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Special thanks to our wonderful Friends of the Library for generously supporting our Youth Services Department and sponsoring so many of our children's programs. THANK YOU! 

Read to a Dog! Photos

We had so much fun at our August session of Read to a Dog! Thank you, Clover, Turner, Janie, and Rusty! Please click here or on Janie's photo below to see all the great pictures from this event. Don't forget ... our dogs will be back on Saturday, September 6th at 11:00 am. Woof!

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Children's Events! 

Many of these events have priority registration for Denville residents. Please read the details on the registration page before signing up. Thank you! 

LEGO Free Play

Lego Free Play is full. Thank you!

Want to come meet new friends and make cool Lego creations? We'd love to have you! 

Ages 6 and up, please visit us on Wednesday, August 20th at 3:00 pm for Lego Free Play. We will supply the Legos and fun, you bring your ideas and creativity. See what other kids are making and maybe learn a new thing or two!

We have lots of Legos for you to build with, but please know that your creations will have to remain behind in the library. We will take pictures of your finished projects and post them on our Facebook page for the whole world to see. Maybe your work will become famous! :-)

Please register by clicking here or on the flyer below!

Drop-In Craft: Bean Art!

Ages 3 and up, please join us for our final Drop-In Craft of the summer on Saturday, August 23rd from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. We will be making some really neat art out of beans and seeds! Bring home a cool project to share with your family!

No registration is necessary. See you soon!

Frozen Party


For all our fans of Elsa, Anna, Olaf, and the gang, we are hosting a Frozen Party on Wednesday, August 20th Tuesday, August 26th at 10:30 am. Ages 2 and up, please join us for Frozen stories, activities, dancing, and crafts. 

Space is limited, so please sign up by clicking here or on the flyer below. We are going to have so much fun! 

Funny Storytime

What's better than laughter? Nothing!

We are doing a storytime of our favorite funny stories, and we'd love for YOU to join us! Ages 2 and up, come hear funny stories and sing silly songs on Wednesday, August 27th at 10:00 am. We'll even make a happy card to share with someone we love. It'll be a super time!

Don't miss out! Please register by clicking here or on the flyer below. We can't wait to laugh with you!

Goodbye Summer Beach Party

We can't believe how fast this summer has flown by!

As we head into the fall, we had to one have last bit of summer fun. Ages 2 and up, please join us on Thursday, August 28th at 11:00 am for our Goodbye Summer Beach Party. We will read beach stories, sing fun songs, play some beach games, and make our own pair of sunglasses. 

Please register by clicking here or on the flyer below. See you soon!

Additional Children's Links

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Maryellen Liddy, the Supervising Librarian of Youth Services; Kate Mahoney, the Children's Librarian; and Christine Kabshura, the Children's Programmer, can all be reached at the Library's main number, 973-627-6555.

You can also e-mail Maryellen at or Kate at Please contact us with any questions ... we love to hear from you!

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