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Story Time

Miss Theresa and Miss Lauren welcome you to Story Time where children laugh, learn, share and discover library materials! Each 30-minute session is designed to build early literacy skills in babies through age 5.

In-person registration takes place in the Children’s Room on Tuesday, January 6. Phone registration begins Thursday, January 8. Registration is limited to one session per week, per child. Parents and guardians must stay with their children. Children must be the appropriate age on the date of registration.

Story Time begins January 20 and ends March 20. The dates that each storytime will be held are listed for each age group. All Story Time information is available in our children's newsletter, The Kid's Corner News. Please pick up a copy in the children's room. Have questions? Contact Miss Theresa at the Children’s Services desk, 973-728-2823 or by email, mcarthur@wmtl.org. See you at Story Time!

Lap Tots

Friday 10:15 or 11:15 a.m.
Ages: Babies—2 ½
Miss Lauren leads the way with songs, stories, puppets and free play during an energetic storytime designed especially for the little ones! This program is perfect for babies, pre-walkers and those toddlers who are not yet ready for Toddler Time.  

Toddler Time

Tuesday 10:15 & 11:15 a.m.
Ages: 2 & 3
Finger plays, songs and simple stories are the stars of this light-hearted storytime! Miss Theresa welcomes children who are ready for more structure than our Lap Tots program. A coloring activity is included.

Pre-School Stories

Tuesday 1:30 p.m.
Ages: 3 ½ - 5
Miss Theresa introduces longer stories to the pre-school child who is becoming more independent but still enjoys finger plays, songs and poems. A craft activity is included.