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Storytimes

Spring Sessions

Storytimes at the Niles Public Library are carefully planned to give your child a great foundation for learning to read and for loving to read.

Our staff of experts delivers old and new stories, rhymes, songs, and activities in a program that is filled with learning and fun, tailored to the ages of the group.

Registration required for our 7 week sessions. Spring Sessions run from the week of March 16 through the week of April 30.

Preschool Storytime

Tuesdays, 10-10:45am
Ages 3½-5 yrs

Toddler Time

Wednesdays, 10-11am OR Thursdays, 10-11am
Ages 20 mos-3 yrs with a grownup

Big Kid Storytime

Wednesdays, 1:30-2:30pm
Ages 4-Kindergarten

Year-Round Storytimes

Babytime

Mondays, 11am-12pm
Ages 0-2 with a grownup
Babies and their caregivers are invited to participate in rhymes, stories, and songs. It's a great chance to get out of the house and socialize, and the 20-minute storytime is followed by 30 minutes of playtime with toys and bubbles. No registration required.

Evening Family Storytime

Tuesdays, 7-7:45pm
Ages 2-6 with a grownup
Come in pj’s or not, as you wish! No registration required.

Rise and Shine Storytime

Fridays, 10-10:30am
Ages 2-6 with a grownup
Children and caregivers will listen to stories and sing songs. On the second Friday of the month, we change up our Friday morning routine with Bibliobop, a music and movement storytime. No registration required.

Young Scientists Storytime

Wednesday, March 11, 10:30-11:15am

Ages 4-6 with a grownup
Science isn't just for big kids! Kids ages 4-6 are invited to join us as we explore science through fiction and non-fiction books, as well as fun hands-on experiments.

Registration required

World Language Storytimes

Ages 3+ with grownup
Come one and all to share stories and songs in another language (with a bit of English). Craft and snack included.

Polish Storytime

Thursday, March 5, 10-11am

Thursday, May 7, 10-11am

Russian Storytime*

Saturday, March 14, 11:30am-12:30pm

Saturday, May 9, 11:30am-12:30pm

*As featured in the Niles Herald-Spectator newspaper here.