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 Storytime

Mesa Public Library offers a range of regularly scheduled storytimes as well as special early literacy events for children birth to age 5. Storytimes help develop early literacy skills, nurture a love of reading, and model activities caregivers can provide to children at home.

Weekly Storytimes

Baby Lapsit
Introduces the rhythm and beauty of language to babies. Birth to 16 months.

Toddlertime
Introduces the rhythm and beauty of language through stories, songs, and fingerplay fun. Ages 16-36 months.

Preschool Storytime
Stories, music and fun for ages 3-5.

Visit the events calendar for our full storytime schedule

 

Upcoming Storytimes:

  • Baby Lapsit

    When: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Where: Dobson Ranch Branch at Dobson Meeting Room (Max. 75)

    Baby Lapsit introduces the rhythm and beauty of language to babies ages birth to 16 months.

  • Preschool Storytime

    When: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Main Library at Youth Activity Room (200)

    Join us for songs, stories, words, letters, numbers, and general silliness in this kindergarten readiness Storytime. For ages 3-5

  • Preschool Storytime

    When: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Red Mountain Branch at Program Room (200)

    Join us for songs, stories, words, letters, numbers, and general silliness in this kindergarten readiness storytime.

  • Preschool Storytime

    When: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Dobson Ranch Branch at Dobson Meeting Room (Max. 75)

    Join us for songs, stories, words, letters, numbers, and general silliness in this kindergarten readiness storytime.

  • Toddlertime

    When: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Where: Main Library at Youth Activity Room (200)

    Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement for children ages 16-36 months.

  • Young and Restless: A Storytime for Little Movers

    When: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Where: Dobson Ranch Branch at Dobson Meeting Room (Max. 75)

    Is your new walker on the go? Is he or she too busy exploring to sit for a lap bounce or a complete story book? Join us for a dynamic 30 minutes filled with early literacy activities chosen especially for toddlers who just need to move! Ages 12-24 months.

  • Toddlertime

    When: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Main Library at Youth Activity Room (200)

    Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement for children ages 16-36 months.

  • Toddlertime

    When: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Red Mountain Branch at RM Children’s Room (100)

    Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement for children ages 16-36 months. This week, Toddlertime will be held in the Children's Room.

  • Preschool Storytime

    When: Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Where: Mesa Express Library at In the library

    Join us for songs, stories, words, letters, numbers, and general silliness in this kindergarten readiness storytime.

  • Baby Lapsit

    When: Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Main Library at Youth Activity Room (200)

    Baby Lapsit introduces the rhythm and beauty of language to babies ages birth-16 months.

  • Toddlertime

    When: Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Dobson Ranch Branch at Dobson Meeting Room (Max. 75)

    Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement for children ages 16-36 months.

  • Baby Lapsit

    When: Friday, February 23, 2018 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    Where: Red Mountain Branch at Program Room (200)

    Baby Lapsit introduces the rhythm and beauty of language to babies ages birth to 16 months.

  • Learn and Grow with Rhythm and Flow

    When: Friday, February 23, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Where: Red Mountain Branch at Program Room (200)

    Children ages 3-5 will learn the basics of rhythm and beat, how to work with instruments, and what makes music happen in this upbeat program.