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Every Child Ready to Read Story Times

Every Child Ready to Read

Story Times at the Flint Public Library are designed to entertain children and educate parents. We teach the five main skills of early literacy: Talking, Singing, Reading, Writing and Playing in each of our story times.

Librarians who lead our Story Times demonstrate ways to incorporate reading, books and learning fun in the everyday life of each child. Using these techniques makes it easy for parents to foster their child’s brain development and readiness for school.

We have three different story times throughout the year. Dates, times and which story time is offered may vary, so check our calendar for the latest information.

Super Saturday Story Time

Two African American twin boys watching story time with a third African American boy behind themVIRTUAL STORY TIME

Saturdays at 1:00pm, beginning Sept. 12

We’re excited to announce that we’re bringing story time back for our youngest patrons.  Starting Saturday, Sept. 12, you will be able to tune in via the Internet to hear/see a story being read aloud.  Some Saturdays we will also have a craft.  You can stop in the Library the week before to pick up a craft bag, or create your own from the supplies list we will provide.  Our calendar is the best way for you to keep in touch about what stories are being read on which days.

9/12/20 Theme: National Aunts Day
Poem: Aunt Sue’s Stories
Story: Hope
9/19/20 True Story of the 3 Little Pigs Craft demo (not Take &Make)
9/26/20 Celebrate Native American Day
10/3/20 Theme: National Hispanic Heritage Month
Stories: The Quiet Place and I Pledge Allegiance
10/10/20 Celebrate International Post Card Week – October 4-10, 2020 Take & Make Postcards
10/17/20 Dragons Take and Make Dragon
10/24/20 Theme: United Nations Day – The UN’s 75th
Anniversary Song & Book: What a Wonderful World
Story: From My Window ~ Children at Home During COVID-19
10/31/20 Witches, Ghosts, Bones, and Jokes- Oh My! Take and Make Paper Masks
11/7/20 Fairies Take and Make Wand
11/14/20 Theme: World Diabetes Day
Story: Just Ask! Be Different, Be Brave, Be You
11/21/20 Silly books: book with no Pictures/ Serious Goose Wind-up with riddles and jokes
12/5/20 Goodbye Miss Donna
12/12/20 Theme: National Gingerbread House Day
Story: Hansel and Gretel (African version)
12/19/20 Celebrate National Oatmeal Muffin Day Take and Make

Returning when it is safe:

Bookie BabiesBookie Babies

Plant the love of reading early! Have fun with your baby up to 23 months and learn activities you can do at home. These are usually held on Tuesdays at 6:30pm.


Rhymes & ReadingRhymes and Reading

A story time for toddlers, ages 2 & 3, with their parents and caregivers. Toddlers may attend in their pajamas.  These are usually held on Tuesdays at 5:30pm.