Children’s Programs

Parsippany Library (Main Library)

Lake Hiawatha Branch Library

Mount Tabor Branch Library

Tumble Books & Games

An online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format  they’ll love.  It is a fun site for children that promotes literacy. Read a book, listen to a book, or play a game – all online.  Click here!

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Research Guides for GRO Projects

Below are links for research guides, prepared by Lake Hiawatha Children’s Librarians, for the following GRO topics.

GRO 1 Space Exploration Research Guide Spring 2016

GRO 2 Math Research Guide 2014-2015

GRO 2 Medieval Times Research Guide 2015-2016

GRO 3 Architecture Research Guide 2014-2015

GRO 3 Inventions Research Guide 2015-2016

GRO 4 Crime Scene Forensics Research Guide 2014-2015

GRO 4 Shakespeare Elizabethan Era Research Guide 2015-2016

GRO 5 Archaeology Research Guide 2015-2016

GRO 5 Brain Mind Connection Research Guide 2015-2016

Best Books for Libraries – 2016 Elementary School

Best Books for Libraries – 2015 Elementary School

Best Books for Libraries – 2014 Elementary School

10 Reasons for Teachers to Use the Library

Helpful Websites for Kids

PARCC Online Practice Tests

Tumble Book Library (Free Online Book Daily)

Homework Help

B.J. Pinchbeck’s Homework Helper

General Health Information, The Official Kids’ Portal for the U.S. Government – Health Information
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – HHS for Kids
U.S. Food and Drug Administration – Kids’ Home Page

Dental Health Information

Healthy Teeth
American Dental Association – Animations & Games
American Dental Hygienists’ Association – Kids Stuff

Fitness Information

American Council on Exercise – Youth Fitness
American Council on Exercise – Youth Fitness
BAM! (Body And Mind!) Department of Health and Human Services Center for Disease Control and Prevention
The President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Explorations: Kids
United States Department of Agriculture – for Kids
USDA/ARS Children’s Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine – Web Links Just for Kids

Fun Websites

Dinosaur Museum


FunNewJersey is an online website that has a directory of fun events happening in New Jersey. They have an events calendar that receives about 37,000 unique visitors monthly.

Kid party service directory

Event calendar

New Jersey related gifts and products


Branch Locations
Main Library 449 Halsey Road
Parsippany, NJ 07054
(973) 887-5150
Lake Hiawatha 68 Nokomis Avenue
Lake Hiawatha, NJ 07034
(973) 335-0952
Mount Tabor 31 Trinity Park
Mount Tabor, NJ 07878
(973) 627-9508
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