Storytimes

Chester County Library GROWING READERS – Developmentally-appropriate programs featuring stories and activities along with rhymes, fingerplays, and songs that foster your child's early literacy development.  All storytimes support the Pennsylvania Early Literacy and Pre-Kindergarten Standards.

  • Play and Learn: Parent - Child Workshop – 75 minute programs for toddlers from 18 to 35 months and their parents/caregivers.  This program offers parents an opportunity to play with their children without distractions, explore educational toys and books, do an art activity, and participate in circle time.  Resource Professionals, such as experts in child development, pediatric dental care, nutrition, and speech, answer parents' questions and provide resources.  5-week sessions offered three times a year.  Registration is required.

  • Raise-a-Reader: Storytimes for Infants – Story programs (20 – 30 minutes) for infants from birth through 11 months and their parents/caregivers in 6-week sessions.  Offered four times a year.  Registration is required.

  • Acorns: Storytimes for One-Year Olds – Story programs (30 minutes) for toddlers from 12 to 23 months and their parents/caregivers.  6-week sessions offered four times a year.  Registration is required.

  • Sprouts: Storytimes for Two-Year-Olds – Story programs (30 minutes) for toddlers from 24 to 35 months and their parents/caregivers.  6-week sessions offered four times a year. Registration is required.

  • Seedlings: Storytimes for Three-Year-Olds – Story programs (30 minutes) for preschoolers from 36 to 47 months. 6-week sessions offered four times a year.  Registration is required.

  • Saplings: Storytimes for Four-Year-Olds – Story programs (30 minutes) for preschoolers four years of age.  6-week sessions offered four times a year.  Registration is required.

  • Cruise into Kindergarten: Storytime Plus for Five- and Six-Year-Olds – Storytime Plus programs (45 minutes) for Pre-K and Kindergarteners, five and six years old.  6-week sessions offered four times a year.  Registration is required.

  • PJs & Pillows: Bedtime Stories for the Whole Family – 30 minute story programs featuring bedtime stories, rhymes and songs.  Mondays at 7:00 PM – please check the Calendar of Events for the schedule.  No registration.

  • Silly Saturdays: Stories for the Whole Family – 30 minute story programs featuring fun stories, rhymes and songs.  Saturdays at 10:30 – please check the Calendar of Events for the schedule.  No registration.