Storytimes

Search

Search form

All Storytimes are virtual at this time.

Please our Calendar for new Virtual Storytime Dates!
To reach the Children's Room, send an email to: childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org.

Virtual Storytimes 

All Virtual Storytimes take place via Zoom
Please let us know if you would like to be added to a storytime email list by sending an email to childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org.
Make sure to indicate which age group your child is in (aged 0 – 2+, aged 2 & 3, or aged 4 & 5) so that we can send you the proper Zoom link!
There is a unique Zoom link for each storytime meeting – these links are emailed to our storytime email list members the day before each storytime meeting.
 

Virtual Version: Mother Goose on the Loose ~ Infant Storytime

  • Ages 0–2 and up
  • Mondays & Thursdays at 10:30 AM through December 21
  • Note: No storytime on October 12, November 2, November 5, or November 26

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). There is a unique Zoom link for each meeting of the Mother Goose on the Loose storytime - these links are emailed to our storytime email list members the business day before each storytime meeting.

Virtual Version: Storytime for 2’s & 3’s

  • Storytime for 2’s & 3’s
  • Wednesdays at 10:30 AM through December 23
  • Note: No storytime on November 4, November 11 or December 9
storytime rabbit

This 20 to 30 minute theme-based storytime includes songs, simple stories, feltboard stories, and fingerplays appropriate for children aged 2 & 3 years old. There is a unique Zoom link for each meeting of the Storytime for 2’s & 3’s - these links are emailed to our storytime email list members the day before each storytime meeting.

Virtual Version: Stories for 4’s & 5’s

  • Ages 4 & 5+
  • Mondays at 1:30 PM through December 21
  • Note: No storytime on October 12 or November 2

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. There is a unique Zoom link for each meeting of the Stories for 4’s & 5’s - these links are emailed to our storytime email list members the Friday or Saturday before each storytime meeting.

Virtual Saturday Storytime: Ages 3 to 7 ~ Saturday, October 17 at 10:30 AM

Join Abby for some awesome stories, and maybe a fingerplay or song, presented via Zoom.  Send an email to childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org if you would like to be added to the Saturday Storytime email list.  The Zoom link for this storytime will be emailed to the list on the Thursday afternoon prior to the storytime meeting.

Virtual Pajama Storytime: Ages 3 to 7 ~ Wednesday, October 21 at 6:30 PM

We’ll read some great stories, share songs, and learn fun fingerplays as we wind down our day and get ready for bedtime.  Send an email to childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org if you would like to be added to the Pajama Storytime email list.  The Zoom link for this storytime will be emailed to the list on the Tuesday afternoon prior to the storytime meeting.