Storytime

Join us for fun storytimes and activities both in person and virtual; or check out a themed kit with everything you need to do storytime at home.

How to Sprout a Reader: Free storytime kit and early literacy tips

Parents and caregivers of children ages birth to five are invited to learn how to give a great storytime from home during the How to Sprout a Reader program. The next virtual meet-up is from 10:30–11 a.m. on Thursday, September 16. Children are welcome to attend the meet-up with their parent or caregiver and there will be an opportunity for participants to meet and interact virtually.

Storytime prop kits are available for pick-up at your preferred library branch. Prop kits include silk scarves, tambourines, wrist bells, and more! To reserve a storytime prop kit and for more information, email info@josephinelibrary.org or call 541-476-0571.

Storytime in a Bag

Try storytime at home with a thematic kit prepared for you by our librarians.

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Storytime From Space

Join astronauts from the International Space Station as they host Story Time videos from space! Also watch the Science Time videos where the astronauts conduct short science demonstrations to complement the science concepts found in the books being read. A fun and educational resource for kids of all ages!

VISIT STORYTIME FROM SPACE

Symphony Storytime

A unique video series from the Oregon Symphony designed for Pre-K through elementary aged children and their families to experience popular story books along with a musician from the Oregon Symphony performing the "soundtrack." Each episode also includes an educational segment that features fun facts about the highlighted instrument.

Visit Symphony Storytime