limited space, you must register on the RSVP button below. Happy new year!

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Denville residents AND residents of all neighboring communities may sign up beginning Monday, December 10th.

Time

(Friday) 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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