StoryTime

StoryTime gives young children and their caregivers fun opportunities to share stories, music, and movement. This 10-week program is offered twice a year in the spring and fall. The Spring 2017 session has now ended. Please check back in the fall for an updated schedule.
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  • StoryTime includes stories, songs, crafts, and snacks that follow a chosen theme.
  • Each one-hour program begins at 11:00 AM.
  • We offer the same Storytime on Wednesday and Thursday.
  • There are no age restrictions. However, all children must be accompanied by an adult to take part.
  • To view StoryTime activities from previous sessions, please visit our Past StoryTimes page.

Spring 2017 Schedule

StoryTime at Home: Talk, sing, read, write, play

Help prepare young children to be readers with these five simple activities that are fun yet powerful ways to encourage early learning.

  • Talk together. Children learn about language by listening and joining in the conversation. Talk as you play and choose books that interest your children to talk about!
  • Sing together. Fingerplays, rhymes and songs slow down language so children can hear the different sounds that make up words. Ask a librarian to help you find familiar or new songs to sing together.
  • Read together. Shared reading gets children ready to read. Kids who are read to are more likely to enjoy reading themselves.
  • Write together. Encourage your children to write or draw. A first step to writing is to stimulate small motor muscle control with toys and art supplies.
  • Play together. Children learn language by interacting with others and also with their physical surroundings. See how libraries encourage play within our spaces.