Skip directly to content


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 April session of Read to a Dog. Huge thanks to Rusty, Omega, Janie, Turner, and Zoe for taking the time out of their busy schedules to listen to our young readers. Want to see more photos from April? Please click here or on the picture below. Our dogs visit us the first Saturday of each month, so they will return on Saturday, May 2nd at 11:00 am. We hope to see you then! Woof!

Email Newsletter

Are you subscribed to our Youth Services Newsletter? Do you want to be? Of course you do! Stay in touch with us to be the first to hear about new programs and activities for children of all ages. We typically send out two newsletters per month, so we promise not to clog your inbox!

Please click here to sign up for our newsletter

Looking for the latest newsletter? Please click on the image below. Thank you!

Are you signed up and still not receiving the newsletter? Please add to your list of contacts.

After School Art Photos

What an unbelievably amazing job by our young artists creating Ancient Egyptian art! Well done! Check out their art below and click here or on the collages to see more of their work.

We have one more session of After School Art for this school year. We hope to see everyone again on Wednesday, May 13th at 4:30 pm as we learn about the Aztecs and make our own sun stone. See you then!

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! 


Registration for spring storytimes is underway! Our spring sessions will run from the week of April 6th through the week of May 18th. If you'd like to register for an open storytime session, please email with the session, your name, your child's name, and your phone number. Thank you!

Baby & Me:

Baby & Me (ages 6 to 24 months), Wednesdays at 9:30 am (April 8th to May 20th) (FULL)

Baby & Me (ages 6 to 24 months), Thursdays at 9:30 am (April 9th to May 21st)

Ages 2 & 3:

Storytime, Ages 2 & 3, Mondays at 10:30 am (April 6th to May 18th)  

Storytime, Ages 2 & 3, Tuesdays at 10:00 am (April 7th to May 19th)  

Ages 3 and Up:

Storytime, Ages 3 and Up, Wednesdays at 11:30 am (April 8th to May 20th)  

April Family Craft Night

Craft Night is full. Thank you!

Please join us for our April Family Craft Night on Monday, April 20th at 6:30 pm. For children ages 6 and up, we will have four awesome craft stations at which we will make and decorate sand art mandalas, giant "fortune cookies" (not the kind you eat!), and mini tote bags. Our food station will feature cake pops!

Children are welcome to spend as much -- or as little! -- time at each station, and everyone will go home with an armload of cool (and tasty) creations!

Sound like a good time? We think so, too! Please register by clicking here or on the flyer below. See you soon!

Raising a Seeing Eye Puppy

Have you ever wondered how Seeing Eye guide dogs are raised? Did you ever think about getting involved (children can, too!)? Well, here's your chance to learn more!

Please join us on Tuesday, April 21st at 7:00 pm as representatives from the Seeing Eye / 4-H Puppy Raising Program will visit us ... with their puppies!! Learn how puppies are socialized and later trained to become guide dogs and find out how you and your family can get involved. 

Ready to pet some cute puppies? We are, too! Please register by clicking here or on the flyer below. Woof!

Duck Storytime

Quack! Quack! Quack!

Ages 2 and up, please visit us on Thursday, April 23rd at 10:30 am for a Duck Storytime. Hear stories about our favorite little quackers and make a cute duck craft to take home. 

We are going to have so much fun ... and we hope YOU will join us!

Please register by clicking here or on the flyer below. Let's get quacking!

Spring Drop-In Craft: See What Your Hands Can Do

Come craft with us!

Ages 3 and up, please join us on Saturday, April 25th any time between 3:00 pm and 3:45 pm for a Spring Drop-In Craft. We will be making art from our handprints! 

No registration is necessary. See you then!

Tween Tech Club

Do you enjoy programming on Scratch, Tynker, or Do you like creating projects online that you can share with your peers? Are in grades 4 thru 6

Then please join us at the library for our final session of tween tech for the school year! We will meet on Tuesday, April 28th from 4:30 to 5:30 pm.

Please register by clicking here or on the flyer below. We'll look forward to seeing you soon!

Afternoon Storytime

For kids ages 3-5, please join us for a special Afternoon Storytime on Wednesday, April 29th at 2:00 pm. We will read fun stories, sing songs, and make a tissue paper collage!

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

Additional Children's Links

More Great Links

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!

Email Newsletter icon, E-mail Newsletter icon, Email List icon, E-mail List icon Sign up for our Email Newsletter
For Email Newsletters you can trust