Jan
21
Mon
Books & Babies @ Waukee Public Library
Jan 21 @ 10:00 am

For infants (0-17 mo.) and care-givers. 15 minutes of songs, rhymes and books, followed by playtime to build early literacy skills. All storytime attendance is on a first-come, first-served basis. Class size is limited for the safety of the children.

Baby Bear Lap Time @ Clive Public Library
Jan 21 @ 11:00 am

Ages newborn – early walkers (with an adult)
Session 1: Begins November 26 and runs for four weeks.
Session 2: Begins January 14 and runs for seven weeks.

This is a bonding time for you and your infant that models beginning literacy skills with the use of board books, puppets, finger plays, nursery rhymes, singing, and tips to take home. An open play and social time follows. Feel free to come even if baby believes it’s naptime.

Drop-in program.

Drop-in Family Storytime @ West Des Moines Public Library
Jan 21 @ 6:45 pm
Build a lifetime love of books and reading. Join us as we share stories, songs, and interactive rhymes with an early literacy focus. For ages 0-6 w/adult. No registration.
Jan
22
Tue
Press Play! @ Johnston Public Library
Jan 22 @ 9:30 am

Come and play with your child. Each week we will offer different types of play prompts, sensory bins, & books to share. Press Play! is geared towards kids 18 months-4 years. No registration is necessary.

Teddy Toddler Story Time @ Clive Public Library
Jan 22 @ 9:30 am

Toddlers age 3 and younger (with an adult, siblings welcome)

Tuesdays 9:30, 10:00 a.m.
Thursdays 9:30, 10:00 a.m.
Fridays 9:30, 10:00 a.m.

Session 1: Begins November 27 and runs for four weeks.
Session 2: Begins January 15 and runs for seven weeks.

Enjoy this 20-minute program with your toddling teddy bear. This is bonding time for you and your child. Early literacy skills are modeled with the use of picture books, puppets, felt stories, finger plays, music, dancing, and bubble fun.

Drop-in program.

Toddler Time @ Grimes Public Library
Jan 22 @ 9:30 am

Sing songs, listen to stories, and make a simple craft with friends at the library! Recommended for ages 18 months to 3 years old, with a caregiver. No registration required.

Toddler Time repeated at 9:30 AND 10am.

Preschool Storytime @ Waukee Public Library
Jan 22 @ 10:00 am

Enjoy 30 minutes of stories, songs and rhymes, followed by a simple craft. For children who can sit for longer stories to develop school readiness. All storytime attendance is on a first-come, first-served basis. Class size is limited for the safety of the children.

Teddy Toddler Story Time @ Clive Public Library
Jan 22 @ 10:00 am

Toddlers age 3 and younger (with an adult, siblings welcome)

Tuesdays 9:30, 10:00 a.m.
Thursdays 9:30, 10:00 a.m.
Fridays 9:30, 10:00 a.m.

Session 1: Begins November 27 and runs for four weeks.
Session 2: Begins January 15 and runs for seven weeks.

Enjoy this 20-minute program with your toddling teddy bear. This is bonding time for you and your child. Early literacy skills are modeled with the use of picture books, puppets, felt stories, finger plays, music, dancing, and bubble fun.

Drop-in program.

Toddler Time @ Waukee Public Library
Jan 22 @ 10:00 am

Enjoy 20 minutes of short stories, songs and lots of movement, followed by playtime to build early literacy skills. Recommended for 18 mo.-3 year olds. All storytime attendance is on a first-come, first-served basis. Class size is limited for the safety of the children.

Big Bear Story Time @ Clive Public Library
Jan 22 @ 10:30 am

Preschoolers age 3 and older (adults and siblings welcome to join)

Tuesdays 10:30 a.m.
Thursdays 10:30 a.m.
Fridays 10:30 a.m.

Session 1: Begins November 27 and runs for four weeks.
Session 2: Begins January 15 and runs for seven weeks.

Preschoolers are invited to this 30-minute program of book-related fun. Program highlights include picture books, puppets, felt stories, finger plays, music, dancing, and bubbles galore.

Drop-in program.

Fun Time Story Time @ Valley Community Center
Jan 22 @ 10:30 am

Does winter have you down? Looking for someplace new to take your child that is safe and fun? Join us at the Valley Community Center for a little story time fun! We will read a couple of stories, share some cool animals and have plenty of extra play time at the indoor play center. No need to register, just show up and join the fun!

Toddlers Wiggle @ Indianola Public Library
Jan 22 @ 10:30 am

Stories, rhymes, and music — and plenty of wiggle time! Join us for 30 minutes of fun for toddlers and their caregivers. Ages 18-36 months, with an adult.

Toddlertime @ Pleasant Hill Library
Jan 22 @ 10:30 am

Includes lots of movement and singing. Parent or care provider involvement is necessary in order for your little one to get the most out of our time together. While older siblings are welcome. Children under 3 are encouraged to attend.  No registration necessary.

Toddler Time @ Waukee Public Library
Jan 22 @ 11:00 am

Enjoy 20 minutes of short stories, songs and lots of movement, followed by playtime to build early literacy skills. Recommended for 18 mo.-3 year olds. All storytime attendance is on a first-come, first-served basis. Class size is limited for the safety of the children.

Preschool Storytime @ Waukee Public Library
Jan 22 @ 1:30 pm

Enjoy 30 minutes of stories, songs and rhymes, followed by a simple craft. For children who can sit for longer stories to develop school readiness. All storytime attendance is on a first-come, first-served basis. Class size is limited for the safety of the children.

Jan
23
Wed
Drop-in Family Storytime @ West Des Moines Public Library
Jan 23 @ 9:30 am

Lights, camera, action! Our stories, songs, felt boards, and rhymes set the stage for children to become successful readers.

For ages 0-6 w/adult. No registration.

Preschool Storytime @ Grimes Public Library
Jan 23 @ 9:30 am

Preschoolers ages 3 to 5 years are invited to join us as we share stories, rhymes, songs, games and crafts. No registration required.

 

 

Preschool Storytime @ Grimes Public Library
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am

Preschoolers ages 3 to 5 years are invited to join us as we share stories, rhymes, songs, games and crafts. No registration required.

 

Preschool Storytime @ Waukee Public Library
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am

Enjoy 30 minutes of stories, songs and rhymes, followed by a simple craft. For children who can sit for longer stories to develop school readiness. All storytime attendance is on a first-come, first-served basis. Class size is limited for the safety of the children.

Storytime @ Johnston Public Library
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am

Interact with your child as we use books, songs, music, finger plays, and flannel boards to build early literacy skills. Designed for children from 18 months through preschool and their caregivers.

This story hour combines our programs previously known as Storytime and Wee Read.