Storytimes

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Yes, the library is closed to the public but we are still here (in limited shifts) working and planning for all of you! Got a question for Kids' World staff? Email us at Kids@ahml.info, or call the library at 847-392-0100. You can still place holds for drive-up or bookmobile pick up,  e-resources are always available and you can request your very own list of items with our Book Me form!

View some of our recorded storytimes listed below, or the library's YouTube.

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 on the Kids' Program Calendar to join LIVE VIRTUAL storytimes. You will be emailed a Zoom link to join at the listed date and time on the calendar. 

Baby Time LIVE with Miss Rebecca Oct 11

Baby Time LIVE with Miss Rebecca, Sept. 10

Baby Time with Miss Rebecca week of July 27

Baby Time with Miss Amy week of July 20

Baby Time with Miss Rebecca week of July 13

 

 

 

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Toddler Time

19–35 months with adult

This exciting VIRTUAL storytime is 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 on the Kids' Program Calendar to join LIVE VIRTUAL storytimes. You will be emailed a Zoom link to join at the listed date and time on the calendar. 

Toddler Time with Miss Rebecca week of September 28

Toddler Time with Miss Sara week of July 27

Toddler Time with Miss Kerry week of July 20

Toddler Time wit Miss Christina week of July 13

Toddler Time with Miss Rebecca week of July 6

 

 

 

 

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Family Time

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

You can also register on the Kids' Program Calendar to join LIVE VIRTUAL storytimes. You will be emailed a Zoom link to join at the listed date and time on the calendar. 

Family Time with Miss Susan week of August 31

Family Time with Miss Emily week of August 24

Family Time with Miss Amy week of August 17

Family Time with Miss Jan week of August 10

Family Time with Miss Sara week of August 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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 on the Kids' Program Calendar to join LIVE VIRTUAL storytimes. You will be emailed a Zoom link to join at the listed date and time on the calendar. 

Dino Stories and Dance Party with Miss Rebecca week of November 2

English Learners Family Time with Miss Becky week of Oct. 5

English Learners Family Storytime with Miss Becky week of September 21

English Learners Family Storytime with Miss Becky week of September 7

English Learners Family Storytime with Miss Becky week of July 20

 

 

 

See full storytime calendar

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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! 

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Kids' Time

We hope to offer Kids' Time when it is safe for all to join in!

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My Time

Please check out one of our VIRTUAL Storytimes to enjoy at home!

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Playgroup

We will resume Playgroup when it is once again safe for customers and staff!