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Join us as we reinforce pre-reading skills through age-appropriate early literacy classes that include stories, rhyme, songs, and fingerplays. A parent/caregiver must attend and participate with children during all classes. All weekly classes are held in the Cynthia Bennett Program Room located in the Children's Wing. Space is limited. A free ticket is required to attend classes. Tickets are distributed from the Youth Services Desk on a first-come, first-served basis beginning 30-minutes before the class start time. For more information, call the Youth Services desk at 972.219.3577.  All groups with six or more children must pre-arrange event and class visits with the Youth Services Supervisor at 972.219.3577.

 The Fall 2017 storytime schedule runs September 5 - December 2

Mother Goose Time [Click here for this week's theme]
For infants, ages 0-15 months

  • Mondays, 11:15 a.m.
  • Thursdays, 1:30 p.m.

A lap-sit class designed to encourage one-on-one interaction between adult and child. Note: A parent or caregiver must attend with each infant. Ticket required. Space is limited, so plan to arrive early. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-serve basis at the Youth Services Desk, 30 minutes before the start of the class.

Bilingual Mother Goose Time [Click here for this week's theme]
For infants, ages 0-15 months

  • Tuesdays, 1:30 p.m.

A dual-language lap-sit class designed to encourage one-on-one interaction between adult and child presented in Spanish & English. Note: A parent or caregiver must attend with each infant. Ticket required. Space is limited, so plan to arrive early. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-serve basis at the Youth Services Desk, 30 minutes before the start of the class.

Spanish Mother Goose Time [Click here for this week's theme]
For infants, ages 0-15 months

  • Wednesdays, 1:30 p.m.

A Spanish-language lap-sit class designed to encourage one-on-one interaction between adult and child. Note: A parent or caregiver must attend with each infant. Ticket required. Space is limited, so plan to arrive early. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-serve basis at the Youth Services Desk, 30 minutes before the start of the class.

Toddler Time [Click here for this week's theme]
For toddlers, ages 15-36 months

  • Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.
  • Thursdays, 10:30 & 11:15 a.m.

Designed for walkers, we focus on early literacy skills through stories, songs, movement, and fingerplays. Note: A parent or caregiver must attend and participate with each toddler. Ticket required. Space is limited, so plan to arrive early. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-serve basis at the Youth Services Desk, 30 minutes before the start of the class.

Spanish Toddler Time [Click here for this week's theme]
For toddlers, ages 15-36 months

  • Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.

Designed for walkers, this Spanish-language storytime focus on early literacy skills through stories, songs, movement, and fingerplays. Note: A parent or caregiver must attend and participate with each toddler. Ticket required. Space is limited, so plan to arrive early. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-serve basis at the Youth Services Desk, 30 minutes before the start of the class.

Preschool Time [Click here for this week's theme]
For preschoolers, ages 3-6 years

  • Mondays, 10:30 a.m.
  • Tuesdays, 11:15 a.m.

Get set for fun as we share stories, songs, fingerplays, movement, and more in this storytime designed especially for preschoolers to help develop early literacy skills. Ticket required. Space is limited, so plan to arrive early. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-serve basis at the Youth Services Desk, 30 minutes before the start of the class.

Spanish Preschool Time [Click here for this week's theme]
For preschoolers, ages 3-6 years

  • Wednesdays, 11:15 a.m.

Get set for fun as we share stories, songs, fingerplays, movement designed especially for Spanish-speaking families. Ticket required. Space is limited, so plan to arrive early. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-serve basis at the Youth Services Desk, 30 minutes before the start of the class.

Family Story Time
For all ages

  • Saturdays, 11:15 a.m.

Designed for all ages, we share stories, songs, fingerplays, movement, and more reinforcing early literacy skills. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-serve basis at the Youth Services Desk before the start of the class