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Click the image below to explore Ms. Sam's Storytime Room for book suggestions and more!

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Contactless pickup of holds is now available in the lobby on Monday 10-7, Tuesday 10-7, Wednesday 10-4, Thursday 10-7, Friday 10-4, Saturday 10-3.  

 Our Browsing section has re-opened!  Come in to our collection of Juvenile titles, including all NEW picture books and chapter books.  Or Browse our shelves right from home! Browse virtual children's shelves on a wide variety of genres as well as NEW titles!


**Summer Reading 2021 is right around the corner! Click here for more information!  Register via ReadSquared starting June 24!**

For information about NPSD School Summer Reading assignments, click here.  Search for books using the library catalog, and find recommendations on our Browse the Shelves page for Children.

The New Providence Memorial Library has the following programs and services for children of all ages:


  • Events - In-person library events have been suspended until further notice.  Check out our virtual offerings here!
  • Storytime - While the library is closed, in-person storytime has been suspended until further notice. Weekly storytimes are now posted on the library YouTube channel.  Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to receive the links each week to watch:
    • Mondays @ 1 pm: All ages storytime with Ms. Sam 
    • Tuesdays @ 10 am: 4, 5, 6 yr old storytime with Ms. Lori
    • Wednesdays @ 10 am: Baby storytime with Ms. Sam
    • On Wednesdays @ 7 pm: Pajama storytime with Ms. Debbie  
  • 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten 




Upcoming Events

Jun 21 01:00PM-Virtual Storytime
Jun 21 03:30PM-Virtual Origami Club
Jun 22 10:00AM-Virtual Storytime- Ages 4, 5, 6
Jun 23 10:00AM-Virtual Baby Storytime
Jun 23 07:00PM-Pajama Storytime

We look to the Spring sky..

for hope, renewal and daylight.  Here at NPML, we reflect those feelings with a new, virtual Art Gallery and a re-opening of our Browsing Section.

The Friends of NPML have collected beautiful photos posted over the past year on the NP Community Facebook page.  Lynn O'Neill & Bharat Rao have shown us beauty in the sky over our town and in the process, inspired those feelings of hope and renewal.  Visit the Art Gallery and view other exhibits, too.

Finally, our Browsing Section has re-opened!  Come in to peruse our shelves for new materials.  There are selections of popular items as well as a display of books from AfterWords - our bookstore.  Computers are also available.  Use is limited to 2 at a time because of distancing requirements.  As ever, we are strictly enforcing social distancing, capacity, mask and other restrictions. 

We look forward to safer conditions as vaccinations proceed and will continue to update you as our re-opening plans progress.