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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


The Pinterest Junkie Group - A M3 Program

If you love scrolling through Pinterest and pinning crafts and projects, this is the group for you!
Once a month, The Pinterest Junkie Group will meet and complete a project that is popular on Pinterest.  Every month will be something new and exciting to create.
We will provide the supplies and equipment from our Makerspace (M3); all you have to do is come and fun have and meet new friends!

Photo Canvas Hanging

Monday September 26, 2016 - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM


Drop – in LEGO Program @ Lake Hiawatha

All ages!  

Saturday, September 3   11 – 3:00pm

Come see our new LEGO bulletin board in the Children’s Department and create a small LEGO creation we can display on our cardboard shelves on the board!




New Friends of the Library Fundraiser

 The next time you shop online with, go to, a program that dobnates a portion of your sale to the charity of your choice. Just select Friends of the Parsippany Library as your charitable organization and a portion of your sales will go to our organization.

Books and Brews!

Join other book lovers in our new, no-pressure book club!

Meet us at Applebee’s!  Chat about what you’ve been reading and listen to recommendations from other readers. There are no assigned books; just come and share your latest reads! We’ll talk books from 6-7 and mingle from 7-8.

1st Tuesday of the Month 6-8pm @Applebee’s on Rt. 46

Register at

For more information email books&


Roald Dahl Movie Celebration: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Tuesday, September 6 2:00 to 4:00 PM @ the Main Library

Saturday, September 10  2:00 to 3:45 PM @ Lake Hiawatha

Enigmatic candy manufacturer Willy Wonka (Gene Wilder) stages a contest by hiding five golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. Whoever comes up with these tickets will win a free tour of the Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of candy! This film is rated G. Children under the age of 9 must be accompanied by an adult.



Preschool Drive In Theater @ Lake Hiawatha!

Ages 2 – 5   Wednesday, September 7    10:30 – 12noon

Registration Required beginning on 8/24 @ 10:00am. Join us for a time to transform a cardboard box into your own car!  Children will sit in car to watch Curious George short movies, have a snack and a fun time!  No supplies needed…the library will provide all the materials and snack.


September 10, Saturday  10AM-2 PM
Rutgers Master Gardener Library Outreach Program



Princess Ballet by Diamond Dance @ the Main Library

Monday August 29, 20162:00 PM to 2:45 PM

Children age 3-5 are invited to join us for a special Princess Ballet class taught by Diamond Dance of Morris Plains ( 
Dress up like your favorite princess or prince and learn a special dance to 'Colors of the Wind' from Disney's Pocahontas!
No registration required.


Friends of the Library Book Sale @ The Main Library!

From 08/29 through 09/12 we will offer “Picture Books” – most all priced at only $1, $2 or $3

From Art to History to Wild Things there will be something for everyone!


Friday September 16, 2016 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Whose side are you on?
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After another incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability, headed by a governing body to oversee and direct the team. The new status quo fractures the Avengers, resulting in two camps, one led by Steve Rogers and his desire for the Avengers to remain free to defend humanity without government interference, and the other following Tony Stark's surprising decision to support government oversight and accountability.
Rated PG13
Anyone 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.
Movies start at 7pm.
                                                    Doors Open at 6:30pm and close at 7:30pm.
                                                                                     2hrs 30mins


Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Book Club @ the Main Library

Saturday September 10, 201610:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Grades 3-5

Discuss the book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl and participate in fun activities related to the book.  Fizzy Lifting Drinks will be served.  Registration is required.  Please pick up a copy of the book before the meeting.


Weekly storytimes @ Lake Hiawatha!!

We have one for each preschool age group!    

Begins the week of September 19th.


Mondays from 11 – 11:45am  = for children who are 2 – 3 years old

Tuesdays from 11 – 11:45am = for children who are ages 3 & up (preschoolers only)

**Wednesdays from 10:30 – 10:30am = crawlers (children who are NOT walking yet)

**Wednesdays from 11:15 – 11:45am = walkers (children who are UNDER 2 and walking)

**please respect that this is the only program for children under age 2.  Please attend program that corresponds to your child’s age only.



End of Summer Beach Stories and Craft @ the Main Library

Tuesday August 30, 20162:00 PM to 2:45 PM

Children should be ages 2-5
Enjoy stories about the beach, play games and make a craft.
Registration is not required.



(Grades 6-12)
Thursday, September 15, 7 pm
Teens are invited to join us every third Thursday of the month at the Lake Hiawatha Branch for a fun and interactive art workshop.  Each month local artist Kayla Dailey will introduce a new topic and demonstrate different techniques for creating beautiful art! 
For students in grades 6-12.  Registration is required.   Future dates: October 20, 7 pm; November 17, 7 pm; December 15, 7 pm.



Teen Tech Time @ the Main Library

(Grades 6-12)

Wednesday, September 28, 3-5 pm
Need extra computer time?  Want to play games like Minecraft and Block Miner with your friends?  Every fourth Wednesday of the month the tech lab is teen only for two hours.  No registration is required.  For students in grades 6-12.  Seating is first come, first served.  There is a 1-hour limit when others are waiting.  Future dates:  October 26, 3-5 pm; November 23, 1-3 pm; December 28, 10 am -12 pm.

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!