storytimes

Regularly scheduled storytimes at the Grants Pass branch include the following:

  • K9 Reading Buddies: 3-4 pm every Tuesday
    Developed to provide a non-intimidating environment for budding readers to explore reading out loud, each week for K9 Reading Buddies the library comes alive with furry friends waiting to hear a good book.
  • Morning storytime and craft:
    11:30 a.m.-noon every Wednesday

    All ages are welcome to join this weekly themed storytime and craft.
  • After-school storytime: 3-3:45 p.m. every Wednesday
    This weekly session is geared toward school-age children during the school year. Weekly themes are as follows:
    – Week 1: Paper craft
    – Week 2: Young Master Gardeners
    – Week 3: S.T.E.A.M.
    – Week 4: Sign Language
    – Week 5: History
  • Baby Rhyme Time: 11 am-noon every Thursday
    This weekly early learning play group for children two and under is sponsored by AllCare Health.
  • Fall Sensational Storytime: 10-11 am every Tuesday from September 12 through October 24.
    Through a partnership with SOESD Gilbert Creek Child Development Center, this inclusive storytime session for children two to four years old emphasize parent and child interaction through stories, music, movement, and creative activities. Space is limited. To register, contact Early Literacy Mentor Danielle McCrea at 541-956-2059 x4739.
  • First Steps: 10:30-11 am every Friday
    This weekly lap-sit storytime session focuses on what new parents can do to help young children become aware and comfortable with books and language. Activities combine storytime, nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs, and dancing with learning and fun.
  • Bilingual Storytime: noon-12:30 pm every Saturday
    Families are given the opportunity to hear stories told in English and Spanish and do an accompanying craft every week. This storytime is intended to support those who may speak English as a second language, as well as others who are interested in learning to speak Spanish.

Special storytimes and other children’s programs and events can be found in the Grants Pass children’s calendar for September and October 2017.

Updated 9/15/2017