VBPL offers age-specific storytime programs for children 6 months to 5 years old.
How to Register
Storytime classes run in 6-week series. Online registration is required to secure a spot for your child for the entire series. View the series schedule and upcoming registration dates on the 2014-2016 Storytime Calendar
- Select a series for your child.
- Visit www.vbgov.com/library-events on the date registration opens, beginning at 10 a.m.
- Find the listing for the first class in the series you have selected. If seats are available in that storytime series, a “Sign Up” button will appear on the program listing next to the start date of the event.
- Click the sign up button and complete the registration form.
Program availability varies by location. Check our online calendar for details, or call your library for more information.
|Baby Rhyme Time
||Ages 6 - 12 months with caregiver. Bond with your infant in a face-to-face rhyme time. Build brains and early language skills through rhymes, repetition, music and baby sign. Children are introduced to quality board books and one-on-one book sharing. Call your library for enrollment information.|
|Onesies Rhyme Time
||Ages 12 – 24 months with caregiver. Onesies Rhyme Time builds early language and reading skills as children move from crawling to walking. Includes rhymes, books, baby sign and hands-on activities to build pre-reading and motor skills. Call your library for enrollment information.|
||Age 2 with caregiver. Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, letters, etc.) and build early literacy skills with your curious toddler, as he develops independence and social skills. Call your library for enrollment information.|
||Age 3 with caregiver. With increased focus on more complex books, we emphasize alphabet and letter recognition, shapes, hands-on activities as well as independence and confidence building. Call your library for enrollment information.|
||Ages 3-5 with caregiver. We emphasize letter recognition and activities that support independence, social skills and confidence building. Includes books, rhymes and literacy activities to prepare children for the Kindergarten PALS assessment screening. Call your library for enrollment information.|
|On My Own
||Ages 4 & 5 without caregiver in storytime room. Designed for children who can participate independently, On My Own classes help prepare children for the Kindergarten PALS assessment screening and reading through exposure to books, rhymes and literacy based activities. Call your library for enrollment information.|