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Storytimes and Children’s Programs

All Library programs are free of charge.

Please read the following list carefully for appropriate ages, days and times.

Little Storytime

Mondays, April 8 – May 6
Thursdays, March 28 – May 9
10:05 – 10:35, 10:35 – 11:05, and 11:05 – 11:35 a.m.
Dodson Room, Central Library

For children ages birth – 3 with an adult partner. Join us for simple stories, songs, fingerplays, and movement. Lots of fun!

Little Storytime @ Bellis Fair Branch

Wednesdays, April 10 – May 8
10:05 – 10:35 a.m., 10:45 – 11:15 a.m., and 11:25 – 11:55 a.m.
Early Learning Center, Bellis Fair Branch
 

For children ages birth – 3 with an adult partner. Join us for simple stories, songs, fingerplays, and movement. Lots of fun. 

Preschool Storytime at Bellis Fair Branch

Wednesdays, April 10 – May 8
12:05 – 12:35 p.m.
Early Learning Center, Bellis Fair Branch

For children ages 3 – 5 with an adult partner. Join us for fun and engaging stories, songs, and fingerplays.

Preschool Storytime

Thursdays, April 11 – May 9
3:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Dodson Room, Central Library

For children ages 3 – 5 with an adult partner. Join us for fun and engaging stories, songs, and fingerplays.

Baby Time*

Mondays, March 18 – April 29
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Fridays, March 22 – May 3
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Dodson Room, Central Library

For babies ages birth – 12 months with an adult partner. Songs, rhymes, bounces, movement, and stories! **Pre-registration is required!** Call 360-778-7200 or email Bernice at bchang@cob.org for registration information. Note: you are registering for all 6 weeks.

Time for Tales

Thursdays, April 11 – May 9
1:30 – 2:15 p.m.
Dodson Room, Central Library

For children ages 5 – 9 with families welcome. Enjoy fun stories, songs and a craft!

Stories and Play

Fridays, April 12 – May 10
10:05 – 11:05 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Lecture Room, Central Library

For children ages 3 – 5. This is a storytime and facilitated play experience for young children and the adults who take care of them.  Come enjoy stories, songs, play and activities!

Cuentos y cantos / Stories and Songs

Los sábados, el 13 de abril – 11 de mayo / Saturdays, April 13 – May 11
11:05 – 11:45 a.m.
El centro de aprendizaje temprano, La sucursal del centro comercial Bellis Fair / Early Learning Center, Bellis Fair Mall Branch

Una hora de cuentos bilingües para niños y sus cuidadores/familias. Disfrute de cuentos y canciones divertidos en español y inglés. / A bilingual storytime for kids and their caregivers/families. Enjoy fun stories and songs in both Spanish and English.

Taylor Swift Party!

Friday, April 19

4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Lecture Room, Central Library

For youth ages 8 – 18. Join us in celebrating all things Taylor Swift! Dress up Taylor Swift style, make friendship bracelets, karaoke and more!

Getting Crafty @ the Library

Tuesday, April 23

3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Lecture Room, Central Library

For ages 6 – 12. Join us for some crafting fun! Each month we will focus on a new craft or put out a bunch of supplies and have open crafting time. All supplies and snacks are provided.

Builders Club

Wednesdays, May 15
3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Fireplace Room, Fairhaven Branch Library

Wednesday, May 29 (New! Monthly optional challenges!)
3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Lecture Room, Central Library

For children ages 4 – 12. Unleash the builder in you! All supplies are provided, including Legos, straw connectors, and more! Duplos and other blocks will also be available for younger children.