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Storytimes 
 

Visit the Library year-round for storytimes and playtimes. We offer drop-in classes that meet weekly August to May, and storytime sessions each season. We even have a storytime for kids in Kindergaren through 2nd grade. 

Classes meet in the Activity Room on the Library's lower level, adjacent to the Youth Services Department. Older and younger siblings are always welcome as guests in our classes, as long as the child registered for the class is the appropriate age. Supplies for crafts and other activities may be limited to only those who are registered.

 

WEEKLY CLASSES

Listen Up! (Birth through Kindergarten with a parent/caregiver)
Meets weekly on Tuesday mornings at 10 am
Love stories, songs, and crafts? There are so many things you can learn when you open your ears and listen. Drop-in, no registration required. Does not meet in June, July, or August

Monday Morning Playgroup (All Ages)
Meets weekly on Monday mornings from 10-11:30 am
Not a storytime, but an opportunity to meet new friends for play and fun in the Activity Room. The Library provides the toys. Excellent for introducing young children to the Library in a low-key, unstructured session. Drop-in, no registration required.

Wee Read (0-24 months with a parent/caregiver)
Meets weekly on Fridays from 9:30-10:30 am and 11-12 am
Drop in, meet new friends, and experience stories, songs, and interactive play aimed at our littlest listeners. Older siblings are welcome. Drop-in, no registration required. Does not meet in June, July or August

SUMMER WEEKLY CLASSES

Family Storytime (Family)
Meets weekly on Wednesday evenings at 6 pm in June and July
Bring the whole family to the library for this evening storytime. Enjoy time together as we read stories, sing songs, and create memories! Drop-in, no egistration required. 

Summer Storytime (Family)
Meets weekly on Tuesday mornings at 10 am in June, July, and August
Love stories, songs, and more? Join us fora morning storytime great for the whole family. Drop-in, no registration required. 

Water Babies (0-24 months with a parent/caregiver)
Meets weekly on Friday mornings at 10 am in June and July
Spend your morning exploring and playing. Weather permitting, we'll head outside to enjoy some gentle water activities. In inclement weather, you can still have fun without getting wet with indoor-safe activities in the Activity Room. Dress appropriately.

 

STORYTIME SESSIONS

Join us for a 6-week class session each Fall, Winter, and Spring. Children must be the age indicated for the class. See Program Calendar for specific dates. 

Toddler Time (24-36 months with a parent/caregiver) 
A two-riffic storytime especially for 2-year-olds!  This 45 minute class meets on Thursday mornings at 9:30 or 11 am. Drop-in, no registration required.

Preschool Storytime (Ages 3-6 with a parent/caregiver)
Stories, songs, and crafts for the school-ready child. This 1 hour class meets on Wednesdays at 10:30 am or 1:30 pm. Drop-in, no registration required.

Explorers (Grades K-2) 
Embark on an adventure with books and more! This 1 hour class meets on Wednesday evenings at 6:30 pm or Thursday afternoons at 4:30 pm. Registration is required for session.

 

ADDITIONAL CLASSES

Build-A-Reader Storytime (Ages 2-5 with a parent/caregiver)
Join us for a fun storytime featuring one of the DUPLO Read & Build sets. We will read, sing, craft, and play! Siblings are welcome, but build and craft supplies are limited to registrants only. Registration is required for each class.

iTots Storytime (Ages 2-5 with a parent/caregiver)
Come explore new ways of engaging children in classic and favorite stories! Caregivers will learn how to use technology to enhance the storytime experience while children connect with stories through digital media and apps. This program requires active participation by both caregivers and children. Registration is required for each class. NOTE: younger siblings are permitted to attend; however, iPad use will be strictly limited to registered children ages 2 through 5. 

Mathematics Tea Party (Ages 3-5 with a parent/caregiver)
You are cordially invited to a tea paty with songs, stories, numbers, counting and more! Registration is required for each class.

Movin' and Groovin' (2-4 years with a parent/caregiver)
Join us for this active class featuring music, dancing, musical instruments, and more! Meets on the first Saturday of the month. Registration is required for each class.

Science Olympiad Storytime (Ages 3-5 with a parent/caregiver)
Grow a passion for reading and learning about science. Young scientists will enjoy stories and simple hands-on Science Olympiad activities. Each week, we will explore a different scientific concept in a way your young child can explore and learn. Registration is required for each class.

Upcoming Storytimes

 

A child colors a picture during Storytime

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A child attends Wee Read with an adult

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