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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





We are excited to announce a great service that will allow you to easily keep track of everything going on in Parsippany-Troy Hills! is a FREE website and app that puts school, library and other local events all in one calendar. You can create a personalized event feed and even sync events to your Google or iPhone calendars!  You'll also receive important notifications if events change.  

Sign up at or download the free iPhone or Android App and follow the calendars that interest you.









Children's Programs

Main Library

STEM Storytime
October 20
Ages 3-5
Join us for a special Saturday edition of STEM storytime.  Children will learn about bats through stories and educational activities including a fun craft.  This is a repeat of the October 11 STEM storytime.  Registration is not required.
Zumba for Kids
October 24
Ages 5-11
Learn some new moves and have fun exercising with Zumba!  Comfortable clothing and sneakers are recommended.  No registration required.
Preschool Art
October 25
Ages 2-5
Children will make a variety of colorful art projects to take home.  No registration required.
 Friendship Storytime presented by the Friends of the Library
October 25
Ages 3-7
Celebrate National Friends of the Library week by attending a special storytime about friendship! The Friends of the Parsippany Library will read stories about friends to children in the Story Hour Room. This storytime is recommended for children from ages 3-7 but younger siblings are welcome. Registration is not required.

Lake Hiawatha      


 Creative Writing
October 17


Ages 7-12

Let your creativity run wild in our creative writing workshop!  Each month we’ll do different activities and share with the group.  Kids are encouraged to bring a writing  journal.



Little Explorers
October 18

11:00am-11:45 a.m.

Ages 3-5

Travel all around the world, right from your library!  Each month we'll be “visiting” a different continent in this special storytime featuring stories from around the world.


Can You Survive the Zombie Apocalypse?

October 22


Grades 2-5

We will read through a Choose your Own Adventure book together and find out if we'll survive a zombie apocalyose.  We will also do a short craft.



Adult Programs



Main Library


Friday Night Film at the Main Library - Solo

October 19th

Showtime: 7pm

Doors Open at 6:30pm


This film is rated PG13 and runs approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes.

Anyone 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult.




At Long Last Love - Jean & Bill McClelland

October 21


The birth of the American song brought with it music that was filled with vigor, originality and musical daring. In their concerts, Jean and Bill McClelland have been acclaimed for the vitality, care and artistry they bring to this brilliant music.



The HUB Camera Club, Mountain Lakes, NJ, photography exhibit is currently on display at the Parsippany Library. The HUB Camera Club, founded in 1998 offers programs, demonstrations, competitions, workshops and exhibitions. They meet the fourth Monday of the month at the Mt. Lakes Library.

Also displayed is an exhibit of the Parsippanong Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution DAR .

A collection of Tom Petty memorabilia is also on display to celebrate his life and his music.





Mount Tabor Events


Friends of the Library 

Boon Supply Fundraiser

Before you know it, the holidays will be here. Get your shopping done early at Boon Supply and 50% (yes, 50%) of your purchase goes back to the Friends of the Parsippany Library to benefit the Parsippany-Troy Hills Public Library System. Check out the beautiful bags perfect for carrying your library finds!




Become a Friend of the Library!

Every library needs a volunteer group and the Parsippany-Troy Hills Public Library System is no exception! The purpose of the Friends of the Parsippany Library, a 501C3 organization, is to raise money for special library programs and collections of library materials.  Learn more at!


Joining the Friends of the Parsippany Library just got easier with a new online membership application and payment option.  Visit the membership section of the website to get started as a Friend today.  Any questions about upcoming events or becoming a Friend?  Send an email to


Programs for Teens

Main Library

Quiet Hour for students in Grades 6-12 will be from 3:00pm-4:00pm Monday-Friday in Teen Central.  The room will be a designated quiet homework space for this hour during the school year.





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