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Story Times

By attending library programs on a regular basis, the child can develop the skills of listening, asking questions, taking turns, following instructions, and other important social skills required by the time they enter school. It’s about so much more than just the reading of books!

Please join us every Tuesday morning for a new virtual story time video.  Each video has a corresponding activity kit that can be downloaded for at-home fun or picked up at your local branch via Curbside Pick Up.

Watch some of our past virtual story time videos here.

Not Sure Which Story Time to Attend?

Recommended for children from 6 to 24 months (pre-walkers and walkers) and their caregivers, but all are welcome. We encourage active participation in these programs that include rhymes, songs, lap games, stories, music, interactive activities and book sharing time.
This program helps develop language skills and is a great way to meet other new parents.

Recommended for children 2 – 3 years and their caregivers, but all are welcome. Participants will enjoy this lively program of songs, rhymes, movement, imaginative activities and book sharing time.
This program introduces children to the literature and rhymes of early childhood and encourages group participation.

Join us for a variety of wonderful stories and enjoyable library activities. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate with their children.  Everyone is invited to come share some fun with us!

We have LaunchPads available for checkout to keep the learning going from your home. These LaunchPads are pre-loaded with audiobooks, learning apps, videos, and read-alongs.

At MRCPL, we pride ourselves on being open to all, collaborative, visionary, imaginative, and customer-focused.