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Story Times

Early Literacy Begins with You!

Our story times are based on the Every Child Ready to Read philosophy that identifies six skills that help children to learn to read and five practices that enhance those skills.

Bilingual Story Times (Spanish and English) are available at some library locations. These story times are indicated below with ** next to the time.

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Story time offered on request any day. Ask a librarian for further assistance.

Central

Weekly Story Times

  • 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays
  • 3 p.m. Sundays

Special Story Times

Fast Track to Reading Story Time

  • 3 p.m. Third Sunday of Each Month

Multicultural Story Time: We share culturally diverse children’s literature about the richness of family customs and traditions in our diverse society.

  • 3 p.m. Second and Fourth Sunday of Each Month

Preschool STEAM Story Time

  • 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jun. 20, Jul. 18, Aug. 15

COOL

Story time offered on request any day. Ask a librarian for further assistance.

Diamond Hill/Jarvis

  • **4 p.m. Wednesdays
  • **4 p.m. Thursdays

East Berry

  • **10:30 a.m. Tuesdays
  • 6 p.m. Wednesdays

East Regional

  • 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays
  • 6 p.m. Wednesdays
  • **11 a.m. Saturdays

Ella Mae Shamblee

  • **4 p.m. Mondays

Northside

  • **4 p.m. Tuesdays
  • 7 p.m. Wednesdays

Northwest

  • 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays
  • 7 p.m. Thursdays
  • 10:30 a.m. Saturdays

Ridglea

  • 7 p.m. Mondays
  • **10:30 a.m. Fridays

Riverside

  • **4 p.m. Mondays
  • 4 p.m. Wednesdays

Seminary

Weekly Story Times

  • **4 p.m. Wednesdays
  • **10:30 a.m. Saturdays

Special Story Times

Shake, Rattle and Read: Join us for this special story time series for lively children. If your child has always wanted to be loud in the library, then come to this program and explore sounds, movements, stories and rhymes. No shushing allowed! (Ages 2 - 5)

  • 4 p.m. Wednesday. Jun. 6, 13, 20, 27; Jul. 11, 18, 25; Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Southwest Regional

Weekly Story Times

  • 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays
  • 10:30 a.m. Saturdays

Special Story Times

Shake, Rattle and Read: Join us for this special story time series for lively children. If your child has always wanted to be loud in the library, then come to this program and explore sounds, movements, stories and rhymes. No shushing allowed! (Ages 2 - 5)

  • 11 a.m. Tuesdays

Summerglen

Weekly Story Times

  • 7 p.m. Mondays
  • 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays
  • **4 p.m. Wednesdays

Special Story Times

Quiet Time Story Time
Program is 30 minutes.

  • 10 a.m. Wednesdays
  • 10:45 a.m. Wednesdays

Wedgwood

Weekly Story Times

  • 4 p.m. Tuesdays
  • 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays

Special Story Times

School-Age STEAM Story Time

  • 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jun. 12, 19; Jul. 3, 10, 17, 24; Aug. 14, 28

Preschool Story Times are geared for children who have not yet started school and scheduled in the mornings and introduce your child to the wonder of reading and instill a love of books.

Family Story Times are planned for multiple age groups of children and are scheduled in the afternoons. Come as a family and enjoy great stories, songs, and rhymes that provide something for everyone.

Bearly Bedtime Story Times are scheduled in the evenings and are perfect before bedtime as a quiet activity that introduces families to children’s books, songs, and rhymes.

Special Story Times like Shake, Rattle and Read, Fast Track to Reading and STEAM are offered throughout the year at various locations.

Last updated: June 18, 2018