Storytimes

Book Babies

When: 
Mondays | 9:00-9:45 am | January 20-February 10, February 24-March 24, & April 7-21
Where: 
Children's Program Room

A lapsit storytime for babies not yet walking. The program is designed to stimulate baby's senses and promote early literacy techniques. We will bounce baby to rhymes, share stories and sing songs with 15 minutes of social play time after. Participation in the storytime is necessary to take part in play time. Siblings are welcome.

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Early Childhood: Seasonal Fling

Registration is required.
Registration Details: 

Contact Ann at acooksey@apl.org or call (920) 832-6187.

Seasonal Fling Field Trip

This program may include a puppet show, music, fingerplays, stories, or a short animated book. For an early childhood audience.

Musical Movin' Storytime

When: 
Tuesdays | 10:00-10:45 am OR 1:30-2:15 pm | January 21 - March 25 & April 8-22
Where: 
Children's Program Room A/B
Registration is required.
Registration Details: 

Registration begins 1/6/14 at 9:00 am. Please click on the "View in the Calendar" link above or call 832-6187 to register.

Sing, move, dance, play and explore musical instruments.  Siblings welcome.

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Ready to Read: Play and Learn

When: 
Mondays | 1:30-2:30 pm | January 20-February 10, February 24-March 24, & April 7-21
Where: 
Children's Program Room A/B

Help your child develop pre-reading skills, social skills and confidence through interactive, play-centered learning. Each week we will explore a different theme through sensory activities, dramatic play, crafts, books, games and fun! Siblings welcome.

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Ready to Read: Play and Learn- Hmong Edition

When: 
Sundays | 2:00-3:00 pm | January 19-February 9, February 23-March 23, & April 6-13
Where: 
Children's Program Room A/B

Help your child develop pre-reading skills, social skills and confidence through interactive, play-centered learning. Each week we will explore a different theme through sensory activities, dramatic play, crafts, books, games and fun! Siblings welcome.

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Shining Star Storytime

When: 
Select Tuesdays | 6:30-7:15 pm | February 4, March 4 & April 8
Where: 
Children's Section
Registration Details: 

Registration begins 8/26/13 at 9:00 am. Please click on the "View in the Calendar" link above or call 832-6187 to register.

A storytime for children on the Autism Spectrum. The program is designed developmentally for 4-8 year olds.

Important Details:

  • When you register for the program the library, please mention any high interest areas (so that they might be included in the program). Special accomodations can also be made at this time.
  • A parent or therapist must accompany each child.
  • Siblings are welcome to attend but must be supervised by an additional adult.
  • This program will use visual supports and high interest activities to engage the children. A "break" room will be provided for children having difficulty participating with the group. Fidget sensory toys and seating cushions will also be available.
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Story Sprouts

When: 
Mondays | 11:00-11:45 am | January 20-February 10, February 24-March 24, & April 7-21
Where: 
Children's Program Room A/B

Join us for an early literacy experience as we read stories, sing songs and have musical movement. Story Sprouts is designed to prepare children ages 24 to 35 months for preschool. Siblings are welcome.

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Storyvine

When: 
Wednesdays | 9:15-9:45 am OR 10:00-10:30 am | January 22 - March 26 & April 9 - May 7
Where: 
Children's Program Room A/B

 Join Children's Services Staff for a program for children, families and childcare providers. Come for stories, music and movement, fingerplays, and an occasional short animated story or puppet play. While geared towards childcare providers, families are always welcome to attend.  No registration required.  There is no program on April 2.

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Wonderful Ones

When: 
Mondays | 10:00-10:45 am | January 20-February 10, February 24-March 24, & April 7-21
Where: 
Children's Program Room A/B

An early literacy experience for new walkers to children age 23 months. The 30 minute program will provide your active toddler with lapsit time as well as more opportunities to work on cognitive development and motor skills. Join us after for 15 mintues of play time. Siblings welcome.

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