Children's storytime programs are offered for children of all ages. Storytime activities include some of the following: age-appropriate stories, songs, finger plays and action rhymes, poetry, filmstrips, and flannelboard stories. Crafts are usually included for preschool storytimes.
Supervising adults are requested to accompany their children and remove them from the storytime area if they become disinterested or disruptive.
Storytime programs are free. While each storytime includes a suggested age range, children of any age are invited to attend any of the storytimes.
Public storytimes are presented for parents and caregivers/babysitters accompanying their own children.
suggested for children age 2-5. It is held year round every Monday and
Friday at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. This traditional storytime features stories,
songs, rhymes, films and take home crafts.
Family Storytime will be held each Monday at 7 p.m. year
round. Family Storytime includes a story, songs, films and take home
crafts. It is open to children and families of all
Babytime is a new program designed for babies, birth to
12 months old. Babies will discover books, songs and rhymes. This
storytime will be held each Thursday at 9:30 a.m., Jan. 3 through April 25, and
then go on hiatus for the summer.
Toddler Time, another new
program, will be held at 10:30 a.m. each Thursday. It allows children
12-36 months to interact with stories, songs and movement activities.
Toddler Time will also run from Jan. 3 through April 25, with a summer
Daycare and School Storytimes
Preschool storytimes are offered for day care institutions, public and private preschools and for individuals who provide in-home child care. Supervising adults are responsible for the behavior and safety of the children in their group. Times may be arranged by calling the children's services office: 405-372-3633 Ext. 116.
Groups may attend a scheduled storytime once a month from September through May.