Storytimes

Drop-In Story Times!

MAIN BRANCH, 530 Washington Street
Step-Up Story Time, 10:30 – 11:00, Every Tuesday and Thursday, for ages 1 1/2 – 3 years
Bookbabies, 10:30 – 11:00, Every Wednesday, for ages 0 – 24 months
Stories and Craft, 10:30 – 11:30, Every Friday, for ages 3 – 5

HILLS BRANCH, 210 Washington Street
Stories and Craft, 3:30 – 4:30, Every Tuesday, for ages 3 – 5
Bookbabies, 10:30 – 11:00, Every Friday, for ages 0 – 24 months

FELLS BRANCH, 308 Weston Road
Bookbabies, 10:30 – 11:00, Every Tuesday, for ages 0 – 24 months

CLOSED JULY 2 – NOVEMBER 1

 

How do I make the most out of my storytime experience?

*Participate, participate, participate – Be an active participant and model what you want your child to learn. Is the librarian clapping along? Clap, too, and encourage your child to clap. Point out pictures in the book. Sing along with the librarian.

*Attend the storytime for the right age group – The Children’s Librarians design each storytime so that you and your child will benefit the most when you attend the one best suited for the child’s age. If you’re not sure which group is best, please don’t hesitate to ask a member of Children’s Department staff.

*Practice good storytime etiquette – Please help us create a great storytime environment. Please switch your cell phones to vibrate before the program starts, wait until the end of the program to chat with other adults, and quiet unhappy children away from the storytime area.

*Leave strollers, car seats, and other large items outside – In order to have space for all of the children and parents to move freely, without blocking exits, please bring in only those items you absolutely need during storytime.

*Make time to pick out books to bring home and share – Ask us for book recommendations appropriate for your child’s reading and attention level. By continuing to read at home your child will continue to build pre-literacy skills outside of the library. It will also make your child enjoy storytime at the library that much more!

ROBOTS!