Children’s Story Hours

“When adults read to their children, the difference shows in children’s behavior and academic performance. According to a new study, the difference also shows in brain activity” (Reach Out and Read Connecticut, 2015) from “Bedtime Stories for Young Brains,”  New York Times, 2015.

Zoom Storytime

Wednesdays at 10:00 AM
Zoom | All Ages
10/21 – 11/25
Children of all ages are invited to join us online for weekly live virtual storytime. We’ll sing and dance, read and talk, and have lots of fun in between! Registration required.

Zoom Storytime Registration Link:

Storytime on Your Time

Tuesdays at 10:00 AM
Website | All Ages
10/20 – 11/24
Children of all ages are invited to watch this fun virtual storytime that works for your schedule. Sing, dance, and listen to stories with Miss Christina. Videos will be posted each Tuesday at 10:00 AM on our website and each video is available to watch for one week.


Patrons are welcome for brief visits to browse our collections or use a computer. See Visit the Library for more information. Contact free pickup is also available from tables in the library’s entrance. Electronic services are available 24/7.

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