Story Time

Toddler Story Time

Get up and get moving at our Toddler Story Times! These 20-30 minute programs full of books, songs and fun activities are designed to help develop your child’s language skills. Children ages 18-36 months and their grownups are encouraged to engage with the stories and activities and participate in the program, grownups along with the children. The first session is at 10 a.m. and the second is at 11 a.m. Please plan to attend only one of the identical sessions.
French Story Time

French Story Time

French Story Time is for children of all ages. This program includes songs, music and motion and is very interactive. Children have the opportunity to learn French songs, practice their French, and connect words with motion, as well as enjoy stories. Come and join us every Thursday at 4 p.m.
Photo of Dos Burritos Characters

Los Dos Burritos: A Bilingual Play

A Burrito and a Donkey journey to the Fountain of Holy Guacamole, and discover that friendship is life's best ingredient! This bilingual show in English and Spanish is fun for the whole family. **This special 11 a.m. program will take the place of both of our regularly scheduled Friday Bilingual Story Times.  For ages 0-5 and their caregivers  
Olinguito Book Cover

Olinguito by Lulu Delacre

Join us for this special bilingual program in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month (observed, since 1989, from September 15-October 15). Ms. Lulu Delacre, an award-winning children's book author/illustrator, will provide an interactive program featuring her new book ¡Olinguito, de la A a la Z! Descubriendo el bosque nublado; Olinguito, from A to Z!

Kitty Cat Story Time

Did you know September is Cat Month? Enjoy a story time all about cats and kittens, including a story about our one of our favorites, Pete the Cat! We’ll also have a special cat-themed craft afterwards! 

Fall into Reading Story Time

Fall has begun! Come and enjoy a fall-themed story time and craft to start the season.  
Curious George

Curious George Day

Who loves George and the Man in the Yellow Hat? We do! Celebrate H.A. Rey’s birthday with a Curious George themed story time and craft. 
Back to School Bus

Back to School Story Time!

Are you ready for school? You will be better prepared after this fun-filled and action-packed story time at the Parklands-Turner branch library on Tuesday, August 23 at 10:00 a.m. We will read stories about going back to school and sing songs about buses and school. We hope to see you there! The target audience for this exciting story time is preschool aged children and their caregivers, yet older children and families are welcome too.
Pajama Storytime

Pajama Story Time

An evening story time where pajamas are encouraged but not required. These 30-40 minute evening programs are designed to delight children of all ages. Filled with stories and activities that promote and develop language skills and imagination, these programs encourage children to develop a lifelong love of reading and learning.
Owl Art Baby Lap Time

Baby Lap Time

A story time experience for our youngest library users and their caregivers. These 20-30 minute story times introduce books, songs, rhymes, tickles and bounces developmentally appropriate for children ages birth to when they start walking.  Baby Lap Time is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the joys of reading in a positive and fun atmosphere. This story time is designed so the baby will be in their caregiver’s lap and the grownup is actively involved in the program; it is recommended that each child have their own adult with them.