Story Time

Tenleytown Winterfest's mascot: the yeti!

Winterfest: Winter Story Time and Holiday Singalong

Deck the stacks with boughs of holly! Fa la la, la la la! Come to the library, sing and be jolly! Fa la la, la la la!
Polar Express book cover

All Aboard the Polar Express!

All aboard! Get cozy in your pajamas as we read Chris Van Allsburg's holiday classic The Polar Express and then watch the film adaptation! For children and their families.
Spanish Story time

Hora de Cuentos/ Spanish Story Time

Join us for books, songs, and rhymes in Spanish!  Cuentos, canciones, rimas, y más para niños de 2-5 años. ¡Les esperamos! Ages 2-5.
Snacktime with teddies & friends

Teddy Bear Takeover!

Celebrate the creation of America’s cuddliest toy with us at Rosedale Library for National American Teddy Bear Day! Who runs the world? Teddy Bears! Well, not really, but at Rosedale we plan to treat them that way for a day! Bring your favorite teddy bear to Rosedale Neighborhood Library for a  teddy-themed story time, with songs, poems a snack and a photo. Afterwards, be sure to check out some teddy-centric tales for you and your plush pal to enjoy at home.      
Curious George

Curious George Day

Curious George has been a favorite of children since the first story was published in 1939. There have been many books and movies made about this curious monkey. Rosedale will be having a special Curious George Day, filled with all sorts of fun!  

French Preschool Story Time

In honor of Kids Eurofestival, we will be doing a special bilingual story time in French and English.   This story time is recommended for ages 2-5.  
Mickey Mouse

Mickey Mouse Day

Mickey Mouse was born on this day in 1928, appearing in the first cartoon talking picture called "Steamboat Willie" in a New York theater. To celebrate his 86th birthday, Rosedale is having a special Mickey Mouse Day! Children will enjoy a Mickey-themed story time, including Elle D. Risco's Mickey's Birthday, as well as make their own Mickey (or Minnie!) mouse ears to take home.
poppy craft

Veterans Day Story Time and Craft

Did you know that there are almost 22 million miltary veterans living in the United States today? That's a lot!  Veterans Day, which is held every year on Nov. 11, is a special day during which people remember and honor people who served in the armed forces, like the Navy or the Air Force.

Thanksgiving Story Time and Craft

Celebrate Thanksgiving at Rosedale with a fun Thanksgiving-themed story time! After the story time, children will get to enjoy a few short films about Thanksgiving and make their own hand turkeys to take home for their personal holiday display. 

Family Story Time and Craft: Thankful Turkey

Join us for a family story time and craft to celebrate Thanksgiving!   The story will be at 2 p.m, but you can drop in for the craft anytime until 5 p.m.