Storytime Descriptions

Lapsit Storytime

Provides babies with a first group experience in enjoying books, nursery rhymes, songs and fingerplays. Fit for ages newborn to age 2.

Toddler Storytime

Provides active young children with stories, fingerplays, and songs based on simple concepts, repetition, and lots of movement. Fit for ages 2-3.

Pajama Storytime

An evening story time for children and their families featuring stories, and songs for its target audience of 3 to 6 year olds. The program combines the pleasure of a shared experience for parents and their children with an introduction to the best of children's literature for the pre-reader. Children are invited to wear their pajamas.

Bilingual Storytime/ Cuenta Cuentos

Rhymes, songs, and stories in both Spanish and English.  Acompáñenos para canciones, rimas, e historias en español y en inglés. Fit for ages 2-5.

Reach Out And Read! (R.O.A.R.) Drop-In Storytimes

Trained adult volunteers read to children in the library several times a week. For a current schedule, or to become a R.O.A.R. volunteer, call the Children's Services Desk at (714) 288-2420.

Morning Storytime (Taft and El Modena Branch Libraries)

A story time for children ages 5 and under, this program features stories, fingerplays and songs.