Storytimes

Early Learners

Out of caution and due to rising COVID cases, all Children’s in person programs are currently on hold. Please check our website or calendar for updated information about when we will resume.

Children start to develop early literacy skills beginning at birth, and reading together with children continues to be one of the most powerful ways to develop early literacy skills. Join us for energetic, engaging, and fun storytimes that will facilitate early literacy experiences and give you ideas for new ways to engage your child in early literacy practices.

Upcoming Storytimes

Babies & Toddlers

START DATE TBD. Tuesdays @ 10:00 OR 10:45 am. This weekly storytime is designed to jump-start early literacy skills for “wobblers” and toddlers from 15 to 36 months.

No registration is necessary, but attendance is strictly limited. Please pick up free tickets from a Children’s Librarian the morning of the program.

Dates & information on our online calendar.

START DATE TBD. Tuesdays @ 6:30 pm. Wear your PJs for bedtime stories and nighttime lullabies. This storytime program is for the whole family!

No registration is necessary, but attendance is strictly limited. Please pick up free tickets from a Children’s Librarian the evening of the program.

Dates & information on our online calendar.

START DATE TBD. One Wednesday a month @ 10:30 am. Join your Children’s Librarians for some hands-on, motor skills-learning art! We’ll rock to some music, make some fun artwork, and practice important skills that we’ll use in preschool.

Dates and registration details on our online calendar.

Preschoolers

START DATE TBD. Mondays @ 10 am. The Alphabits series is filled with stories, songs, and activities that explore the alphabet! We’ll highlight a different letter each week.

No registration necessary, but attendance is strictly limited. Please pick up a ticket from the Children’s Room desk the morning of the program.

Dates and details on our online calendar.

START DATE TBD. Tuesdays @ 6:30 pm. Wear your PJs for bedtime stories and nighttime lullabies. This storytime program is for the whole family!

No registration is necessary, but attendance is strictly limited. Please pick up free tickets from a Children’s Librarian the evening of the program.

Dates & information on our online calendar.

START DATE TBD. One Wednesday a month @ 10:30 am. Join your Children’s Librarians for some hands-on, motor skills-learning art! We’ll rock to some music, make some fun artwork, and practice important skills that we’ll use in preschool.

Dates and registration details on our online calendar.

START DATE TBD. Thursdays @ 1:30 pm. Your children’s librarians will combine engaging activities with favorite books for preschoolers!

No registration necessary, but attendance is strictly limited. Please pick up a ticket from the Children’s Room desk the day of the program.

Dates and details on our online calendar.

START DATE TBD. One Saturday a month @ 10:30 am. This program is designed for children ages 4-8 with autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration issues, other intellectual and developmental disabilities, and their typically developing peers. If your child has difficulty sitting through one of our other storytimes, this program of stories, songs, and art activities with visual supports might be just what you are looking for.

Registration is not necessary, but space is limited. Please pick up a ticket from the Children’s Room desk the day of the program.

See all dates at our online calendar.

More Early Learning Fun!

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