Story Times

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Note: Story times are subject to change due to school vacations, weather, etc. Please call your local library to confirm times and days below.

 

Tuesdays

Dalton Library, 62 Main St., Dalton: STEAM for Preschoolers, This program consists of a story, snack, and a project that follows  Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math curriculum,  aimed at preschool age children, but younger children are welcome, 10 a.m. Free. daltonlibrary.org.

Berkshire Athenaeum (Pittsfield Library), 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield: Story Time, a weekly story time for children ages 1.5 to 3, 10 a.m. Free. pittsfieldlibrary.org.

Milne Public Library, 1095 Main St., Williamstown: Preschool Story Time, featuring age-appropriate story and songs, 10:30 a.m. Free. 413-458-5369 or milnelibrary.org.

* not yet confirmed Lanesborough Library, 83 N. Main St, Lanesborough: Story Time for all ages, 10:15 a.m. Free. 413-442-0222

North Adams Library,  74 Church St., North Adams: Toddler Time Stories and Songs, for ages 1 to 3, 10:30 a.m. Free. North Adams. naplibrary.com.

Bennington (VT) Free Library, 101 Silver St., Bennington: Story Rhythms for Babies and Toddlers, a special time filled with stores, songs and movement for children 4 to 36 months, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Free. benningtonfreelibrary.org.

Lee Library, 100 Main St., Lee:  Tuesdays with Toby, children of all ages can visit the library and read with Addie, a certified therapy dog, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Free. 413-243-0385 or leelibrary.org

Lenox Library, Main St., Lenox: Toddler Story Time, a weekly story time for children ages 18 months-3 years old, 11-11:30 a.m. Free. lenoxlib.org. 

 

 

Wednesdays

Milne Public Library, 1095 Main St., Williamstown: Preschool Story Time and Craft,  featuring stories and songs, followed by a craft activity, 10:30 a.m. Free. 413-458-5369 or milnelibrary.org.

North Adams Library,  74 Church St., North Adams: Preschool Story Time & Crafts, a weekly age-appropriate story time and related craft for ages 3 to 6, 10:30 a.m. Free. North Adams .naplibrary.com.

New Marlborough Library, 1 New Marlborough-Great Barrington Road, New Marlborough: Story Time and Playgroup, a weekly early literacy focused story time and playgroup for children ages birth to 5 and their caregivers at which participants will play together and learn invaluable social skills while the parents can talk and provide much needed support for one another, 10-11:30 a.m., Free. communityhealthprograms.org.

New Lebanon (N.Y.) Library, 550 State Road (Route 20), New Lebanon: Small Wonders, featuring songs, movement activities and age-appropriate stories for toddlers up to 35 months and their caregiver., 10-10:30 a.m., Free.  518-794-8844 or newlebanonlibrary.org.

Hudson (N.Y.) Area Library, 400 State St., Hudson: Pre-K Story and Craft Hour, a weekly story time for preschoolers featuring an age-appropriate story and craft, 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Free. hudsonarealibrary.org.

Bennington (VT) Free Library, 101 Silver St., Bennington: Preschool Story Hour, children ages 3 to 5 years old will explore art, movement, math and science through stories and activities., 10:30-11:30 a.m. Free. benningtonfreelibrary.org.

New Lebanon (N.Y.) Library, 550 State Road (Route 20), New Lebanon: Preschool Story Hour, featuring stories, crafts, movement activities, and songs for children ages 3 to 6., 11 a.m., Free.  518-794-8844 or newlebanonlibrary.org.

Thursdays

Richmond Consolidated School Library, 831 State Road, Richmond: Richmond Read and Play Group, an open playgroup and story time for parents and caregivers exploring and learning about the developmental stages as their children ages 1.5 to 3 years old experience and master them, 9:30-10:30 a.m. communityhealthprograms.org.

Dalton Library, 62 Main St, Dalton: Story Time, a weekly story time for children ages 0 to 5, featuring two stories, a snack and a craft project. 10 a.m. Free. daltonlibrary.org.

Hudson (N.Y.) Area Library, 400 State St., Hudson: Pre-K Story and Craft Hour, a weekly story time for preschoolers featuring an age-appropriate story and craft, 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Free. hudsonarealibrary.org.

Lee Library, 100 Main St., Lee:  Preschool Story Hour, a weekly story time for children ages 2.5 to 5 will be treated to an age appropriate story and related activities, 10:30 a.m. Free. 413-243-0385 or leelibrary.org

Lenox Library, 18 Main St., Lenox: Preschool Story Craft, where children ages 3-5 listen to stories, sing songs and complete a related craft, 11-11:45 a.m. Free. lenoxlib.org.

Milne Public Library, 1095 Main St., Williamstown: Toddler Story Time, featuring stories and songs especially for younger children, 10:30 a.m. Free. 413-458-5369 or milnelibrary.org.

Bennington Museum, 75 Main St., Bennington, Vt.: Museum ABCs, a monthly museum experience designed especially for children ages 3 through 5 and a caregiver.  Each Museum ABCs program focuses on a different topic and uses items on display in the museum, stories, and hands-on activities to explore that topic, 1:30-2:30 a.m. Free.  benningtonmuseum.org.

Fridays

Stephentown (N.Y.) Memorial Library, 472 Route 43, Stephentown: Preschool Story Time, a weekly half-hour session for preschoolers where library staff will read aloud, participants will sing songs, move about and explore the world around them through literature. Parents and children are encouraged to stay after story time so children have time for free play while grown-ups browse for books and socialize, 10 a.m. Free; registration suggested at 518- 733-5750. stephentownlibrary.org.

Berkshire Museum, 39 South St., Pittsfield: WeeMuse Adventures, each week will feature a different experience: songs stories, scavenger hunts, play time, and more; program geared towards children 18 months to 3 years, older and younger siblings are always welcome, 11-11:30 a.m. Free with museum admission. 413-443-7171
or berkshiremuseum.org.

Berkshire Athenaeum (Pittsfield Library), 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield: Preschool Videos, a “video story time” featuring some of the most beloved storybook characters and stories, 10 a.m. Free. pittsfieldlibrary.org.

Milne Public Library, 1095 Main St., Williamstown: Toddler Story Time,  a short but sweet Toddler Story Time that most months will take place on the last Friday of the month, 10:30 a.m. milnelibrary.org

 Saturdays

Mason Library, 231Main St., Great Barrington: Daddy & Me, a monthly story time  taking place on the second Saturday of each month, for dad’s and their children where participants will hear a story and partake in a related craft and dad’s also can enjoy some coffee (doughnuts and juice, too) and conversation, 11 a.m. Free. gblibraries.org.

Hudson (N.Y.) Area Library, 400 State St., Hudson:  a weekly story time for school-aged kids featuring an age-appropriate story and craft, 11 a.m.-noon. Free. hudsonarealibrary.org.

Ramsdell Library, 1087 Main St., HousatonicBlues Enchanted Adventures, join library staff for a weekly story hour for young children, noon to 1 p.m. Free. gblibraries.org.

Barnes and Noble, 555 Hubbard Ave., Pittsfield: Story Time and Craft with Bri, a weekly Saturday afternoon story time with Barnes and Noble staffer Bri featuring the reading of a story or two and a related craft, 1 p.m. Free. barnesandnoble.com.