Story Time

Chinese Dragon

Chinese New Year Family Storytime

Join the Parklands Turner Library Staff for a special Chinese New Year Family Storytime!   Together we will read books about Chinese New Year, learn how the Chinese New Year is celebrated, learn about the Chinese Zodiac, and make a monkey craft in honor of the Year of the Monkey!  This storytime is for families and children of all ages up to 12.
Hooray for Hat!

In the Zone: Hooray for Hats!

We kick off this month’s In the Zone with a story—Hooray for Hat! by Brain Won. Then we will make our own fun, mini top hats and enjoy other book-related activities. In the Zone is held the third Tuesday of each month for kids ages 5-12 to kick back and enjoy games, crafts, or other fun.  
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Pajama Storytime

Bring your favorite furry (stuffed) companion and join us for some fun stories! Appropriate for ages 3-5.
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Family Story Time

Story time fun for the entire family, these 30-40 minutes story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages.  Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program.  We will have a craft after the story time. 
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Doggy Story Time

Join in the silliness of International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day by enjoying a dog-themed story time, a special craft afterwards, and a showing of the classic film Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey. The film begins at 5 pm, is rated G, and runs for 84 minutes. 
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Disney Story Time

Join us for a special, interactive Disney Story time and craft.  Feel free to dress up as we explore many classic Disney tales.  This program is appropriate for children ages 3 and up.

Penguin Awareness Day

It is Penguin Awareness Day! Come learn about penguins, read penguin stories, and do penguin crafts.
bookcover Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr Day

Happy Birthday Dr. King!

Join us for this Saturday Family Program.  We will be honoring Dr. King with stories and songs and a birthday cake. All ages are welcome. Meeting Room 2.  

Baby/Toddler Storytime

These 20-30 minute story times are full of books, songs, rhymes, and fingerplays for children birth to two years old.  Our Baby and Toddler Story Time is a great way to introduce your child to language skills in a positive and fun environment.  With slightly more activity and movement than our lap times, children and their caregivers are encouraged to engage with the books and songs and to actively participate in the program.
Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Share the fun of reading with your children ages 3-5 years.  Children and their caregivers will explore stories and activities to encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning.  This 30-40 minute program is designed to promote language and listening skills, expand children's imaginations and arouse their curiosity about the world around them.