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Youth Story Times

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

Dec 16,

Mon, 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!

Age: 1 and up
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: No Registration
Location: Youth Story Time Room
 

Bedtime Stories Family Story Time

Jan 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

Dec 16, Jan 13, Jan 20, Jan 27, Feb 03, Feb 24,

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 Threes: Story Times for Three Year-Olds

Dec 17, Jan 14, Jan 21, Jan 28, Feb 04, Feb 25,

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

Time for Twos: Story Times for Two Year-Olds

Dec 17, Jan 14, Jan 21, Jan 28, Feb 04, Feb 25,

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

Dec 16, Jan 13, Jan 20, Jan 27, Feb 03, Feb 24,
Mon, 11:15-11:45am

Dec 18, Jan 15, Jan 22, Jan 29, Feb 05, Feb 26,
Wed, 10:15-10:45am

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

On My Own: Story Times for Four and Up

Dec 19, Jan 16, Jan 23, Jan 30, Feb 06, Feb 27,

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

Dec 21, Jan 18, Jan 25, Feb 01, Feb 08, Feb 29,
Sat, 10:15-11am

Dec 21, Jan 18, Jan 25, Feb 01, Feb 08, Feb 29,
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