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The library is the heart of your community!
Main Library 449 Halsey Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054 (973)-887-5150

Lake Hiawatha 68 Nokomis Ave., Lake Hiawatha, NJ 07034 (973)-335-0952
Mount Tabor 31 Trinity Park, Mount Tabor, NJ 07878 (973)-627-9508


Summer Reading Kicks Off at the Parsippany Libraries on June 27.

Get Ready, Get Set… READ!; Get in the Game… READ; Exercise Your Mind… READ!

Visit any of our branches on June 27 to sign up by picking up your program booklet, or visit our webpage to view all of our terrific programs and events.

We are offering opportunities to win some great prizes that have been donated by many local businesses by:

Participating in reading challenges for all ages, checking out materials, and attending our wonderful exciting programs.

There is something for everyone!

Spend your summer reading, learning and having fun!


Eyes of the Wild @ Lake Hiawatha!!

for ages 5 & up   Tuesday   July 12    from 7 – 7:45pm

Join us for a live animal program and learn about how these animals' amazing features help them survive!
REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Registrations starts 6/28.



Itty Bitty Bop @ the Main Library!!

Monday July 18, 2016 10:00 AM  o 10:30 AM

Baby Music and Dance Program
(Ages birth-3 years old)
Babies and their caregivers dance to some fun tunes at this program.  Dance with scarves, shakers, instruments and more.
Registration is not required.

Is New Jersey Ready for Death With Dignity? @ the Main Library

Tuesday June 28, 20161:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Ethan Anderson, NJ Representative for Compassion and Choice will explain the requirements to utilize the end-of-life choice of Death With Dignity.  Mr. Anderson will update us on the public opinion/legal status on this law which offers the Death With Dignity choice to terminally ill individuals in states.  
Individuals attending this program are invited to attend the Death Cafe, an informal conversation about death and how to make the most of the time we have left.  The Death Cafe meets immediately after this program.  You do not have to register separately for the Cafe.

Family Movie Matinee:

Zootopia @ the Main Library!

Monday July 11, 2016 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

In a city inhabited by anthropomorphic animals who have abandoned traditional predator/prey roles in favor of civilized coexistence, uptight rabbit police officer Judy Hopps (voiced by Ginnifer Goodwin) is forced to work with charismatic fox con artist Nick Wilde (Jason Bateman) to crack a major case involving the mysterious disappearance of some carnivorous citizens. But when a few of the missing critters reappear, having reverted to pre-enlightenment savagery, it exposes existing anti-carnivore prejudice among the city's herbivores that threatens to damage the fabric of their diverse metropolis.


Exploring the Night Sky @ The Main Library
Saturday, July 23 2-3:30 PM      
Learn how to identify constellations, planets, and more in the night sky by utilizing a star map and the internet resources.  Adults and children over 9 are invited.  Speaker:  Paul Cirillo, 25 year member of the NJ Astronomical Society.
Preregister by Friday,July 22 at or #973-887-5150 ext.209.
Location:  Parsippany Public Library, 449 Halsey Road, Parsippany, NJ  0705


Human Trafficking: Modern Day Slavery in NJ and Throughout the World @ The Main Library
Monday, July 18 7-8:30 PM                     

Laura Magnone, Morris County Assistant Prosecutor will define human trafficking its causes and prevalence in NJ and elsewhere.  Parsippany Mayor James Barberio
will discuss his statewide leadership in stopping trafficking in NJ.  Preregister by  Friday, July 15 at or #973-887-5150 ext. 209 Location:  Parsippany Library, 449 Halsey Road, Parsippany, NJ  07054


Exploring Web Development with HTML & CSS @ The Main Library

Session 1:  Wednesday, July 6, 5 pm

Session 2: Thursday, July 7, 5 pm

For students in grades 6-8.

This two session class introduces students to coding with HTML and CSS.  Students will get hands-on experience building their first website and learn the fundamentals of HTML and CSS.    Registration is required.  Register once for both sessions. It is highly recommended students attend both sessions.


Opera Goes to the Movies: A Quiz and Discussion @ the Main Library

Mon, June 27, 2-3:30 PM

Watch short clips of films and test your film/music IQ with fun
quizzes.  Presenter Larry Rosendorf, music and theater afficionado will lead a lively discussion on why movie directors incorporated opera scenes into their films.
                                                Location:  Parsippany Public Library, 449 Halsey Road,
                                                        Parsippany, NJ
                                                Preregister by Friday, June 24 at 
                                                        or #973-887-5150 ext. 209

Join us at the Main Library beginning on Saturday, June 4 through Saturday, June 25 for a $5 bag sale (bag will be provided).  There will be a huge selection of fiction, non-fiction, mixed media, children’s, and much more!


Angry Bird Party @ Lake Hiawatha!!!!

for students entering grades K-2   

Wednesday,   July 13  from 3- 4:00pm

Join us for some “bird-like” relay races, games, bird trivia game, and more!
REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Registration starts 6/29.



Make It & Take It Children’s Craft @ Lake Hiawatha!!!

Saturdays for all ages     July 2, 9, 23, 30     from 11 – 12:00pm

Drop in to make a new craft each week! You can make fireworks art, a flower lei, an emoji, and a jigsaw puzzle! No Registration Required


Fabulous Fifties Game Afternoon @ Main Library!

Tuesday July 5, 2016 3:00 PM to 3:45 PM

For Ages 5-8.  Celebrate the 1950s with popular activities from the decade including hopscotch and hula hoop.  Play pin the hair on Elvis Presley. Registration is not required.


TAB Presents: Muggle Quidditch @ The Main Library

Monday, July 25, 7 pm

For teens in grades 6-9.

Calling all Harry Potter fans!  Join us at the library for a game of Muggle Quidditch.  Grab your friends and pick your favorite Hogwarts house to represent!   Registration is required.



Yoga for Teens @ The Main Library

Tuesday, July 12, 4 pm

Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to join us for this free yoga class offered by the Mountain Lakes YMCA. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat if you have one!  Registration is required.


Connect with us on Facebook and Twitter!

In addition to our main Twitter acount, @ParTroyLIbrary, our Teen and Children's Departments are now on Twitter. Check them out at @ParLibraryTeens and @ParTroyChildren

Also, check our Facebook page for lots of great updates!


The Parsippany-Troy Hills Library System offers many great programs for all ages. Check out our calendars to see the rest of our programs and sign up for one today!