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

Modern First Library Storytime!

Come celebrate the Modern First Library initiative with a storytime featuring books that reflect our beautifully diverse world, like Pat-a-Cake, I Like Myself, and more! See y’all at 10:30 in the amphitheater!






Pat-a-Cake Cover Image
By Mary Brigid Barrett, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780763643584
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - January 7th, 2014

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I Like Myself! (board book) Cover Image
By Karen Beaumont, David Catrow (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780544641013
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - April 5th, 2016

Get Your Giggles Storytime!

Here at BookKids, we love to laugh as much as we love to read! Which is why we adore funny books! Today we’ll be reading The Great Indoors by the hilarious Julie Falatko, and other stories that hit the funny bone!







The Great Indoors Cover Image
By Julie Falatko, Ruth Chan (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781368000833
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Disney-Hyperion - April 9th, 2019

Guest Storytime with Julian Hector!

We’re so excited to welcome local illustrator Julian Hector to storytime! Julian is the creative mind behind books like The Little Matador and This is the Firefighter, and today he’s here to read his latest, This is the Construction Worker! He’s even going to draw pictures for us!

This Is the Construction Worker Cover Image
By Laura Godwin, Julian Hector (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781368018173
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Disney-Hyperion - May 7th, 2019

Home Sweet Storytime!

There’s no place like home! Those immortal words have a soft spot in our hearts, which is why we love reading books that reflect that message.

Join us as we read Isabel Quintero’s My Papi Has a Motorcycle and other great stories about the places and people that make us feel at home.

My Papi Has a Motorcycle Cover Image
By Isabel Quintero, Zeke Peña (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780525553410
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Kokila - May 14th, 2019

Ramadan Storytime!

Today we are having a storytime in honor of Ramadan, the month of fasting! Please join us as we read books about this special celebration, like Hena Khan’s Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns! We are so excited to learn more about this annual event and share stories and activities along with a special guest!

Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors Cover Image
By Hena Khan, Mehrdokht Amini (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781452141213
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Chronicle Books - March 3rd, 2015

Llama Destroys Storytime!

The only thing on Llama’s mind is cake-- and OK, he likes dancing, too. But mostly just cake. We can all relate, right?! Come listen to this giggle-inducing picture book about a llama who loves cake so much it somehow leads to world destruction. Fun starts at 10:30!




Llama Destroys the World (A Llama Book) Cover Image
By Jonathan Stutzman, Heather Fox (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781250303172
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - May 7th, 2019