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.
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Fall Storytimes
Most of our storytime groups are now full, but we’d love to try to accommodate you and your child. Please e-mail maryellen.liddy@denvillelibrary.org to check availability.

 

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

october, 2019

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17oct6:00 PM- 7:00 PMScary Stories! 😈6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Event Type :Children

Event Details

Kids in grades 3 and higher, please join Ms. Melanie on Thursday, October 17th at 6:00 pm for Scary Stories!
We will listen to scary stories from RL Stine, the author of the Goosebumps series, while painting our own spooky masks.
Please register on the RSVP button below. Thank you!

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

Time

(Thursday) 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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18oct6:00 PM- 7:30 PMHalloween Spooktacular! 🎃6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Event Type :Children

Event Details

Kids in grades K-5 (and their families!) are invited to join us for our Halloween Spooktacular on Friday, October 18th at 6:00 pmafter the library closes!
Here’s the fun we have in store for you:
  • Pumpkin Painting!
  • Photo Booth!
  • Spooky “What’s in the Box?”!
  • Buttons!
  • Bead-a-Necklace!
  • Cotton Candy!
  • Perler Beads!
  • Cool Crafts!
  • Music!
  • Face Painting!
No registration is necessary and costumes are optional! Happy Halloween! 🎃

Time

(Friday) 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

19oct10:00 AM- 10:45 AMInclusive Halloween Storytime10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Event Type :Children

Event Details

This program is full. Thank you!
For our young friends of all ages and abilities, we will be hosting an Inclusive Halloween Storytime on Saturday, October 19th at 10:00 am.
Please join us for a quieter storytime with lots of movement. After our stories, we will trick-or-treat throughout the library for fun non-food items.
You may bring or wear your Halloween costumes and any coping devices. Also please let us know if there’s anything we can do to make our storytime sensory friendly for your child.
Please RSVP on the button below. Thank you!

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Denville residents and residents of neighboring communities may sign up now!

Time

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

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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21oct6:30 PM- 7:15 PMInteractive Theatre: Sleepy Hollow Halloween!6:30 PM - 7:15 PM Event Type :Children

Event Details

Kids in grades K-5 are invited to join us on Monday, October 21st at 6:30 pm for a special interactive play, Sleepy Hollow Halloween!
Our friend Kitty Jones (who has brought us the Fairy Godmother and Grace the Pirate) returns with another fun-filled show. We’ll be transported to Sleepy Hollow, where skeletons high-step in a graveyard dance and goblins haunt the villagers. This is a spooky — but not scary! — Halloween tale with lots of audience participation, lots of laughs, and just a little bit of spookiness.
Please register on the RSVP button below. Boo!

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

Time

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

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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26oct10:00 AM- 10:30 AMSaturday Halloween Storytime! 🕸️10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Event Type :Children

Event Details

Goblins, ghosts, and witches … oh my!
We are holding a special Saturday Halloween Storytime on Saturday, October 26th at 10:00 am. For ages 2 to 6, we will be reading Halloween stories, singing Halloween songs, and making a special craft to take home.
Please wear your costumes so we can trick-or-treat for non-food items in the library afterward! And please make sure to register on the RSVP button below. Happy Halloween!

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

Time

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

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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28oct6:00 PM- 6:30 PMBuild a Halloween Bear! 🐻6:00 PM - 6:30 PM Event Type :Children

Event Details

Our Build a Bear program is full. Please email maryellen.liddy@denvillelibrary.org if you’d like to be added to a waitlist. Thank you!
Kids of all ages are welcome at our Build a Halloween Bear! 🐻 program on Monday, October 28th at 6:00 pm.
We will build 16″ stuffed white teddy bears — with their own t-shirt capes! — to take home and keep. The bears have velcro closures, so no sewing is required. We’ll also share some stories and songs.
Space is limited to 24 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 5 pm on Friday, October 11th, 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  Wednesday, October 2nd.
Residents of all neighboring communities may sign up beginning Friday, October 4th. Early registrations from non-Denville residents will be canceled. Thank you for respecting our policy!

Time

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

Location

Denville Public Library

121 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

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30oct10:30 AM- 11:00 AMPreschool Dance Party: Monster Mash!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 Wednesday, October 30th at 10:30 am. We will be dancing to the Monster Mash and lots of great Halloween tunes!
** Since we will be dancing, we are asking that kids please NOT wear costumes to this event. Thank you! **
Please register on the RSVP button below. See you soon!

*** REGISTRATION DETAILS ***
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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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