Fall Storytimes for kids start Sept 13
Fond du Lac Public Library’s Storytimes for children 12 months to 5 years old start September 13, no registration necessary. Parents and kids can drop in at their convenience. The three Storytimes are broken down by age group:
- Tiny Tots Storytime for ages 12 months to 23 months. Tuesdays September 13 through October 4, from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. A bonding time full of books, songs, rhymes, music, activities and play structured to blend early literacy experiences, musical learning activities and games that stimulate and engage all of the senses. Parents will learn how to encourage their baby’s learning through books, vocal play, music and creative movement.
- Magical Storytime for ages 24 months to 35 months. Wednesdays September 14 through October 5 or Thursdays September 15 through October 6, from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Learn how talking, singing and sharing books with your children can help develop their language skills and the skills they need to read. This series of half-hour programs is for 2-year-olds, designed with fun activities, picture books, puppets, songs, rhymes and fingerplays. Children must be 2 years old by the beginning of the series. Each child must be accompanied by an adult who sits with the child.
- Once Upon a Storytime for ages 3 years to 5 years. Wednesdays September 14 through October 5 or Thursdays September 15 through October 6 from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Storytime fun with a rock ’n’ roll, foot-stompin’ beat! A weekly half-hour program of stories, songs, fingerplays and movement for children ages 3 to 5. Child must be 3 years old by the beginning of the series. Parents are asked to remain in the library during the program but do not have to sit with their child.
Storytimes at the Fond du Lac Public Library, 32 Sheboygan St., are free. Previous Storytimes required registration in advance, but the fall 2011 sessions do not. For more information, contact the library’s Children’s Desk at (920) 929-7080, ext. 127.