Storytimes & Stories & S.T.E.A.M.

The Children's Room will be on a short storytime break during the month of May as we gear up and get ready for summer! The Summer Storytime Session starts Monday, June 3rd.

Join us on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays during the storytime break for Toddler Playtime from 10:00 - 10:30 AM.

Toddler Playtime

Ready, set, play! Join caregivers and children ages 3 and under for a fun open playtime in the Story Room. We provide the toys, you provide the play! Your child will enjoy playing with toys designed to help reach developmental milestones. Caregivers must stay with children in the Story Room. No registration needed.

Summer Storytime Around Town:

Storytime at the Painesville City Farmer's Market

Every other Thursday during Summer Reading starting May 30th - Veteran's Park Gazebo - 12:30 - 1:00 PM

Join Morley Library for a fun outdoor storytime at the Painesville Farmer's Market! Look for Miss Jillianne and her colorful parachute near the gazebo at Veteran's Park every other Thursday starting May 30th. No registration needed. *weather permitting*
Thursday, May 30th ~ 12:30 - 1:00 pm
Thursday, June 13th ~ 12:30 - 1:00 pm
Thursday, June 27th ~ 12:30 - 1:00 pm
Thursday, July 11th ~ 12:30 - 1:00 pm
Thursday, July 25th ~ 12:30 - 1:00 pm

Storytime at the Book Box at State Street Park

Tuesdays from June 4th through July 16th - State Street Park - 12:30 - 1:00 PM

Join Morley Library for a fun outdoor storytime at the State Street Park during the PCLS Lunch Box visit. Look for Miss Jillianne in the shady spot near the fence every Tuesday starting June 4th through July 16th. No registration needed. *weather permitting*

Summer Storytime Schedule:

The Summer Storytime Session runs for 7 weeks from Monday, June 3rd through Friday, July 19th, 2019. Click on the times below to register for a storytime starting Tuesday, May 28th, or call us at 440-352-3383. Select the storytime on the Library Calendar for registration prompt. Many of our storytimes are drop-in and require no registration. 

Toddler Tales:

For children 3 years old and younger. Child attends with caregiver. Join us for stories, songs, and flannelboards especially for little ones. Help children develop a life-long love of reading and the Library. Summer storytime session runs for 7 weeks. 

No registration needed.

Mondays with Miss Andi 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Baby Bookworms:

For babies who are not yet walking and their caregivers. Enjoy one-on-one lap time engaging in stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and more. 20 minutes of stories, songs, etc. followed by 10 minutes of playtime and caregiver interaction. Summer storytime session runs for 7 weeks.

No registration needed.

Tuesdays with Miss Andi 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Books at Bedtime:

For children 18 months through 5 years. Child attends with caregiver. Join us for a bedtime storytime! Kids can wear their PJs and cuddle with a stuffed animal. Stories, songs, a flannelboard and a craft are included. Summer storytime session runs for 7 weeks.

No registration needed.

Mondays with Miss Joya 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Hora de Cuentos:

Para niños de 4 a 8 años.  Canciones, rimas, juegos e historias con un enfoque al lenguaje español y las culturas hispanas.  Los niños asisten sin los acompañantes, pero al final los ayudarán con una pequeña artesanía. No se necesita matriculación.

For children ages  4-8.  Songs, rhymes, games and stories with a focus on the Spanish language and Hispanic culture.  Children attend without caregivers, but caregiver helps with a small craft at the end. No registration needed. 

Wednesdays with Miss Andi 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Music in Motion: 

For children 2 through 5 years. Child attends with caregiver. The focus of Music in Motion is stories, rhythm & music, and it is geared towards active children! Summer storytime session runs for 7 weeks.

No registration needed.

Wednesdays with Miss Amber 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Preschool/Kindergarten Storytime:

For children 3 years to 6 years. Child attends without a caregiver, but the caregiver helps with the craft at the end. Join us for a storytime with a special focus on early literacy skills. Stories, songs, a flannelboard, and a craft are included. Summer storytime session runs for 7 weeks. Please choose either Wednesday OR Thursday, but not both. This is the same storytime offered on different days to accommodate caregiver schedules.

Registration required. To register, click the time and choose the next available day of the program on the Library Calendar.

Wednesdays with Miss Joya 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Thursdays with Miss Joya 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Parachute Playtime!

A fun-filled 30 minute parachute playtime for walking toddlers through 5 years old. Child attends with caregiver. Music, rhymes, games, and lots of fun shakin' the 'chute!

No registration needed.

Thursdays with Miss Andi 11:00 - 11:30 AM

Storytime from Space!

Imagine astronauts on the Space Station reading stories to and conducting science experiments for the children of Earth as the world rotates below. Well, imagine no more…it’s Story Time From Space! Join us Friday mornings in the Story Room at 10:00 am as we feature a different book and astronaut each week from Story Time From Space on the big screen. Watch real astronauts floating above the Earth in space shuttles, reading some of their favorite stories. No registration needed.

Fridays 10:00 - 10:20 AM

Preschool S.T.E.A.M. Stations

Explore various activities that will build your child’s early literacy skills. This drop-in program is designed for children ages 2-6 and their caregivers and takes place in the Project Room on the Children's Floor. Discover how everyday household items can become learning tools for your child.

No registration needed. NEW for Summer 2019, Preschool S.T.E.A.M. Stations will be every Wednesday and Thursday morning during Summer Reading.

Wednesdays 10:30 - 11:00 AM
Thursdays 10:30 - 11:00 AM

Stories & S.T.E.A.M:

Kids ages 6-8 can explore stories and more with science, technology, engineering, art, and math in this fun after-school program. Caregiver must stay in the building but does not attend with the child. The Summer session runs for 7 weeks.

Registration required. To register, click the time and choose the next available day of the program on the Library Calendar. 

Fridays with Miss Dana 4:15 - 5:00 PM

 Weekly Stories & S.T.E.A.M. Summer Schedule:

Constellation Creation – June 7th
With 88 constellations in the sky there are plenty of
stories to choose from and patterns to create!

Wild Wind —June 14th
On June 15th in 1752, Benjamin Franklin flew his famous kite!
267 years later we can still learn shocking things about the wind!

Amazing Astronauts — June 21st
Ohio has some pretty cool astronauts like Neil Armstrong and John Glenn.
Come learn more and see if you can help an astronaut land.

Proud Planets — June 28th
My Very Educated Mother Just Served Us Nine Pizzas! Sounds like
nonsense, but it’s not!  Learn what this means & more about our planets!

Fireworks Frenzy — July 5th
Whether you got to see fireworks yesterday or not, join us
today for some science and art inspired by fireworks!

Stellar Satellites — July 12th
Have you ever seen what you think is a flashing moving star?
That’s called a satellite, but why is it in our sky? Find out today!

Marvelous Moons — July 19th
We probably have seen the moon, but did you know it’s not the only moon in the universe?
Learn more about our moon and other moons!

 

 

 

Miss Jillianne

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