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

Jul 24

Family Storytime

Jul 24
Wed Jul 24
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Rockwood Library

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

Jul 24

Tiny Tots

Jul 24
Wed Jul 24
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.

Jul 24

Tiny Tots

Jul 24
Wed Jul 24
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Gregory Heights 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.

Jul 24

Family Storytime

Jul 24
Wed Jul 24
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Rockwood Library

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

Jul 24

Toddler Storytime

Jul 24
Wed Jul 24
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.

Jul 24

Toddler Storytime

Jul 24
Wed Jul 24
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Gregory Heights Library

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

Jul 24

Outdoor Storytime - Holly Farm Park

Jul 24
Wed Jul 24
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Offsite

Join us outside for an outdoor storytime at Holly Farm Park with fun books, songs, rhymes, and more!

Park located at 10819 SW Capitol Highway, Portland, OR 97219

Jul 24

Silly Storytime for Families - outdoors!

Jul 24
Wed Jul 24
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!

Jul 24

Pajama Storytime

Jul 24
Wed Jul 24
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Hollywood Library

Put on your pajamas, grab a bedtime buddy, and join us for stories, songs and fun. For children 6 years and younger with adult.

Jul 25

Family Storytime Online

Jul 25
Thu Jul 25
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!

Jul 25

Book Babies

Jul 25
Thu Jul 25
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.  

Jul 25

Family Storytime

Jul 25
Thu Jul 25
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Capitol Hill Library

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

Jul 25

Book Babies

Jul 25
Thu Jul 25
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Woodstock 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.  

Jul 26

Preschool Storytime

Jul 26
Fri Jul 26
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Kenton Library

Children from ages 3 to 6 (with a favorite adult) have fun with engaging books, songs and activities as they build their early literacy skills.

Jul 26

Tiny Tots

Jul 26
Fri Jul 26
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Capitol Hill 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.

Jul 26

Family Storytime

Jul 26
Fri Jul 26
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Gresham Library

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

Jul 26

Tiny Tots

Jul 26
Fri Jul 26
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.

Jul 26

Book Babies

Jul 26
Fri Jul 26
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Holgate 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.  

Jul 26

Book Babies

Jul 26
Fri Jul 26
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Gregory Heights 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.  

Jul 26

Toddler Storytime

Jul 26
Fri Jul 26
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.

Jul 26

Toddler Storytime

Jul 26
Fri Jul 26
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.

Jul 26

Toddler Storytime

Jul 26
Fri Jul 26
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.

Jul 26

Toddler Storytime

Jul 26
Fri Jul 26
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.

Jul 27

Family Storytime

Jul 27
Sat Jul 27
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
Woodstock Library

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

Jul 27

Family Storytime

Jul 27
Sat Jul 27
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Gregory Heights Library

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

Jul 27

Family Storytime

Jul 27
Sat Jul 27
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Woodstock Library

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

Jul 27

Family Storytime

Jul 27
Sat Jul 27
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Capitol Hill Library

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

Jul 27

Family Storytime

Jul 27
Sat Jul 27
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Holgate Library

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

Jul 27

Music and Dance

Jul 27
Sat Jul 27
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.

Jul 27

Family Storytime

Jul 27
Sat Jul 27
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Kenton Library

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

Jul 27

Book Babies

Jul 27
Sat Jul 27
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.  

Jul 27

Rainbow Family Storytime

Jul 27
Sat Jul 27
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Gresham 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

Jul 27

Preschool Sensory Storytime

Jul 27
Sat Jul 27
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Gregory Heights Library

This preschool storytime is especially welcoming for children ages 3-5 and families who are looking for a smaller, more adaptive library experience.

Jul 27

Preschool Sensory Storytime

Jul 27
Sat Jul 27
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Capitol Hill Library

This preschool storytime is especially welcoming for children ages 3-5 and families who are looking for a smaller, more adaptive library experience.

Jul 27

Hora de Cuentos

Jul 27
Sat Jul 27
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Gresham Library

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

Jul 28

华语讲故事时间 - 普通话 - online Chinese Mandarin Storytime

Jul 28
Sun Jul 28
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。

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Jul 28

Family Storytime

Jul 28
Sun Jul 28
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
St. Johns Library

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

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