Story times are offered for children from infancy to 5 years old. Regular weekly story times run from September until the beginning of December and from January through April. Check the calendar for exact dates and times. When school is cancelled or delayed due to weather conditions, story times will be cancelled. Story times are not held during school vacation weeks.
For Babies through Kindergarten Children
Tales and Tunes for Tots
Usually the second Friday of the month, 10:30-11:15 am (Sept.-May)
A story and music time for infants and preschoolers featuring popular children’s entertainers. Online registration begins one week before the program for Groton residents; non-residents may sign up two days in advance as space allows.
For Babies and Toddlers
Mother Goose for Infants-Age 2
Wednesdays, 10:30-11:00 am and 11:15-11:45 am (Sept.-April)
A first library and sensory experience for babies and toddlers with a parent or caregiver. The first 20 minutes consist of rhymes, music & songs, fingerplays, puppets, and an introduction to books. Children (and parents!) play and socialize for the remaining 10 minutes. Play includes bubbles, peek-a-boo, coloring, movement, and changes weekly. No registration required. Each program is limited to 15 children on a first come, first serve basis. Preference is given to Groton residents.
For Pre-School Children
Story time for 3, 4 and 5 Year Olds
Thursdays, 10:30-11:00 am (Sept.-April)
Stories, songs and fingerplays selected for the interests and attention span of the preschooler. Child must be at least 3 years old to attend this program. No registration required. The program is limited to 20 children on a first come, first serve basis. Preference given to Groton residents.