Storytimes

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

Hispanic Heritage Storytime!

From September 15 to October 15 we shine a light on the many contributions from Hispanic and Latinx people-- from music and food to art, literature, film, and so much more! Come listen in as we read Dreamers by Yuyi Morales and more great stories to celebrate.

 

 

 

Dreamers Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823440559
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Neal Porter Books - September 4th, 2018

Carmela Full of Wishes Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399549045
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - October 9th, 2018

Viva Frida Cover Image
By Yuyi Morales, Tim O'Meara (Photographs by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781596436039
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 2nd, 2014

Bold and Brave Storytime!

We love reading about the boldest and bravest characters in literature! They inspire us to stand up, speak louder, and take action! Join us today as we read Jabari Jumps and other great stories about courage.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jabari Jumps Cover Image
By Gaia Cornwall, Gaia Cornwall (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780763678388
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - May 9th, 2017

How to Be a Lion Cover Image
By Ed Vere
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525578055
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - June 26th, 2018

The Day You Begin Cover Image
By Jacqueline Woodson, Rafael López (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399246531
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - August 28th, 2018

We Love Our Grandparents Storytime!

Today we’re honoring grandparents everywhere with beautiful stories about these special people in our lives, such as the mind-blowing The Truth About Grandparents by Elina Ellis. We hope to see you and your grandparents there!

 

 

 

 

 

The Truth About Grandparents Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316424721
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 3rd, 2019

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Last Stop on Market Street Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399257742
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 8th, 2015

Drawn Together Cover Image
By Minh Lê, Dan Santat (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781484767603
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Disney-Hyperion - June 5th, 2018

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Ocean Meets Sky Cover Image
By Terry Fan, Eric Fan, Terry Fan (Illustrator), Eric Fan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481470377
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 15th, 2018

Down on the Farm Storytime!

There’s all sorts of adventures and shenanigans when you work in a farm! Come on down and join us for some good old-fashioned farm fun with Meg McKinlay’s Duck! and other great stories.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DUCK! Cover Image
By Meg McKinlay, Nathaniel Eckstrom (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781536204223
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - August 13th, 2019

Little Blue Truck board book Cover Image
By Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780544568037
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - July 7th, 2015

Punk Farm (Punk Farm Books) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780440417934
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dragonfly Books - May 11th, 2010

Bow Tie Storytime!

Guess what? Today is National Bow Tie Day, so we’re reading a few goofy reads inspired by our favorite fashion accessories, like Giraffe Problems by Jory John, and decorating our own bow ties! This morning at 10:30.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Giraffe Problems Cover Image
By Jory John, Lane Smith (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524772031
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - September 25th, 2018

Juno Valentine and the Magical Shoes Cover Image
By Eva Chen, Derek Desierto (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250297266
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Feiwel & Friends - November 6th, 2018

Back to School Storytime!

Grab your pens, notebooks, and pencils, because school is back in session! We'll be reading The King of Kindergarten and more great stories that will give students the confidence to go back to school!

 

 

 

The King of Kindergarten Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524740740
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - July 2nd, 2019

All Are Welcome Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525579649
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - July 10th, 2018

We Don't Eat Our Classmates Cover Image
By Ryan T. Higgins, Ryan T. Higgins (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368003551
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Disney-Hyperion - June 19th, 2018

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School's First Day of School Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781596439641
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 2-5 Days
Published: Roaring Brook Press - June 28th, 2016

Shapes and Sizes Storytime!

We welcome readers of all shapes and sizes to join us for a silly, shape-themed storytime! Come up to the amphitheater at 10:30 AM to read Brendan Wenzel’s Hello Hello and more books exploring the shapes of the world around us.

 

 

 

 

 

Hello Hello (Books for Preschool and Kindergarten, Poetry Books for Kids) Cover Image
By Brendan Wenzel (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452150147
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Chronicle Books - March 20th, 2018

Triangle Cover Image
By Mac Barnett, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780763696030
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - March 14th, 2017

Circle Rolls Cover Image
By Barbara Kanninen, Serge Bloch (By (artist))
$16.95
ISBN: 9780714876306
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Phaidon Press - May 4th, 2018

Road Trip Storytime!

Join us today to celebrate all things road trip in this fun romp of a storytime! We'll read Let’s Go For a Drive and other exciting books about driving across the country and everything that makes it an incredible adventure.

 

 

 

 

 

Let's Go for a Drive! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) Cover Image
By Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781423164821
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Hyperion Books for Children - October 2nd, 2012

Are We There Yet? Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316199995
Availability: Out of Stock; Usually Arrives in 2-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 12th, 2016

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