Kids Story Times Announced at the Library

The library offers story times for children from newborns to 6 years of age.

Caregivers and children age 18 months and younger are invited to sign up for Mother Goose on the Loose, a half hour story time filled with music, rhymes, stories and other activities designed to build early literacy skills. The program is offered three times a week in ten week sessions. On Mondays, the program is held at 10 a.m. at the Manomet Branch Library, 12 Strand Avenue. At the Main Library, 132 South Street, the program is held at 10:15 a.m. Wednesdays and again at 10:15 a.m. Thursdays. Space is limited and registration is required. Please contact the Youth Services Department for availability.

Children age 3 years and younger with a caregiver are welcome to join us for Tots ‘n’ Tales, a half-hour lap-sit program with stories, songs, musical instruments and more. Children are encouraged to arrive early to visit with friends before the program starts. No registration is needed to participate in Tots ‘n’ Tales. It is held at 11 a.m. on Wednesdays at the Main Library.

is for children ages 3 ½ to 5 years who are ready to listen to stories unaccompanied by an adult. Staff present stories, songs, rhymes and other language activities designed to promote a love of children’s books, stimulate imaginations and develop listening skills. Each story time can accommodate 25 children, with Plymouth residents admitted first. No registration is necessary to participate. Drop-in Story Time is held on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. at the Main Library.

offers parents, caregivers, and children ages 6 and under the opportunity to enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities together while helping to develop important early literacy skills. Each week, we focus on one of the 6 pre-reading skills children need to master before they can learn to read. We will also give parents ideas of how to develop these skills at home. Family Story Time is held at 11 a.m. on Mondays at the Manomet Branch Library and at 11:00 a.m. on Thursdays at the Main Library.

For more information about these story times, contact the Youth Services Department at 508.830.4250, the Manomet Branch Library at 508.830.4185, or visit the Library’s web site at www.plymouthpubliclibrary.org for a full list of programs and events.


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