Fairfield, Libbie Mill, North Park, Tuckahoe, Twin Hickory, and Varina libraries are open to the public with limited hours and occupancy. Additional locations will reopen soon in our next phase. We are offering contactless holds pickup, new online programs and storytimes, digital library cards, and more. Details here.
  • Virtual Storytimes

    Join us online for storytimes with familiar faces! Tune in through our Facebook page on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at 10:30 AM for family storytime, and Tuesdays at 6:30 PM for pajama storytime.

Storytimes

  • Finding the best-fit storytime for your child means maximum fun and learning! Our storytimes are designed for specific age and development levels. And many of our libraries offer storytimes in evening and weekend times for families who are busy during weekdays.

    Upcoming dates are listed below. Most of our regular storytimes are held weekly, with occasional two- or three-week breaks throughout the year. For a detailed schedule refer to our Events Calendar. You can also pick up a printed schedule of weekly storytimes at your library, or download and print one yourself below.

  • Age-specific Storytimes
  • Lapsit Lambs

    (Newborns, pre-walkers)

  • Mother Goose

    (6-24 months)

  • Toddler

    (24-36 months)

  • Toddler Music

    (24-36 months)

  • Preschool

    (3-5 years)

  • Toddler & Preschool

    (24 months-5 years)

  • Rock 'N' Read

    (24 months-5 years)

  • All-ages Storytimes
  • Family Storytime

  • Pajama Storytime

    Pajamas Welcome!

  • Twlight Tales

  • Hello! Storytime

  • Cuentos Bilingües

    (Bilingual Storytime)

  • Sensory Storytime
  • Sensory Storytime engages children through movement, music, stories, sensory activities and play. This welcoming, encouraging and supportive program is smaller and more adaptive than other storytimes. An early intervention professional will assist.

  • Sensory Storytime

    (1-5 years, all abilities)

Storytimes

  • Finding the best-fit storytime for your child means maximum fun and learning! Our storytimes are designed for specific age and development levels. And many of our libraries offer storytimes in evening and weekend times for families who are busy during weekdays.

    Upcoming dates are listed below. Most of our regular storytimes are held weekly, with occasional two- or three-week breaks throughout the year. For a detailed schedule refer to our Events Calendar. You can also pick up a printed schedule of weekly storytimes at your library, or download and print one yourself below.

  • Age-specific Storytimes
  • Lapsit Lambs

    (Newborns, pre-walkers)

  • Mother Goose

    (6-24 months)

  • Toddler

    (24-36 months)

  • Toddler Music

    (24-36 months)

  • Preschool

    (3-5 years)

  • Toddler & Preschool

    (24 months-5 years)

  • Rock 'N' Read

    (24 months-5 years)

  • All-ages Storytimes
  • Family Storytime

  • Pajama Storytime

    Pajamas Welcome!

  • Twlight Tales

  • Hello! Storytime

  • Cuentos Bilingües

    (Bilingual Storytime)

  • Sensory Storytime
  • Sensory Storytime engages children through movement, music, stories, sensory activities and play. This welcoming, encouraging and supportive program is smaller and more adaptive than other storytimes. An early intervention professional will assist.

  • Sensory Storytime

    (1-5 years, all abilities)

Every Child Ready to Read

Our storytimes are designed to help young children acquire the skills they need to start school ready to learn. We emphasize pre-literacy skills at storytime and use research-based best practices to help children learn them through fun activities. Learn more about early literacy and the Five Early Literacy Practices.

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