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Story Times
Winter/Spring 23015

 

NEW:  Sign-up is required for "Mother Goose on the Loose" &"Toddler" groups only.  All others are "Drop-in"!
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Times for Stories

Times for Stories

Story Times are held in 6 week sessions during the school year.  We plan each story time so that the activities of one week build on and relate to the activities of the previous weeks.  Regular attendance is important.


Mother Goose on the Loose
Friday morning      10:00—10:30

 Toddler Story Time
Thursday  morning      10:00—10:45
                   
      
Drop-in “Preschool” Story Time
Monday afternoon         1:30-2:15
Monday evening            7:00-7:45
Tuesday morning          10:00—10:45

      
Drop-in “Family” Story Time
Wednesday morning    10:00—10:45

 

 See Winter/Spring schedule below for dates story times will be held.

 Mother Goose on the Loose

(birth-24 months & adult)

Parents/caregivers are invited to join us with their babies for a 1/2 hour early learning program
specifically designed for children from birth to 24 months.  Mother Goose on the Loose uses books, rhymes, songs, musical instruments, finger plays, flannel board characters, puppets and other props to help parents/caregivers develop the child’s early literacy skills in a fun and joyful environment.
Registration is required.
 

 

Toddler Story Times

 

Story Times for Toddlers

(24-36 months & adult)

Toddlers and their parents or caregivers are invited to attend a 45-minute program which includes stories, finger plays, songs, puppets, and crafts.  These story times are intended for toddler and parent/caregiver to share together (one-on-one).

Registration is required.

 

 

Drop-in Story Times

Drop-in “Preschool” Story Time
 (3-5 year olds)

Children ages 3-5 are invited to attend 45-minute programs which include stories, finger plays, songs and puppets.  Crafts and films are also offered
several times each session.  Parents remain outside the story room during the program. 
No registration required.

 

Drop-in “Family” Story Time
(all ages)
 

Children of all ages are invited to attend 45-minute programs which include stories, finger plays, songs and puppets.  Crafts and films are also offered several times each session. Parents/caregivers remain with the children in the Lecture Hall for this group.
No registration required.

 


Registration

Story Time enrollment is limited to Dover Public Library card holders' children.
Registration for "Mother Goose on the Loose" and "Toddler" Story Times is required for each session and may be done in person or by phone.
Once a Story Time is filled, we will add up to 5 names on the waiting list. Children on the waiting lists will be signed up first for the following session.

All other Story Times are “Drop-in”. 


 

Schedule for Story Times

All Story Times begin @ 10:00 a.m.

 Winter/Spring 2015

                                    Session I                January 12— February 20
Registration for Mother Goose on the Loose  & Toddler programs begins on Monday,
January 5 @ 9:00am            
No story times on Monday, January 19 (MLK Day) & Monday, February 16 (Presidents’ Day)

 

                                    Session II               March 9—April 17
Registration for Mother Goose on the Loose  & Toddler programs begins on Monday,
March 2 @ 9:00am

 

                                    Session III May 4—June 12
Registration for Mother Goose on the Loose  & Toddler programs begins on Monday,
April 27 @ 9:00am
No story times on Monday, May 25