Northville District Library

Monday - Thursday: 10am - 9pm
Friday - Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: 1pm - 5pm
Phone: 248-349-3020

Kids Storytimes

Below are our upcoming storytimes. Please select one to view dates and times.

Fall Storytimes

Little Me Storytime for Little Ones
Little ones, babies to 2-years-old, along with parents or caregivers enjoy music, simple stories and playtime at this special lap-sit program designed for very young children. Older children are also welcome to attend. Offered once a month with no registration required, the fall season storytimes will be held in the library's meeting room on the following dates:

Fridays 10:30 am - 11:15 am
  • September 13, 2013
  • October 11, 2013
  • November 8, 2013
  • December 20, 2013
   

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Drop-In Morning Storytime
Storytime fun for toddlers and preschoolers! All ages welcome to attend. Caregivers must accompany children age 3 and younger and must remain in the library if children 4 and older attend independently. These half-hour programs do not require registration - just drop in! The six week series of fall season Drop-In Morning Storytimes will be held in the library's meeting room on the following dates:

Thursdays 10:15 am - 10:45 am

  • September 26, 2013: Puppies & Dogs
  • October 3, 2013: Bears
  • October 10, 2013: Under the Sea
  • October 17, 2013: Farms
  • October 24, 2013: Monkeys
  • October 31, 2013: Dinosaurs

kindergarten

TOT Storytime for 2s & 3s with Caregiver - ALL SESSIONS FULL / REGISTRATION CLOSED
Designed for 2 and 3-year-olds with a parent or caregiver, these six-week series of half-hour sessions are structured to help this age group gain the most from this fun and important library experience. For this reason, please bring only age appropriate children who are registered for the weekly programs. Sorry, babies, additional siblings or non-registered children may not attend. (Parents and caregivers with babies and children in their 2s or 3s are invited to attend the LITTLE ME STORYTIME or MORNING DROP-IN STORYTIME. Please see information above). TOT Storytime will be held in the Storytime Room. There are three sessions to choose from. Each session includes 13 children accompanied by a caregiver. Please register for ONE of the following sessions. Registration closes when sessions reach maximum enrollment.

Registration begins for *Northville residents:
Wednesday, September 4, 2013

*To qualify as residents, participating children or their accompanying caregivers must reside in the Northville Library District, where property taxes are paid to either the City or Township of Northville.

Registration open to non-residents:
Thursday, September 5th

  • Mondays 10:15 am - 10:45 am: September 23 - October 28 - FULL
  • Wednesdays 10:15 am - 10:45 am: September 25 - October 30 - FULL
  • Wednesdays 11:30 am - 12:00 pm: September 25 - October 30 - FULL

elementary

Storytime for 4s, 5s and Kindergartners
Children who are 4, 5, or in kindergarten, and comfortable attending without a caregiver present are invited to join this special six week series of 45 minute storytimes. Sorry, younger, older, additional siblings or non-registered children may not attend (All children are welcome to attend MORNING DROP-IN STORYTIME OR DROP-IN FAMILY FUN EVENING STORYTIME program). Each program features stories and creative activities, so children should also be able to use scissors, glue, etc. Storytime will be held in the Storytime Room. Each session includes 20 children. Please register for ONE of the following sessions. Registration closes when sessions reach maximum enrollment.

Registration begins for *Northville residents:
Tuesday, September 17, 2012

*To qualify as residents, participating children must reside in the Northville Library District, where property taxes are paid to either the City or Township of Northville.

Registration open to non-residents:
Wednesday, September 18th

  • Mondays 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm: October 7 - November 11
  • Tuesdays 10:15 am - 11:00 am: October 8 - November 12
  • Tuesdays 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm: October 8 - November 12 - CANCELLED

preschooler

Kidz Time for 1st, 2nd & 3rd Graders
Kidz Time is a fun after school program for 1st, 2nd and 3rd graders featuring stories, games and crafts. This 45-minute program is offered Thursday once a month in the library's meeting room. Each session includes 20 children. Please register for individual sessions the 1st of each month.

Register for individual sessions the 1st of each month.

Thursdays 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm

  • September 19, 2013: Pizza (Registration begins September 3)
  • October 17, 2013: All About Egypt
  • November 14, 2013: Potatoes! Why?
  • December 19, 2013: Sugar: How Sweet It Is!

family

Drop-In Family Fun Evening Storytime
Wear your pajamas and join us for stories! This drop-in program is designed for preschool children (best suited for those 3 and up, but younger are welcome!) with parents or caregivers. Families welcome! Offered once a month, these half-hour programs do not require registration - just drop in! The fall season storytimes will be held in the Storytime Room on the following dates:

Wednesdays 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

  • September 11, 2013: Down on the Farm
  • October 9, 2013: Creatures of the Night
  • November 13, 2013: Home Sweet Home
  • December 11, 2013: Bundle of Bears

Summer Storytimes

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Drop-In Summer Storytimes
Fridays > 10:30am – 11:00am

Enjoy lively storytimes! Summer storytimes, featured as part of the youth summer reading program, are fun for all ages. No registration or ticket required, just drop in! Due to space limitations, summer library activities cannot accommodate preschool groups, daycare groups or day camps. The full schedule of library storytimes resumes in September. Fall season storytime schedules available in August.

June 20: Under the Sea
June 27: Zip! Zoom! Things that Go
July 11: Fantastic Fairytales
July 18: Beep! Boop! Robots
July 25: Just us Chickens

Spring Storytimes

 

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Little Me Storytime for Little Ones
Little ones, babies to 2-years-old, along with parents or caregivers enjoy music, simple stories and playtime at this special lap-sit program designed for very young children. Older children are also welcome to attend. Offered once a month with no registration required. Due to space limitations, library activities cannot accommodate daycare, preschool, or after school care groups. Storytimes will be held in the library’s meeting room on the following dates:

Fridays 10:30 am - 11:15 am
  • March 14, 2014
  • April 11, 2014
  • May 9, 2014

tot

Drop-In Morning Storytime

Storytime fun for toddlers and preschoolers! All ages welcome to attend. Caregivers must accompany children age 3 and younger and must remain in the library if children 4 and older attend independently. These half-hour programs do not require registration – just drop in! Due to space limitations, library activities cannot accommodate daycare, preschool, or after school care groups. The six week series of Drop-In Morning Storytimes will be held in the library’s meeting room on the following dates:


Thursdays 10:15 am - 10:45 am 

  • April 3, 2014: Springtime
  • April 10, 2014: Ducks
  • April 17, 2014: Mice
  • April 24, 2014: Bunnies
  • May 1, 2014: Hats
  • May 8, 2014: Frogs

kindergarten

TOT Storytime for 2s & 3s with Caregiver
Designed for 2 and 3-year-olds with a parent or caregiver, these six-week series of half-hour sessions are structured to help this age group gain the most from this fun and important library experience. For this reason, please bring only age appropriate children who are registered for the weekly programs. Sorry, babies, additional siblings or non-registered children may not attend. (Parents and caregivers with babies and children in their 2s or 3s are invited to attend the LITTLE ME STORYTIME or MORNING DROP-IN STORYTIME. Please see information above). TOT Storytime will be held in the Storytime Room.  There are three sessions to choose from. Each session includes 13 children accompanied by a caregiver. Please register for ONE of the following sessions. Registration closes when sessions reach maximum enrollment.

Registration begins for *Northville residents:
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
*To qualify as residents, participating children or their accompanying caregivers must reside in the Northville Library District, where property taxes are paid to either the City or Township of Northville.
Registration open to non-residents:
Thursday, March 13, 2014
  • Mondays 10:15 am – 10:45 am: March 31 – May 5, 2014 > FULL
  • Wednesdays 10:15 am – 10:45 am: April 2 – May 7, 2014 > FULL
  • Wednesdays 11:30 am - 12:00 pm: April 2 – May 7, 2014

elementary

Storytime for 4s, 5s and Kindergartners
Children who are 4, 5, or in kindergarten, and comfortable attending without a caregiver present are invited to join this special six week series of 45 minute storytimes. Sorry, younger, older, additional siblings or non-registered children may not attend (All children are welcome to attend MORNING DROP-IN STORYTIME OR DROP-IN FAMILY FUN EVENING STORYTIME program). Each program features stories and creative activities, so children should also be able to use scissors, glue, etc. Storytime will be held in the Storytime Room. Each session includes 20 children. Please register for ONE of the following sessions. Registration closes when sessions reach maximum enrollment.

Registration begins for *Northville residents:
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
*To qualify as residents, participating children must reside in the Northville Library District, where property taxes are paid to either the City or Township of Northville.
Registration open to non-residents:
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
 
  • Mondays 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm: April 14 – May 19, 2014
  • Tuesdays 10:15 am – 11:00 am: April 15 – May 20, 2014
  • Tuesdays 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm: April 15 – May 20, 2014 > CANCELLED

preschooler

Kidz Time for 1st, 2nd & 3rd Graders
Kidz Time is a fun after school program for 1st, 2nd and 3rd graders featuring stories, games and crafts. This 45-minute program is offered Thursday once a month in the library’s meeting room. Each session includes 20 children.

Please register for individual sessions the 1st of each month.

Thursdays 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm

  • March 20, 2014: Mysteries
  • April 24, 2014: Glorious Gardens
  • May 22, 2014: Librarian's Choice

family

Drop-In Family Fun Evening Storytime
Wear your pajamas and join us for stories! This drop-in program is designed for preschool children (best suited for those 3 and up, but younger are welcome!) with parents or caregivers. Families welcome! Offered once a month, these half-hour programs do not require registration – just drop in! The spring season storytimes will be held in the Storytime Room on the following dates:

Wednesdays 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • March 12, 2014: Pig Party
  • April 9, 2014: Hat Tricks
  • May 14, 2014: In the Garden

Winter Storytimes

baby

Little Me Storytime for Little Ones
Little ones, babies to 2-years-old, along with parents or caregivers enjoy music, simple stories and playtime at this special lap-sit program designed for very young children. Older children are also welcome to attend. Offered once a month with no registration required. Due to space limitations, library activities cannot accommodate daycare, preschool, or after school care groups. Storytimes will be held in the library’s meeting room on the following dates:

Fridays 10:30 am - 11:15 am
  • January 17, 2014
  • February 14, 2014
  • March 14, 2014

tot

Drop-In Morning Storytime
Storytime fun for toddlers and preschoolers! All ages welcome to attend. Caregivers must accompany children age 3 and younger and must remain in the library if children 4 and older attend independently. These half-hour programs do not require registration – just drop in! Due to space limitations, library activities cannot accommodate daycare, preschool, or after school care groups. The six week series of Drop-In Morning Storytimes will be held in the library’s meeting room on the following dates:

Thursdays 10:15 am - 10:45 am

 

  • January 30, 2014 : Snow & Winter
  • February 6, 2014: Colors
  • February 13, 2014: Hands can!
  • February 20, 2014: Home Sweet Home
  • February 27, 2014: Wild about Animals
  • March 6, 2014: Cars and Trucks and Things that Go!

 

 

 


kindergarten TOT Storytime for 2s & 3s with Caregiver
Designed for 2 and 3-year-olds with a parent or caregiver, these six-week series of half-hour sessions are structured to help this age group gain the most from this fun and important library experience. For this reason, please bring only age appropriate children who are registered for the weekly programs. Sorry, babies, additional siblings or non-registered children may not attend. (Parents and caregivers with babies and children in their 2s or 3s are invited to attend the LITTLE ME STORYTIME or MORNING DROP-IN STORYTIME. Please see information above). TOT Storytime will be held in the Storytime Room.  There are three sessions to choose from. Each session includes 13 children accompanied by a caregiver. Please register for ONE of the following sessions. Registration closes when sessions reach maximum enrollment.

Registration begins for Northville residents*:
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
*To qualify as residents, participating children or their accompanying caregivers must reside in the Northville Library District, where property taxes are paid to either the City or Township of Northville.
 
Registration open to non-residents:
Thursday, January 9, 2014

Mondays 10:15 am - 10:45 am: January 27 - March 3, 2014
Wednesdays 10:15 am - 10:45 am: January 29 - March 5, 2014 > FULL
Wednesdays 11:30 am - 12:00 pm: January 29 - March 5, 2014


elementary Storytime for 4s, 5s and Kindergartners
Children who are 4, 5, or in kindergarten, and comfortable attending without a caregiver present are invited to join this special six week series of 45 minute storytimes. Sorry, younger, older, additional siblings or non-registered children may not attend (All children are welcome to attend MORNING DROP-IN STORYTIME OR DROP-IN FAMILY FUN EVENING STORYTIME program). Each program features stories and creative activities, so children should also be able to use scissors, glue, etc. Storytime will be held in the Storytime Room. Each session includes 20 children. Please register for ONE of the following sessions. Registration closes when sessions reach maximum enrollment.
 
Registration begins for Northville residents*:
Wednesday, January 22, 2014

*To qualify as residents, participating children must reside in the Northville Library District, where property taxes are paid to either the City or Township of Northville.
 
Registration open to non-residents:
Thursday, January 23, 2014

Mondays 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm: February 10 - March 17, 2014
Tuesdays 10:15 am - 11:00 am: February 11 - March 18, 2014
Tuesdays 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm: February 11 - March 18, 2014


preschooler

Kidz Time for 1st, 2nd & 3rd Graders
Kidz Time is a fun after school program for 1st, 2nd and 3rd graders featuring stories, games and crafts. This 45-minute program is offered Thursday once a month in the library’s meeting room. Each session includes 20 children.

Please register for individual sessions the 1st of each month.

Thursdays 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm

  • January 23, 2014: Hawaiian Happiness (Register January 2) > CANCELLED
  • February 20, 2014: Sleepover for Animals
  • March 20, 2014: Mysteries

Image of a family of four reading books

Drop-In Family Fun Evening Storytime
Wear your pajamas and join us for stories! This drop-in program is designed for preschool children (best suited for those 3 and up, but younger are welcome!) with parents or caregivers. Families welcome! Offered once a month, these half-hour programs do not require registration - just drop in! The winter season storytimes will be held in the Storytime Room on the following dates:

Wednesdays 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

  • January 15, 2014: Perfect Pets
  • February 12, 2014: Cookies!
  • March 12, 2014: Pig Party