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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

    06/25/2019 @ 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

    06/25/2019 @ 9:30am - 10:00am 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

    06/25/2019 @ 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

    06/25/2019 @ 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 Presents: Artful Tales

    06/25/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am Program Room Red Mountain Branch

    This special storytime, presented by the i.d.e.a. Museum and ArtFul Tales, includes a hands-on art activity designed especially for preschool children. Ages 3-5.

     

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  • K-Code Storytime

    06/25/2019 @ 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

    06/26/2019 @ 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

    06/26/2019 @ 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

    06/26/2019 @ 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.

  • K-Code Storytime

    06/26/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am 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

    06/26/2019 @ 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

    06/26/2019 @ 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

    06/27/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am Youth Activity Room Main Library

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

  • Toddlertime

    06/27/2019 @ 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.

  • K-Code Storytime

    07/01/2019 @ 10:00am - 10:45am Program Room Red Mountain Branch

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

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

  • Baby Lapsit

    07/02/2019 @ 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

    07/02/2019 @ 9:30am - 10:00am 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

    07/02/2019 @ 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

    07/02/2019 @ 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

    07/02/2019 @ 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.

    Join us for songs, stories, words, letters, numbers, and general silliness in this storytime designed to get children ready for kindergarten. Stick around after storytime for Preschool Craft Time where we complete a craft, inspired by the letter of the day! Ages 3-5.  

  • Preschool Craft Time

    07/02/2019 @ 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

    07/02/2019 @ 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

    07/03/2019 @ 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

    07/03/2019 @ 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

    07/03/2019 @ 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.

  • K-Code Storytime

    07/03/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am 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

    07/03/2019 @ 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

    07/03/2019 @ 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.

  • K-Code Storytime

    07/08/2019 @ 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.

    On the second Monday of the month, K-Code Storytime is held in THINKspot. 

  • Baby Lapsit

    07/09/2019 @ 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

    07/09/2019 @ 9:30am - 10:00am 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

    07/09/2019 @ 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.

    Join us for songs, stories, words, letters, numbers, and general silliness in this storytime designed to get children ready for kindergarten. Stick around after storytime for Preschool Craft Time where we complete a craft, inspired by the letter of the day! Ages 3-5.  

  • Preschool Storytime (Molly Idle Rescheduled to 7/16)

    07/09/2019 @ 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.

    Molly Idle's scheduled appearance at Preschool Storytime has been rescheduled to July 16.

  • Preschool Storytime Presents: Artful Tales

    07/09/2019 @ 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.

    Get on the road again in this special storytime, presented by the i.d.e.a. Museum.

  • Preschool Craft Time

    07/09/2019 @ 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

    07/09/2019 @ 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

    07/10/2019 @ 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

    07/10/2019 @ 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

    07/10/2019 @ 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.

  • K-Code Storytime

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

    07/10/2019 @ 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

    07/10/2019 @ 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

    07/11/2019 @ 9:30am - 10:00am Mesa Express 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.

  • Baby Lapsit

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

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

  • Toddlertime

    07/11/2019 @ 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

    07/13/2019 @ 1:30pm - 2:00pm 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.

  • K-Code Storytime

    07/15/2019 @ 10:00am - 10:45am Program Room Red Mountain Branch

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

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

  • Preschool Storytime

    07/16/2019 @ 9:30am - 10:00am 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

    07/16/2019 @ 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

    07/16/2019 @ 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.

    Join us for songs, stories, words, letters, numbers, and general silliness in this storytime designed to get children ready for kindergarten. Stick around after storytime for Preschool Craft Time where we complete a craft, inspired by the letter of the day! Ages 3-5.  

  • Preschool Storytime Presents: Molly Idle - Picture Book Author and Illustrator

    07/16/2019 @ 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.

    Please join us for a special storytime presented by award-winning author Molly Idle. Idle is known for her whimsical picture books such as Flora and the Flamingo, Tea Rex, and her newest release, Pearl.

  • Preschool Craft Time

    07/16/2019 @ 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

    07/16/2019 @ 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

    07/17/2019 @ 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

    07/17/2019 @ 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

    07/17/2019 @ 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.

  • K-Code Storytime

    07/17/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am 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

    07/17/2019 @ 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

    07/17/2019 @ 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

    07/18/2019 @ 9:30am - 10:00am Mesa Express 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.

  • Baby Lapsit

    07/18/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am Youth Activity Room Main Library

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

  • Toddlertime

    07/18/2019 @ 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!

    07/19/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am Youth Activity Room Main Library

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

  • 50th Anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing: Storytime

    07/20/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am Youth Activity Room Main Library

    2019 Marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing! Help us celebrate this historical event. We'll start off the celebration with a special moon-themed storytime.

  • K-Code Storytime

    07/22/2019 @ 10:00am - 10:45am Program Room Red Mountain Branch

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

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

  • Baby Lapsit

    07/23/2019 @ 9:30am - 10:00am Program Room Red Mountain Branch Baby Lapsit introduces the rhythm and beauty of language to babies ages birth to 16 months.

  • Preschool Storytime

    07/23/2019 @ 9:30am - 10:00am 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

    07/23/2019 @ 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

    07/23/2019 @ 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

    07/23/2019 @ 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.

    Join us for songs, stories, words, letters, numbers, and general silliness in this storytime designed to get children ready for kindergarten. Stick around after storytime for Preschool Craft Time where we complete a craft, inspired by the letter of the day! Ages 3-5.  

  • Preschool Craft Time

    07/23/2019 @ 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

    07/23/2019 @ 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

    07/24/2019 @ 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

    07/24/2019 @ 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

    07/24/2019 @ 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.

  • K-Code Storytime

    07/24/2019 @ 10:30am - 11:00am 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

    07/24/2019 @ 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

    07/24/2019 @ 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.