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Upcoming Children's Events

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

The Verona Public Library is a proud sponsor of the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program. This nationwide early literacy initiative has helped countless children improve their reading skills. 

Reading Logs can be found at the library or printed here. 

For Parents

Our resources for parents and guardians include guides from Scholastic, Common Sense Media and more. 

For Teachers

In addition to our in-person services, we offer a variety of online databases and other resources that might be of use to educators. 

Tutoring & Homework Help

Brainfuse provides online tutoring for students in grades K-12 and adult learners. Live tutors are available every day from 2 PM – 11 PM.

Book Worms

Bookworms is a new early literacy program brought to you by the Verona Public Library which seeks to promote reading by pairing early or inexperienced readers with official teen volunteers. Register your child here. 

Meet Our Children's Librarian

Ryan Oxild, MI-LIS

Mr. Ryan earned his BA MCL from Montclair State University with majors in English & Classics and minors in Latin & Myth Studies. He earned his Master of Information degree from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.  Before coming to Verona, Mr. Ryan served as Head of Youth Services at the Mendham Borough Library from April 2017 – April 2019 and  has been serving in public libraries for more than 5 years. Mr. Ryan strongly believes in preserving classics & integrating STEAM education into libraries. His favorite children’s book is The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein.

SUGGESTIONS

We welcome input from the community for programming/initiative ideas, collection development, and altogether building a better Children’s Department.
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