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 2015-16 year

Session 1:  Week of September 7 – Week of October 12 (registration begins August 7)

Session 2:  Week of November 2 – Week of  December 7 (registration begins October 2)

Session 3:  Week of January 4 – Week of February 8 (registration begins December 4)

Session 4:  Week of February 29 – Week of April 4 (registration begins January 29)

Session 5: Week of April 25 – Week of May 23 (registration begins March 25)

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.

Participants are asked to register for either Wednesday or Thursday.

Register for Wednesday Baby Times

Register for Thursday Baby Times

Time for Twos (Thursdays, 10:30 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

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 3 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 4 and 5 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.

Morning Storytime (Most Fridays during the school year, 10 am)

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

Space is limited.  Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Kids ages 2-5 can wear pajamas and bring a favorite teddy bear or blanket 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.