Sunday, July 19, 2015

Storytime Roundup: July 20-26, 2015

Monday, July 20, 2015

Signing Storytime with The Signing Connection (Round Rock)- 10:00am – 10:30am., Join the Baby Signing Time revolution! This class is geared for children 0-5 years and their parents. Amy from the Signing Connection will lead this storytime that incorporates classic children’s books to help you learn basic American Sign Language signs. FREE! Kaleidoscope Toys, 110 North IH35, Ste 375, Round Rock.

Babytime (Pflugerville) - 10 a.m., Encourage your child's language development through rhymes, music, stories, and action. FREE! Ages 3 - 18 months. Pflugerville Public Library, 1008 W. Pfluger Street, Pflugerville.

Storytime with Dr. Candra – 11:00 a.m., Dr. Candra will captivate your children with stories, songs, dances, and games. FREE! Brilliant Sky Toys and Books, 701 S Capital of Texas Hwy, Ste D-480.

Family Story Time – 11:00 a.m. Where will your imagination take you? At Family Story Time, 2-6 year olds will enjoy a FREE experience just for them with hands-on activities, stories, songs, games, and more. Every Monday, explore a new topic related to the Lone Star State. Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 N. Congress Avenue.

Bilingual English & Spanish Storytime - 11-11:30 a.m., Build language and social skills through books, songs, rhymes, and fun. Followed by an age appropriate craft. Free! Materials available while supplies last. FREE! Pflugerville Public Library, 1008 W. Pfluger Street, Pflugerville.

Family Story Time - 11:00 a.m. Where will your imagination take you? At Family Story Time, 2-6 year olds will enjoy a FREE experience just for them with hands-on activities, stories, songs, games, and more. Every Monday, explore a new topic related to the Lone Star State. Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 N. Congress Avenue.

Dual Language Storytime – 6 p.m., All ages storytime which uses both English and Spanish to present books, rhymes and songs. It differs from a traditional bilingual storytime in that some material is presented in English while other material is presented in Spanish, allowing for a natural transition between stories and activities and exposing children to both languages in an inviting environment. FREE! APL- University Hills Branch, 4721 Loyola Lane.

Pajama Storytime (Round Rock) - 6:30-7 p.m., A pajama friendly storytime for all ages. FREE! Round Rock Public Library, 216 E. Main Street, Round Rock.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Whole Foods Storytime and Crafts - 9:30 a.m., Looking for something fun and free to do with the kids? We'll be reading a new story each week! After the book, we'll be doing crafts related to the story. Appropriate for ages 2-5yrs old. Story-time is held out on our mezzanine and parental supervision is requested. FREE! Whole Foods Domain, 11920 Domain Drive.
 
Lapsit Storytime (Cedar Park) - 9:45 to 10:15 a.m., Lapsit Storytime is for parents/caregivers and children ages 0-15 months. Miss Jane leads the group in songs, fingerplays, and a book for the first 15 minutes. The last 15 minutes is baby social time, where babies can play and interact with each other. FREE! Cedar Park Public Library, 550 Discovery Blvd., Cedar Park.

Storytime (Pflugerville) - 10 and 11 a.m., Build language and social skills through books, songs, rhymes, and fun. Followed by an age appropriate craft. Free! Materials available while supplies last. FREE! Pflugerville Public Library, 1008 W. Pfluger Street, Pflugerville.

Toddler Storytime – 10:15 a.m., A storytime program designed for toddlers and their parents, featuring stories, songs, fingerplays, and games. Recommended for children aged 18 months to 3 years. FREE! Multiple Austin Public Library Locations.

All Ages Storytime - 10:15 am. Storytime for children aged 5 and under and their parents, featuring stories, songs, fingerplays, rhymes, and crafts. FREE! APL - Carver Branch, 1161 Angelina Street.

Spanish Bilingual Storytime (Round Rock) - 11 a.m., This program, developed for ages 3 and up, celebrates the Spanish language and Hispanic culture through stories, songs, and activities. FREE! Round Rock Public Library, 216 E. Main Street, Round Rock.

Storytime at Austin Zoo- 11:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m., Kids will enjoy a storytime in the Primate Pavillion! Included in zoo admission. Austin Zoo, 10808 Rawhide Trail.

Armstrong Community Music School Storytime - 10:30 a.m., Come sing songs with one of the talented Early Childhood Development faculty members from the Armstrong Community School. An Armstrong teacher will engage your child with music and movement, plus they'll read some stories for you too! This session is perfect for kids up to 6 years old. FREE! BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd.  

Pottery Barn Storytime - 11 a.m., Weekly storytimes feature kid's favorite books and a chance to earn a free prize after attending five storytime events as a member. FREE! Pottery Barn, Barton Square Mall, 2901 S. Capital of Texas Hwy.

Preschool Storytime – 11 a.m., Storytime for preschoolers and their parents featuring stories, songs, fingerplays, rhymes, and crafts. Recommended for children ages 3 to 5. FREE! Multiple Austin Public Library locations.

Dual Language Storytime – 11 a.m., All ages storytime which uses both English and Spanish to present books, rhymes and songs. It differs from a traditional bilingual storytime in that some material is presented in English while other material is presented in Spanish, allowing for a natural transition between stories and activities and exposing children to both languages in an inviting environment. FREE! APL- Cepeda Branch, 651 N. Pleasant Valley Road.

Barnes & Noble Storytime (Round Rock) - 11 a.m., Enjoy two delightful new books this morning: Chu's Day at the Beach by Neil Gaiman and Adam Rex and In the Waves by Lennon and Maisy Stella and Steve Bjorkman. FREE! Barnes & Noble, La Frontera, Round Rock.

Sensory Storytime - 11:15 a.m., Sensory Storytime features interactive books, singing, and music and will incorporate some sensory activities, like movement and bubbles. It is geared toward children with special needs, their families and friends. Children of all abilities and ages are welcome. FREE! APL - Carver Branch, 1161 Angelina Street. 

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
 
Storytime at Whole Foods (Arbor Trails) – 9:00 to 10:00 a.m., Bring the little ones, it’s story time! Each week we will feature a different story, interactive craft and healthy snack. FREE! Whole Foods, 4301 W. William Cannon. 

Toddlertime (Round Rock) - 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., This interactive program supports pre-reading skills to build a strong foundation for learning–and the joys of learning–with young children. FREE! Round Rock Public Library, 216 E. Main Street, Round Rock.   

Sprouts Preschool Program – 9:30 – 11:00 a.m., Bring your little ones to the Family Garden for our weekly Sprouts Preschool program that is geared towards ages 2-6. A Nature Play Guide will lead you through the Family Garden to explore all that it has to offer. Each program will include story time, hands on activity, nature walk and of course, nature play! Regular admission rates apply. Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Avenue.

Lapsit Storytime (Cedar Park) - 9:45 to 10:15 a.m., Lapsit Storytime is for parents/caregivers and children ages 0-15 months. Miss Jane leads the group in songs, fingerplays, and a book for the first 15 minutes. The last 15 minutes is baby social time, where babies can play and interact with each other. FREE! Cedar Park Public Library, 550 Discovery Blvd., Cedar Park.

Toddler Storytime – 10:15 a.m., A storytime program designed for toddlers and their parents, featuring stories, songs, fingerplays, and games. Recommended for children aged 18 months to 3 years. FREE! Multiple Austin Public Library locations.
All Ages Storytime - 10:15 am. Storytime for children aged 5 and under and their parents, featuring stories, songs, fingerplays, rhymes, and crafts. FREE! APL - Terrazas Branch, 1105E Cesar Chavez.
Dual Language Storytime – 10:15 a.m., All ages storytime which uses both English and Spanish to present books, rhymes and songs. It differs from a traditional bilingual storytime in that some material is presented in English while other material is presented in Spanish, allowing for a natural transition between stories and activities and exposing children to both languages in an inviting environment. FREE! APL- Southeat Branch, 5125 Nuckols Crossing Road.

Toddler Storytime (Cedar Park) - 10:30 to 11:00 a.m., Toddler storytime is for parents/caregivers and children ages 15-36 months. Miss Jane reads 3 toddler-friendly stories based on a theme, with fun songs and fingerplays in between. Toddler Storytime lasts 20-25 minutes. FREE! Cedar Park Public Library, 550 Discovery Blvd., Cedar Park. 

Dog Days of Summer Storytime - 10:30 a.m., Dogs are great! They are our loyal companions and steadfast protectors. They might eat your shoes and dig up your backyard, but you’ll love them anyway – even when they BARK! BARK! BARK! Our storytime today is all about our lovable companions, the dogs. We will be reading the silly and hilarious book Bark, George! and making some new best friends of our own. FREE! BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd.

Preschool Storytime (Round Rock) - 10:30 a.m., This reading activity is a fun combination of books, fingerplays, songs, and a short film or app for preschool children ages 3 to 6. FREE! Round Rock Public Library, 216 E. Main Street, Round Rock. 

Preschool Storytime – 11 a.m., Storytime for preschoolers and their parents featuring stories, songs, fingerplays, rhymes, and crafts. Recommended for children ages 3 to 5. FREE! Multiple Austin Public Library locations.

Storytime in Sunset Valley - 11 a.m., Join us every Wednesday morning for great stories and crafts. Don't miss all the fun! FREE! Barns & Noble, 5601 Brodie Lane Suite 300.

Preschool Storytime (Cedar Park) - 11 a.m. - Preschool storytime is for parents/caregivers and children ages 3-5 years old.  Miss Jane reads three books with songs, rhymes, and fingerplays in between, all based on a theme.  Stories are followed by a short film strip.  Once a month a craft will replace the film strip.

Story Time with CJ the Explorer – 12:30 p.m., Join CJ. the Explorer for her Award Winning Story Time, featuring songs and sign language. Then stay and play in our free Play Zone full of hand-picked toys from around the world! FREE! All Things Kids @ The Domain, 3220 Feathergrass Court.
 
Books and Babies - 2 p.m., A lapsit storytime program especially for babies and their caregivers.  Very short stories are interspersed with songs, rhymes, and fingerplays for babies and parents.  A brief playtime follows.  APL - Willie Mae Kirk Branch, 3101 Oak Springs Drive.

Thursday, July 23, 2015
Babytime (Round Rock)- 9:30 a.m., Explore a different theme each week through stories, songs, and finger plays. FREE! Round Rock Public Library, 216 E. Main Street, Round Rock.
 
Toddlertime (Round Rock) - 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., This interactive program supports pre-reading skills to build a strong foundation for learning–and the joys of learning–with young children. FREE! Round Rock Public Library, 216 E. Main Street, Round Rock.   

Lapsit Storytime (Cedar Park) - 9:45 to 10:15 a.m., Lapsit Storytime is for parents/caregivers and children ages 0-15 months. Miss Jane leads the group in songs, fingerplays, and a book for the first 15 minutes. The last 15 minutes is baby social time, where babies can play and interact with each other. FREE! Cedar Park Public Library, 550 Discovery Blvd., Cedar Park.

Storytime (Pflugerville) - 10 and 11 a.m., Build language and social skills through books, songs, rhymes, and fun. Followed by an age appropriate craft. Free! Materials available while supplies last. FREE! Pflugerville Public Library, 1008 W. Pfluger Street, Pflugerville.

All Ages Storytime – 10:15 a.m., Storytime for children aged 5 and under and their parents, featuring stories, songs, fingerplays, rhymes, and crafts. FREE! APL- multiple locations.
Toddler Storytime – 10:15 a.m., A storytime program designed for toddlers and their parents, featuring stories, songs, fingerplays, and games. Recommended for children aged 18 months to 3 years. FREE! Multiple Austin Public Library locations.

Dual Language Storytime – 10:15 a.m., All ages storytime which uses both English and Spanish to present books, rhymes and songs. It differs from a traditional bilingual storytime in that some material is presented in English while other material is presented in Spanish, allowing for a natural transition between stories and activities and exposing children to both languages in an inviting environment. FREE! APL – multiple branches.

Toddler Storytime (Cedar Park) - 10:30 to 11:00 a.m., Toddler storytime is for parents/caregivers and children ages 15-36 months. Miss Jane reads 3 toddler-friendly stories based on a theme, with fun songs and fingerplays in between. Toddler Storytime lasts 20-25 minutes. FREE! Cedar Park Public Library, 550 Discovery Blvd., Cedar Park.
 Hola Hola Storytime (Bee Cave)- 10:30 a.m., Hola, Hola is an early literacy Spanish Program for adult and child to foster a love of the Spanish language and Hispanic Culture. It is designed to empower the parent to read simple, Spanish books to the child at home. Come and sing songs, watch video, learn rhymes, play traditional games and hear stories–all in Español! Each family will receive a Spanish songbook to practice at home. You do not need to have any Spanish language skills to participate. All skill levels are welcome! FREE! Laura’s Library, 9411 Bee Caves Road.

Blanket Storytime (Bee Cave) - 10:30 a.m., Songs and stories for our youngest guests every week.  We will meet inside if it is over 90 degrees or raining. Blanket infant storytime is designed for children from 0 to 12 months old.  FREE! Laura's Library, 9411 Bee Cave Road.

Preschool Storytime (Cedar Park) - 11 a.m. - Preschool storytime is for parents/caregivers and children ages 3-5 years old.  Miss Jane reads three books with songs, rhymes, and fingerplays in between, all based on a theme.  Stories are followed by a short film strip.  Once a month a craft will replace the film strip.
 
Spanish Storytime – 11 a.m., All Ages storytime in Spanish / Una hora de cuentos en español para niños y niñas desde bebitos hasta edad escolar. FREE! APL – Little Walnut Creek Branch, 835 W. Rundberg Lane.

Preschool Storytime - 11 a.m., Storytime for preschoolers and their parents featuring stories, songs, fingerplays, rhymes, and crafts.  Recommended for children ages 3 to 5. FREE! APL - Yarborough Branch, 2200 Hancock Drive.


Storytime at Austin Zoo- 11:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m., Kids will enjoy a storytime in the Primate Pavillion! Included in zoo admission. Austin Zoo, 10808 Rawhide Trail
.Pajama Storytime – 6:30 p.m., Feel free to wear pajamas to this family storytime in the evening featuring stories, songs, rhymes, games, crafts, and other activities. Recommended for children of all ages. FREE! APL- Manchaca Road Branch, 5500 Manchaca Road.

Pajama Storytime - 7 p.m., Feel free to wear pajamas to this family storytime in the evening featuring stories, songs, rhymes, games, crafts, and other activities. Recommended for children of all ages.  FREE! APL - Yarborough Branch.

Friday, July 24, 2015

Babytime (Round Rock)- 9:30 a.m., Explore a different theme each week through stories, songs, and finger plays. FREE! Round Rock Public Library, 216 E. Main Street, Round Rock.

Sprouts Preschool Program – 9:30 – 11:00 a.m., Bring your little ones to the Family Garden for our weekly Sprouts Preschool program that is geared towards ages 2-6. A Nature Play Guide will lead you through the Family Garden to explore all that it has to offer. Each program will include story time, hands on activity, nature walk and of course, nature play! Regular admission rates apply. Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Avenue.

All Ages Storytime - 10:15 a.m., Storytime for children aged 5 and under and their parents, featuring stories, songs, fingerplays, rhymes, and crafts.  FREE! APL - Faulk Central Library, 800 Guadalupe Street.
Create Your Own: Storytelling - 11-11:45 a.m., Join special guests Smudge Studios to explore storytelling through art. Learn how to tell a story with block printing! Kids and families will make and take home their own artifacts in this art workshop featuring Smudge Studios. Each workshop features a short talk followed by hands-on art making. Ideal for families with children ages six and up, this experience is about 40 minutes in length. Museum members may make advance reservations by calling 512-936-4649. The program is first-come, first-served, and space is limited. Pick up a boarding pass (free with Museum admission) when you arrive. Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 N. Congress Ave.
All Ages Storytime (Bee Cave) -12:30 p.m., Join a storytime for all ages with songs, books, fingerplays and crafts or activities! FREE! Laura's Library, 9411 Bee Cave Road.

Friday Night Storytime (Round Rock) - 7 p.m., Friday July 24, 2015 7:00 PM Enjoy two delightful new books this evening: Megan Owlet by Beth Anne Maresca and Sheep Go to Sleep by Nancy Shaw and Margot Apple.  FREE! Barns & Noble, La Frontera Village, Round Rock.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Dual Language Storytime – 11 a.m., All ages storytime which uses both English and Spanish to present books, rhymes and songs. It differs from a traditional bilingual storytime in that some material is presented in English while other material is presented in Spanish, allowing for a natural transition between stories and activities and exposing children to both languages in an inviting environment. FREE! APL- Terrazas Branch, 1105 E. Cesar Chavez.

Family Storytime (Cedar Park) - 11 a.m., Family Storytime (all ages) lasts about 30 minutes.  Miss Kit reads three books with fun and silly songs in between the stories.  Stories and songs are followed by a short (5-7 minute) film strip and a craft.  During the craft, Miss Kit has bubble time with the little ones.  FREE! Cedar Park Public Library, 550 Discovery Blvd., Cedar Park. 

Austin Summer Musical for Children Storytime - 11:30 a.m., Come join characters from the Austin Summer Musical for Children summer show, Junie B Jones. Characters will be on hand to read and sing during story time and to answer questions about the show. The Austin Summer Musical for Children (ASMC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose goal it is to provide live musical theatre productions for the children of Central Texas as a way of fostering community, building interest and enriching the lives of children through music and theatre. FREE! BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd.

Sunday, July 26, 2015

SRP Event: Kim Lehman - 2 p.m., Join storyteller and musician Kim Lehman for a fabulously fun frog festival filled with silly songs, stories, and super-science. FREE! APL - Faulk Central Library, 800 Guadalupe Street.

All Ages Storytime - 3 p.m., Storytime for children aged 5 and under and their parents, featuring stories, songs, fingerplays, rhymes, and crafts. Seating is limited at all programs.  Please arrive a few minutes early to gain entrance. FREE! APL - Manchaca Road Branch, 5500 Manchaca Road.

No comments:

Post a Comment