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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Family Story Times
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Davenport

Join us stories, songs and more! For children 0 - 5 years and their caregivers. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 06
Fri Jul 13
Fri Jul 20
Fri Jul 27
Icon of the event Some Buttons, Some String
Tue Jul 24, 2018 | 2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Join us for stories, rhymes, songs and get creative with just a few buttons and a bit of string! Suitable for children ages 3-5 with parent and/or caregiver. No registration required. Daycares with groups of 10 or more, ple...

Icon of the event Saturday Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Wychwood

Join us for Saturday Family Time! Enjoy songs, stories, and rhymes for children ages 0-6. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 26
Sat Jun 02
Sat Jun 09
Sat Jun 16
Sat Jun 23
Icon of the event Power of Plants
Tue Jul 17, 2018 | 2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Plants are powerful things! Explore these books, rhymes and activities to discover how plants and gardening can better the world around us. Suitable for children ages 3-5 with parent and/or caregiver. No registration requi...

Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Wychwood

A Ready for Reading Program combining stories, songs & tickling rhymes for babies 0-18 months and their parents/caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 25
Fri Jun 01
Fri Jun 08
Fri Jun 15
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Davenport

Leading to Reading is a free program for children Grades 1-6 in need of extra support in reading and writing. Children are matched with a volunteer, who will work with them one-on-one for one hour every week on Thursday eve...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 24
Thu May 31
Thu Jun 07
Thu Jun 14
Thu Jun 21
Icon of the event Baby Time
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and bounces for babies from birth to 18 months with a parent or caregiver. Free program. No registration required. Six-week session beginning May 11.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 25
Fri Jun 01
Fri Jun 08
Fri Jun 15
Icon of the event Collecting Wonders
Tue Jul 10, 2018 | 2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and a craft as we discover how collecting creates wonderment. Suitable for children ages 3-5 with parent and/or caregiver. No registration required. Daycares with groups of 10 or more, ple...

Icon of the event Shake, Shimmy, and Boogie
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Wychwood

A music and movement program combining songs, rhymes, dance, and stretching activities to get children on their feet and moving. Children will develop motor skills, learn to identify patterns, and explore their creativity. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 22
Tue May 29
Tue Jun 05
Tue Jun 12
Tue Jun 19
Icon of the event Bugaboo
Tue Jul 03, 2018 | 2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Join us for stories, rhymes, songs and a craft as we explore the small, yet fascinating world of insects. Suitable for children ages 3-5 with parent and/or caregiver. No registration required. Daycares with groups of 10 or mo...

Picture books, chapter books & audiobooks for kids 12 and under