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Storytimes ~

Registration is required for all storytimes so that we can notify you in case of cancellation. 

All storytimes will be held outdoors under the tent.  In case of inclement weather, outdoor storytime will be cancelled (all registrants will be notified in case of cancellation).

Register for storytimes by filling in this brief Google Form: https://forms.gle/31ncCNkwptBUT1VH8

Mother Goose on the Loose ~ Infant Storytime

  • Ages 0–2 and up
  • Mondays and Thursdays at 10:30 AM July 7th - August 18th
  • Registration required

Mother Goose on the Loose

 
Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).
 

Storytime for 2’s & 3’s

  • Storytime for 2’s & 3’s
  • Wednesdays at 10:30 AM July 13th - August 17th
  • Registration required
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This 20 to 30 minute theme-based storytime includes songs, simple stories, feltboard stories, and fingerplays appropriate for children aged 2 & 3 years old and their caregivers (older siblings are also welcome). 
 

Stories for 4’s & 5’s

  • Ages 4 & 5+
  • Mondays at 1:30 July 11 - August 15th 
  • Registration required

This 30 minute program, appropriate for children ages 4 to 7, features a few longer, more complex picturebook stories and some fun fingerplays and songs. 

Saturday Storytimes for Ages 3 to 7

  • Ages 3 - 7
  • Saturdays June 25, July 16, and August 13 at 10:30
  • Registration required

Join some awesome teen volunteers for fun stories outdoors on the library lawn!