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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

 

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Peaks Island Rhythm & Rhymers!

Upcoming Events:
Apr03
Cancelled - Preschool Story Time at Peaks
10:15am - 11:00am
Location: Audience: Kids & Families, Kids Programs, Early Literacy Join us stories, songs and movement specifically for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Encourage a lifelong love of reading early on!
Apr10
Cancelled - Preschool Story Time at Peaks
10:15am - 11:00am
Location: Audience: Kids & Families, Kids Programs, Early Literacy Join us stories, songs and movement specifically for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Encourage a lifelong love of reading early on!
Apr14
Preschool Story Time - Main Library
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families, Kids Programs, Early Literacy Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories and songs every Tuesday.
Apr15
Cancelled - Rhythm & Rhymes for Babies at Peaks
10:15am - 11:00am
Location: Peaks Island Branch Audience: Kids & Families, Kids Programs, Early Literacy Join us for finger rhymes, songs, and movement for children ages birth - 2 and their caregivers.
Apr15
Rhythm and Rhymes for Babies - Main Library
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families, Kids Programs, Early Literacy Stories and songs for babies from birth to 24 months and their caregivers
Apr17
Cancelled - Preschool Story Time at Peaks
10:15am - 11:00am
Location: Audience: Kids & Families, Kids Programs, Early Literacy Join us stories, songs and movement specifically for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Encourage a lifelong love of reading early on!
Apr17
Tales for Twos - Main Library
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families, Kids Programs, Early Literacy Two year olds and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories and songs every Friday.
Apr17
Preschool Story Time at Riverton
10:45am - 11:30am
Location: Riverton Branch Audience: Kids & Families, Kids Programs, Early Literacy Kids ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, crafts, and songs every Friday!
Apr21
Preschool Story Time - Main Library
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families, Kids Programs, Early Literacy Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories and songs every Tuesday.
Apr22
Cancelled - Rhythm & Rhymes for Babies at Peaks
10:15am - 11:00am
Location: Peaks Island Branch Audience: Kids & Families, Kids Programs, Early Literacy Join us for finger rhymes, songs, and movement for children ages birth - 2 and their caregivers.
Apr22
Rhythm and Rhymes for Babies - Main Library
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families, Kids Programs, Early Literacy Stories and songs for babies from birth to 24 months and their caregivers
Apr24
Cancelled - Preschool Story Time at Peaks
10:15am - 11:00am
Location: Audience: Kids & Families, Kids Programs, Early Literacy Join us stories, songs and movement specifically for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Encourage a lifelong love of reading early on!
Apr24
Tales for Twos - Main Library
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families, Kids Programs, Early Literacy Two year olds and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories and songs every Friday.
Apr24
Dance Party Story Time at Riverton Branch Library
10:45am - 11:30am
Location: Riverton Branch Audience: Kids & Families, Kids Programs, Early Literacy Join us for a vacation week story time and dance party! Bring the whole family and rock out at Riverton with fun stories and live local music!
Apr28
Preschool Story Time - Main Library
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families, Kids Programs, Early Literacy Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories and songs every Tuesday.
Apr29
Rhythm & Rhymes for Babies at Peaks
10:15am - 11:00am
Location: Peaks Island Branch Audience: Kids & Families, Kids Programs, Early Literacy Join us for finger rhymes, songs, and movement for children ages birth - 2 and their caregivers.
Apr29
Rhythm and Rhymes for Babies - Main Library
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families, Kids Programs, Early Literacy Stories and songs for babies from birth to 24 months and their caregivers
May01
Preschool Story Time at Peaks
10:15am - 11:00am
Location: Audience: Kids & Families, Kids Programs, Early Literacy Join us stories, songs and movement specifically for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Encourage a lifelong love of reading early on!
May01
Tales for Twos - Main Library
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families, Kids Programs, Early Literacy Two year olds and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories and songs every Friday.
May01
Preschool Story Time at Riverton
10:45am - 11:30am
Location: Riverton Branch Audience: Kids & Families, Kids Programs, Early Literacy Kids ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, crafts, and songs every Friday!