Storytimes help parents foster a lifelong love of books and reading in their children. Storytime is not only fun for children, but also informative and engaging for the parents who attend with them. Different storytimes focus on different age groups, but every storytime helps children and parents bond by participating in healthy, enriching activities together.

No regularly scheduled storytimes in May, August, and December.
Click here for a printable view of the current storytime schedule: PDF iconStorytime ScheduleSpirng2020.pdf
Description

Bouncing Babies Storytime focuses on developing your baby’s pre-literacy skills. This lap-sit storytime will introduce a love for books by using song, movement, and rhyme. The program will help improve motor, sensory, and social skills with calm, caregiver and baby play time. Storytimes include useful baby sign language, as well as literacy tips and activities to do with a baby during their specific daily routines: bath time, bedtime, mealtime, out and about, and play time.

Locations and Times
Weekly @ 11:15 a.m.

TUESDAYS @ Downtown Library
WEDNESDAYS @ Woodland West Branch
WEDNESDAYS @ Southeast Branch
THURSDAYS @ Southwest Branch

No regularly scheduled storytimes in May, August, and December.

Description

Toddler Time taps into the boundless energy of your toddler. This storytime program will engage your children with short stories, fingerplays, action rhymes, and songs. Your toddler will be learning sounds, letter recognition, and new words that will help them grow into pre-readers all while having fun.

Times and Locations

Weekly @ 10:15 a.m.

WEDNESDAYS @ Woodland West Branch
WEDNESDAYS @ Lake Arlington Branch
WEDNESDAYS @ Southeast Branch

 

No regularly scheduled storytimes in May, August, and December.

Description

Your pre-readers will improve literacy skills that they need for their upcoming kindergarten year. This Storytime features longer books which are accompanied by a variety of activities, including puppetry, dramatics, simple crafts, and flannel boards.

Times and Locations

Weekly @10:30 a.m.

THURSDAYS @ Woodland West Branch for Science Storytime
THURSDAYS @ Lake Arlington Branch
FRIDAYS @ Southeast Branch

No regularly scheduled storytimes in May, August, and December.

Description/Descripción

Esta hora de cuentos en español se centra en la interacción entre padres e hijos con cuentos y actividades para ayudar a su hijo a prepararse para el Kingergarten.

Durante los meses de mayo, agosto y diciembre no se ofrecerán historias.


This Spanish-language storytime focuses on parent-child interaction with stories and activities to help your child develop[ pre-literacy skills.

There are no storytimes during the months of May, August, and December.

Times and Locations/horarios y lugares

Weekly/Semanal @ 10:30 a.m.

MONDAY/LUNES @ East Arlington Branch

No regularly scheduled storytimes in May, August, and December./ Durante los meses de mayo, agosto y diciembre no se ofrecerán historias bilingües

Description

For children of all ages to have fun with books, songs, rhymes, movement and more while creating a love of lifelong learning.

Times and Locations

Weekly @10:15 a.m.

TUESDAYS @ Downtown Library
TUESDAYS @ Northeast Branch
THURSDAYS @ Southwest Branch

SATURDAYS @ Downtown Library

No regularly scheduled storytimes in May, August, and December.