Pasadena Public Library offers over 60 storytimes each month! Looking to find a storytime near you? Want to see what storytimes are happening today? Use the Calendar below:
Benefits of Storytime
Storytime has benefits for children and their caregivers!
- It’s a wonderful way to bond with your child
- It exposes children to new words, concepts and ideas.
- It teaches children to pay attention in a group setting.
- It is a wonderful place to make new friends – for children and caregivers.
- Caregivers can learn new songs, rhymes and ways of telling stories
- It’s fun!
Storytime at PPL
Please make sure to check the online events calendar to verify the time and date of a specific storytime before coming to the library.
- Allendale Branch Library Storytime Calendar
- Hastings Branch Library Storytime Calendar
- Hill Avenue Branch Library Storytime Calendar
- Lamanda Park Branch Library Storytime Calendar
- La Pintoresca Branch Library Storytime Calendar
- Linda Vista Branch Library Storytime Calendar
- San Rafael Branch Library Storytime Calendar
- Santa Catalina Branch Library Storytime Calendar
- Villa Parke Community Center Library Storytime Calendar
Infant/Baby Storytime: 20 minutes of stories, songs and fun for the littlest of listeners.
Toddler Storytime: 20-30 minutes of stories, songs, and sometimes a video for toddlers.
Preschool Storytime: 20-30 minutes of stories for entertainment and education for ages 3-5.
Family Storytime: Stories and more for the whole family to enjoy. Especially good for families with children up to second grade.
Léeme Un Cuento: Spanish Storytime for families.
Chocolate Storytime: African-American focused storytime for children ages 0 to 8.
Sensory Storytime: A storytime series developed especially for children with autism or other sensory processing challenges
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