The following is an overview of the storytimes available for children. The stories, songs and activities that are featured each week will vary from branch to branch. All library storytimes are free. Registration is not required, unless stated in the program description.
Check our Branch Event Calendars page for days and times of storytimes.
Who: Infants and their caregiver.
Age: 0 to 18 month (Please check individual programs for specific age ranges).
Activities: Caregivers hold babies on their laps and enjoy stories, finger plays, bounces, and songs with a librarian.
Benefits: Early exposure to books
Who: Toddlers and their caregiver.
Age: 18 to 36 months.
Activities: Come spend time with your child as we sing songs, listen to stories, and much more.
Benefits: Introduces new letters, words, and sounds, while nurturing a love of books.
Who: Preschoolers and their caregiver
Age: 3 to 5 years.
Activities: Help your child get ready to read by sharing stories, songs, crafts, and a whole lot of fun.
Benefits: Builds language skills.
Fun for Older Kids
Who: Elementary school children and their family.
Age: 5 to12 years.
Activities: Share stories, games, and more with friends old and new.
Benefits: Improves learning and inspires reading for pleasure.
"I hated school. It's embarrassing when your peer would correct your spelling paper and you had practically nothing...The literacy program has really helped me by encouraging me. I never got that when I was a kid."
Listen to Ron's Story