Storytimes

Picture of storytime

Please visit our online calendar to register for in-person storytimes here at AHML. Starting Monday, January 12, 2022, we will be hosting in-person storytimes in the Cardinal Room, near the Dunton Avenue entrance. This larger space offers us more room to be physically distant from each other and still have a good time! Due to a reduction in room capacity, most storytimes are limited to Arlington Heights library card holders.

View some of our recorded storytimes listed below, or the library's YouTube. Or better yet, come visit us, we really do love seeing all our friends! You can browse the collection in person, please follow library guidelines for everyone's health and safety. Got a question for Kids' World staff? Please email us at Kids@ahml.info, or call the library at 847-392-0100. You can place holds for drive-up, bookmobile pick up or in-library pick up.  E-resources are always available and you can request your very own list of items with our Book Me form!

 

Bumps and babies

Bumps & Babies Resource Fair

Do you love babies? Kids' World staff sure do! We are hosting our first Bumps & Babies Resource Fair at the library. If you have a service or business that supports growing families, expectant mothers or bouncing babies, and would like to reserve a table to join us on Saturday, April 9, 2022, from 10 a.m. to noon, please complete and submit this application.

There is no fee to participate. 

Baby Time

Baby Time

Infants–18 months with adult

Bond with your baby with songs, rhymes, and a simple read-aloud! Enjoy the recordings below, anytime that's convenient for you.

You can also register to join us in-person at the library on our Program Calendar page. 

Sign Language for Babies: Go and Play

Sign Language for Babies: Bed and Bath

Baby Time, Miss Rebecca, Where is Baby's Belly Button? 

Baby Time LIVE with Miss Maria Thank You Bees

Baby Time LIVE with Miss Rebecca More, More, More Said the Baby

Baby Time LIVE with Miss Rebecca, Baby's Firsts

Baby Time with Miss Rebecca, You Are New

cartoon of girl flying holding book w wings

Toddler Time

19–35 months with adult

These exciting storytime videos are just right for your tot. Enjoy the recordings below with stories, songs, and fingerplays all selected to engage your active toddler!

You can also register to join us in-person at the library on our Program Calendar page. 

Toddler Time with Miss Sara, Wiggle!

Toddler Time with Miss Rebecca, A Kiss Means I Love You

Toddler Time with Miss Sara, Whose Baby Am I?

Toddler Time with Miss Kerry, Red House, Tree House

 

cartoon of kids riding on flying book

Family Time

Please enjoy our Family Time vidoes while at home! Click on the links below to access the recordings, any time, 24/7!

You can also register to join us in-person at our Saturday morning Family Times on our Program Calendar page. 

Family Time with Miss Jan, Colors

Family Time with Miss Amy, Some Bunny Loves You!

Happy Birthday Family Storytime LIVE with Miss Rebecca 

Family Time with Miss Susan, Not Yet Zebra

Family Time with Miss Emily, The Cars and Trucks Book

 

Cartoon of boy and girl having milk and cookies

Other Story Times

English Learners Family Storytime is a fun and welcoming time for all to enjoy songs, rhymes, stories together! Emphasis is on learning English and having FUN! All are welcomed, please click the link to view the recordings any time! 

You can also register to join us in-person at the library on our Program Calendar page. 

English Learners Family Time, Miss Becky, Eat Pete!

Storytime from SPACE!

Bilingual Read Aloud: Five Little Monkeys/Cinco Monitos in Spanish by St. Viator HS Students

Bilingual Read-Aloud: The Three Little Pigs in Mandarin Chinese by St. Viator HS Students

Dino Stories and Dance Party with Miss Rebecca 

illustration of babies and books

Read Alongs

CloudLibrary now includes a great collection of "read-along" books, similar to collections in TumbleBooks, BookFlix, StoryCove and hoopla? Just search for "Read-along" in the CloudLibrary catalog and find a new favorite to share at home! 

Drawing of Snow White with elves

Kids' Time

Please register to join us in-person at the library or on our Program Calendar page. Starting in January 2022, we will offer Kids' Time on Tuesday mornings at 9:30, and continue with our Mondays at 9:30 and 10:30. Due to the reduction in room capacity, registration is limited to Arlington Heights library card holders only. 

 

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