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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

    01/22/2020 @ 9:30am - 01/22/2020 @ 10:00am Dobson Meeting Room Dobson Ranch Branch

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

  • Toddlertime

    01/22/2020 @ 9:30am - 01/22/2020 @ 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

    01/22/2020 @ 10:30am - 01/22/2020 @ 11:00am Youth Activity Room (MN) Main Library

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

  • Preschool Storytime

    01/22/2020 @ 1:00pm - 01/22/2020 @ 1:30pm 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

    01/22/2020 @ 1:00pm - 01/22/2020 @ 1:45pm Program Room Red Mountain Branch

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

     

  • Baby Lapsit

    01/23/2020 @ 10:30am - 01/23/2020 @ 11:00am Youth Activity Room (MN) Main Library

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

  • Toddlertime

    01/23/2020 @ 10:30am - 01/23/2020 @ 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

    01/23/2020 @ 1:00pm - 01/23/2020 @ 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

    01/24/2020 @ 9:30am - 01/24/2020 @ 10:00am Program Room Red Mountain Branch

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

  • Toddlertime

    01/27/2020 @ 9:30am - 01/27/2020 @ 10:00am Program Room Red Mountain Branch

    Space is limited. Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes prior to program start.

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

  • Toddlertime

    01/27/2020 @ 10:30am - 01/27/2020 @ 11:00am Program Room Red Mountain Branch

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

  • Preschool Storytime

    01/28/2020 @ 10:30am - 01/28/2020 @ 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.

  • Preschool Storytime

    01/28/2020 @ 10:30am - 01/28/2020 @ 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.

  • Alphabet Adventures

    01/28/2020 @ 10:30am - 01/28/2020 @ 11:30am Lobby (RM) Red Mountain Branch

    Learn a new letter each week and enjoy stories, puppet skits, songs, and rhymes in this interactive storytime program for preschoolers! Following a 30-minute storytime, complete a hands-on arts and craft project inspired by our letter of the day. Ages 3-5.

  • K-Code Storytime

    01/28/2020 @ 11:15am - 01/28/2020 @ 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

    01/29/2020 @ 9:30am - 01/29/2020 @ 10:00am Dobson Meeting Room Dobson Ranch Branch

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

  • Toddlertime

    01/29/2020 @ 9:30am - 01/29/2020 @ 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

    01/29/2020 @ 10:30am - 01/29/2020 @ 11:00am Youth Activity Room (MN) Main Library

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

  • Preschool Storytime

    01/29/2020 @ 1:00pm - 01/29/2020 @ 1:30pm 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

    01/29/2020 @ 1:00pm - 01/29/2020 @ 1:45pm Program Room Red Mountain Branch

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

     

  • Baby Lapsit

    01/30/2020 @ 10:30am - 01/30/2020 @ 11:00am Youth Activity Room (MN) Main Library

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

  • Toddlertime

    01/30/2020 @ 10:30am - 01/30/2020 @ 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

    01/30/2020 @ 1:00pm - 01/30/2020 @ 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

    01/31/2020 @ 9:30am - 01/31/2020 @ 10:00am Program Room Red Mountain Branch

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

  • Toddlertime

    02/03/2020 @ 9:30am - 02/03/2020 @ 10:00am Program Room Red Mountain Branch

    Space is limited. Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes prior to program start.

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

  • Toddlertime

    02/03/2020 @ 10:30am - 02/03/2020 @ 11:00am Program Room Red Mountain Branch

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

  • Touch a Truck Storytime: Police Car

    02/03/2020 @ 11:15am - 02/03/2020 @ 12:00pm Youth Activity Room (MN) Main Library

    Bring the whole family for stories, songs, and a visit from a special truck that you can see up close! Today we will be visited by a City of Mesa Police Car.

  • Sign Language Storytime

    02/04/2020 @ 9:15am - 02/04/2020 @ 10:00am Dobson Meeting Room Dobson Ranch Branch

    Baby/Toddler Signs encourages language and brain development through songs, stories, and play in American Sign Language. Ages 0-4.

  • Preschool Storytime

    02/04/2020 @ 10:30am - 02/04/2020 @ 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.

  • Preschool Storytime

    02/04/2020 @ 10:30am - 02/04/2020 @ 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.

  • Alphabet Adventures

    02/04/2020 @ 10:30am - 02/04/2020 @ 11:30am Program Room Red Mountain Branch

    Learn a new letter each week and enjoy stories, puppet skits, songs, and rhymes in this interactive storytime program for preschoolers! Following a 30-minute storytime, complete a hands-on arts and craft project inspired by our letter of the day.

  • K-Code Storytime

    02/04/2020 @ 11:15am - 02/04/2020 @ 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

    02/05/2020 @ 9:30am - 02/05/2020 @ 10:00am Dobson Meeting Room Dobson Ranch Branch

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

  • Toddlertime

    02/05/2020 @ 9:30am - 02/05/2020 @ 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

    02/05/2020 @ 10:30am - 02/05/2020 @ 11:00am Youth Activity Room (MN) Main Library

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

  • Spectrum Storytime

    02/05/2020 @ 11:30am - 02/05/2020 @ 12:15pm Dobson Meeting Room Dobson Ranch Branch

    The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact us.

    Spectrum Storytime is geared for children on the autistic spectrum and their caregivers. This Storytime features a smaller group setting, visual schedule, books, interactive songs, and bubbles. The room will include a separate space if children become over stimulated. Storytime participants will have the opportunity to stay and play. Caregiver must attend with child. Storytime is limited to 15 children.    

  • Preschool Storytime

    02/05/2020 @ 1:00pm - 02/05/2020 @ 1:30pm 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

    02/05/2020 @ 1:00pm - 02/05/2020 @ 1:45pm Program Room Red Mountain Branch

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

     

  • Baby Lapsit

    02/06/2020 @ 10:30am - 02/06/2020 @ 11:00am Youth Activity Room (MN) Main Library

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

  • Toddlertime

    02/06/2020 @ 10:30am - 02/06/2020 @ 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

    02/06/2020 @ 1:00pm - 02/06/2020 @ 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

    02/07/2020 @ 9:30am - 02/07/2020 @ 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!

    02/07/2020 @ 10:30am - 02/07/2020 @ 11:00am Youth Activity Room (MN) Main Library

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

  • Toddlertime

    02/10/2020 @ 9:30am - 02/10/2020 @ 10:00am Program Room Red Mountain Branch

    Space is limited. Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes prior to program start.

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

  • Touch a Truck Storytime: Fire Engine

    02/10/2020 @ 11:15am - 02/10/2020 @ 12:00pm Youth Activity Room (MN) Main Library

    Bring the whole family for stories, songs, and a visit from a special truck that you can see up close! Today we will be visited by a City of Mesa Fire Truck.

  • Family Storytime

    02/10/2020 @ 5:30pm - 02/10/2020 @ 6:00pm Youth Activity Room (MN) Main Library

    Bring the whole family for stories, songs, and literacy-boosting activities. Birth-5.

  • Sign Language Storytime

    02/11/2020 @ 9:15am - 02/11/2020 @ 10:00am Dobson Meeting Room Dobson Ranch Branch

    Baby/Toddler Signs encourages language and brain development through songs, stories, and play in American Sign Language. Ages 0-4.

  • Preschool Storytime

    02/11/2020 @ 10:30am - 02/11/2020 @ 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.

  • Preschool Storytime

    02/11/2020 @ 10:30am - 02/11/2020 @ 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.

  • Alphabet Adventures

    02/11/2020 @ 10:30am - 02/11/2020 @ 11:30am Program Room Red Mountain Branch

    Learn a new letter each week and enjoy stories, puppet skits, songs, and rhymes in this interactive storytime program for preschoolers! Following a 30-minute storytime, complete a hands-on arts and craft project inspired by our letter of the day.

  • K-Code Storytime

    02/11/2020 @ 11:15am - 02/11/2020 @ 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

    02/12/2020 @ 9:30am - 02/12/2020 @ 10:00am Dobson Meeting Room Dobson Ranch Branch

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

  • Toddlertime

    02/12/2020 @ 9:30am - 02/12/2020 @ 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

    02/12/2020 @ 10:30am - 02/12/2020 @ 11:00am Youth Activity Room (MN) Main Library

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

  • Preschool Storytime

    02/12/2020 @ 1:00pm - 02/12/2020 @ 1:30pm 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

    02/12/2020 @ 1:00pm - 02/12/2020 @ 1:45pm Program Room Red Mountain Branch

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

     

  • Baby Lapsit

    02/13/2020 @ 10:30am - 02/13/2020 @ 11:00am Youth Activity Room (MN) Main Library

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

  • Toddlertime

    02/13/2020 @ 10:30am - 02/13/2020 @ 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

    02/13/2020 @ 1:00pm - 02/13/2020 @ 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

    02/14/2020 @ 9:30am - 02/14/2020 @ 10:00am Program Room Red Mountain Branch

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

  • Sign Language Storytime

    02/18/2020 @ 9:15am - 02/18/2020 @ 10:00am Dobson Meeting Room Dobson Ranch Branch

    Baby/Toddler Signs encourages language and brain development through songs, stories, and play in American Sign Language. Ages 0-4.

  • Preschool Storytime

    02/18/2020 @ 10:30am - 02/18/2020 @ 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.

  • Preschool Storytime

    02/18/2020 @ 10:30am - 02/18/2020 @ 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.

  • Alphabet Adventures

    02/18/2020 @ 10:30am - 02/18/2020 @ 11:30am Program Room Red Mountain Branch

    Learn a new letter each week and enjoy stories, puppet skits, songs, and rhymes in this interactive storytime program for preschoolers! Following a 30-minute storytime, complete a hands-on arts and craft project inspired by our letter of the day.

  • K-Code Storytime

    02/18/2020 @ 11:15am - 02/18/2020 @ 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.

     

  • Family Storytime

    02/18/2020 @ 5:30pm - 02/18/2020 @ 6:00pm Youth Activity Room (MN) Main Library

    Bring the whole family for stories, songs, and literacy-boosting activities. Birth-5.

  • Baby Lapsit

    02/19/2020 @ 9:30am - 02/19/2020 @ 10:00am Dobson Meeting Room Dobson Ranch Branch

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

  • Toddlertime

    02/19/2020 @ 9:30am - 02/19/2020 @ 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

    02/19/2020 @ 10:30am - 02/19/2020 @ 11:00am Youth Activity Room (MN) Main Library

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

  • Preschool Storytime

    02/19/2020 @ 1:00pm - 02/19/2020 @ 1:30pm 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

    02/19/2020 @ 1:00pm - 02/19/2020 @ 1:45pm Program Room Red Mountain Branch

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

     

  • Baby Lapsit

    02/20/2020 @ 10:30am - 02/20/2020 @ 11:00am Youth Activity Room (MN) Main Library

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

  • Toddlertime

    02/20/2020 @ 10:30am - 02/20/2020 @ 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

    02/20/2020 @ 1:00pm - 02/20/2020 @ 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.