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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

    08/20/2019 @ 9:30am - 10:00am 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

    08/20/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am Youth Activity Room (MN) Main Library

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

  • Preschool Storytime

    08/20/2019 @ 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

    08/20/2019 @ 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.

  • Preschool Craft Time

    08/20/2019 @ 11:00am - 11:30am Program Room Red Mountain Branch

    Following Preschool Storytime, create a fun craft inspired by our letter of the day. Ages 3-5.

  • K-Code Storytime

    08/20/2019 @ 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

    08/21/2019 @ 9:30am - 10:00am Dobson Meeting Room Dobson Ranch Branch Baby Lapsit introduces the rhythm and beauty of language to babies ages birth to 16 months.

  • Toddlertime

    08/21/2019 @ 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

    08/21/2019 @ 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

    08/21/2019 @ 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.

  • K-Code Storytime

    08/21/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:15am Dobson Meeting Room Dobson Ranch Branch

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

     

  • Toddlertime

    08/21/2019 @ 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.

  • Baby Lapsit

    08/22/2019 @ 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

    08/22/2019 @ 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

    08/23/2019 @ 9:30am - 10:00am Program Room Red Mountain Branch

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

  • K-Code Storytime

    08/26/2019 @ 10:00am - 10:45am 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.

  • Preschool Storytime

    08/27/2019 @ 9:30am - 10:00am 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

    08/27/2019 @ 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

    08/27/2019 @ 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

    08/27/2019 @ 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.

  • K-Code Storytime

    08/27/2019 @ 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

    08/28/2019 @ 9:30am - 10:00am Dobson Meeting Room Dobson Ranch Branch Baby Lapsit introduces the rhythm and beauty of language to babies ages birth to 16 months.

  • Toddlertime

    08/28/2019 @ 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

    08/28/2019 @ 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

    08/28/2019 @ 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.

  • K-Code Storytime

    08/28/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:15am Dobson Meeting Room Dobson Ranch Branch

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

     

  • Toddlertime

    08/28/2019 @ 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.

  • Baby Lapsit

    08/29/2019 @ 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

    08/29/2019 @ 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

    08/30/2019 @ 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

    09/03/2019 @ 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. 

  • Preschool Storytime

    09/03/2019 @ 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 Presents: Pete the Cat Storytime

    09/03/2019 @ 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.

    Please join us for this special storytime all about our wonderful literary friend, Pete the Cat!

  • Preschool Craft Time

    09/03/2019 @ 11:00am - 11:30am Program Room Red Mountain Branch

    Following Preschool Storytime, create a fun craft inspired by our letter of the day. Ages 3-5.

  • K-Code Storytime

    09/03/2019 @ 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

    09/04/2019 @ 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

    09/04/2019 @ 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

    09/04/2019 @ 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

    09/04/2019 @ 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.

  • K-Code Storytime

    09/04/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:15am Dobson Meeting Room Dobson Ranch Branch

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

     

  • Toddlertime

    09/04/2019 @ 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.

  • Baby Lapsit

    09/05/2019 @ 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

    09/05/2019 @ 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

    09/06/2019 @ 9:30am - 10:00am Program Room Red Mountain Branch

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

  • Learn and Grow with Rhythm and Flow

    09/06/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am Program Room Red Mountain Branch Children will learn the basics of rhythm and beat, how to work with instruments, and what makes music happen in this upbeat storytime program. Ages 2-5.

  • Shake, Boogie, and Bop!

    09/06/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am Youth Activity Room (MN) Main Library

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

  • Paws2Read

    09/07/2019 @ 10:30am - 12:00pm Main Library

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

  • K-Code Storytime

    09/09/2019 @ 10:00am - 10:45am THINKspot @ RM THINKspot at Red Mountain

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

  • Baby Lapsit

    09/11/2019 @ 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

    09/11/2019 @ 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

    09/11/2019 @ 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.

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

  • Toddlertime

    09/11/2019 @ 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.

  • K-Code Storytime

    09/11/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:15am Dobson Meeting Room Dobson Ranch Branch

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

     

  • Toddlertime

    09/11/2019 @ 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.

  • Baby Lapsit

    09/12/2019 @ 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

    09/12/2019 @ 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.

  • Baby Lapsit

    09/13/2019 @ 9:30am - 10:00am Program Room Red Mountain Branch

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

  • Sign Language Storytime

    09/13/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am Program Room Red Mountain Branch Learn Baby Sign and American Sign Language vocabulary through stories and songs in this storytime for ages birth to 5 years.

  • Preschool Storytime

    09/14/2019 @ 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.

  • K-Code Storytime

    09/16/2019 @ 10:00am - 10:45am 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.

  • Preschool Storytime

    09/17/2019 @ 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

    09/17/2019 @ 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: Magical Mermaid Party

    09/17/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:30am 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. 

  • K-Code Storytime

    09/17/2019 @ 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

    09/18/2019 @ 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

    09/18/2019 @ 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

    09/18/2019 @ 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

    09/18/2019 @ 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.

  • K-Code Storytime

    09/18/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:15am Dobson Meeting Room Dobson Ranch Branch

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

     

  • Toddlertime

    09/18/2019 @ 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.