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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





You Think It's Cold Outside? Check out Antarctica! @ Lake Hiawatha

Tuesday, February 23, 7-8:30 PM

Gil Jeffers, NJIT research engineer will show slides of his four years of working in Antarctica. He calls this little known continent, "beautiful, dangerous, desolate, interesting, and a scientific Disneyland".

Preregister by Monday, February 22 at or #973-335-0952.





Tutoring for grades K – 8 @ Lake Hiawatha

Wednesdays,   Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24     4:00-5:00 p.m.
Saturdays,  Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27        3:00-4:00 p.m.

Members of Parsippany High School’s National Honor Society will tutor children in grades K-8.
Children may only register for one day per week.
REGISTRATION REQUIRED WEEKLY. Registration opens one week prior to each date. Register in person or by phone.




Friday Night Films: The Intern

Friday, February 19th at 7 pm; Doors open at 6:30

A retired successful business owner and widower (Robert De Niro) lands an internship at a fashion website run by a young, career-driven woman (Anne Hathaway) in this Warner Bros. comedy from writer/director Nancy Meyers (The Holiday, It's Complicated).
This film is rated PG13.

Family Movie Matinee: Hotel Transylvania 2

Tuesday, February 16th at 1 pm

Hotel owner Dracula is concerned that his half-human grandson Dennis isn't embracing his vampire heritage. He and his fellow ghouls put Dennis through a 'monster-in-training' boot camp, but their efforts are complicated by the arrival of Dracula's dad, a traditionalist vampire named Vlad. This sequel is rated PG. No registration required..



Card Making Workshop for Teens

February 11 from 7-8 pm

Come create a Valentine's Day card and bookmark with Pauline Vande Vrede, an Independent Stampin' Up Demonstrator!  Pauline will show you how to make these items using rubber stamps, coordinating ink and card stock (paper), as well as many different accessories and tools. You will learn card making techniques and will go home with a professional looking, handmade Valentine's Day card and bookmark to give to the one you love!  This workshop is for students aged 12 and older.  Registration required and is limited.



Friends of the Library Winter Bag Sale!

Saturday February 6th, 2016 - February 26th

You will find a huge selection of both fiction and non-fiction, cooking, travel, mixed media, text books and more……

Both hard and soft cover books will be available at $5.00 per level bag.



Art Workshop for Teens: Learn to Draw Anime & Manga

Saturday February 13, 2016  3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Ever wanted to draw your favorite anime character or draw your own manga? Look no further! Learn to draw all the basics including how to draw faces, bodies and expressions with the artist Ms. Kayla Dailey.  For students in grades 6-12.  Registration required.



Picatinny Arsenal:  More Than A Military Installation

Tuesday, February 9,  2-4 PM

Jason Huggan, Garrison Archeologist will show slides and artifacts describing the history of the immediate area, including its previous Native American inhabitants and development of the arsenal.

                                                 Bonus Topic: the 1926 explosion!
Preregistration by Monday, February 8 at or #973-887-5150 ext. 209



Teen Focus Group @ Lake Hiawatha

In preparation for the renovation at the Lake Hiawatha branch library, we’re holding a focus group for students in grades 6-12 to help us determine what should be included in the new teen space.  Bring your friends and come to this discussion group to share your thoughts and opinions.

The Teen Focus Group is being held in the Meeting Room at the Lake Hiawatha Branch on Thursday,  February 11 at 3:30 pm.  For questions and to sign up please call the Teen Services Department at 973-887-5150 ext 213 or send an email to


Valentine Card Drop In Craft @ Lake Hiawatha

February 8—13

Drop in anytime during the week of February 8th to make a card for someone special! All ages welcome.

No Registration Required.




Music & Movement Storytime @ Lake Hiawatha

Thursday, February 18    11—11:30am

AGES  2 —5

Children will enjoy a program full of songs and
dancing! Be ready to get active and have fun!



Leap Year Party for Teens

Monday February 29, 20167:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Come celebrate leap day with us in the Teen Center!  We'll play some trivia, create vision boards, and write a letter to our future selves.  We'll even make some edible frogs!  Don't worry, these kind don't ribbit! 

Registration required. For students in grades 6-12.


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!