Storytimes

Storytimes are designed to be interactive, family experiences that help build early literacy skills, fine motor skills, and foster a love of reading. These programs are offered weekly. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, all storytimes are virtual. Many contain a take-home element that can be picked up from your local library branch.

Virtual Babytimes: Wednesdays, 10:30am

Babytime is for children up to 18 months and their caregivers. Siblings are always welcome at any of our early childhood programs! When you sign up, you will receive information about how to join our secure Zoom meeting by email. Please sign up at least 30 minutes in advance of this program to ensure you receive the link. Find registration for the current Babytime at the Programs & Events page.

Toddlertime At Home: Thursdays, 11am

Toddlertime is for children 18 months up to 3 years of age. The current At Home Toddlertime includes an optional activity for pick up at any OCPL branch. The activities will vary each week and will include items to enhance story time for your child. In order to get your activity kit, please sign up no later than each Wednesday at 9am the day before the program. Be sure to pick your activity up before 7pm the day before the program. In order to participate without an optional activity bag, please sign up at least 30 minutes in advance of this program to ensure you receive the link. Find registration for the current Toddlertime at the Programs & Events page.

Preschool Storytime At Home: Tuesdays, 11am

Preschool Story Time is for children ages 3 & up and their caregivers. Siblings are always welcome at our early childhood programs. Preschool Story Time does have an optional activity for pickup at any of the library branches. The activities will vary each week and will include items to enhance story time for your child.  In order to get your activity kit, please sign up no later than each Monday at 9am the day before the program. Be sure to pick your activity up before 7pm the day before the program. In order to participate without an optional activity bag, please sign up at least 30 minutes in advance of this program to ensure you receive the link.