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Youth Story Times

Library CLOSED through Monday, April 13. All programs, classes, and meeting room rentals have been cancelled. Click here for more information

The Novi Public Library offers a variety of story time programming for youth ranging in age from birth to 5 years old. Due to the expected number of participants, we ask that each child attend only one age-appropriate story time each week. Please arrive several minutes before story time.

For more information about our story times please read our Welcome to Story Time information handout.

Bedtime Stories Family Story Time

Apr 20,

Mondays, 7-7:45pm

Feel free to wear your jammies and bring your favorite stuffed animal as we enjoy stories, music, rhymes and more during this special evening story time for the whole family! *Note: no Bedtime Stories in February.

Age: 1 and up
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Day of the program, limited to the first 45 attendees
Location: Youth Story Time Room

Baby Time: Story Times for Ages Birth-12 Months

Apr 20, Apr 27, May 04,

Apr 13 - CANCELED
Mon, 10:15-11am

This program is for babies to attend with a parent/caregiver.  Babies and their parent/caregiver will enjoy engaging stories, rhymes, songs, finger plays and other activities to promote early literacy and socialization.

Age: 0-12 months or non-walkers
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No Registration
Location: Youth Story Time Room

Time for Twos: Story Times for Two Year-Olds

Apr 14, Apr 21, Apr 28, May 05,

Tue, 11:15-11:45am

Toddlers and their parent/caregiver participate together in the engaging program filled with stories, tunes, and action rhymes.

Age: 2 years
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No Registration
Location: Youth Story Time Room

Tot Time: Story Times for Ages 12-23 Months

Apr 20, Apr 27, May 04,
Mon, 11:15-11:45am

Apr 15, Apr 22, Apr 29, May 06,
Wed, 10:15-10:45am

Apr 13 - CANCELED
Mon, 11:15-11:45am

Tots and their parent/caregivers will enjoy a wide variety of fun stories, finger plays, songs, and other activities to promote early literacy.

Age: 12-23 months or walkers
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No Registration
Location: Youth Story Time Room

Time for Threes: Story Times for Three Year-Olds

Apr 14, Apr 21, Apr 28, May 07,

Tue, 10:15-10:45am

Children and their parent/caregiver will share stories, amusing finger plays, action rhymes and melodies.

Age: 3 years
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No Registration
Location: Youth Story Time Room

On My Own: Story Times for Four and Up

Apr 16, Apr 23, Apr 30, May 07,

Thu, 2-2:30pm

Designed not only to promote a love of books and reading, but also to be a listening, sharing, and enriching time. This program consists of stories, songs, conversation and kid fun. Youngsters may attend the program without an escort, but for legal reasons as well as the comfort of your children, parents/caregivers must remain in the Library during the program.

Age: 4 and up
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No Registration
Location: Youth Story Time Room

Family Story Time

Apr 18, Apr 25, May 02, May 09,
Sat, 10:15-11am

Apr 18, Apr 25, May 02, May 09,
Sat, 11:15am-12pm

Families will enjoy stories, songs, finger plays, sensory activities, and a craft. For children birth through 5 years along with parent/caregiver.

Age: Birth-5 years
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No Registration
Location: Youth Story Time Room