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Storytimes

Stillwater Public Library Storytimes

Join us for engaging storytimes for children and their families and caregivers, specifically designed with early literacy learning in mind.

 

Featured Storytimes

Wednesday Preschool Storytimes

Wednesdays in September – November:

This fall, join us for Preschool Storytimes on Wednesdays at 10:30 AM at the library. We will explore stories, songs, poems and more to encourage the development of early literacy skills.

Sep. 7: Music Together in the Valley
Sep. 14 & 21: Miss Alisa
Sep. 28: Miss Kim & Baby Bear
Oct. 5: Music Together in the Valley
Oct. 12, 19, 26: Miss Kim & Baby Bear
Nov. 2: Music Together in the Valley
Nov, 9, 16, 23, 30: Miss Kim & Baby Bear

Beginning September 28, storytimes will move inside. Repair work has started on the library’s 120-year-old roof which limits safe use of the 4th Street Lawn. Work is expected to take 3-4 weeks and storytimes will be held inside during this time.

In November, all storytimes will be held inside for the season.

Please plan to follow current guidelines for group events attended by young children. No registration is required.

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Selected Thursdays at 10:30 AM in September, October & November:

Enjoy an interactive storytime with your child that includes early literacy fun with books, songs, fingerplays and body movement. Ages 0-3. No registration is required.

Programs will be held inside in Margaret Rivers A&B, located on the upper level of the library. Please plan to follow current guidelines for group events attended by young children.

View Baby & Toddler Storytime dates.

Second Saturday Storytimes

Saturday, September 10, October 8, and November 12:

Join Baby Bear and Miss Kim at 10:30 AM on the Second Saturday of September and October for stories, songs, poems and more to encourage the development of early literacy skills.

In October and November, programs will be held inside.

Storytime Calendar

More Resources

Missing storytime at the library or at school?

Check out these online storytime options or tune into virtual reading and learning offerings with authors and illustrators.

 

Stillwater Storytimes & Programs

Other Storytimes

  • Brightly Storytime – A video collection of full-length picture books read aloud.
  • Storyline Online – Videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creative illustrations.
  • Story Time From Space – Videos of astronauts read children’s books from the International Space Station!
  • KidLit TV Read Out Loud – KitLitTV features a range of shows including storytimes, drawing lessons, interviews and more.

Authors, Illustrators and Celebrities

  • Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems – Archived from 2020.
  • Write. Right. Rite: Grab the Mic Series – National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, Jason Reynolds, is launching a weekly videos series. The biweekly video series will inspire young people to tell their own stories.
  • Making Space with Christian Robinson – This video series invites everyone to join in making something together. Creativity has the power to heal and everyone has a creative spark. These videos help you explore yours!
  • Dav Pilkey at Home – Find fun and free activities from Dog Man author Dav Pilkey.
  • Draw Every Day with JJK – Archived webcasts with author and illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka.
  • Stimola Literary Studio – A collection of live stream events for kids, tweens, and teens by professional authors and illustrators.
  • Todd Parr on YouTube – Listen to Todd Parr read “The Worry Book” and his other books on his YouTube channel.
  • Oliver Jeffers on Instagram – Archived readings.
  • Mac Barnett on Instagram – Archived readings.
  • Kate Messner – Favorite authors and illustrators share resources for virtual reading and learning (Spring 2020).