Storytimes

Enjoy a Story Together

Our storytimes allow parents and kids to enjoy stories together, engage in fun activities, and make craft projects.  No registration is required, with the exception of the Panera Cookies & Milk Storytime.  It's also a great way for you to make connections with other parents and for your kids to make friends their own age. Please note that the storytime schedule is divided into sessions within each season with breaks in between.  

Winter Sessions:

Panera Cookies & Milk

Mondays, December 12, January 9, and February 13. 10–10:30 am

Preschoolers with their parents enjoy a story time with milk and cookies at Panera Bread, 7204 W 191st Street.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Registration Required.

Bouncing Babies

Session 1: Tuesdays, December 6 & 13, January 3–31 from 11–11:20 am
Session 2: Tuesdays, February 21–March 21 from 11–11:20 am

Infants and toddlers ages 3–23 months and their parents read stories and sing songs together.  

Wee Readers

Session 1: Thursdays, December 8 & 15, January 5–February 2 from 6:30 pm–6:50 pm
Session 2: Thursdays, February 23–March 23 from 6:30 pm–6:50 pm.

Infants and toddlers ages 3–35 months and their parents read stories and sing songs together.

Tales for Twos

Session 1: Wednesdays, December 7 & 14., January 5–February2 from 10–10:20 am OR Fridays, December 9 & 16, January 6–Gebruary 3 from 10–10:20 am
Session 2: Fridays, February 22–March 22 from 10–10:20 am OR Fridays, February 24–March 24 from 10–10:20 am

Toddlers and their parents listen to a story and make a craft project together.  You may also play games and sing songs!

Preschool Stories

Session 1: Tuesdays, December 6 & 13, January 3–January 31 from 10–10:30 am OR Wednesdays, December 7 & 14, January 4–February 1 from 11–11:30 am
Session 2: Wednesdays, December 7 & 14, January 4–February 1 from 10–10:30 am OR Wednesdays, October 26 - November 16 from 11–11:30 am

Kids ages 3–5 years and their parents listen to a story and make a craft project together.  You may also play games and sing songs!

Saturday Stories

Saturdays, December 17, January 14, February 11 from 10–10:30 am

Toddlers & Kids ages 2–6 years and their parents.  Enjoy a storytime and games with your family!

Share-a-Language

Spanish: Saturdays, December 10, January 7, February 4 from 11–11:45 am
Arabic: Saturdays, January 7 & February 18 from 11–11:45 am

Enjoy stories and songs in diverse languages featuring children's favorites.  Storytimes are presented in Spanish or Arabic and occur at special Saturday dates and times.  Best suited for children ages 3–8 years and their parents.

Sensory Storytime

Saturdays, December 3 (Build It!), January 28 (Winter Wear), February 25 (Color My World) beginning at 10:30 am

Our Sensory Storytime is geared toward children with special needs or sensory processing needs.  Children are invited to participate at their own pace in stories, activities, and songs.  We offer a sensory playtime following the 25-minute storytime. Best suited for children ages 3–8 years and their parents.

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