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Storytimes

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Visit our What to Expect at Storytime page for more information.

Please note:

  • There will be no storytimes December 22 to January 4.

Books & Babies

It's never too early for storytime!  Introduce language and reading to the littlest lap-sitters - 6-24 months.

  • Central - Mondays 9:30 & 10:30 a.m.
  • CDM - Tuesdays 10:30 a.m.
  • Mariners - Wednesdays 9:30 & 10:30 a.m.
  • Balboa - Wednesdays 10:30 a.m.

Toddler Storytime

Start building a love of reading early with fun stories and songs for toddlers from 24-36 months. 
  • Central - Wednesdays 10:30 a.m.
  • Mariners - Thursdays 9:30 & 10:30 a.m.

Songs & Stories

Children 2-5 years will enjoy stories and music while being introduced to guided movement, yoga and instruments.
  • Central- Fridays 10:30 a.m.


Preschool Storytime

 Stories, poems and songs will inspire literary, dramatic, and musical fun for kids 3-5 years.
  • Marina Park, 1600 West Balboa Blvd. - Mondays 9:30 a.m., September to June.  
  • Mariners - Tuesdays 10:30 a.m.
  • Balboa - Tuesdays 10:30 a.m.
  • CDM - Wednesdays 10:30 a.m.
  • Central - Thursdays 10:30 a.m.

 Pajama Storytime

Children from ages 3-7 can enjoy just-before-bed storytelling fun. We start with a lively storytime followed by a craft or activity. Don’t forget to come in your PJs!
  • Central - Mondays 7 p.m. 

Family Storytime

  Enjoy family time with stories, songs and a craft geared especially for children ages 3-7.
  • Central - Saturdays 10:30 a.m.