Storytime

Storytime is now available to watch or listen.

Virtual Storytime

Library staff, community partners, and local celebrities recorded children’s books to help families introduce their children to the joys of reading.

Dial-A-Story

Dial-a-story allows children to explore books using their imagination by calling to hear a recording of classic children’s stories, jokes and poetry. To listen to a story, dial 216-777-6500

Storytime at CPL

You can still enjoy storytime with your favorite neighborhood branch’s children’s librarian. Out of precaution, storytime’s are being online via Zoom. Call your local branch for dates and times.

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  • Preschool Storytime (ages 3 -5)

    Rockport
    Thursday, May 19 | 11:30 am

    Story times for preschoolers ages 3 to 5 include stories, songs, activities, and rhymes specially designed to support reading readiness and foster the social and emotional skills that kids need to succeed as they enter Kindergarten.

  • Preschool Storytime

    Online Event presented by Martin Luther King Jr.
    Monday, May 23 | 11 am

    Story times for preschoolers ages 3 to 5 include stories, songs, activities, and rhymes specially designed to support reading readiness and foster the social and emotional skills that kids need to succeed as they enter Kindergarten.

  • Bouncing Babies & Books Storytime (ages 0-18 months)

    Sterling
    Tuesday, May 24 | 10:30 am

    Lap-sit story time for babies birth through 18 months, with stories, rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and other fun activities that build pre-literacy skills, enhance parent-child bonding, and begin providing social skills for little ones. 

  • Preschool Storytime (ages 3 – 5)

    Addison
    Tuesday, May 24 | 10:30 am

    Story times for preschoolers ages 3 to 5 include stories, songs, activities, and rhymes specially designed to support reading readiness and foster the social and emotional skills that kids need to succeed as they enter Kindergarten.

  • Preschool Storytime (ages 3 – 5)

    Sterling
    Tuesday, May 24 | 11 am

    Story times for preschoolers ages 3 to 5 include stories, songs, activities, and rhymes specially designed to support reading readiness and foster the social and emotional skills that kids need to succeed as they enter Kindergarten.

  • Preschool Story Time (ages 3-5)

    Carnegie West
    Wednesday, May 25 | 10:30 am

    Story times for preschoolers ages 3 to 5 include stories, songs, activities, and rhymes specially designed to support reading readiness and foster the social and emotional skills that kids need to succeed as they enter Kindergarten.

  • Preschool Storytime (ages 3 -5)

    Rockport
    Thursday, May 26 | 11:30 am

    Story times for preschoolers ages 3 to 5 include stories, songs, activities, and rhymes specially designed to support reading readiness and foster the social and emotional skills that kids need to succeed as they enter Kindergarten.

  • Preschool Storytime (ages 3 – 5)

    Addison
    Tuesday, May 31 | 10:30 am

    Story times for preschoolers ages 3 to 5 include stories, songs, activities, and rhymes specially designed to support reading readiness and foster the social and emotional skills that kids need to succeed as they enter Kindergarten.

  • Bouncing Babies & Books Storytime (ages 18 months – 3 years)

    Sterling
    Wednesday, June 01 | 10:30 am

    This lap-sit story time for babies birth through 18 months, offers stories, rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and other fun activities that build pre-literacy skills, enhance parent-child bonding, and begin providing social skills for little ones. 

  • Preschool Storytime (ages 3 to 5)

    Carnegie West
    Wednesday, June 01 | 10:30 am

    Story times for preschoolers ages 3 to 5 include stories, songs, activities, and rhymes specially designed to support reading readiness and foster the social and emotional skills that kids need to succeed as they enter Kindergarten.

  • Preschool Storytime (ages 3 – 5)

    Sterling
    Wednesday, June 01 | 11 am

    Story time for pre-schoolers ages 3-5 include stories, songs, activities and rhymes designed to support reading readiness and foster the social and emotional skills that children need to succeed as they enter kindergarten.

  • Preschool Storytime (ages 3 – 5)

    Rockport
    Thursday, June 02 | 11 am

    Story times for preschoolers ages 3 to 5 include stories, songs, activities, and rhymes specially designed to support reading readiness and foster the social and emotional skills that kids need to succeed as they enter Kindergarten.

  • Preschool Story Time (ages 3 – 5)

    South Brooklyn
    Thursday, June 02 | 11:30 am

    Story times for preschoolers ages 3 to 5 include stories, songs, activities, and rhymes specially designed to support reading readiness and foster the social and emotional skills that kids need to succeed as they enter Kindergarten.

  • Sweet Dreams Storytime (online)

    Online Event
    Thursday, June 02 | 7:15 pm

    Enjoy a virtual storytime before bed.  Children are invited to dress in their pajamas and bring their favorite blanket or stuffed animal for stories and songs to end the day.  Geared toward ages 3 – 7.   Parents/caregivers and siblings are welcome and encouraged to attend! 

    Registration Required:  Sweet Dreams Storytime Registration  
    Sessions are offered via Zoom. 

  • Preschool Storytime (ages 3 – 5)

    Online Event presented by Garden Valley
    Friday, June 03 | 10:30 am

    Zoom:  Storytime for preschoolers, ages 3 to 5, includes stories, songs, activities, and rhymes specially designed to support reading readiness and foster the social and emotional skills that kids need to succeed as they develop.

  • Preschool Story Time (ages 3 – 5)

    Carnegie West
    Saturday, June 04 | 10:30 am

    Story times for preschoolers ages 3 to 5 include stories, songs, activities, and rhymes specially designed to support reading readiness and foster the social and emotional skills that kids need to succeed as they enter Kindergarten.

  • Preschool Storytime (ages 3 – 5)

    South Brooklyn
    Saturday, June 04 | 11:30 am
  • Preschool Storytime (ages 3 – 5)

    Addison
    Tuesday, June 07 | 10:30 am

    Story times for preschoolers ages 3 to 5 include stories, songs, activities, and rhymes specially designed to support reading readiness and foster the social and emotional skills that kids need to succeed as they enter Kindergarten.

  • Preschool Storytime (ages 3 – 5)

    Main Library (Downtown), 4th Floor – Room 477 – Storytime Room
    Tuesday, June 07 | 10:30 am

    Story times for preschoolers ages 3 to 5 include stories, songs, activities, and rhymes specially designed to support reading readiness and foster the social and emotional skills that kids need to succeed as they enter Kindergarten.

  • Bouncing Babies & Books Storytime (ages 18 months – 3 years)

    Sterling
    Wednesday, June 08 | 10:30 am

    This lap-sit story time for babies birth through 18 months, offers stories, rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and other fun activities that build pre-literacy skills, enhance parent-child bonding, and begin providing social skills for little ones.