Storytime

Storytime

Age appropriate story times help build a foundation for a lifelong love of books and reading. They provide a fun atmosphere and safe environment for parent and child to bond and share time together at the library.

No regularly scheduled Storytimes in May, August, and December

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Family Storytime
(All ages)

Story time for the whole family! Books, songs, rhymes, movement activities and more! This program reinforces the life long love of learning and offers parents, caregivers and children reading techniques.

Central Library
Tuesdays 6:30 p.m.
Southeast Branch
Second Saturday of Each Month 10:30 a.m.


baby

Bouncing Babies (Birth-18 months)

Develop baby's pre-literacy skills during this special lap sit story time for infants. This story time will introduce a love for books, song, movement, rhythm and rhyme. Improve motor, sensory and social skills during parachute play and play time. 30-45 minutes program.

Central Library
Mondays 11 a.m.
Lake Arlington Branch
Wednesdays 11:15 a.m.
Southeast Branch
Fridays 11:15 a.m.
Southwest Branch
Thursdays 11:15 a.m.
Woodland West Branch
Tuesdays 11:15 a.m.

toddler laughing

Toddler Time (18 months-3 years)

Two year olds love to talk and move around. This interactive story time will feature short stories, finger plays, action rhymes and song. Toddlers will be introduced to sounds, letter recognition and new words that will help them grow into pre-readers. 20 to 30 minute program.

Central Library
Mondays 10 a.m.
Lake Arlington Branch
Wednesdays 10:15 a.m.
Southeast Branch
Fridays 10:15 a.m.
Southwest Branch
Thursdays 10:15 a.m.
Woodland West Branch
Tuesdays 10:15 a.m.

Parents Reading With Their Children

Wee Read (3-4 years)

Wee Reads focuses on parent-child interaction during storytime. It is an hour long storytime that uses a variety of activities to help preschoolers with language acquisition and pre-literacy skills. Classes will provide parents with information, handmade toys and effective tools to entertain, comfort, observe and interact with their child. These classes are designed for 3-4 year olds but younger children are welcome as well. Hour long program.

East Branch
Mondays 10:30 a.m.

toddler laughing

Preschool Storytime (3-5 years)

Pre-readers will improve on literacy skills needed to get ready for school during preschool storytime. This program will feature longer books and a variety of activities such as puppetry, dramatics, simple crafts, flannel boards and interactive activities. 30 minute program.

Central Library
Wednesdays 10:30 a.m.
Lake Arlington Branch
Thursdays 10:30 a.m.
Northeast Branch
Tuesdays 10:30 a.m.
Southeast Branch
Wednesdays 10:30 a.m.
Southwest Branch
Tuesdays 10:30 a.m.
Woodland West Branch
Wednesdays 10:30 a.m.