Bring your little ones to the library and begin raising readers. Age-appropriate storytimes are designed for specific developmental levels as children gain language and pre-reading skills. These sessions provide engaging interactions with words and reading to foster children’s early literacy skills while also building social and emotional skills. Check branch listings for schedules.

Bouncing Babies
& Books Storytime

Lap-sit storytime for babies from 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.


Wee Read and Play Storytime

Continue to develop your toddler’s language and social skills: toddlers from 18 months to 3 years of age and their favorite adult are invited for stories, active songs, rhymes and time for play.

West Park

Preschool Storytime

Storytimes 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.

East 131st Street | Fleet | Garden Valley
Glenville | Main Library
Mt. Pleasant | Rockport | South Brooklyn
Sterling | West Park

Virtual Storytime

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

No events are currently scheduled at this location.