We do our best to provide the most relevant and timely information to our readers, but please confirm dates, times, and availability before attending an event. Events are posted on Little Lake County from information found on, but not limited to, attraction sites, government city sites; as well as submissions from individual attractions, press releases and PR firms. All events are subject to change without notice and Little Lake County cannot be held responsible.

Little Lake County loves hearing about events!! Events must be low cost or free and for kids, families or parents. Events must not require pre-registration to attend, and must welcome walk-ins. To submit your event for the calendar please fill out this form:

Questions about the calendar? Please contact Melissa.

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Family Story Time 10:00 am
Family Story Time @ Nippersink Library
Nov 2 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Family Story Time – All Ages Welcome Stories and songs Saturday 10:00 AM January 19 through May 18 25-30 minutes in length
Milk & Cookies Storytime 10:00 am
Milk & Cookies Storytime @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Nov 2 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Join us for milk, cookies and storytime fun! Babies to 6-year-old with parent/caregiver.
Family Story and Playtime 10:30 am
Family Story and Playtime @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Nov 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Storytime for children from birth to age 5 years, accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver. This storytime is for every little one! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, dancing, and extra playtime.
Storytime at Read Between the Lynes 10:30 am
Storytime at Read Between the Lynes @ Read Between the Lynes
Nov 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Story Time: every Tuesday and Saturday at 10:30am
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Monday Morning Stories 10:00 am
Monday Morning Stories @ Fox Lake District Library
Nov 4 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Start your week off right! Children with a caregiver can participate in stories, songs, movement, and a simple craft every Monday Morning.
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Cary Area Public Library
Nov 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for 30 minutes of stories, music, and more! For children birth to age 6 with their adult caregiver. Stories are geared toward preschoolers.
Family Story Time 1:30 pm
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Nov 4 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for [...]
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Baby & Me 9:30 am
Baby & Me @ Marengo-Union Library District
Nov 5 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Developed for children from birth to 23 months old, this twenty minute program consists of book sharing, activity music, bounces, and traditional rhymes, and focuses on direct interaction between caregiver and child. No registration required. [...]
Preschool Stories 9:30 am
Preschool Stories @ Cary Area Public Library
Nov 5 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
For ages 31/2- 5. Help your preschooler get ready to read and build skills through stories, music and rhymes. Caregivers must remain in library; pick up child’s name tag at the info center.
Lights, Action, Craft! 10:00 am
Lights, Action, Craft! @ Fox Lake District Library
Nov 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Breaking the mold of traditional storytimes by adding interactive activities, a short film & a craft!
Drop-in Family Storytime 10:30 am
Drop-in Family Storytime @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Nov 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Storytime for children from birth to age 5 years, accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver. This storytime is for every little one! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, dancing, and more.
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Cary Area Public Library
Nov 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for 30 minutes of stories, music, and more! For children birth to age 6 with their adult caregiver. Stories are geared toward preschoolers.
Storytime at Read Between the Lynes 10:30 am
Storytime at Read Between the Lynes @ Read Between the Lynes
Nov 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Story Time: every Tuesday and Saturday at 10:30am
Toddler Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Nov 5 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 2 & 3 w/ caregiver Play and explore with stories, songs, art, and more in this energetic story time for toddlers. Dress for a mess! Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area [...]
Preschool Storytime 6:00 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Nov 5 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
This storytime program is developed for children ages 3-6 years old. Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more, all followed by a craft. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. No registration is required.   Additional [...]
Milk & Cookies Storytime 6:30 pm
Milk & Cookies Storytime @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Nov 5 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us for milk, cookies and storytime fun! Babies to 6-year-old with parent/caregive
Pajama Jam Family Storytime 6:30 pm
Pajama Jam Family Storytime @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Nov 5 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Wear your pajamas to the Library for our Pajama Jam. We will dance to songs, use scarves, bells and shakers and conclude with a story. No registration required.
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Family Story Time 10:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Nov 6 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for [...]
Drop-in Family Storytime 6:30 pm
Drop-in Family Storytime @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Nov 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Storytime for children from birth to age 5 years, accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver. This storytime is for every little one! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, dancing, and more.
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Read for the Record AAPL 10:00 am
Read for the Record AAPL @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Nov 7 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Join us in helping set another Guinness World Record at this special storytime featuring the award-winning book Thank You, Omu by Oge Mora.
Stories and MORE! 10:00 am
Stories and MORE! @ Fox Lake District Library
Nov 7 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Storytime for 3-5 years old with a caregiver at 10am Enjoy stories, rhymes, a craft and more at this morning story time! For children with a caregiver.
Drop-in Family Storytime 11:00 am
Drop-in Family Storytime @ Woodstock Public Library
Nov 7 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Families with children of all ages are welcome at this drop-in storytime.
Family Story Time 11:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Nov 7 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for [...]
Preschool Storytime 1:30 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Nov 7 @ 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
This storytime program is developed for children ages 3-6 years old. Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more, all followed by a craft. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. No registration is required.   Additional [...]
Evening Storytime 6:30 pm
Evening Storytime @ Cary Area Public Library
Nov 7 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
For children birth to age 6 with an adult. Stimulate your child’s senses through books, rhymes, music and movement. No tickets needed.
Spanish Drop-in Family Storytime 6:30 pm
Spanish Drop-in Family Storytime @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Nov 7 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Storytime in Spanish. We’ll feature stories, songs, and culture. This class is a great way to introduce your little one to a new language or let them practice if they are a student in a [...]
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Family Story Time 10:00 am
Family Story Time @ Nippersink Library
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Family Story Time – All Ages Welcome Stories and songs Saturday 10:00 AM January 19 through May 18 25-30 minutes in length
Saturday Story Time 10:00 am
Saturday Story Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
All ages w/caregiver Play and explore stories, songs, art, and more in this energetic story time. Dress for a mess! Drop in. Program Room.
Family Story and Playtime 10:30 am
Family Story and Playtime @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Nov 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Storytime for children from birth to age 5 years, accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver. This storytime is for every little one! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, dancing, and extra playtime.
Storytime at Read Between the Lynes 10:30 am
Storytime at Read Between the Lynes @ Read Between the Lynes
Nov 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Story Time: every Tuesday and Saturday at 10:30am
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Monday Morning Stories 10:00 am
Monday Morning Stories @ Fox Lake District Library
Nov 11 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Start your week off right! Children with a caregiver can participate in stories, songs, movement, and a simple craft every Monday Morning.
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Cary Area Public Library
Nov 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for 30 minutes of stories, music, and more! For children birth to age 6 with their adult caregiver. Stories are geared toward preschoolers.
Family Story Time 1:30 pm
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Nov 11 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for [...]
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Baby & Me 9:30 am
Baby & Me @ Marengo-Union Library District
Nov 12 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Developed for children from birth to 23 months old, this twenty minute program consists of book sharing, activity music, bounces, and traditional rhymes, and focuses on direct interaction between caregiver and child. No registration required. [...]
Preschool Stories 9:30 am
Preschool Stories @ Cary Area Public Library
Nov 12 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
For ages 31/2- 5. Help your preschooler get ready to read and build skills through stories, music and rhymes. Caregivers must remain in library; pick up child’s name tag at the info center.
Lights, Action, Craft! 10:00 am
Lights, Action, Craft! @ Fox Lake District Library
Nov 12 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Breaking the mold of traditional storytimes by adding interactive activities, a short film & a craft!
Drop-in Family Storytime 10:30 am
Drop-in Family Storytime @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Nov 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Storytime for children from birth to age 5 years, accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver. This storytime is for every little one! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, dancing, and more.
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Cary Area Public Library
Nov 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for 30 minutes of stories, music, and more! For children birth to age 6 with their adult caregiver. Stories are geared toward preschoolers.
Storytime at Read Between the Lynes 10:30 am
Storytime at Read Between the Lynes @ Read Between the Lynes
Nov 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Story Time: every Tuesday and Saturday at 10:30am
Toddler Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Nov 12 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 2 & 3 w/ caregiver Play and explore with stories, songs, art, and more in this energetic story time for toddlers. Dress for a mess! Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area [...]
Preschool Storytime 6:00 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Nov 12 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
This storytime program is developed for children ages 3-6 years old. Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more, all followed by a craft. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. No registration is required.   Additional [...]
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Family Story Time 10:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Nov 13 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for [...]
Drop-in Family Storytime 6:30 pm
Drop-in Family Storytime @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Nov 13 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Storytime for children from birth to age 5 years, accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver. This storytime is for every little one! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, dancing, and more.
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Drop-In Family Storytime 10:00 am
Drop-In Family Storytime @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Nov 14 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
 Please join us for some fun stories, songs, and fingerplays. Ages 0-5 with caregiver
Stories and MORE! 10:00 am
Stories and MORE! @ Fox Lake District Library
Nov 14 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Storytime for 3-5 years old with a caregiver at 10am Enjoy stories, rhymes, a craft and more at this morning story time! For children with a caregiver.
Storytime at Historic Village Hall 10:30 am
Storytime at Historic Village Hall @ Historic Village Hall
Nov 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Join us at Algonquin’s Historic Village Hall for a storytime filled with songs, dancing, crafts and other fun activities. The Historic Village Hall is located at 2 S. Main Street, Algonquin.(intersection of Main Street and [...]
Drop-in Family Storytime 11:00 am
Drop-in Family Storytime @ Woodstock Public Library
Nov 14 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Families with children of all ages are welcome at this drop-in storytime.
Family Story Time 11:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Nov 14 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for [...]
Preschool Storytime 1:30 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Nov 14 @ 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
This storytime program is developed for children ages 3-6 years old. Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more, all followed by a craft. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. No registration is required.   Additional [...]
Evening Storytime 6:30 pm
Evening Storytime @ Cary Area Public Library
Nov 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
For children birth to age 6 with an adult. Stimulate your child’s senses through books, rhymes, music and movement. No tickets needed.
Spanish Drop-in Family Storytime 6:30 pm
Spanish Drop-in Family Storytime @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Nov 14 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Storytime in Spanish. We’ll feature stories, songs, and culture. This class is a great way to introduce your little one to a new language or let them practice if they are a student in a [...]
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Family Story Time 10:00 am
Family Story Time @ Nippersink Library
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Family Story Time – All Ages Welcome Stories and songs Saturday 10:00 AM January 19 through May 18 25-30 minutes in length
Family Story and Playtime 10:30 am
Family Story and Playtime @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Nov 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Storytime for children from birth to age 5 years, accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver. This storytime is for every little one! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, dancing, and extra playtime.
Storytime at Read Between the Lynes 10:30 am
Storytime at Read Between the Lynes @ Read Between the Lynes
Nov 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Story Time: every Tuesday and Saturday at 10:30am
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Monday Morning Stories 10:00 am
Monday Morning Stories @ Fox Lake District Library
Nov 18 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Start your week off right! Children with a caregiver can participate in stories, songs, movement, and a simple craft every Monday Morning.
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Cary Area Public Library
Nov 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for 30 minutes of stories, music, and more! For children birth to age 6 with their adult caregiver. Stories are geared toward preschoolers.
Family Story Time 1:30 pm
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Nov 18 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for [...]
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Baby & Me 9:30 am
Baby & Me @ Marengo-Union Library District
Nov 19 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Developed for children from birth to 23 months old, this twenty minute program consists of book sharing, activity music, bounces, and traditional rhymes, and focuses on direct interaction between caregiver and child. No registration required. [...]
Preschool Stories 9:30 am
Preschool Stories @ Cary Area Public Library
Nov 19 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
For ages 31/2- 5. Help your preschooler get ready to read and build skills through stories, music and rhymes. Caregivers must remain in library; pick up child’s name tag at the info center.
Lights, Action, Craft! 10:00 am
Lights, Action, Craft! @ Fox Lake District Library
Nov 19 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Breaking the mold of traditional storytimes by adding interactive activities, a short film & a craft!
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Cary Area Public Library
Nov 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for 30 minutes of stories, music, and more! For children birth to age 6 with their adult caregiver. Stories are geared toward preschoolers.
Storytime at Read Between the Lynes 10:30 am
Storytime at Read Between the Lynes @ Read Between the Lynes
Nov 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Story Time: every Tuesday and Saturday at 10:30am
Toddler Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Nov 19 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 2 & 3 w/ caregiver Play and explore with stories, songs, art, and more in this energetic story time for toddlers. Dress for a mess! Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area [...]
Preschool Storytime 6:00 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Nov 19 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
This storytime program is developed for children ages 3-6 years old. Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more, all followed by a craft. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. No registration is required.   Additional [...]
Milk & Cookies Storytime 6:30 pm
Milk & Cookies Storytime @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Nov 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us for milk, cookies and storytime fun! Babies to 6-year-old with parent/caregive
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Family Story Time 10:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Nov 20 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for [...]
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Drop-In Family Storytime 10:00 am
Drop-In Family Storytime @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Nov 21 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
 Please join us for some fun stories, songs, and fingerplays. Ages 0-5 with caregiver
Stories and MORE! 10:00 am
Stories and MORE! @ Fox Lake District Library
Nov 21 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Storytime for 3-5 years old with a caregiver at 10am Enjoy stories, rhymes, a craft and more at this morning story time! For children with a caregiver.
Family Story Time 11:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Nov 21 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for [...]
Preschool Storytime 1:30 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Nov 21 @ 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
This storytime program is developed for children ages 3-6 years old. Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more, all followed by a craft. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. No registration is required.   Additional [...]
Family Read Night 6:00 pm
Family Read Night @ Woodstock Public Library
Nov 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Celebrate Illinois Reads with us. Meet our reading therapy dogs, make posters for your favorite books, share books with your family, and hear our guest readers.
Evening Storytime 6:30 pm
Evening Storytime @ Cary Area Public Library
Nov 21 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
For children birth to age 6 with an adult. Stimulate your child’s senses through books, rhymes, music and movement. No tickets needed.
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Family Story Time 10:00 am
Family Story Time @ Nippersink Library
Nov 23 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Family Story Time – All Ages Welcome Stories and songs Saturday 10:00 AM January 19 through May 18 25-30 minutes in length
Storytime at Read Between the Lynes 10:30 am
Storytime at Read Between the Lynes @ Read Between the Lynes
Nov 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Story Time: every Tuesday and Saturday at 10:30am
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Monday Morning Stories 10:00 am
Monday Morning Stories @ Fox Lake District Library
Nov 25 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Start your week off right! Children with a caregiver can participate in stories, songs, movement, and a simple craft every Monday Morning.
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Baby & Me 9:30 am
Baby & Me @ Marengo-Union Library District
Nov 26 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Developed for children from birth to 23 months old, this twenty minute program consists of book sharing, activity music, bounces, and traditional rhymes, and focuses on direct interaction between caregiver and child. No registration required. [...]
Lights, Action, Craft! 10:00 am
Lights, Action, Craft! @ Fox Lake District Library
Nov 26 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Breaking the mold of traditional storytimes by adding interactive activities, a short film & a craft!
Storytime at Read Between the Lynes 10:30 am
Storytime at Read Between the Lynes @ Read Between the Lynes
Nov 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Story Time: every Tuesday and Saturday at 10:30am
Storytime Dance Party 10:30 am
Storytime Dance Party @ Barrington Area Library,
Nov 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Ages 2 – 6 w/caregiver Dance, wiggle, and shake at this groovin’ story time. Don’t forget your dancin’ shoes! Drop in. Meeting Room.
Preschool Storytime 6:00 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Nov 26 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
This storytime program is developed for children ages 3-6 years old. Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more, all followed by a craft. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. No registration is required.   Additional [...]
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Storytime at Read Between the Lynes 10:30 am
Storytime at Read Between the Lynes @ Read Between the Lynes
Nov 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Story Time: every Tuesday and Saturday at 10:30am