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Story Times

Listening to stories and participating in fingerplays, songs, crafts, and dramatic responses can broaden a child's experience and stimulate creative thought. It offers an opportunity to develop socialization, language, and listening skills, and builds the foundations for reading.

The Palm Beach County Library offers a variety of story times and special events for children. Please call the location near you for more information.

Session will run from Mar 23 to May 15, unless otherwise stated.

Preregistration is required for all story times (except drop-ins).

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Acreage Branch

MONDAYS

3:00 pm - Ages 4-6. (60 min.)

7:00 pm - Ages 2-5. Bedtime Story Time. (45 min.)

TUESDAYS

11:15 am - Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

THURSDAYS

10:15 am - Ages 2-3. (45 min.)

11:15 am - Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

FRIDAYS

10:15 am - Ages 12-24 mos. Toddler Time. (40 min.)

11:15 am - Ages 0-12 mos. Baby Story Time. (40 min.)

Belle Glade Branch

MONDAYS

10:30 am - Ages 2-5. Story Time. (30 min.)

6:30 pm - Ages 2-5. Pajama Hour. (30 min.)

Themes:
3/23 Bears.
3/30 Transportation.
4/06 Beach.
4/13 Parts of the Body.
4/20 Sharks.
4/27 Monkeys.
5/04 Alligators and Crocodiles.
5/11 Animal Sounds.
5/18 Illness.
6/01 Birthdays.

Gardens Branch

TUESDAYS

10:15 am - Ages 13-23 mos. Totally Toddlers. (30 min.)

11:15 am - Ages 2-3. Tales for Twos & Threes. (30 min.)

3:30 pm - Ages 4-7. Afternoon Story Time. (45 min.)

WEDNESDAYS

10:15 am - Ages 13-23 mos. Totally Toddlers. (30 min.)

11:15 am - Ages 2-3. Tales for Twos & Threes. (30 min.)

THURSDAYS

10:15 am - Ages 2-3. Tales for Twos & Threes. (30 min.)

11:15 am - Ages 3-12 mos. Baby Story Time. (30 min.)

FRIDAYS

10:15 am - Age 2. Tales for Twos. (30 min.)

First-come, first-served.

Glades Road Branch

TUESDAYS

10:00 am - Ages 1-2. Toddler Time. (30 min.)

11:00 am - Ages 3-5. Preschool Story Time. (45 min.)

WEDNESDAYS

10:00 am - Ages 9-23 mos. Little Wonders. (30 min.)

11:00 am - Ages 2-3. Early Birds. (35 min.)

4:00 pm - Ages 5-8. Stories, Games & Crafts From Around the World. (45 min.)

5:00 pm - Grades K-5. Reading Buddies. (45 min.) Application required.

Space is limited. Preregistration required.

Greenacres Branch

MONDAYS

11:30 am - Ages 3-12 mos. Baby Time. (45 min.)

TUESDAYS

11:00 am - Ages 1-2. (30 min.)

WEDNESDAYS

11:00 am - Ages 1-2. (30 min.)

THURSDAYS

11:00 am - Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

Hagen Ranch Road Branch

MONDAYS

10:00 am - Ages 24-35 mos. Toddler Story Time. (30 min.)

11:00 am - Ages 3-5. Preschool Story Time. (45 min.)

TUESDAYS

11:00 am - Ages 13-23 mos. Wee Folks Story Time. (30 min.)

WEDNESDAYS

10:00 am - Ages 13-23 mos. Wee Folks Story Time. (30 min.)

11:00 am - Ages 3-5. Preschool Story Time. (45 min.)

THURSDAYS

10:00 am - Ages 24-35 mos. Toddler Story Time. (30 min.)

11:00 am - Ages 2-4. Mommy Play & Read with Me. (45 min.)

Space is limited. Preregistration is required.

Jupiter Branch

MONDAYS

11:30 am - Ages 2-5. Singalong Dance Party. (30 min.)

3:30 pm - Grades K-2. After-school Story Time & Craft. (45 min.)

TUESDAYS

9:30 am - Ages 13-24 mos. Totally Toddlers. (30 min.)

10:30 am - Ages 2-3. Tales for Twos & Threes. (30 min.)

11:30 am - Ages 2-5. Singalong Dance Party. (30 min.)

3:30 pm - Ages 4-7. Story Time in Spanish. (45 min.)

WEDNESDAYS

9:30 am - Ages 3-12 mos. Just for Babies. (30 min.)

10:30 am - Ages 13-18 mos. Little Ones. (30 min.)

11:30 am - Ages 3-5. Preschool Story time. (45 min.)

THURSDAYS

9:30 am - Ages 13-24 mos. Totally Toddlers. (30 min.)

10:30 am - Ages 3-5. Preschool Story Time. (45 min.)

FRIDAYS

9:30 am - Ages 3-12 mos. Just for Babies. (30 min.)

10:30 am - Ages 2-3. Tales for Twos & Threes. (30 min.)

11:30 am - Ages 2-5. Singalong Dance Party. (30 min.)

*No story time on Wed, Mar 25.
Space is limited. Preregistration is required.

Lantana Road Branch

MONDAYS

10:30 am - Ages 1-2. Toddler Time.

TUESDAYS

11:30 am - Ages 3-4.

3:30 pm - Ages 4 & up. Rhyme Time.

WEDNESDAYS

10:30 am - Ages 6-14 mos. Babies!

3:30 pm - Ages 5 & up. Wacky Wednesdays Craft Time.

THURSDAYS

11:30 am - Ages 2-3.

3:30 pm - Ages 8 & up. Tween Time.

FRIDAYS

11:30 am - All ages. Bilingual Family

THEMES:
Week 1 (Mar 23) - Islands.
Week 2 (Mar 30) - Sun, Moon & Stars.
Week 3 (Apr 06) - Get Ready for Red.
Week 4 (Apr 13) - Little April Showers.
Week 5 (Apr 20) - Dinosaurs.
Week 6 (Apr 27) - We Live in Trees.
Week 7 (May 4) - Mice are Nice.
Week 8 (May 11) - Jungle Boogie.

Preregistration is required, beginning Mon, Mar 09.

Loula V. York Branch

TUESDAYS

10:00 am - Ages 1-2. Toddler Story Times. (45 min.)

THURSDAYS

10:00 am - Ages 3-5. Thrilling Thursday Story Times. (45 min.)

THEMES:
Week 1 (Mar 23) - Beautiful Butterflies I.
Week 2 (Mar 30) - Beautiful Butterflies II.
Week 3 (Apr 06) - D.E.A.R. Time.
Week 4 (Apr 13) - Love the Library.
Week 5 (Apr 20) - For the Love of Poetry.
Week 6 (Apr 27) - Flower Power.
Week 7 (May 04) - In Praise of Moms.
Week 8 (May 11) - Hats.
Week 9 (May 18) - All You Need for a Beach.
Week 10 (May 26) - Hip Hip Hooray for Summer I.
Week 11 (Jun 01) - Hip Hip Hooray for Summer II.

Main Library

TUESDAYS

10:00 am - Ages 2-6. Read! Build! Play!: Stories & LEGO® bricks.

11:00 am - All ages. English/Spanish Stories & Songs.

WEDNESDAYS

10:00 am - Ages 1-3. Totally Toddlers.

11:00 am - Ages 2-5. Little Artists.

THURSDAYS

10:00 am - Ages 2-5. Tunes for Tots.

11:00 am - Ages 2-6. Preschool Adventures.

FRIDAYS

10:00 am - Ages 3-21 mos. My Baby & Me.

SATURDAYS

11:15 am - Ages 2-8. Craftastic Story Time.

Okeechobee Boulevard Branch

MONDAYS

10:30 am - Ages 12-23 mos. (30 min.)

TUESDAYS

11:30 am - Ages 4-6. (30 min.)

WEDNESDAYS

11:00 am - Ages 2-3. (30 min.)

SATURDAYS

10:30 am - Ages 4-10. Movie. Call for information.

Royal Palm Beach Branch

MONDAYS

10:15 am - Age 2. (35 min.)

11:00 am - Ages 3-5. (40 min.)

TUESDAYS

11:00 am - Ages 2-3. (35 min.)

WEDNESDAYS

10:15 am - Age 2. (35 min.)

11:00 am - Ages 3-5. (40 min.)

THURSDAYS

10:00 am - Ages 0-12 mos. Pre-Walkers. (30 min.)

11:00 am - Ages 13-23 mos. Walkers. (35 min.)

FRIDAYS

11:00 am - Ages 3-5. (40 min.)

Tequesta Branch

TUESDAYS

3:00 pm - Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

WEDNESDAYS

10:00 am - Ages 12-24 mos. (30 min.)

3:30 pm - Ages 6 & up. (45 min.)

THURSDAYS

11:00 am - Ages 2-3. (45 min.)

Wellington Branch

MONDAYS

10:15 am - Ages 2-3. (45 min.)

11:15 am - Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

1:00 pm - Ages 2 & up. Bilingual. (45 min.)

TUESDAYS

10:15 am - Ages 2-3. (45 min.)

11:15 am - Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

WEDNESDAYS

10:15 am - Ages 0-12 mos. (40 min.)

11:15 am - Ages 13-23 mos. (40 min.)

THURSDAYS

10:15 am - Ages 2-3. (45 min.)

11:15 am - Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

Please sign in at the Children’s Information Desk upon arrival no more than 30 minutes prior to the start time for each program.

West Boca Branch

TUESDAYS

10:30 am - Ages 1-2. Toddler Time. (30 min.)

3:30 pm - Grades K-2. After-School Stories & Crafts. (45 min.)

THURSDAYS

10:30 am - Ages 1-2. Toddler Time. (30 min.)

11:30 am - Ages 3-5. Preschool Story Time. (45 min.)

FRIDAYS

10:30 am - Ages 1-2. Toddler Time. (30 min.)

Space is limited. Preregistration is required. Preregistration begins Mon, Mar 09.

West Boynton Branch

MONDAYS

4:00 pm - Ages 4-7. (45 min.)

TUESDAYS

10:00 am - Ages 9-18 mos. Teeny Tots. (30 min.)

10:45 am - Ages 3-12 mos. Lapsit, Pre-Walkers. (30 min.)

WEDNESDAYS

10:00 am - Ages 18-30 mos. (30 min.)

10:45 am - Ages 30 mos.-5. Bilingual. (45 min.)

THURSDAYS

10:00 am - Age 2. (30 min.)

10:45 am - Ages 3-5. (45 min.)

FRIDAYS

10:00 am - Ages 19-30 mos. (30 min.)

11:00 am - Ages 19-30 mos. (45 min.)

*No story time on Fri, Apr 10.