BookKids storytimes are held at 10:30 AM every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday.

Virtual Storytime with Lil Miss Hot Mess!

We're so excited to host Lil Miss Hot Mess for a virtual celebration of The Hips on the Drag Queen Go Swish, Swish, Swish! Tune into BookPeople's Instagram Live (@bookpeople) on June 24th at 2pm CT for a reading and fun activities!

The Hips on the Drag Queen Go Swish, Swish, Swish Cover Image
By Lil Miss Hot Mess, Olga de Dios (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780762467655
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Running Press Kids - May 5th, 2020

Virtual Storytime with Lindsay Leslie!

We're so excited for author Lindsay Leslie to host virtual storytime this Saturday, June 20th! Grab a nearby green spot outside and get ready for a celebration of the book of the summer: Dusk Explorers! Tune in @ 10:30AM CT on BookPeople's Instagram Live (@ bookpeople).

Order a SIGNED COPY of Dusk Explorers below!





Dusk Explorers Cover Image
By Lindsay Leslie, Ellen Rooney (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781624148712
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Page Street Kids - June 2nd, 2020

VIRTUAL STORYTIME with Vanessa Roeder!

 Join us for a turtley awesome storytime with Austin author-illustrator, Vanessa Roeder! Vanessa will be taking over our Instagram Live on Saturday, May 9th at 10:30 AM to read her books, show some of her amazing illustrations... and we heard she even has a special surprise for you! Follow us here, and tune in Saturday morning for some bookkids fun!





The Box Turtle Cover Image
ISBN: 9780735230507
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dial Books - February 11th, 2020

Lucy and the String Cover Image
By Vanessa Roeder, Vanessa Roeder (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780735230491
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dial Books - August 7th, 2018

*CANCELLED* Fire Truck vs. Dragon Storytime w/Chris Barton!

You can still order a signed copy of FIRE TRUCK VS. DRAGON! We will mail each signed copy with a set of coloring sheets and BookKids stickers

Saturday, March 14 at 10:30 AM


Fire Truck vs. Dragon Cover Image
By Chris Barton, Shanda McCloskey (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780316522137
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

Bilingual Storytime

Join our friend Marina in the amphitheater for a reading of Chris Haughton’s Shhh! Tenemos un plan and other great Spanish and bilingual titles! Bring the whole family out for some storytime fun!








¡shhh! Tenemos Un Plan (Junior Library Guild Selection) Cover Image
By Chris Haughton, Chris Haughton (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9788417673215
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Nubeocho - November 5th, 2019

Things That Go Storytime!

Make room everyone, it’s time to read and learn all about things that GO! Today we will be sharing stories about cars, trucks, bulldozers, trains, and more, including the adventures of the Little Blue Truck!








Little Blue Truck board book Cover Image
By Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780544568037
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 2-5 Days
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - July 7th, 2015

Brand New Books Storytime!

*sniffs* Ahhh! There’s nothing quite like the smell of a brand new book. Today’s Tuesday, which means we have a bunch of new books hitting our shelves. Come up and listen to some recently released titles we’re extra excited about, like Vanessa Newton’s Just Like Me!




Just Like Me Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525582090
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - January 14th, 2020