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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:

  • Preschool Storytime

    12/05/2019 @ 1:00pm - 1:30pm Program Room Red Mountain Branch

    Join us for songs, stories, words, letters, numbers, and general silliness in this storytime designed to get children ready for kindergarten. Ages 3-5.

  • Baby Lapsit

    12/06/2019 @ 9:30am - 10:00am Program Room Red Mountain Branch

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

  • Shake, Boogie, and Bop!

    12/06/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am Youth Activity Room (MN) Main Library

    Dance, sing, and rhyme—it's always a good time! Ages 2-5.

  • Paws2Read

    12/07/2019 @ 10:30am - 12:00pm Main Library

    Pets like books too! Drop in and read to registered therapy animals and their handlers.

  • Preschool Storytime

    12/10/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am Youth Activity Room (MN) Main Library

    Join us for songs, stories, words, letters, numbers, and general silliness in this storytime designed to get children ready for kindergarten. Ages 3-5.

  • Preschool Storytime

    12/10/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am Dobson Meeting Room Dobson Ranch Branch

    Join us for songs, stories, words, letters, numbers, and general silliness in this storytime designed to get children ready for kindergarten. Ages 3-5.

  • K-Code Storytime

    12/10/2019 @ 11:15am - 12:00pm THINKspot @MN THINKspot at Main

    K-Code Storytime introduces basic coding concepts to families through songs, stories, games, and interactive plugged and unplugged activities. Ages 3-5.

     

  • Baby Lapsit

    12/11/2019 @ 9:30am - 10:00am Dobson Meeting Room Dobson Ranch Branch

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

  • Toddlertime

    12/11/2019 @ 9:30am - 10:00am Youth Activity Room (MN) Main Library

    Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement into an engaging storytime for children. Ages 16-36 months.

  • Toddlertime

    12/11/2019 @ 10:00am - 10:30am Program Room Red Mountain Branch

    Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement into an engaging storytime for children. Ages 16-36 months.

  • Toddlertime

    12/11/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am Youth Activity Room (MN) Main Library

    Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement into an engaging storytime for children. Ages 16-36 months.

  • Baby Lapsit

    12/12/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am Youth Activity Room (MN) Main Library

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

  • Toddlertime

    12/12/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am Dobson Meeting Room Dobson Ranch Branch

    Toddlertime incorporates stories, music, and movement into an engaging storytime for children. Ages 16-36 months.

  • Preschool Storytime

    12/12/2019 @ 1:00pm - 1:30pm Program Room Red Mountain Branch

    Join us for songs, stories, words, letters, numbers, and general silliness in this storytime designed to get children ready for kindergarten. Ages 3-5.

  • Baby Lapsit

    12/13/2019 @ 9:30am - 10:00am Program Room Red Mountain Branch

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

  • Let's Pretend: Sugar Plum Bakery

    12/21/2019 @ 10:30am - 12:00pm Program Room Red Mountain Branch

    Join us for a sweet storytime followed by an hour of guided play in our pretend bakery! Children will strengthen literacy and math skills as they read and write recipes, use money to buy and sell desserts, count, measure, and mix ingredients, and cut pies into fractions. There is even a life sized gingerbread house that needs decorating! Ages 3-8.

  • Holiday Saturday Storytime

    12/21/2019 @ 1:30pm - 2:00pm Youth Activity Room (MN) Main Library

    Join us for songs, stories, words, letters, numbers, and general silliness in this storytime designed to get children ready for kindergarten. Ages 3-5.

  • Chinese Storytime

    01/04/2020 @ 10:00am - 11:00am Dobson Meeting Room Dobson Ranch Branch

    Join us for Chinese songs, books, and other silliness. This Storytime is in Mandarin Chinese but all are welcome. Ages 0-5.

  • Paws2Read

    01/04/2020 @ 10:30am - 12:00pm Main Library

    Pets like books too! Drop in and read to registered therapy animals and their handlers.