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George W. Hawkes Downtown Library
Sunday: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
East Library and Recreation Center
Sunday: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Ron Wright Lake Arlington Branch Library
Sunday: Closed
Northeast Branch Library
Sunday: Temporarily Closed
Southeast Branch Library
Sunday: Closed
Southwest Branch Library
Sunday: Closed
Woodland West Branch Library
Sunday: Closed
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Storytimes

Storytimes help parents foster a lifelong love of books and reading in their children. Storytime is not only fun for children, but also informative and engaging for the parents who attend with them. Different storytimes focus on different age groups, but every storytime helps children and parents bond by participating in healthy, enriching activities together.

Please view our calendar for the dates and times of our stroytimes. 

No regularly scheduled storytimes in May, August, and December.

Description

Bouncing Babies Storytime focuses on developing your baby’s pre-literacy skills. This lap-sit storytime will introduce a love for books by using song, movement, and rhyme.

The program will help improve motor, sensory, and social skills with calm, caregiver and baby play time.

Storytimes include useful baby sign language, as well as literacy tips and activities to do with a baby during their specific daily routines: bath time, bedtime, mealtime, out and about, and play time.

Description

Toddler Time taps into the boundless energy of your toddler. This storytime program will engage your children with short stories, fingerplays, action rhymes, and songs.

Your toddler will be learning sounds, letter recognition, and new words that will help them grow into pre-readers all while having fun.

Description

Your pre-readers will improve literacy skills that they need for their upcoming kindergarten year.

This Storytime features longer books which are accompanied by a variety of activities, including puppetry, dramatics, simple crafts, and flannel boards.

Description/Descripción

Esta hora de cuentos en español se centra en la interacción entre padres e hijos con cuentos y actividades para ayudar a su hijo a prepararse para el Kingergarten.

Durante los meses de mayo, agosto y diciembre no se ofrecerán historias.



This Spanish-language storytime focuses on parent-child interaction with stories and activities to help your child develop[ pre-literacy skills.

There are no storytimes during the months of May, August, and December.

Description

For children of all ages to have fun with books, songs, rhymes, movement and more while creating a love of lifelong learning.

Northeast Branch Updates:
Starting Monday, December 4, 2023, the Northeast Branch will be temporarily closed for HVAC renovations. Click here for more information.