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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:

  • Earth Day Storytime

    04/22/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:30am Youth Activity Room Main Library

    In celebration of Earth Day, attend our special storytime all about taking care of our planet.

  • Baby Lapsit

    04/23/2019 @ 9:30am - 10:00am Program Room Red Mountain Branch

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

  • Preschool Storytime

    04/23/2019 @ 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.

  • Preschool Storytime

    04/23/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am Youth Activity Room 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

    04/23/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am 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

    04/24/2019 @ 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

    04/24/2019 @ 9:30am - 10:00am Youth Activity Room Main Library

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

  • Toddlertime

    04/24/2019 @ 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.

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

  • Toddlertime

    04/24/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am Youth Activity Room Main Library

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

  • Toddlertime

    04/24/2019 @ 11:00am - 11:30am Program Room Red Mountain Branch

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

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

  • Preschool Storytime

    04/25/2019 @ 9:30am - 10:00am Mesa Express Library Join us for songs, stories, words, letters, numbers, and general silliness in this kindergarten readiness storytime.

  • Baby Lapsit

    04/25/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am Youth Activity Room Main Library

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

  • Toddlertime

    04/25/2019 @ 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.

  • Saturday Storytime

    04/27/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am Program Room Red Mountain Branch

    Bring the whole family for stories, songs, and literacy-boosting activities! This program is geared toward children ages birth to five years.

  • Baby Lapsit

    04/30/2019 @ 9:30am - 10:00am Program Room Red Mountain Branch

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

  • Preschool Storytime

    04/30/2019 @ 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.

  • Preschool Storytime

    04/30/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am Youth Activity Room 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

    04/30/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am 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

    05/01/2019 @ 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

    05/01/2019 @ 9:30am - 10:00am Youth Activity Room Main Library

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

  • Toddlertime

    05/01/2019 @ 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.

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

  • Toddlertime

    05/01/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am Youth Activity Room Main Library

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

  • Toddlertime

    05/01/2019 @ 11:00am - 11:30am Program Room Red Mountain Branch

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

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

  • Preschool Storytime

    05/02/2019 @ 9:30am - 10:00am Mesa Express Library Join us for songs, stories, words, letters, numbers, and general silliness in this kindergarten readiness storytime.

  • Baby Lapsit

    05/02/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am Youth Activity Room Main Library

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

  • Toddlertime

    05/02/2019 @ 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.

  • May the Fourth Be With You: Star Wars Storytime

    05/04/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am Youth Activity Room Main Library

    Gather with other little Padawans for our Star Wars-themed storytime. Experience the fun from a galaxy far far away... All ages welcome, costumes encouraged. While you're at it, blast off into summer by being one of the first to sign up for our Summer Reading Program and earn goodies.

  • May the Fourth Be With You: Star Wars Storytime

    05/04/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am Program Room Red Mountain Branch

    Gather with other little Padawans for our Star Wars-themed storytime. Experience the fun from a galaxy far far away... All ages welcome, costumes encouraged. While you're at it, blast off into summer by being one of the first to sign up for our Summer Reading Program and earn goodies.

  • Baby Lapsit

    05/07/2019 @ 9:30am - 10:00am Program Room Red Mountain Branch

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

  • Preschool Storytime

    05/07/2019 @ 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.

  • Preschool Storytime

    05/07/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am Youth Activity Room 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

    05/07/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am 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

    05/08/2019 @ 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

    05/08/2019 @ 9:30am - 10:00am Youth Activity Room Main Library

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

  • Toddlertime

    05/08/2019 @ 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.

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

  • Toddlertime

    05/08/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am Youth Activity Room Main Library

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

  • Toddlertime

    05/08/2019 @ 11:00am - 11:30am Program Room Red Mountain Branch

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

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

  • Preschool Storytime

    05/09/2019 @ 9:30am - 10:00am Mesa Express Library Join us for songs, stories, words, letters, numbers, and general silliness in this kindergarten readiness storytime.

  • Baby Lapsit

    05/09/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am Youth Activity Room Main Library

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

  • Toddlertime

    05/09/2019 @ 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.

  • Baby Lapsit

    05/14/2019 @ 9:30am - 10:00am Program Room Red Mountain Branch

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

  • Preschool Storytime

    05/14/2019 @ 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.

  • Preschool Storytime

    05/14/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am Youth Activity Room 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

    05/14/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am 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

    05/15/2019 @ 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

    05/15/2019 @ 9:30am - 10:00am Youth Activity Room Main Library

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

  • Toddlertime

    05/15/2019 @ 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.

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

  • Toddlertime

    05/15/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am Youth Activity Room Main Library

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

  • Toddlertime

    05/15/2019 @ 11:00am - 11:30am Program Room Red Mountain Branch

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

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

  • Preschool Storytime

    05/16/2019 @ 9:30am - 10:00am Mesa Express Library Join us for songs, stories, words, letters, numbers, and general silliness in this kindergarten readiness storytime.

  • Baby Lapsit

    05/16/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am Youth Activity Room Main Library

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

  • Toddlertime

    05/16/2019 @ 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.

  • Shake, Boogie, and Bop!

    05/17/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am Youth Activity Room Main Library

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

  • Baby Lapsit

    05/21/2019 @ 9:30am - 10:00am Program Room Red Mountain Branch

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

  • Preschool Storytime

    05/21/2019 @ 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.

  • Preschool Storytime

    05/21/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am Youth Activity Room 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

    05/21/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am 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.