Storytimes are in person unless otherwise stated. All storytimes require registration.

Picnic Stories: Outdoors at Jewett Park

Thursdays, 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
June 16, 23, 30; July 14, 21, 28
Ages 0-5
Join us outdoors at Jewett Park for a storytime full of books, music, and fun!


Baby Lapsit

Fridays, 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
June 17, 24; July 1, 15, 22, 29
Ages 0-24 months
It’s never too early to start reading to your baby! Join us for stories, rhymes, and songs for you and your baby.


Virtual Preschool Storytime

Tuesdays, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
June 14, July 26
Ages 3-5
Join us for stories, songs, and fun in our virtual storytime!

Screech Owl at Midnight Hollow

Saturday, July 9, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Ages 3-6
Join us for a special storytime featuring flying puppets and interactive displays from the Northern Illinois Raptor Rehab and Education Center.


Drag Queen Story Hour

Saturday, July 30, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
All Ages

What could make storytime more fabulous than it already is? Join our special guest for stories, songs, and dancing!



Youth Services has created storytime kits for you to do storytime anytime, anywhere, with your child! Click on a theme to get a list of books, songs, and activities to do with your child to promote early literacy and a love of reading.