Storytime

Storytimes open up the world of language, culture, music and play to babies, toddlers, young children and their favorite adults. Enjoy songs, movement activities, rhymes, books and playtime with other families.
Each storytime is for a specific age group, offering an age-appropriate and fun environment for learning and socialization.

Upcoming storytimes

May 27

Toddler Storytime

May 27
Mon May 27
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Belmont Library

Toddlers (with a favorite adult) enjoy interactive stories, songs and games that encourage their emerging language skills.

May 27

Book Babies

May 27
Mon May 27
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Belmont Library

Babies from birth to 12 months (with a favorite adult) enjoy songs, action rhymes, and playtime, with bonus socialization for babies and the adults.  

May 28

Birth to 3 Storytime Online

May 28
Tue May 28
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Online

Join us online for a storytime filled with fun, interactive songs, rhymes, bounces and stories especially for babies & toddlers ages 0-2 and their favorite adults.

May 28

Toddler Storytime

May 28
Tue May 28
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
St. Johns Library

Toddlers (with a favorite adult) enjoy interactive stories, songs and games that encourage their emerging language skills.

May 29

粵/英双语讲故事时间

May 29
Wed May 29
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Woodstock Library

大家一齐來阅读有趣的书籍, 唱歌和童谣....! 在家長陪同下,欢迎六岁以下儿童参加粵/英双语讲故事时间。

Join us for a live storytime with fun books, songs, rhymes, and more!

May 29

Tiny Tots

May 29
Wed May 29
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Sellwood-Moreland Library

One-year-olds (with a favorite adult) enjoy songs, movement activities, rhymes, books and playtime. This action-packed program engages new walkers in language-based activities.

May 29

Toddler Storytime

May 29
Wed May 29
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Sellwood-Moreland Library

Toddlers (with a favorite adult) enjoy interactive stories, songs and games that encourage their emerging language skills.

May 29

Silly Storytime for Families

May 29
Wed May 29
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
MCL at UO pop-up

Children of all ages are invited to this series of silly, goofy, wacky Storytimes filled with songs, crafts, and stories!

May 30

Family Storytime

May 30
Thu May 30
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
Troutdale Library

*Troutdale Library staff will let families in to attend this before hours storytime starting at 9:00 am and until we reach capacity. Troutdale Library opens to the public at 10 am.*

May 30

Family Storytime Online

May 30
Thu May 30
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Online

Join us for an online storytime for ages birth - 6 and their favorite adult with fun books, songs, rhymes, and more!

May 30

Book Babies

May 30
Thu May 30
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Woodstock Library

Babies from birth to 12 months (with a favorite adult) enjoy songs, action rhymes, and playtime and share a book together in each lively Book Babies session.

May 30

Book Babies

May 30
Thu May 30
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Sellwood-Moreland Library

Babies from birth to 12 months (with a favorite adult) enjoy songs, action rhymes, and playtime, with bonus socialization for babies and the adults.  

May 30

Family Storytime

May 30
Thu May 30
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Troutdale Library

Children from birth to age 6 (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills.

May 31

Tiny Tots

May 31
Fri May 31
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Woodstock Library

One-year-olds (with a favorite adult) enjoy songs, movement activities, rhymes, books and playtime. This action-packed program engages new walkers in language-based activities.

May 31

Toddler Storytime

May 31
Fri May 31
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Central Library

Toddlers (with a favorite adult) enjoy interactive stories, songs and games that encourage their emerging language skills.

May 31

Toddler Storytime

May 31
Fri May 31
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Woodstock Library

Toddlers (with a favorite adult) enjoy interactive stories, songs and games that encourage their emerging language skills.

Jun 1

Music and Dance

Jun 1
Sat Jun 1
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Hollywood Library

Enjoy songs, rhymes, rhythm and dance in this active program for children ages 0 to 6 and their parents or caregivers.

Jun 1

Book Babies

Jun 1
Sat Jun 1
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Hollywood Library

Babies from birth to 12 months (with a favorite adult) enjoy songs, action rhymes, and playtime, with bonus socialization for babies and the adults.  

Jun 1

Juneteenth: Black Family Storytime

Jun 1
Sat Jun 1
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Hollywood Library

The African and African American experience comes alive for children from birth to age 6 (with their adult).

Jun 1

Rainbow Family Storytime

Jun 1
Sat Jun 1
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
Capitol Hill Library

Children from birth to age 6 (with a favorite adult) enjoy books highlighting LGBTQ+ families, along with songs, rhymes and movement activities building language, literacy, and community in an iden

Jun 2

华语讲故事时间! 网上現场 - It's Chinese Storytime! Live

Jun 2
Sun Jun 2
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Online

一齐来阅读生动的故事, 唱歌, 童谣还有简单有趣的手工! 在家长陪同下,欢迎不同年龄儿童参加华语讲故事时间。

通过Zoom注册活动

图书馆的网上虚拟活动是属公众平台范围,我们致力于维持这些活动的安全性,参与者可能会被要求通过摄像头、聊天或取消静音来鉴定他们的身份。

Jun 4

Birth to 3 Storytime Online

Jun 4
Tue Jun 4
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Online

Join us online for a storytime filled with fun, interactive songs, rhymes, bounces and stories especially for babies & toddlers ages 0-2 and their favorite adults.

Jun 4

Tiny Tots

Jun 4
Tue Jun 4
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Hollywood Library

One-year-olds (with a favorite adult) enjoy songs, movement activities, rhymes, books and playtime. This action-packed program engages new walkers in language-based activities.

Jun 4

Tiny Tots

Jun 4
Tue Jun 4
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Hollywood Library

One-year-olds (with a favorite adult) enjoy songs, movement activities, rhymes, books and playtime. This action-packed program engages new walkers in language-based activities.

Jun 5

Black Storytime: Hip-Hop Summer Jam!

Jun 5
Wed Jun 5
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Gresham Library

Join us this summer for a Black Storytime series celebrating African and African American heritage and culture!

Jun 5

Water and Swimming Safety for Kids

Jun 5
Wed Jun 5
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
St. Johns Library

A pediatric health educator from the child injury prevention team at Randall Childrens Hospital will present a fun lesson to teach children about water safety and swimming, using a read-aloud, song

Jun 6

Hora De Cuentos

Jun 6
Thu Jun 6
4:45 PM - 5:30 PM
Rockwood Library

¡Vengan a disfrutar y divertirse en este programa interactivo para niños de 0 a 6 años!

Jun 7

Toddler Storytime

Jun 7
Fri Jun 7
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Hollywood Library

Toddlers (with a favorite adult) enjoy interactive stories, songs and games that encourage their emerging language skills.

Jun 7

Toddler Playtime

Jun 7
Fri Jun 7
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Central Library

Play and learning go hand in hand. Join other families for a fun playtime (for ages 2-3) with books, toys, music, and all the room you need to learn through play. As Mr. Rogers said, "...

Jun 7

Rainbow Family Storytime

Jun 7
Fri Jun 7
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Gregory Heights Library

Children from birth to age 6 (with a favorite adult) enjoy books highlighting LGBTQ+ families, along with songs, rhymes and movement activities building language, literacy, and community in an iden

Jun 7

Toddler Storytime

Jun 7
Fri Jun 7
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Hollywood Library

Toddlers (with a favorite adult) enjoy interactive stories, songs and games that encourage their emerging language skills.

Jun 7

Black Storytime: Hip-Hop Summer Jam!

Jun 7
Fri Jun 7
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Gresham Library

Join us this summer for a Black Storytime series celebrating African and African American heritage and culture!

Jun 8

Music and Dance

Jun 8
Sat Jun 8
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Hollywood Library

Enjoy songs, rhymes, rhythm and dance in this active program for children ages 0 to 6 and their parents or caregivers.

Jun 8

Book Babies

Jun 8
Sat Jun 8
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Hollywood Library

Babies from birth to 12 months (with a favorite adult) enjoy songs, action rhymes, and playtime, with bonus socialization for babies and the adults.  

Jun 8

Two-Spirit Rainbow Family Storytime

Jun 8
Sat Jun 8
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Hollywood Library

Culturally relevant and identity-supporting storytime for families with parents or children from birth to age 6 (with a favorite adult) who identify as Two-Spirit/LGBTQ+ and their allies.

Occupancy numbers for in-person storytimes may be limited. Please click on specific events to see room capacity limits.