Northville District Library

Monday - Thursday: 10am - 9pm
Friday - Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Closed Sundays for Summer
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 12, 2014
  • October 10, 2014
  • November 21, 2014
  • December 19, 2014
   

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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

  • October 2, 2014: Kittens & Cats
  • October 9, 2014: Feelings
  • October 16, 2014: Animal Sounds
  • October 23, 2014: Shapes
  • October 30, 2014: Fall Season
  • November 6, 2014: Birds

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, September 10, 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, September 11th

  • Mondays 10:15 am - 10:45 am: September 29 - November 3
  • Wednesdays 10:15 am - 10:45 am: October 1 - November 5
  • Wednesdays 11:30 am - 12:00 pm: October 1 - November 5

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 23, 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, September 24h

  • Mondays 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm: October 13 - November 17
  • Tuesdays 10:15 am - 11:00 am: October 14 - November 18

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 18, 2014: Homes, Big & Small (Register September 2)
  • October 16, 2014: Halloween Stories
  • November 13, 2014: Potatoes & Scrambled Eggs
  • December 18, 2014: Warm Winter Reads

family

NEW! Drop-In Super Saturday Storytime
Make the most of your weekend with Drop-In Super Saturday Storytime! Join us for stories, music and movement. This storytime is best for children ages 2 – 4, but entire families are welcome. No registration required, just drop in! The fall season storytimes will be held in the Storytime Room on the following dates:

Saturdays 11:00 am – 11:30 am

  • September 20, 2014: Zany Zoo
  • October 18, 2014: Shapes and Colors
  • November 15, 2014: Fun on the Farm
  • December 13, 2014: Winter Wonderland

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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Drop-In 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 13, 2015
  • April 24, 2015
  • May 8, 2015

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 2, 2015: Bedtime
  • April 9, 2015: Mommies
  • April 16, 2015: Rainy Days
  • April 23, 2015: Glorious Gardens
  • April 30, 2015: Yummy Cookies
  • May 7, 2015: Buggy Bugs

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 11, 2015
*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 12, 2015
  • Mondays 10:15 am – 10:45 am: March 30 – May 4, 2015
  • Wednesdays 10:15 am – 10:45 am: April 1 – May 6, 2015
  • Wednesdays 11:30 am - 12:00 pm: April 1 – May 6, 2015

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 17, 2015
*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 18, 2015
 
  • Mondays 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm: April 6 – May 11, 2015
  • Tuesdays 10:15 am – 11:00 am: April 7 – May 12, 2015

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 19, 2015: Fancy Folktales
  • April 23, 2015: Famous Rocks
  • May 21, 2015: Librarian's Favorites

family

Drop-In Super Saturday Storytime
Make the most of your weekend with Drop-In Super Saturday Storytime! Join us for stories, music and movement. This storytime is best for children ages 2 – 4, but entire families are welcome. No registration required, just drop in! The fall season storytimes will be held in the Storytime Room on the following dates:

Saturdays 11:00 am - 11:30 am
  • March 21, 2015: Precious Pets
  • April 18, 2015: Buggy Bugs
  • May 16, 2015: Things that Go

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 16, 2015
  • February 13, 2015
  • March 13, 2015

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 29, 2015 : Fabulous Food
  • February 5, 2015: Funny Feet
  • February 12, 2015: Happy Birthday
  • February 19, 2015: Pigs
  • February 26, 2015: Bathtime
  • March 5, 2015: Getting Dressed

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 7, 2015
*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 8, 2015

Mondays 10:15 am - 10:45 am: January 26 - March 2, 2015
Wednesdays 10:15 am - 10:45 am: January 28 - March 4, 2015
Wednesdays 11:30 am - 12:00 pm: January 28 - March 4, 2015


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 13, 2015

*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 14, 2015

Mondays 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm: February 2 - March 9, 2015
Tuesdays 10:15 am - 11:00 am: February 2 - March 10, 2015


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 22, 2015: New Beginnings (Register January 2)
  • February 19, 2015: Pizza Pizzaz
  • March 19, 2015: Fancy Folktales

Image of a family of four reading books

New! Drop-In Super Saturday Storytime
Make the most of your weekend with Drop-In Super Saturday Storytime! Join us for stories, music and movement. This storytime is best for children ages 2 – 4, but entire families are welcome. No registration required, just drop in! The fall season storytimes will be held in the Storytime Room on the following dates:

Saturdays 11:00 am - 11:30 am

  • January 24, 2015: Bears
  • February 21, 2015: Dinosaurs
  • March 21, 2015: Precious Pets


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