Peaks Island Branch Library will close at 2:00 pm Fri, June 22 to begin the move into our beautiful new space! We re-open at 2:00 pm Tues, July 3 and plan a celebration starting at 4:30 pm. All the details are here.
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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 – NOW OPEN!
Peaks Island Branch Riverton Branch

 

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Peaks Island Rhythm & Rhymers!

Upcoming Events:
Jun22
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!
Jun22
Nursery Rhymes for Infants and Toddlers
10:15am - 11:15am
Location: Peaks Island Branch Audience: Kids & Families
Jun22
Tales for Twos
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families Two year olds and their caregivers are invited to join us for songs, rhymes, finger plays, movement and stories every Friday morning.
Jun22
CANCELLED FOR 6/22 Preschool Story Time at Riverton
10:45am - 11:30am
Location: Riverton Branch Audience: Kids & Families Join us 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! Program designed for children ages 3-5.
Jun26
Preschool Story Time with Special Guest Reader
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families All Aboard for Preschool Story Time this summer! Special guest readers will delight us with stories and songs and teach us about what they do in our community. Today, a crew member from Casco Bay Lines will disembark for a boat themed story time!
Jun27
Preschool Story Time at Peaks
10:15am - 11:15am
Location: Peaks Island Branch Audience: Kids & Families
Jun27
Rhythm & Rhymes for Babies
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families Children birth to 24 months and their caregivers are invited to join us for songs, rhymes, finger plays, movement, and stories every Wednesday morning.
Jun29
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!
Jun29
Nursery Rhymes for Infants and Toddlers
10:15am - 11:15am
Location: Peaks Island Branch Audience: Kids & Families
Jun29
Tales for Twos
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families Two year olds and their caregivers are invited to join us for songs, rhymes, finger plays, movement and stories every Friday morning.
Jun29
Preschool Story Time at Riverton
10:45am - 11:30am
Location: Riverton Branch Audience: Kids & Families Join us 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! Program designed for children ages 3-5.
Jul03
Preschool Story Time with Special Guest Reader
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families All Aboard for Preschool Story Time this summer! Special guest readers will delight us with stories and songs and teach us about what they do in our community. Today, Alexis from Elite Airways will land here to tell tales from the skies!
Jul04
Rhythm & Rhymes for Babies
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families Children birth to 24 months and their caregivers are invited to join us for songs, rhymes, finger plays, movement, and stories every Wednesday morning.
Jul06
Tales for Twos
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families Two year olds and their caregivers are invited to join us for songs, rhymes, finger plays, movement and stories every Friday morning.
Jul06
Preschool Story Time at Riverton
10:45am - 11:30am
Location: Riverton Branch Audience: Kids & Families Join us 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! Program designed for children ages 3-5.
Jul06
Toddler Story Time at Riverton
10:00am - 10:45am
Location: Riverton Branch Audience: Kids & Families Our friend Kerry 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 with Special Guest Reader
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families All Aboard for Preschool Story Time this summer! Special guest readers will delight us with stories and songs and teach us about what they do in our community. Jim Nawrocki, conductor on the Downeaster, will shout "all Aboard" for today's story time.
Jul11
Rhythm & Rhymes for Babies
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families Children birth to 24 months and their caregivers are invited to join us for songs, rhymes, finger plays, movement, and stories every Wednesday morning.
Jul13
Tales for Twos
10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Main Library, Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library Audience: Kids & Families Two year olds and their caregivers are invited to join us for songs, rhymes, finger plays, movement and stories every Friday morning.
Jul13
Preschool Story Time at Riverton
10:45am - 11:30am
Location: Riverton Branch Audience: Kids & Families Join us 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! Program designed for children ages 3-5.