Storytimes

Book Babies

When: 
Mondays | 9:15-9:45 am | September 15 - December 15
Where: 
Children's Program Room

A lapsit storytime for babies not yet walking. The program is designed to stimulate baby's senses and promote early literacy techniques. We will bounce baby to rhymes, share stories and sing songs with 15 minutes of social play time after. Participation in the storytime is necessary to take part in play time. Siblings are welcome.

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Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead

When: 
Thursdays | 10:00-10:45 am & 1:30-2:15 pm | September 18 - November 20 & December 4 - December 11
Where: 
Children's Program Room A/B
Registration is required.
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Registration begins on Tuesday, September 2 at 9:00am. To register, click here.

Explore the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics through hands on activities and experiments. Each program will excite the imagination and curiosity of future scientists, artists and mathematicians. While geared toward preschoolers, siblings are always welcome to attend.

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Musical Movin' Storytime

When: 
Tuesdays | 10:00-10:45 am and 1:30-2:15 pm | September 16 - December 16
Where: 
Children's Program Room A/B
Registration is required.
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Registration begins September 2 at 9:00 am.

Sing, move, dance, play and explore musical instruments.  Siblings welcome.

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Ready to Read: Play and Learn

When: 
Mondays | 1:30-2:30 pm | September 15 - December 15
Where: 
Children's Program Room A/B

Help your child develop pre-reading skills, social skills and confidence through interactive, play-centered learning. Each week we will explore a different theme through sensory activities, dramatic play, crafts, books, games and fun! Siblings welcome.

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Ready to Read: Play and Learn - Hispanic Edition

When: 
Sundays 1:00-2:00 pm September 14 through November 23 and December 7 through December 14
Where: 
Children's Program Room A/B

Help your child develop pre-reading skills, social skills and confidence through interactive, play-centered learning. Each week we will explore a different theme through sensory activities, dramatic play, crafts, books, games and fun! Siblings welcome.

 

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Ready to Read: Play and Learn- Hmong Edition

When: 
Sundays | 2:30-3:30 pm | September 21- November 23 and December 7-14
Where: 
Children's Program Room A/B

Help your child develop pre-reading skills, social skills and confidence through interactive, play-centered learning. Each week we will explore a different theme through sensory activities, dramatic play, crafts, books, games and fun! Siblings welcome.

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Sensory Storytime

When: 
October 2, November 6, December 4 | 6:30-7:15 pm
Where: 
Children's Program Room A/B

Developmentally designed for 4-8 year olds, Sensory Storytime is an interactive program that engages children through movement, music, stories and sensory play. It can be enjoyed by all children, but is ideal for those who have a hard time in large groups, are on the autism spectrum or have sensory integration challenges. Registration is requested, but not required.

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Storyvine

When: 
Wednesdays | 9:15-9:45 am OR 10:00-10:30 am | September 17 - December 3
Where: 
Children's Program Room A/B

 Join Children's Services Staff for a program for children, families and childcare providers. Come for stories, music and movement, fingerplays, and an occasional short animated story or puppet play. While geared towards childcare providers, families are always welcome to attend.  No registration required.  There is no program on July 2.

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Time for Twos

When: 
Mondays | 11:00-11:45 am | September 15 - December 15
Where: 
Children's Program Room A/B

Join us for an early literacy experience as we read stories, sing songs and have musical movement. Time for Twos is designed to prepare children ages 24 to 35 months for preschool. Siblings are welcome.

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Wonderful Ones

When: 
Mondays | 10:00-10:45 am | September 15 - December 15
Where: 
Children's Program Room A/B

An early literacy experience for new walkers to children age 23 months. The 30 minute program will provide your active toddler with lapsit time as well as more opportunities to work on cognitive development and motor skills. Join us after for 15 minutes of play time. Siblings welcome.

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