Families with children of all ages and abilities are invited to enjoy stories and fun activities together. This large group program has a different theme each month and occasionally includes a storybook costume character. These interactive family storytimes include fun songs, books, a craft, and coloring pages to take home. Books related to the theme are available for families to check out after the program. Family storytime is held once a month on Saturdays from October to April in the Community Room. Pre-registration is required (maximum 45 children). Family storytime dates/times are posted on the program calendar.
The stories, songs, fingerplays and activities used in storytime are designed to:
~ Provide children with an early group experience.
~ Encourage an increased attention span.
~ Promote early literacy.
~ Expose children to a variety of children’s literature.
~ Teach respect for others.
~ Discover the joy of reading and have fun visiting the library.
Every time you open a book, you are:
~ Sharing Quality Time
~ Developing Language Skills
~ Building Self Esteem
~ Developing Listening Skills
~ Having Fun!
Storytime program coordinators are available to answer questions about books and library services. The library has an abundance of free resources and programs for families! contact Amy Moyer at firstname.lastname@example.org or Shannon Richard at email@example.com.