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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 Calendar

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.

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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