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Fall Storytimes – September 23-November 15

A multi-ethnic group of children are playing together in the leaves during the fall. Here they all lay smiling and laughing together while looking up.

* Storytime nametags are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis 15 minutes prior to start time.

Storytime at the Library
The Glen Ellyn Public Library offers a variety of storytimes for children starting at birth. During librarian-led programs that incorporate stories, songs, movement, rhymes, and other storytime activities, your child will learn to love reading and the library. View the full Storytime Schedule.

Itty Bitty Babies
For birth to 9 months and their grownups.
Enjoy cuddling, singing, lapsit bouncing, and baby’s first stories in this session especially for our littlest readers. Expectant parents are welcome, as it’s never to early to start reading aloud to your baby. After storytime, grownups will have the chance to socialize while the babies play.

Book Babies
For birth to 18 months and their grownups.
This interactive class features stories, songs, bubbles, and playtime. Available to the first 20 children to request a nametag.

Toddler Tales
For ages 18-36 months and their grownups.
Join this interactive class with songs, movement, and activities designed just for toddlers. Available to the first 20 children to request a nametag.

Hora de Cuentos Bilingüe | Bilingual Storytime
For kids of all ages and their grownups.

¡Disfruta con nosotros mientras participamos con libros divertidos,
poemas, canciones, y toques de mano en inglés y español! ¡Cada mes
tendrá un tema diferente! Todas las edades son bienvenidas.

Enjoy fun books, poems, songs, and fingerplays in both English and Spanish.

Preschool Pages
For 3-5 years. Children attend independently.
Listen to stories, play games, and have fun while developing early literacy skills in the class for big kids. Available to the first 20 children to request a nametag.

Together Time
For kids of all ages and their grownups.
This dynamic session will promote child and caregiver bonding through creating, singing, playing, and sharing stories together.

Get Up ‘n Groove
For kids of all ages and their grownups.
Dance and sing to various melodies in the music and movement program!

Sensory Saturday
For birth to 5 years and their grownups.
Hands-on sensory-friendly art and play stations that feature opportunities to smell, touch, see, hear, and explore. Children of all abilities and their families are welcome. A licensed Physical, Occupational, or Speech Therapist from Westside Children’s Therapy will be present to help families find support.

Stay ‘n Play
For kids of all ages and their grownups.
Stay after storytime or just drop-in for an open playtime. Play with toys, listen to music, and have fun with friends!