Story Time & Events

Late Fall Storytimes start November 3

Registration begins October 20 for Fremont cardholders and October 27 for all others

Give us a call at 847-918-3218 for more info

 

Things to Keep in Mind...

Our story times rely on you and your child's interaction and participation. Therefore, we ask:

  • An overview of the Story Time program
  • Información de los programas de cuentos
  • Please register only your own children.
  • Siblings are welcome, except for Preschool Stories.
  • For programs with caregivers, no more than 2 children per lap (excluding siblings)
  • No photography or filming
  • You may register for one daytime and one nightime or evening story time
  • If you cannot attend a story time, please notify the Youth Services Department for an Excused Absence.  You can call us at 847-918-3218 or email us at cref (at) fremontlibrary.org.
  • Help Keep Us All Healthy! Stay home if you or your child is sick with the flu until at least 24 hours after there is no longer a fever or signs of a fever without fever-reducing medicine.  Call 847-918-3218 to report an absence from a program.  Handouts from the current session are listed below.

 

Check out our storytime books from last session

Toddlers

Preschoolers

 

School-Year Storytimes

Baby Bounce

Age: 6 weeks to 11 months, siblings welcome
Time: Mondays @ 10:30 a.m. with Miss Kelsey
Description: Early literacy starts here! Miss Kelsey presents a short program featuring playful rhymes, a short book, lullabies or sign language, and time to play with your little ones.  Focus is on the 5 early literacy skills: talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing.

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Funsies with Onesies

Age: 1-year-olds (12-23 months), siblings welcome
Time: Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. with Miss Kelsey
Description: Worlds of fun for your wonderful one. Miss Kelsey leads a short program featuring songs, rhymes, and musical instruments, followed by playtime. Focus is on the 5 early literacy skills: talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing.

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Story Tots - handout

Age: 1 & 2 year olds
Time: Mondays @ 9:30 a.m. with Miss Kelsey
Description: A “just right” mix of stories, songs, and rhymes for younger ones. Requires more focus than Funsies with Onesies. Continued emphasis on early literacy

Two Below

Age: Babies, 1 & 2 year olds
Time: Wednesdays @ 6:30 p.m. with Miss Carol
Description: Got a tot who's not yet 3? Sign up for small-scale story time fun! Siblings welcome.

Toddler Time

Age: 2-year-olds (24-35 months)
Time: Wednesdays @ 9:30 a.m. with Miss Carol
          Thursdays @ 10:30 a.m. with Miss Connie
Descripion: Bring your Tremendous Two for a tip-top time of stories, rhymes, and songs. Continued emphasis of Early Literacy.

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Preschool Stories

Age: 3-5 years (pre-kindergarten) without parents or caregivers
Time: Mondays @ 1:30 p.m. with Miss Connie
          Wednesdays @ 10:30 a.m. with Miss Connie
          Thursdays @ 9:30 a.m. with Miss Carol
Description: Here’s a chance for your preschooler to sample a little independence in a program that’s packed with stories, songs, fingerplays and rhymes. Caregivers must remain in the “E” area of the Youth Services Department.

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Family Story Time

Age: 3-5 year olds (pre-kindergarten) and their families
Time: Tuesdays @ 7:00 p.m.
Description: Bring the family to listen and laugh, sing and stomp, rock and rhyme to the Preschool Stories presented by Miss Connie.

See Preschool Stories for handouts

Amigos and Friends - handout

Edad: 3 y mayores con adulto, hermanos son bienvenidos
Hora: Los martes a las 6:00 p.m.
Descripción: Un programa nuevo de Arte, Baile, y Cuentos con Srta. Carol y Srta. Brooke

Age: 3+ with adult, siblings welcome
Time: Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m.
Description: A program of art, dance, and stories that is presented in Spanish with Miss Carol & Miss Brooke