Storytimes

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Do you know that reading makes you smarter? This is especially true for children. Count on Calvert Library to help you raise a reader.

Free storytimes throughout the year for newborns through five years of age.

  • Enjoy the company of other adults before and after storytime
  • Develop large motor skills through dancing and motions related to a story, and fine motor skills through activities
  • Promotes brain development
  • Instills a love of reading
  • Cultivates important social skills such as how to listen and how to behave in a group setting

Take advantage of the wonderful free resources and programs available at your Calvert Library and Raise a Reader!

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Littles' Storytime

Littles' Storytime

This 20 minute storytime is for little readers who are interacting with their environment by rolling, sitting, creeping, crawling and even walking. A love of reading is being nurtured through movement, music and stories. An emphasis is placed on encouraging interaction between babies and their caregivers.
An adult must accompany child.

Middles' Storytime

Middles' Storytime

This 30-minute storytime is geared toward children who are walking and able to participate in short group activities. They are developing social and early literacy skills through movement, music and stories. Counting, letter recognition and fine motor skills are emphasized. An adult must accompany child.

Preschoolers' Storytime

Preschoolers' Storytime

This 45-minute storytime is for children who are able to participate in longer group activities. They are continuing to develop social and early literacy skills through movement, music and stories. Letter sounds, reading comprehension and math are among the concepts taught in this class to help prepare children as they transition to school. An adult must accompany child.

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

This 45-minute storytime is for children of all ages. They are developing social and early literacy skills through movement, music and stories. Letter sounds, reading comprehension and math are among the concepts taught in this class to help prepare children for school. An adult must accompany child.

No registration necessary.

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Get Storytime reminders and information by texting your class code(s) to 810-10.

Littles’s Storytime: @litstorypf

Middles’ Storytime: @midstorypf

Pre-schoolers: @prestorypf

Saturday Storytime: @satstorypf

Monday Morning Fun: @mmmfpf