Story Time

boy girl with book logo

Step Into Stories

Ready to start helping your child to become a reader?

Share words, rhymes & songs each Wednesday, 10-11 a.m.

Step Into Stories is an early literacy program designed for children birth to five years old.

Additional information can be obtained by contacting the library at 804.725.5747.

Wednesday, October 12 | 10 - 11 a.m.

Saturday, October15 | 10 - 11 a.m.

Squirrel, squirrel, turn around,
Squirrel, squirrel, touch the ground,
Squirrel, squirrel, climb a tree,
Now shake that bushy tail with me!
This week in storytime we’ll read about busy squirrels getting ready for fall!

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Wednesday, October 19 | 10 - 11 a.m.

Saturday, October 22 | 10 - 11 a.m.

This week at storytime, we’ll start with Where the Wild Things Are! Next, the not-very-scary Leonardo the Terrible Monster and the story of the Three Billy Goats Gruff.

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Wednesday, October 2 | 10 - 11 a.m.

Saturday, October 5 | 10 - 11 a.m.

We will get dirty with Dog’s Colorful Day and Mouse Mess! And then clean up, first with the flannel story Mrs Wishy-Washy and then with Mrs McNosh Hangs Up Her Wash.

Dogs Colorful Day


Wednesday, October 26 | 10 - 11 a.m.

Saturday, October 29 | 10 - 11 a.m.

This week at storytime, we’ll read about pumpkins, pesky ghosts, and the story of three robbers. On Saturday, stay for a special craft with the Bay School and Trick-or-Treating on Main Street!


Wednesday, October 9 | 10 - 11 a.m.

Saturday, October 12 | 10 - 11 a.m.

What are quiet things? A cat, a library, a moon at night… We’ll read The White Cat and the Monk by Jo Berger, The Quiet Book by Deborah Underwood, Homer the Library Cat by Reeve Lindbergh, and Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown.