Looking to get your child interested in reading?
Taking your child to storytime can help foster a love of reading and learning. Also, it’s a great opportunity for social interaction.
Here is a listing of ongoing storytimes in Fargo!
Storytimes in Fargo & Moorhead*
*Note: Storytimes are subject to cancellation. Please check each organization’s website to ensure the most accurate information.
Fargo Public Library
Storytime sessions are offered during Fall & Spring.
Baby Rhyme Time is held at the James Carlson Library on the first and third Thursday of each month at 10:00 a.m. Baby Rhyme Time is for babies birth to 18 months. Children and caregivers will sing songs, explore short books, rhythms, and rhymes. Also, pre-registration is not required.
Children’s Storytime for toddlers and preschoolers is open for kids ages 2 – 6 at the Main Library on Mondays at 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m., and at the Northport Branch on Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m. Also, at the James Carlson Library on Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. And no pre-registration necessary.
West Fargo Public Library
Ready to Read Storytime takes place on Wednesdays from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. These sessions are for kids ages 3 – 5 and focus on language development, social skills, vocabulary, and creativity. In addition, children can gain early literacy skills through reading, talking, singing, writing, creating, and playing. And this also creates an interest in independent learning and reading for kids.
Baby Boost Storytime is for children age 2 and younger. Each Friday from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., these storytimes provide an opportunity for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers to interact together. Also, it helps foster emotional connections as they develop language and social skills, while creating positive connections with literacy, learning, and reading.
Teeter Tots Storytime is a new storytime for little ones too young for Ready to Read Storytime, but too advanced for Baby Boost Storytime. It takes place on the third Thursday of the month from 10:15 – 11:15 a.m.
Storytime in Moorhead features songs, poems, and a different theme each week. Events are geared for children ages 3 – 6, but children of all ages are welcome. And storytime takes place Wednesdays from 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.
Storytime + Craft allows kids to explore different themes with stories, songs, rhymes, flannel boards, and more! This storytime is also intended for kids 3 – 6 years old and craft supplies are provided free of charge, Tuesdays from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Baby Bounce is at the Moorhead Public Library on Thursday mornings from 10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Preschoolers, infants, toddlers, and their caregivers can join in the fun with songs, stories, and action poems.
And check out their Events Calendar for more details.
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- Fun Activities for Kids & Teens at Our Local Libraries
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