The library offers a variety of drop-in and registration storytime programs. Storytimes help build a foundation for a lifelong love of books and reading. Kids will enjoy age appropriate books, songs, rhymes, movement activities and more!
The library offers six-week registration storytime sessions during the fall, winter and spring for babies, toddlers, and 3, 4 and 5 year olds.
Dates for the 2014-15 year
Session 1: Week of September 8 – Week of October 13
Session 2: Week of November 3 – Week of December 8
Session 3: Week of January 5 – Week of February 9
Session 4: Week of March 2 – Week of April 13 (Registration begins February 2)
Storytimes offered are:
Baby Times (Wednesdays or Thursdays, 9:30-10 am)
This program of songs, rhymes, games and picture books is for babies under the age of two years and their caregivers. Siblings are welcome to participate if caregivers cannot attend without them.
Time for Twos (Thursdays, 10:15 or 11:00 am)
This fun program is for two year-olds and features books, songs, rhymes, music and movement. Parents and caregivers accompany the child into the story room and participate in the activities.
Storytime for Three Year Olds (Tuesdays, 9:30 am)
This theme-based storytime for three year olds includes books, rhymes, music and a fun craft. It is designed to be a "kids-only" program, but parents and caregivers are welcome to attend.
Storytime for Four and Five Year Olds (Tuesdays, 10:30 am)
This theme-based storytime for four year olds includes books, rhymes, music and a fun craft. It is designed to be a "kids-only" program, but parents and caregivers are welcome to attend.
Preschool Storytime (Wednesdays, 10:30 am)
This mixed-age storytime for preschoolers includes books, rhymes, music and a fun craft. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to accompany the child and participate in the activities.
Drop in Storytimes
The drop-in programs are geared toward kids ages 2-6 and one or more adults.
Morning Storytime (Fridays, 10 am)
PJ Storytime (Mondays, 6:45 pm, monthly)
Family Storytimes (Saturdays, monthly)
Storytimes will be cancelled on days the Wilmington Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.