Kids Storytime

Kids Storytime

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!

Registration Storytimes

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

Session 5: Week of April 27 - Week of May 18

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.

Register for Wednesday Baby Times

Register for Thursday Baby Times

Time for Twos (Thursdays, 10:15 or 11 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.

Register for Time for Twos, 10:15 am

Register for Time for Twos, 11am

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.

Register for Storytime for Three Year Olds

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.

Register for Storytime for Four Year Olds

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.

Register for Preschool Storytime

 Drop in Storytimes

Baby Times (Saturdays, 9:30 am, monthly)

This program of songs, rhymes, games and picture books is for babies under the age of two years and their caregivers. The drop-in programs are geared toward kids ages 2-6 and one or more adults.

Morning Storytime (Fridays, 10 am)

This mixed-age storytime for kids ages 2-6 includes books, rhymes, music and a fun craft.  Parents and caregivers are encouraged to accompany the child and participate in the activities.

PJ Storytime (Mondays, 6:45 pm, monthly)

Kids ages 2-5 can wear pajamas and bring a favorite teddy bear or blanet and enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and more.

Dads and Donuts (Saturdays, 10:30 am monthly)

Dads and their kids ages 2 and up are invited to drop in for stories, songs, rhymes and donuts! Moms, grandparents and other caregivers are welcome, too!

Storytimes will be cancelled on days the Wilmington Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.