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, there are a variety of ways to experience storytimes. Virtual and in-person options are available! Many contain a take-home element that can be picked up from your local library branch. Sign up via the calendar for the specific program you are interested in.

Tot Time

Tot Time is for children 2 years of age and younger. Siblings are always welcome! Please register for the Tot Time you'd like to attend via the Programs & Events page.

Tot Time options and weekly schedule:

  • Wednesdays, 9:30am: Outdoors, in-person at Goshen Library
  • Wednesdays, 10am: Virtual via Zoom
  • Wednesdays, 11am: Outdoors, in-person at Main Library
  • Thursdays, 9:30am: In-person at South Oldham Library
  • Thursdays, 10am: Outdoors, in-person at Main Library

The current At Home Tot Time 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 Tuesday 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.

Preschool Storytime

Preschool Story Time is for children ages 3 & up and their caregivers. Siblings are always welcome at our early childhood programs. Please register for the Storytime you'd like to attend via the Programs & Events page.

Storytime options and weekly schedule:

  • Tuesdays, 9:30am: In-person at South Oldham Library
  • Tuesdays, 10am: Virtual via Zoom
  • Tuesdays, 11am: Outdoors, in-person at Main Library
  • Fridays, 9:30am: Outdoors, in-person at Goshen Library
  • Fridays, 10am: Outdoors, in-person at Main Library
  • Fridays, 11am: Outdoors, in-person at Main Library

Virtual Preschool Storytime 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.