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Storytime Schedule for February

Post Date:02/11/2020

February is filled with storytimes to help boost literacy and get your child ready for kindergarten!

 

Regular Storytimes:

Baby Lapsit
Wednesdays | 9:30am – 10:00am | Dobson Ranch Library
Thursdays | 10:30am – 11:00am | Main Library
Fridays  | 9:30am – 10:00am | Red Mountain Library
Introduces the rhythm and beauty of language to babies. Birth-16 months.

Toddlertime
Mon | Feb 3, 10, 24 | 9:30am – 10:00am | Red Mountain Library
Mon | Feb 3, 10, 24 | 10:30am – 11:00am | Red Mountain Library
Wednesdays | 9:30am – 10:00am | Main Library
Wednesdays | 10:30am – 11:00am | Main Library
Thursdays | 10:30am – 11:00am | Dobson Ranch Library
Incorporates stories, music, and movement into an engaging storytime for children. Ages 16-36 months.

Preschool Storytime
Tuesdays | 10:30am – 11:00am | Main Library
Tuesdays | 10:30am – 11:00am | Dobson Ranch Library
Wednesdays | 1:00pm – 1:30pm | Dobson Ranch Library (new session added!)
Thursdays | 1:00pm – 1:30pm | Red Mountain Library
Sat | Feb 22 | 1:30pm – 2:00pm | Main Library
Join us for songs, books, and silliness in this kindergarten readiness storytime. Ages 3-5.

Storytime alphabet

Plus:

Alphabet Adventures 
Tuesdays | 10:30am – 11:30am | Red Mountain Library
Enjoy stories, puppet skits, songs, and rhymes and make a craft inspired by our letter of the day in this interactive program for preschoolers. Ages 3-5.  

Cats vs. Dogs Storytime (part of our Pet Adoption Fair)
Sat | Feb 29 | 10:30am – 11:00am | Main Library
Bring the whole family for pet-themed stories, songs, and literacy-boosting activities. Birth-5.

Chinese Storytime
Sat | Feb 22 | 10:00am – 11:00am | Dobson Ranch Library
Join us for Chinese songs, books, and more. This storytime is presented in Mandarin, the most prominent language of China. Ages 0-5.

Family Storytime (new evening sessions!)
Mon | Feb 10 | 5:30pm – 6:00pm | Main Library
Tues | Feb 18 | 5:30pm – 6:00pm | Main Library
Thurs | Feb 27 | 5:30pm – 6:00pm | Main Library
Bring the whole family for stories, songs, and literacy-boosting activities. Ages 0-5.

K-Code Storytime
Tuesdays | 11:15– 12:00pm | THINKspot at the Main Library
Wednesdays | 1:00pm – 1:45pm | THINKspot at the Red Mountain Library
Fri | Feb 21 | 10:30am – 11:15am | Dobson Ranch Library
Introduces basic coding concepts through songs, games, and interactive activities. Ages 3-5.

Shake, Boogie, and Bop! 
Fri | Feb 7, 21 | 10:30am – 11:00am | Main Library
Fri | Feb 28 | 10:30am – 11:00am | Dobson Ranch Library
Dance, sing, and rhyme. It’s always a good time! Ages 2-5.

Sign Language Storytime (new!)
Tuesdays | 9:15am – 10:00am | Dobson Ranch Library
Encourages language and brain development through songs, stories, and play in American Sign Language. Ages 0-4.

Spectrum Storytime (new!)
Wed | Feb 5 | 11:30am – 12:15pm | Dobson Ranch Library
This storytime, geared towards children on the autism spectrum, features a small group setting, visual schedule, books, interactive songs, and play. Room has a separate, quiet space if needed. Limited to 15 children and their caregivers.

Touch-A-Truck Storytime (special series!)
Mon | Feb 3, 10, 24 | 11:15am – 12:00pm | Main Library
Working City of Mesa vehicles will star in this series.
  Feb 3 - Police Car
  Feb 10 - Fire Engine
  Feb 24 - Garbage Truck
  Mar 2 - Front Loader
  Mar 9 - Dump Truck

 


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