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Amazon Wish List ✔️
Please click here or on the image below to view our Amazon Wish List. We are always in need of extra supplies for crafting, storytimes, and other events. Thank you!

Children’s Book Suggestions 📘
Please click here or on the green button below to find our list of book suggestions by Guided Reading Level (A to Z). All titles listed are owned by the Denville Library.
Children’s News 🚨
Looking for news, videos, our Google Calendar of upcoming youth services events, and much more? Please click here to visit our Children’s News page.

 

Storytime & Baby Groups 📚🐤

Registration for Winter / Spring Storytime opens online for Denville residents on Thursday, February 13th. (Our friends from neighboring towns may sign up beginning Tuesday, February 18th.)
Storytime will run for six weeks, from the week of March 2nd through the week of April 6th. We have storytime fun for all ages … babies right up through our preschoolers!
Storytimes are listed in the March calendar below. ⬇️⬇️⬇️ We hope to see you soon! 😄

 

Children’s Newsletter 📰
To check out our current newsletter, please click here or on the image below.
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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).
To see our March events and storytime sessions, please click the right arrow directly below. It may take a moment for the calendar to load.
You may register on the grey “YES” button under RSVP to Event. Thank you!

february, 2020

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18feb6:00 PM- 6:30 PMEvening Storytime: Safari! 🦁6:00 PM - 6:30 PM Event Type :Children

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Get ready to stomp like an elephant and roar like a lion!
Ages 2-6, please join us on Tuesday, February 18th at 6:00 pm for a special evening Safari Storytime 🦁. We’ll read books, sing songs, and make a fun jungle craft to take home.
Please register on the RSVP button below. Thank you!

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

Time

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

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19feb10:30 AM- 11:00 AMMeet Mickey Mouse! 🐭10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Event Type :Children

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Our visit with Mickey Mouse is now full. Thank you!
Guess who is coming to visit us … Mickey Mouse! 🐭
Mickey will be joining us at the Denville Library, and we are SO EXCITED! 🤗
For ages 2 and up, Mickey will dance and play with us on Wednesday, February 19th at 10:30 am. It will be a wonderful morning!

*** REGISTRATION DETAILS ***
Denville residents ONLY may sign up beginning Thursday, January 23rd.
Residents of all neighboring communities may sign up beginning Saturday, January 25th. Early registrations from non-Denville residents will be canceled. Thank you for respecting our policy!


By registering, you grant permission to the Denville Public Library to use photographs and/or video of you (and any minor that you have registered) taken at this event for use in publications, news releases, online, and in other communications related to the mission of the Denville Public Library.  If you do not grant this permission, please email maryellen.liddy@denvillelibrary.org. Thank you!

Time

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

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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19feb4:30 PM- 5:30 PMCat Art! 🎨🐈4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Event Type :Children,Teens

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We will be learning about Laurel Burch and pop art and creating our own colorful cat artwork. 🐈
You can draw your own cat or use one of our templates to perfect your design. We’ll walk you through every step, including creating fun patterns and adding LOTS of color!
Would you like to join us? We’ve love to have you! Kids in elementary school grades 2-6, we’ll meet on Wednesday, February 19th at 4:30 pm. We can’t wait to see what you create!

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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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22feb10:00 AM- 11:00 AMPottery for Kids, 10:00 am Session 🤗10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Event Type :Children

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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 22nd at 10:00 am 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!

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Time

(Saturday) 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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22feb11:30 AM- 12:30 PMPottery for Kids, 11:30 am Session 🤗11:30 AM - 12:30 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 22nd at 11:30 am 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!

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Time

(Saturday) 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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24feb10:30 AM- 11:00 AMPreschool Dance Party: Leap Year Sock Hop! 🕺🏽💃🏽10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Event Type :Children

Event Details

Get ready to dance the morning away!
Ages 2-6, please join us for another Preschool Dance Party on Monday, February 24th at 10:30 am. We will have a great time!
Please register on the RSVP button below. See you soon!

*** REGISTRATION DETAILS ***
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Time

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

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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24feb6:00 PM- 6:30 PMBuild a Baby Sloth! 🦥6:00 PM - 6:30 PM Event Type :Children

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This program is full, but we can take a few children for our wait list. Please email maryellen.liddy@denvillelibrary.org to be added to the wait list. Thank you! 
Kids of all ages are welcome at our Build a Baby Sloth! 🦥 program on Monday, February 24th at 6:00 pm.
We will build 8″ stuffed mini sloths to take home and keep. The sloths have velcro closures, so no sewing is required. We’ll also share some stories and songs.
Space is limited to 36 children. When you register, please only count children who are building a sloth (not caregivers) in your registration total.
👀⬇️ Please read this important information! 👀⬇️
  • 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 each spot for this program.
  • Your deposit must be received at the library by 9 pm on Wednesday, February 19th or we will cancel your registration.
  • Deposits can be mailed to the library, brought into the library any time during our open hours, or dropped in the outside book drop (open 24 hours a day!) in an envelope with the child’s name written clearly on the front.
  • 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. 

*** REGISTRATION DETAILS ***
Denville residents ONLY may sign up beginning Thursday, February 13th.
Residents of all neighboring communities may sign up beginning Tuesday, February 18th. Early registrations from non-Denville residents will be canceled. Thank you for respecting our policy!


By registering, you grant permission to the Denville Public Library to use photographs and/or video of you (and any minor that you have registered) taken at this event for use in publications, news releases, online, and in other communications related to the mission of the Denville Public Library.  If you do not grant this permission, please email maryellen.liddy@denvillelibrary.org. Thank you!

Time

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

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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26feb10:30 AM- 11:00 AMLittle Scientists 🥼10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Event Type :Children

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STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math! 
Little Scientists 🥼 is our STEM program for preschool kids ages 3 to 6. Please join us on Wednesday, February 26th at 10:30 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!

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Time

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

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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28feb5:15 PM- 7:30 PMTeen Night: Resin Animals! 😺5:15 PM - 7:30 PM Event Type :Children,Teens

Event Details

We’re back with another Teen Night for ages 12+ on Friday, February 28th at 5:15 pm, after the library closes!
Here’s what we have planned:
  • Resin molding … make your own animals! 😺
  • Hide & seek! 🤦‍♀️
  • Digital scavenger hunt using the GooseChase app! 🧐
  • Pizza, snacks & ice cream! 🍕
We hope you’ll join us! Please register on the RSVP button below. Thank you!

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Time

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

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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29feb10:00 AM- 10:30 AMSaturday Storytime: Leap Day! 🐸10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Event Type :Children

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Leap Day 🐸 only happens once every four years, so we want to celebrate this special occasion!
Ages 2-6, please join us at 10:00 am on Saturday, February 29thLeap Day! — for a fun-filled storytime. We will read stories; sing songs; do lots of hopping, leaping, and jumping; and even make a cool craft to take home. It’s sure to be a great time!
Please register on the RSVP button below. Thank you! Happy Leap Day!

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Time

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

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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