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Story Times For Kids

Research confirms that hearing stories read aloud is an important step on the road to reading success for young children.  We offer several story times designed for kids from birth to age 5 at all of our locations, from basic rhymes to movement and music.  Join us and cultivate a love of reading in your child early on!

Main Library Burbank Branch
Peaks Island Branch Riverton Branch

 

Upcoming Events:
May26
Preschool Story Time
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families Come and enjoy this interactive story time for 3 - 5 year olds and their parents/caregivers. It is a program of songs, finger rhymes, chants, movement and picture books. The activities promote language development and pre-literacy skills.
May27
Toddler Story Time at Burbank
10:15am - 11:00am
Location: Burbank Branch Audience: Kids & Families Our friend Phyllis will lead us in song and dance. We'll hear a short story or two, roll the ball & "ring around the rosie." Come see what your toddler can do!
May27
Rhythm & Rhymes for Babies
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families Stories, songs, finger rhymes, music and movement for babies from birth to 24 months and their parents/caregivers. The activities promote language development and pre-literacy skills.
May28
Toddler Story Time at Burbank
10:15am - 11:00am
Location: Burbank Branch Audience: Kids & Families Our friend Phyllis will lead us in song and dance. We'll hear a short story or two, roll the ball & "ring around the rosie." Come see what your toddler can do!
May29
Toddler Story Time at Riverton
10:00am - 10:45am
Location: Riverton Branch Audience: Kids & Families Our friend Phyllis will lead us in song and dance. We'll hear a short story or two, roll the ball & "ring around the rosie." Come see what your toddler can do!
May29
Tales for Twos
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families 2 year olds and their parents/caregivers are invited to join the fun at this story time. This program features stories, songs, fingerplays, & movement activities. These promote language development, pre-literacy skills and an enjoyment of reading.
May29
Preschool Story Time at Riverton
10:45am - 11:30am
Location: Riverton Branch Audience: Kids & Families Join Silly Sarah for a story or two with great pictures to view. We'll dance and we'll sing with bean bags galore, then we'll craft something neat to bring home and admire. Bring a friend, let's have some FUN!
Jun05
Toddler Story Time at Riverton
10:00am - 10:45am
Location: Riverton Branch Audience: Kids & Families Our friend Phyllis will lead us in song and dance. We'll hear a short story or two, roll the ball & "ring around the rosie." Come see what your toddler can do!
Jun05
Preschool Story Time at Riverton
10:45am - 11:30am
Location: Riverton Branch Audience: Kids & Families Join Silly Sarah for a story or two with great pictures to view. We'll dance and we'll sing with bean bags galore, then we'll craft something neat to bring home and admire. Bring a friend, let's have some FUN!
Jun12
Toddler Story Time at Riverton
10:00am - 10:45am
Location: Riverton Branch Audience: Kids & Families Our friend Phyllis will lead us in song and dance. We'll hear a short story or two, roll the ball & "ring around the rosie." Come see what your toddler can do!
Jun12
Preschool Story Time at Riverton
10:45am - 11:30am
Location: Riverton Branch Audience: Kids & Families Join Silly Sarah for a story or two with great pictures to view. We'll dance and we'll sing with bean bags galore, then we'll craft something neat to bring home and admire. Bring a friend, let's have some FUN!
Jun19
Toddler Story Time at Riverton
10:00am - 10:45am
Location: Riverton Branch Audience: Kids & Families Our friend Phyllis will lead us in song and dance. We'll hear a short story or two, roll the ball & "ring around the rosie." Come see what your toddler can do!
Jun19
Preschool Story Time at Riverton
10:45am - 11:30am
Location: Riverton Branch Audience: Kids & Families Join Silly Sarah for a story or two with great pictures to view. We'll dance and we'll sing with bean bags galore, then we'll craft something neat to bring home and admire. Bring a friend, let's have some FUN!
Jun26
Toddler Story Time at Riverton
10:00am - 10:45am
Location: Riverton Branch Audience: Kids & Families Our friend Phyllis will lead us in song and dance. We'll hear a short story or two, roll the ball & "ring around the rosie." Come see what your toddler can do!
Jun26
Preschool Story Time at Riverton
10:45am - 11:30am
Location: Riverton Branch Audience: Kids & Families Join Silly Sarah for a story or two with great pictures to view. We'll dance and we'll sing with bean bags galore, then we'll craft something neat to bring home and admire. Bring a friend, let's have some FUN!
Jul03
Toddler Story Time at Riverton
10:00am - 10:45am
Location: Riverton Branch Audience: Kids & Families Our friend Phyllis will lead us in song and dance. We'll hear a short story or two, roll the ball & "ring around the rosie." Come see what your toddler can do!
Jul03
Preschool Story Time at Riverton
10:45am - 11:30am
Location: Riverton Branch Audience: Kids & Families Join Silly Sarah for a story or two with great pictures to view. We'll dance and we'll sing with bean bags galore, then we'll craft something neat to bring home and admire. Bring a friend, let's have some FUN!
Jul10
Toddler Story Time at Riverton
10:00am - 10:45am
Location: Riverton Branch Audience: Kids & Families Our friend Phyllis will lead us in song and dance. We'll hear a short story or two, roll the ball & "ring around the rosie." Come see what your toddler can do!
Jul10
Preschool Story Time at Riverton
10:45am - 11:30am
Location: Riverton Branch Audience: Kids & Families Join Silly Sarah for a story or two with great pictures to view. We'll dance and we'll sing with bean bags galore, then we'll craft something neat to bring home and admire. Bring a friend, let's have some FUN!
Jul17
Toddler Story Time at Riverton
10:00am - 10:45am
Location: Riverton Branch Audience: Kids & Families Our friend Phyllis will lead us in song and dance. We'll hear a short story or two, roll the ball & "ring around the rosie." Come see what your toddler can do!