Storytime and Early Literacy

Storytime Programs

Storytimes are back! We also have a full archive of Storytimes on our YouTube channel if you're child wants to watch at home! 

Small Fry Storytime 

"Small Fry Storytime"

Session: Will Resume the Week of June 17
When: Monday Mornings at 9:30 or 11:00 a.m.
Where: Storytime Room
Geared For: Ages 0-2 but all ages are welcome at any Storytime.

Small Fry Storytimes are 20-25 minutes long and are filled with 1-2 short books, songs, action rhymes and more!  Some songs, stories and rhymes are repeated each week and new ones are gradually introduced.  

Little Kid Storytime

"Little Kid Storytime"

Session: Will Resume the Week of June 17
When: Tuesdays and Fridays at 9:30 a.m. 
Where: Storytime Room 
Geared For: Ages 1-3 but all ages are welcome at any Storytime.

Little Kid Storytimes are 25-30 minutes long and are filled with short books, songs, fingerplays, rhymes, puppets and more – a different variety each week. 

Cuentos Infantiles (Spanish Storytime)

Session: Will Resume this Summer
When: Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m. 
Where: Storytime Room
Orientado para las: Edades 3-5. Pero todas las edades son bienvenidos para todos los cuentos infantiles.
Geared For: Ages 3-5 but all ages are welcome at any Storytime.

Hablantes nativos hasta principiantes bienvenidos
Native speakers to beginners welcome!

Big Kid Storytime
"Big Kid Storytime"

Session: Will Resume the Week of June 17
When: Fridays at 11:00 a.m.
Where: Storytime Room
Geared For: Ages 3-5 but all ages are welcome at any Storytime.

Big Kid Storytimes are 30-35 minutes long and are filled with longer books, songs, fingerplays, rhymes, puppets and more – a different variety each week. This Storytime is geared for children who are ready for stories that are a bit longer. 
 

Family Storytime

"Family Storytime"Session: Will Resume the Week of June 17
When: Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. 
Where: Storytime Room 
Geared For: Ages 0-5 but all ages are welcome and encouraged to attend!

Family Storytimes are 30-35 minutes long and are filled with longer books, songs, fingerplays, rhymes, puppets, and more – a different variety each week. This Storytime is geared toward families, so all ages are welcome.

 

 

Questions about any of these programs? 

Email us via the Contact Us form on the website, direct it at Youth Services. Or call us at 608-825-0701. 

Check our calendar for current Storytimes.
Sessions Start:
- End of January (Spring Session)
- Mid June (Summer Session)
- Mid September (Fall Session)

Very Wiggly Wednesday

Session: Will Resume this Summer
When: Most Wednesdays from 10:00 to 11:30 AM
Where: Community Room
Geared For: Ages 0-5 but all ages are welcome!

Very Wiggly Wednesday is free open play time! Youth Services provides a variety of toys, puppets, and puzzles, and fun music to help get some wiggly energy out! Caregivers can play and interact or sit back and watch, but must stay in the room to tend to their children. It's a great time to connect with other caregivers! No registration.

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