Storytimes

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Yes, the library is now OPEN! You can once again visit and browse the collection in person, please follow library guidelines for everyone's health and safety. Got a question for Kids' World staff? You can still 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 now.  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, Miss Rebecca, Where is Baby's Belly Button? 

Baby Time LIVE with Miss Maria December 15

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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 Sara, Wiggle!

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

 

 

 

 

 

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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 Jan, Colors

Family Time with Miss Amy, Some Bunny Loves You!

Happy Birthday Family Storytime LIVE with Miss Rebecca December 15

Family Time with Miss Susan week of August 31

Family Time with Miss Emily week of August 24

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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. 

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 week of November 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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! 

Drawing of Snow White with elves

Kids' Time

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

illustration of goldilocks and the three bears

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!