Enjoy these resources suggested by our storytime staff and for you (parents and caregivers) to have fun while supporting your children in early literacy and reading readiness.
A limited number of pre-registered outdoor storytimes are being offered. See our online events calendar for information and to register. Only registered participants may attend outdoor storytimes.
Enjoy our Virtual Storytimes today! Library storytime staff share virtual storytime activities, songs, rhymes and read-alouds every week virtually! Check our calendar for links to storytime recordings for a specific day.
Phone-a-Story: Call 970-829-1301
Everybody loves a good story, and now you can call in 24/7 to enjoy one whenever you're in the mood! Phone-a-Story features a new story, song, or rhyme in English and Spanish each week, and you can call in and listen as many times as you want. Just phone in anytime and follow the directions.
For a story in English, press 1
For a story in Spanish, press 2
For a story in French, press 3
Library Storytime is a research-based program that intentionally supports reading acquisition for all families with birth to preschool-aged children.
Storytime honors and respects the commonalities and differences of all people by introducing and sharing books, fingerplays, rhymes, and other materials with children and their caregivers that celebrate the ideas and perspectives of people from all backgrounds including, but not limited to, age, race, culture, ability, gender identity and national origin.
The titles, activities, and materials we share promote a positive sense of self and help children see themselves and their lives reflected in ways that do not shame, isolate or limit them. These materials also help children see the diversity in the world and encourage them to explore and embrace it.
Resources used by staff for storytime planning include current publications, professional experiences such as continuing education workshops, library and education colleagues, input from community members, and other varied sources.
This storytime is for preschoolers age 4 years and older. Caregivers are welcome.
This storytime is for toddlers ages 2-3 years and their caregivers.
This storytime is for babies who are walking on their own and their caregivers.
This storytime is for babies who are not yet walking on their own and their caregivers.
A fun, interactive bilingual family storytime full of books, songs, fingerplays and more! Open to children of all ages and their caregivers.
Venga a disfrutar historias en inglés y español para niños de todas las edades. Este programa gratuito incluye cuentos, canciones y juegos.
A time for children's stories, snacks, crafts, puppets and music in Spanish. This event is free and open to all ages.
Un espacio de historias para niños, snacks, manualidades, títeres y música en español. Este programa es gratuito y para público de todas las edades.
Storytellers travel through the District to share engaging stories, songs, and more! The program is in English and Spanish and is recommended for families with children under age 6, but all ages are welcome.
Storytellers travel through the District to share engaging stories, songs, fingerplays, and more! This program is recommended for families with children under age 6, but all ages are welcome.
Come to enjoy languages from around the world through children's stories, crafts, puppets and music presented by PRPLD staff, CSU students and community volunteers. This event is free and open to all ages.