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    Morning Storytimes

  • See the Library's BookCycle and enjoy a bilingual storytime focused on growing things at Ollin Farms.
  • The Library has a special storytime with movement and games for preschoolers.
  • Margaret Furumo brings together science and stories in the Library's
  • Come to a family storytime and end the fun with parachute play!
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    Bedtime Storytime

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    Bilingual Storytime/Cuentos Bilingüues

Children's Storytimes

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Storytime isn't just about sitting and listening. It's about riding your imagination to a faraway place, time or even world... Experiencing things you never thought of before... Learning about things you never even knew existed... Understanding your feelings in ways you couldn't access before... Developing a love of books and learning that will last a lifetime... Join us!

Please check our Calendar for exact dates and any last-minute changes or cancellations. For more information, phone 303-651-8477.

These programs are generously funded by the Friends of the Longmont Library

The Friends of the Longmont Library generously support library programs and services.


morning-storytime-squareMorning Storytimes

Tuesdays and Wednesdays, at 10:15 to 10:45 am and 11:00 to 11:30 am

 

 

Lap-sit Storytime • Birth to Age 2

  • An interactive storytime for the very youngest children
  • 20 minutes of short stories, lots of songs, nursery rhymes, and fun for everyone!

Toddler-Parent Storytime • Ages 2 and 3

  • 20-minute Toddler Storytime
  • for children and their parents or caregivers.
  • Children should be ready to sit and participate with the story reader, and must be accompanied by an adult.

Preschool Storytime • Ages 4 to 6

  • 30 minutes long
  • Children should be ready to sit by themselves.
  • Parents and caregivers are not required to stay in the story room.
Registration is not required.  Drop by and join the fun!

Come to a family storytime and end the fun with parachute play!

Parachute Storytime

Mondays, 11 to 11:30 am during the school year

  • Join us for a family storytime, followed by parachute play with Miss Elektra!
  • Best for ages 6 and younger.
  • No registration required.

bedtime-storytime-squareBedtime Storytime

Thursdays, 7 to 7:30 pm

  • Stories and songs are presented in the Craft Room with a 3 to 6-year-old audience in mind, although everyone is welcome.
  • Wear pajamas if you would like and bring a stuffed animal to add to the fun!
  • Parents and Caregivers must accompany their children.
  • No registration required.

The library offers bilingual storytime.Bilingual Storytime/Cuentos Bilingües

Second Mondays of the Month, 6 to 6:45 pm

  • ¡Venga con sus niños y juntos disfrutarán de 45 minutos de cuentos, canciones, y rimas en español e inglés!  Este programa es llevado a cabo por una bibliotecaria bilingüe y es ideal para niños en  grados K-5.
  • No hay que registrarse.
  • Join us for 45 minutes of stories, songs, and rhymes in Spanish and English!  This program is conducted by a bilingual librarian and is best for grades K-5.
  • No registration required.

The Library has a special storytime with movement and games for preschoolers.

Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds Preschool Storytime with Debbie Lane

  • 2nd & 4th Fridays of the Month, 11 to 11:30 am, beginning Friday, August 11.
  • Family preschool storytime with movement, bubbles, and fun books!
  • Best for ages 6 and under.
  • No registration required.

 


Mayor's Book Club, free books

Mayor's Book Club

  • A FREE monthly program for 3 and 4 year old children.
  • Participating children receive a new book each month until they turn 5.
  • Children can also watch the Mayor and others read the monthly book on Longmont's Channel 8. 
  • The purpose of the Mayor's Book Club is to encourage a love for reading.  Reading early in life also helps promote child development and later school success. 
  • Brought to you by the City of Longmont, Division of Children, Youth and Families, and Bright EYES.
  • Download the printable enrollment form, in Spanish and English.
  • Visit the Mayor's Book Club website.

Special Storytime Programs

See the Library's BookCycle and enjoy a bilingual storytime focused on growing things at Ollin Farms.¡Cuentos y Cultivos!/Farmstand Storytimes

  • Second Tuesdays, June through September, 5 to 5:30 pm at Ollin Farms, 8627 N. 95th St.
  • The BookCycle will roll up to the Farmstand at Ollin Farms and out will pop a librarian to read books, sing songs, etc! These are bilingual storytimes and fun for the whole family.
  • Storytime Themes:
    • June 13: Semillas (Seeds)
    • July 11: Las Plantas y Sus Raíces (Plants and Their Roots)
    • August 8: Siembra una Pizza, Cosecha un Burrito (Plant a Pizza/Harvest a Burrito)
    • September 12: Una Semilla Muy Especial (A Very Special Seed)

Margaret Furumo brings together science and stories in the Library's "Mini Scientists' Storytime & More" series.

Young Scientists' Storytime & More

  • Third Thursdays during the school year, 10:15 & 11 am
  • Storyteller Margaret Furumo weaves together science and stories in these hands-on storytime programs. Each month will have a different theme, but same day sessions will have the same curriculum.
  • Best for families with children ages 8 and younger.
  • Registration is required. Themes are different each month, but same day sessions have the same curriculum. Register online hereNo email address?  Call (303) 651-8477 to register.

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