Drop-in Storytimes start Jan 31
The Fond du Lac Public Library will offer popular storytimes starting January 31 for children from 12 months to 5 years old. There is no registration required for any of these sessions; 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 January 31 through February 28, 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 February 1 through February 29 or Thursdays February 2 through March 1, 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 February 1 through February 29 or Thursdays February 2 through March 1 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.
- Family Storytime for the whole family. Wednesdays February 1 through February 29 from 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Storytime fun with a rock ‘n roll, foot-stompin’ beat! This weekly half-hour program features stories, songs, fingerplays and movement activities for preschool-aged children and their families. Parents are encouraged to participate with their children.
Storytimes at the Fond du Lac Public Library, 32 Sheboygan St., are free, and no registration is required. For more information, contact the library’s Children’s Desk at (920) 929-7080, ext. 127.