Looking for the perfect opportunity to inspire reading and creativity with your child? Look no further than our diverse selection of storytimes available inside the library, around our community or create your own at home. Whether you have a newborn, fifth grader or a child somewhere in between, we have a storytime that they’re sure to love! Visit our events calendar for dates, times and registration information.
Virtual Storytime Kits
Want to have the perfect storytime at home? Check out our Virtual Storytime Kits! Our Children’s Services staff has picked out themed books, music, crafts and activities to explore to help make every day a fun learning day with your child. These special kits are suitable for children of all ages.
Looking for music to to get your little ones moving? Check out our selection of children’s music on Freegal and hoopla.
Bouncy Babies (formerly Lapsit): Ages newborn to 18 months with an adult
Join us for enriching stories, songs, rhyming and play to help your babies grow and learn!
Toddler Storytime: Ages 18–36 months with an adult
Help your toddlers grow and learn with stories, songs and fun during this interactive storytime full of books, finger plays, movement and music.
All Together Storytime: Ages 2–6 with an adult
Enjoy a fun-filled half hour of stories and songs. This storytime is particularly good for families and groups with multi-age children.
Diez Deditos/10 Little Fingers: Ages 2–6 with an adult/ Edades 2–6 con un adulto
Diez Deditos is a bilingual storytime presented in Spanish and English. / Acompáñenos para una hora de cuento bilingüe presentada en Español e Inglés.
Family Storytime: All ages; preschoolers with an adult
Gather the family together for a storytime filled with fun, stories, songs and laughter!
Special Interest Storytimes
Sensory Storytime: Ages 2–6 with an adult
Enjoy a special storytime and 15-minute multi-sensory playtime perfect for children with sensory integration issues. If your child has difficulty sitting through other storytimes, this monthly program may be just right.
Ora Copiilor/Romanian Storytimes: Va așteptam cu drag
Va invitam sa participați la programul de povesti și cântece în limba romana. Va așteptam cu drag. Intrarea gratuita. Please note, this storytime is presented entirely in Romanian.
Rodzinne Czytanie Bajeczek po Polsku/Polish Family Storytime: Dzieci od 2–6 lat, ale każdy jest mile widziany
Na czytanie bajeczek, spiewanie piosenek i uczenie się nowych wierszyków po Polsku wraz z Panią Martą. Please note, this storytime is presented entirely in Polish.
Panera Bread Milk & Cookie Storytime: Ages 2–6 with an adult Panera Bread, 855. E. Boughton Road
Enjoy free milk and a cookie while we read a story and play with puppets, music and movement. Space is limited; registration required. Registration opens two weeks prior to each event date.
Storytime at the Museum: All ages; preschoolers with an adult Bolingbrook Historical Museum, 444 E. Briarcliff Road
Spark your child’s imagination with stories, songs, fun and a take-home craft. After storytime, stick around to explore the museum and learn more about our village. Storytime includes free museum admission.
IKEA Storytime: All ages; preschoolers with an adult IKEA, 750 E. Boughton Road
Join us for our newest storytime at IKEA! Enjoy juice and cookies while we read stories using puppets, music and movement. Storytimes take place on the 2nd floor near the restaurant.
Story Strolls: All ages
Throughout the summer, our Outreach Services staff presents storytimes at various local parks where pages from a featured picture book are posted along an outdoor path. Families read the story and enjoy music and other fun activities while they stroll.