Virtual Storytime & Activities

In light of the library being closed due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns, our children’s librarian, Ms. Stephanie, will be hosting a virtual storytime. Join us every MONDAY and THURSDAY at 10:00 a.m. on our Facebook page! There will be no storytime on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25. Please check our Facebook page for updates.

FRIDAY, MAY 22, 2020

Storytime & Activities: Watch the combined storytime and activities on YouTube! Three books, The Little Red Hen by Byron Barton, Please Mr. Panda = Por Favor Sr. Panda by Steve Antony, and Mr. Cookie Baker by Monica Wellington, were read. Plus, there flannel board activities, songs, and crafts about bakeries.

THURSDAY, MAY 21, 2020

There was no storytime and activities livestream on this day due to technical difficulties with Facebook Live. In the meantime, we will be posting on our YouTube page.

MONDAY, MAY 18, 2020

Storytime & Activities: Watch the combined storytime and activities video! Three books, Butterfly, Butterfly by Peter Horacek, Ten Little Caterpillars by Bill Martin Jr., and The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle, were read. Plus, there flannel board activities, songs, and crafts about butterflies.

THURSDAY, MAY 14, 2020

Storytime & Activities: Watch the combined storytime and activities video! Three books, Who is Driving? by Leo Timmers, Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! by Mo Willems, and Freight Train by Donald Crews, were read. Plus, there flannel board activities, songs, and crafts about things that go.

MONDAY, MAY 11, 2020

Storytime & Activities: Watch the combined storytime and activities video! There are two books, Little Mouse by Alison Murray and Big Bear, Small Mouse by Karma Wilson, as well as flannel board activities, songs, and crafts about things that are big and small.

THURSDAY, MAY 7, 2020

Storytime & Activities: Watch the combined storytime and activities video! There are two books, My Monster Mama Loves Me So by Laura Leuck and Llama, Llama Red Pajama by Anna Dewdney, as well as flannel board activities, songs, and crafts about Mother’s Day.

MONDAY, MAY 4, 2020

Storytime & Activities: Watch the combined storytime and activities video! There are two books, A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip Christian Stead and From Head to Toe by Eric Carle, as well as flannel board activities, songs, and crafts about the zoo.

THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 2020

Storytime & Activities: Watch the combined storytime and activities video! There are two books, The Watermelon Seed by Greg Pizzoli and The Little Mouse, the Red Rise Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear by Don and Audrey Wood, as well as flannel board activities, songs, and crafts about fruit.

MONDAY, APRIL 27, 2020

Storytime: Watch the storytime video for two books, It’s A Tiger! by David LaRochelle and Tiny Little Fly by Michael Rosen.

Activities: After the storytime, watch two videos on Facebook. The first video has flannel board activities about stripes and spots and the second video has a bee craft.

THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2020

Storytime: Watch the storytime video for two books, Grumpy Bird by Jeremy Tankard and Glad Monster, Sad Monster: A Book About Feelings by Ed Emberley and Anne Miranda.

Activities: After the storytime, watch the activities video for flannel board songs, finger plays, and a craft about emotions and feelings on Facebook.

MONDAY, APRIL 20, 2020

Storytime: Watch the storytime video for two books, Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type by Doreen Cronin and Ducks Away! by Mem Fox and Judy Horacek.

Activities: After the storytime, watch the activities video for flannel board songs, finger plays, and a craft about farms on Facebook or YouTube.

THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 2020

Storytime: Watch the storytime video for two books, A Birthday for Cow by Jan Thomas and The Secret Birthday Message by Eric Carle.

Activities: After the storytime, watch the activities video for flannel board songs, finger plays, and a craft about birthdays on Facebook or YouTube.

MONDAY, APRIL 13, 2020

Storytime: Watch the storytime video for two books, Are You Ready to Play Outside? by Mo Willems and The Napping House by Audrey Wood and Don Wood.

Activities: After the storytime, watch the activities video for flannel board songs, finger plays, and a craft about baby animals on Facebook or YouTube.

THURSDAY, APRIL 9, 2020

Storytime: Watch the storytime video for two books, Is Your Mama a Llama? by Deborah Guarino and Hello Baby! by Mem Fox.

Activities: After the storytime, watch the activities video for flannel board songs, finger plays, and a craft about baby animals on Facebook or YouTube.

MONDAY, APRIL 6, 2020

Storytime: Watch the storytime video for two books, Penguinaut! by Mara Bergman and Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me by Eric Carle.

Activities: After the storytime, watch the activities video for flannel board songs, finger plays, and a craft about space on Facebook or YouTube.

THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 2020

Storytime: This storytime featured two books, Snip Snap: What’s That? by Mara Bergman and Where is the Green Sheep? by Mem Fox.

Activities: Watch the activities video for flannel board songs, finger plays, and a craft about green things and spring on Facebook or YouTube.

MONDAY, MARCH 30, 2020

Storytime: This storytime featured two books, Bear Wants More by Karma Wilson and We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen.

Activities: Watch the activities video for flannel board songs, finger plays, and a craft about bears on Facebook or YouTube.

THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 2020

Storytime: This storytime featured one book, The Three Little Fish and the Big Bad Shark by Ken Geist.

Activities: Watch the activities video for flannel board songs, finger plays, and a craft about fish and sharks.

MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2020

Storytime: This storytime featured two books, Edwina the Dinosaur Who Didn’t Know She Was Extinct by Mo Willems and The Feel Good Book by Todd Parr.

Activities: Watch the fingerplays and flannel activities video.

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LOOKING FOR MORE ACTIVITIES?

Check out the activities below and visit our Children’s Event Calendar page for more information.

  • Take-Home Crafts: Stop outside the library at any time between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m, Monday through Friday, to pick up a baggy with a craft every other week. Limit one per child.
  • Read-Aloud with Ms. Shirley: Join Ms. Shirley on our Facebook page every Thursday at 1:00 p.m. for a read-aloud of a chapter from new chapter book or an old favorite.
  • Read-Aloud with Ms. Stephanie: Join Ms. Stephanie on our Facebook page every Friday at 3:00 p.m. for a read-aloud of a chapter from new chapter book or an old favorite.