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GPLD CONNECTS

While we’re staying safe in our homes we look forward to seeing you online, where you can receive a variety of Library-approved services designed to educate, inform, entertain, and more! Going forward, we’ll offer an array of virtual events and services from storytimes to lectures to crafts and an in-depth look at the online resources we provide that include homework help, genealogy records, online language courses, job search assistance, and so much more. The GPLD Connects links will be available here.

GPLD CONNECTS STORYTIME

"Teach Us, Amelia Bedelia"

Amelia Bedelia has fun substitute teaching... in her own special way! Let’s see what happens in “Teach Us, Amelia Bedelia” by Peggy Parish.


"Curious George and the Puppies"

Everyone like puppies... including Curious George! Let’s see what happens in “Curious George and the Puppies” by H.A. and Margret Rey.


"Bonny's Big Day"

Old John Skipton hasn't worked Daisy or Bonny for 12 years. But what happens when he decides to enter Bonny in a competition for pets? We’ll find out in “Bonny's Big Day” by James Herriot.


"I Am Green Lantern"

Through darkest day, through blackest night, no evil shall escape his sight! Beware his power, Green Lanterns light! Let’s enjoy “I Am Green Lantern” by Ray Santos.


"Little Critter, Just a School Project"

Little Critter has to do a science project for school. But he has a little trouble figuring out what he should do. Then he gets a great idea in "Little Critter, Just a School Project" by Mercer Mayer.


"Jumanji"

A classic story of a game that is more than what it seems: "Jumanji" by Chris Van Allsburg.


"Amelia Bedelia"

When Mrs. Rogers leaves Amelia Bedelia alone in the house on her first day of work, anything can happen. And it does! Let's see what happens in "Amelia Bedelia" by Peggy Parish.


"Little Critter - Just Go to Bed"

Little Critter likes to play before bedtime - a lot. See what it takes to get him to go to sleep in "Little Critter - Just Go to Bed" by Mercer Mayer.


"Curious George Gets a Medal"

After repeatedly disastrous efforts to get himself out of trouble, George ends up being the first monkey in space in "Curious George Gets a Medal" by Margret & H.A. Rey.


"Fiddler, From the Land of Barely There"

The bears of Barely There are a suspicious, miserly bunch. Then a stranger comes along and teaches them the value of friendship and sharing in "Fiddler, From the Land of Barely There" by Stephen Cosgrove.


"Mr. Putter & Tabby Fly the Plane"

Mr. Putter likes to play with toys. But Tabby isn't so sure about his new toy... in "Mr. Putter & Tabby Fly the Plane" by Cynthia Rylant.


Bedtime Story with Miss Ginny and PJ Bear

We've got a treat for you tonight: Miss Ginny, and PJ Bear, have a pajama storytime to enjoy before bedtime. Sweet dreams!


"Guess How Much I Love You?"

Little Nutbrown Hare loves Big Nutbrown Hare VERY much. But Big Nutbrown Hare may have him beat in "Guess How Much I Love You?" by Sam McBratney.


"Smudge, the Little Lost Lamb"

Smudge wants to see the world. But when he gets there, he finds it's more than he bargained for in "Smudge, the Little Lost Lamb" by James Herriot.


"Curious George Goes to the Hospital"

George thinks a piece of a puzzle might be candy. When he eats it, he takes off on another adventure in "Curious George Goes to the Hospital" by Margret & H.A. Rey.


"Little Critter You Go First" 

"Little Critter You Go First" by Mercer Mayer is a story is about thinking of others first.


"What Do You Do With An Idea?"

“What Do You Do With An Idea?” by Kobi Yamada is the story of one brilliant idea and the child who helps to bring it into the world.


"When Jessie Came Across the Sea"

“When Jessie Came Across the Sea” by Amy Hest is the story of a young girl’s adventure, as she travels across the sea to a new life in America.


"The Three Golden Keys"

In “The Three Golden Keys,” Peter Sís recaptures the wonder of his own lost childhood in Prague and celebrates the city's wonderful cultural heritage.


"The Three Golden Keys"

In “The Three Golden Keys,” Peter Sís recaptures the wonder of his own lost childhood in Prague and celebrates the city's wonderful cultural heritage.


"The Giving Tree"

"The Giving Tree" by Shel Silverstein is a reminder of the gift of giving and a serene acceptance of another's capacity to love in return.


“Little Critter - This Is My Town”

Come explore the town with Little Critter and discover where everyone works and plays in “Little Critter - This Is My Town” by Mercer Mayer.


“Moses the Kitten”

“Moses the Kitten” by James Herriot tells the tale of a tiny, bedraggled kitty found tucked beside a frozen pond, who is nursed back to health on a nearby farm.


"Hurricane"

When a storm is raging, David and George are glad to be inside the house, snug and safe. A fallen tree becomes the threshold to the limitless voyage of the imagination in "Hurricane" by David Wiesner.


"The Market Square Dog"

Dr. Herriot is in town for market day, and sees a cute dog begging. What will happen to this good natured stray? We’ll find out in “The Market Square Dog” by James Herriot.


"Curious George Rides a Bike"

In one of the original Curious George stories, George gets a bike! But what happens when he rides it? Let’s find out in “Curious George Rides a Bike” by Margret and H.A. Ray.


"Share, Big Bear, Share!"

Big Bear has some yummy blueberries, and his friends see he has a lot... but Big Bear misunderstands what the Old Oak Tree says to him... in “Share, Big Bear, Share!” by Maureen Wright.


"When I Grow Up"

Here's a fun story about things you can do when you are an adult in “When I Grow Up” by Weird Al Yankovic.


"Little Critter - Just Saving My Money"

When Little Critter's skateboard breaks, he learns to save his money for a new one. Let’s see what happens in “Little Critter - Just Saving My Money” by Mercer Mayer.


"The Adventures of Andy Ant: Lawn Mower on the Loose"

Joey has a rather odd best friend... he's an ant! In “The Adventures of Andy Ant: Lawn Mower on the Loose” by Gerald D. O'Nan, they both learn about responsibility and doing the right thing.


"Only One Woof"

This sheepdog puppy never barks. That is, until one day... in “Only One Woof” by James Herriot.


"I Can Read With My Eyes Shut"

The Cat in the Hat can read in purple and in brown, in a circle, and even upside down! Can he teach Young Cat to do the same? Let’s find out in “I Can Read With My Eyes Shut“ by Dr. Seuss.


"In the Garden with Dr. Carver"

Black History Month read aloud: “In the Garden with Dr. Carver” by Susan Grigsby. Discover how the famous plant scientist used a wagon as a "movable school"... traveling far and wide to teach people how to make barren land turn fertile again, improving their lives!


"Dream Big Little One"

Black History Month read aloud: “Dream Big Little One” by Vashti Harrison features 18 trailblazing black women in American history - from the science to the arts to politics and beyond.


"The Big Red Sled"

Let’s join Miss Sandy and listen to “The Big Red Sled.” There’s a coloring sheet to enjoy after the story (check the comments to download the page)!


"A Voice Named Aretha"

Black History Month read aloud: “A Voice Named Aretha” by Katheryn Russell-Brown is about Aretha Franklin, her stunning voice, and her rise from the church choir to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.


"Counting On Katherine Johnson: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13"

Black History Month read aloud for kids: "Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13" by Helaine Becker is the story of a groundbreaking black woman who not only calculated the course of moon landings but, in turn, saved lives and made enormous contributions to history.


"I am Harriet Tubman"

Black History Month read aloud for kids: "I am Harriet Tubman" by Brad Meltzer tells the story of Harriet Tubman's brave heroism as part of the movement to abolish slavery. As one of the key players in the Underground Railroad, she helped slaves escape and find freedom.


"Hank Aaron: Brave in Every Way"

Black History Month read aloud for kids: “Hank Aaron: Brave in Every Way” by Peter Golenbock. Hank Aaron decides that he wants to play major league baseball at a time when black men aren't allowed to play. Eager to excel, Hank is determined to beat Babe Ruth's home run record.


"Henry's Freedom Box"

Black History Month read aloud for kids: In “Henry's Freedom Box” by Ellen Levine, Henry Brown doesn't know how old he is. Nobody keeps records of slaves' birthdays. All the time he dreams about freedom, but that dream seems farther away than ever when he is torn from his family and put to work in a warehouse. Henry grows up and marries, but he is again devastated when his family is sold at the slave market. Then one day, as he lifts a crate at the warehouse, he knows exactly what he must do: He will mail himself to the North. After an arduous journey in the crate, Henry finally has a birthday – his first day of freedom.


"I am Rosa Parks"

Black History Month read aloud for kids: Rosa Parks dared to stand up for herself and other African Americans by staying seated, and as a result she helped end public bus segregation and launch the country’s Civil Rights Movement.


"Ella Fitzgerald"

Black History Month read aloud for kids: Ella Fitzgerald. When she was just a little girl in Harlem and times were tough, Ella had big dreams and a big voice to match! After winning first place at an Apollo Theater talent contest, Ella was on her way.


"Three Little Pigs"

Miss Sarah has a puppet show for us – the story of The Three Little Pigs!


"Nibble Nibble the Little Mouse"

Let’s join Miss Ginny for the Cut and Tell story “Nibble Nibble the Little Mouse.”


"Snowmen at Work"

We’re seeing snowmen everywhere after all the snow we’ve had. What if snowmen did more than stand in our yards – what if they had jobs? Let’s learn more as Miss Sandy reads “Snowmen at Work” by Caralyn Buehner. We’ve included some snowman coloring pages for you to enjoy in the comments!


"Snowmen All Year"

What happens to snowmen when winter is over? We'll find out when Miss Sandy reads us a story, "Snowmen All Year" by Caralyn Buehner. When you’re done with the story, Miss Sandy has a snowman word search activity! Check the comments below and download the sheet.


"Pete the Cat and the Treasure Map"

When Captain Pete discovers a treasure map, he and his crew are ready to find gold and jewels. But they weren’t expecting to find a giant sea monster along the way in “Pete the Cat and the Treasure Map” by James Dean.


"Curious George and the Hot Air Balloon"

George and the Man with the Yellow Hat have just about finished their vacation. But one more adventure is on the way in “Curious George and the Hot Air Balloon.”


"Itsy Bitsy Spider"

Itsy Bitsy Spider has to get home. But how best to do it? This is a fun version of the classic children's song “Itsy Bitsy Spider” by Kate Toms.


"Little Critter, Just a School Project"

Little Critter has to do a science project for school. But he has a little trouble figuring out what he should do. Then he gets a great idea in “Little Critter, Just a School Project” by Mercer Mayer.


"Meet the Justice League"

The alien conqueror Starro has returned to enslave planet Earth. Can the Justice League stop the evil starfish before it's too late? Find out in "Meet the Justice League" by Lucy Rosen.


"Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel"

Mike and his trusty steam shovel, Mary Anne, dig deep canals for boats, cut mountain passes for trains, and hollow out cellars for city skyscrapers. When new machines come along, Mike has once last chance to save Mary Anne from the scrap heap in "Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel" by Virginia Lee Burton.


"Is This The House of Mistress Mouse?"

Poor Mister Mouse, he's very lonely. One day, he receives a letter from Mistress Mouse, inviting him to visit – but she forgets to tell him where she lives. As Mister Mouse searches for her house, we can guess what's behind each door he knocks on in Richard Scarry's “Is This The House of Mistress Mouse?”


"Down by the Cool of the Pool"

Join sprightly Frog and his energetic farmyard friends frolicking – flipping and flopping, splishing and splashing, stomping and stamping – in the watery wonderland in "Down by the Cool of the Pool" by Tony Mitton.


"I'll Teach My Dog 100 Words"

We'll discover 100 different words in this story about a remarkable canine, “I'll Teach My Dog 100 Words” by Michael Frith.


"The City Mouse and the Country Mouse"

“The City Mouse and the Country Mouse” by Patricia Scarry is a classic tale about a little mouse who would rather be safe than have a dangerous adventure just getting lunch!


"Little Critter, Just One More Pet"

Little Critter has a dog and a cat, but when he finds a little lost doggy, he has to take care of it... maybe even keep it, in "Little Critter, Just One More Pet" by Mercer Mayer.


"Curious George Takes a Train"

George is a good little monkey. But he's curious. And sometimes that gets him in trouble. Good thing he also knows how to help, in “Curious George Takes a Train.”


Do You Want to Build a Snowman with Miss Ginny

Miss Ginny is going to build a snowman – inside the Library. Do you want to help her?


"Piper the Polar Bear"

Let’s join Miss Ginny for “Piper the Polar Bear.” Piper is going to get into a little mischief, and Miss Ginny needs our help!


"Oh, The Thinks You Can Think"

“Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the Thinks you can think up if only you try.” Let's listen to "Oh, The Thinks You Can Think" by Dr. Seuss.


"Abe Lincoln, The Boy Who Loved Books"

He loved books. They changed his life. He changed the world! Abraham Lincoln is admired not just in the U.S., but the world over. Though not perfect, his early life is inspiring. Let's hear more in "Abe Lincoln, The Boy Who Loved Books" by Kay Winters.


"Tractor Mac Learns to Fly"

Have you ever wanted to fly? Could a tractor really learn how? Find out in “Tractor Mac Learns to Fly” by Billy Steers.


"Where the Wild Things Are"

Max was sent to bed without dinner for being... rather wild. Do you ever get that wild? Let’s listen to “Where the Wild Things Are” by Maurice Sendak.


"Space Tortoise"

"Space Tortoise" by Ross Montgomery is a beautiful, heart-warming adventure story about daring to explore, friendship, and welcoming strangers!


Christmas Classics by Kathryn Jackson

Let's enjoy a few of the cute and classic animal Christmas stories written by Kathryn Jackson and illustrated by the great Richard Scarry. Featuring “The Singing Christmas Tree,” “Mr. Hedghog's Christmas Present,” “The Snowshoe Rabbits,” and “The Naughty Little Reindeer.”


"Scrumple Dirty, Scrumple Clean"

Scrumple is a very dirty little girl... what happens when her mother tries to keep her clean for the visitors? And what happens when she tries to clean the tablecloth while her mother is out? We’ll find out in “Scrumple Dirty, Scrumple Clean” by Annie M.G. Schmidt & Fiep Westendorp.


“The Berenstain Bears: The Bear's Picnic”

Mother bear, put your apron away! We are going on a picnic today! But will father bear find the best spot? Let’s find out in “The Berenstain Bears The Bear's Picnic,” by Stan and Jan Berenstain.


"Giants Come in Different Sizes"

When a wizard puts a curse on a cheery island (where they grow hamburgers!) how will the barber save them? Find out in “Giants Come in Different Sizes” by Jolly Roger Bradfield.


"Winter Lullaby"

Miss Sandy reads “Winter Lullaby” by Barbara Seuling to us, and we’ll discover where animals go in the winter. Check the comments for a fun coloring page!


"Froggy Gets Dressed"

Let’s join Miss Sarah for the story “Froggy Gets Dressed” by Jonathan London.


"Tractor Mac Builds a Barn"

Tractor Mac learns a new way of working in “TractorMac Builds a Barn” by Billy Steers.


"The Velveteen Rabbit"

Enjoy the classic story of a little stuffed rabbit who wants to be real in “The Velveteen Rabbit,” adapted by Ashley Crownover.


"One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish"

From there to here from here to there,
Funny things are EVERYWHERE!
Let's enjoy a classic tongue-twisting bit of imagination from Dr. Seuss in “One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish.”


"Dr. Dan the Bandage Man"

Dan is a very handy fellow to have around. Find out why in “Doctor Dan the Bandage Man” by Helen Gaspard.


"The Bike Lesson"

Learning to ride a bike isn’t as easy as it seems! Let’s see what happens in “The Bike Lesson” by Stan & Jan Berenstain.


"Tractor Mac Arrives on the Farm"

Everything is going great for Sibley the horse - until a newcomer comes who can do the work of 10 horses - in “Tractor Mac Arrives on the Farm” by Billy Steers.


"A Tail About a Whale Named Gail"

Miss Ginny has a fun rhyming story, “A Tale about a Whale Named Gail,” to share with us!


"Pickle Chiffon Pie"

What is the most unusual thing? Bernard has to find it to marry the princess in “Pickle Chiffon Pie” by Jolly Roger Bradfield.


"Paul Bunyan"

Who was the largest baby ever born in the state of Maine? Who dug the Great Lakes? Who gouged out the Grand Canyon? Why, Paul Bunyan, of course! Learn more in “Paul Bunyan” by Steven Kellogg.


"Blueberries for Sal"

Sal and her mother pick blueberries for winter—and a bear cub and his mother eat berries for winter from the other side of the same hill in this delightful classic, “Blueberries for Sal” by Robert McCloskey.


"The Little Snowplow"

On the Mighty Mountain Road Crew, the trucks come in one size: BIG. That is until the little snowplow joins the crew. None of the other trucks think that the little snowplow can handle the big storms, but he knows that he can do it in “The Little Snowplow” by Lora Koehler.


"There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie"

Miss Sarah is going to tell us the story of “There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie,” and she has a fun matching game you can play later! Look for the game in the comments.


"Robert the Rose Horse"

An allergy to roses causes this city horse many problems until, one time, his sneezes save the day in “Robert the Rose Horse” by Joan Heilbrone.


"Make Way for Ducklings"

“Make Way for Ducklings” by Robert McCloskey tells the story of a pair of mallard ducks who decide to raise their family on an island in the lagoon in Boston Public Garden.


"The Flying Hockey Stick"

Barnaby Jones has an exceptional imagination, and has no doubt that, with the proper design, he can build a craft that will lift him into the sky in “The Flying Hockey Stick” by Jolly Roger Bradfield.


“The Berenstain Bears: We Love Soccer”

From passing the ball to scoring goals, there's enough excitement on the soccer field to fill a sunny afternoon! But when Mama starts getting too involved, it's up to the cubs to remind her what playing soccer is really all about in “The Berenstain Bears: We Love Soccer.”


"Twenty One Elephants and Still Standing"

After 14 years of construction, the Brooklyn Bridge was complete, much to the delight of the sister cities it connected: Brooklyn and New York City. Let’s learn more in “Twenty One Elephants and Still Standing” by April Jones Prince.


"Robert the Rose Horse"

An allergy to roses causes this city horse many problems until, one time, his sneezes save the day in "Robert the Rose Horse" by Joan Heilbroner.


"Ms. McNosh Hangs Up Her Wash"

Miss Sarah has a silly story to share with us: “Mrs. McNosh Hangs Up Her Wash” by Sarah Weeks.


"Bear Has a Story to Tell"

By the time Bear was through helping his friends get ready for winter, would anyone still be awake to hear his story? We'll find out in "Bear Has a Story to Tell" by Philip C. Stead.


"Harold and the Purple Crayon"

Harold decides to go on a walk in the moonlight with his purple crayon. “Harold and the Purple Crayon” by Crockett Johnson is a whimsical and charming story that shows just how far your imagination can take you!


"Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses"

Pete the Cat wakes up feeling grumpy – nothing seems to be going his way. But with the help of some magic sunglasses, Pete learns that a good mood has been inside him all along in “Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses” by Kimberly and James Dean.


"Bug on a Bike"

Are we there yet? The Bug on the Bike isn't saying. He just started riding his bike one day and invited his friends ― from the athletic pickle to a surprisingly agile nickel ― to follow behind him. Nobody knows where they're headed, but it's a long, strange trip everyone is happy to take in “Bug on a Bike” by Chris Monroe.


"Amy the Dancing Bear"

It's time for Amy to go to bed, but she's an artist and wants to keep dancing. What will her mother do? We’ll find out in “Amy the Dancing Bear” by Carly Simon.


"Go, Dog. Go!"

Whether by foot, boat, car, or unicycle, P. D. Eastman's lovable dogs demonstrate the many ways they can travel in “Go, Dog. Go!”


"Little Critter: Going to the Firehouse"

Little Critter gets to tour the firehouse with Firefighter Joe in “Little Critter: Going to the Firehouse” by Mercer Mayer.


"How to Catch a Dinosaur"

Do YOU have what it takes to catch a prehistoric pal? Find out in “How to Catch a Dinosaur” by Adam Wallace.


“The Berenstain Bears and the Spooky Old Tree”

Three little bears find a spooky old tree. Are they going to go inside? We’ll find out in “The Berenstain Bears and the Spooky Old Tree” by Stan and Jan Berenstain.


"Mr. Putter & Tabby Bake the Cake"

Mr. Putter wants to give the perfect gift to his neighbor, Mrs. Teaberry. He and his tabby cat decide that a cake will make a great present in “Mr. Putter & Tabby Bake the Cake” by Cynthia Rylant.


"The Fox and the Crow"

“The Fox and the Crow” by Patricia Scarry is an adaptation of the classic fable about the power of flattery. Don't believe everything you hear because not everyone has your best interests at heart.


"The Cool Bean"

Always on the sidelines, one bean unsuccessfully tries everything he can to fit in with the crowd—until one day the cool beans show him how it’s done in “The Cool Bean” by Jory Johns and Pete Oswald.


"A Home For Leo"

Leo grew up in the sea. He has a family of sea lions he loves. He’s happy, but he has always known he was different. Then Leo’s reunited with his human parents, and he finds he loves them too. But being from two worlds and having two families isn’t so easy. “A Home For Leo” by Vin Vogel explores ideas of family, home, and belonging in a way that’s as relatable as it is unique.


"Goodnight, Little Monster"

Little Monster needs to get ready for bed. That means howling at the moon, scrubbing his scales, getting into his creepy PJs, and enjoying a nice snack before bed: worm juice and baked beetle bread. And, of course, Little Monster’s mother is nearby to tuck Little Monster into bed and turn on his night-light—because even little monsters can be afraid of the dark. Let’s listen to “Goodnight, Little Monster” by Helen Ketteman


"Ricky the Tuft"

For as every elf and fairy godmother knows, everything is wise and beautiful in the one we love. Let’s listen to an adaptation of the classic literary fairy tale “Ricky the Tuft” by Eduard Jose and retold by Jane Belk Moncure.


"Chrysanthemum"

“Chrysanthemum” by Kevin Henkes is a funny and honest school story about teasing, self-esteem, and acceptance.


"Wangari's Trees of Peace"

As a young girl growing up in Kenya, Wangari was surrounded by trees. But years later when she returns home, she is shocked to see whole forests being cut down, and she knows that soon all the trees will be destroyed. So Wangari decides to do something — and starts by planting nine seedlings in her own backyard. And as they grow, so do her plans... as told in “Wangari's Trees of Peace” by Jeanette Winter.


"Baa-Choo"

Miss Sandy is going to read “Baa-Choo” by Sarah Weeks, about a sheep having trouble sneezing until his friends step in to help. And she’s got a fun finger puppet craft sheet you can enjoy after the story!


"Lacy Walker, Nonstop Talker"

Lacey Walker loves to talk. She talks all day, and sometimes all night. But when she loses her voice, Lacey learns the importance of listening. Let’s enjoy “Lacy Walker, Nonstop Talker” by Christianne C. Jones.


"Goldilocks and the Three Bears"

Good morning! Let’s enjoy listening to a classic fable, “Goldilocks and the Three Bears.”


"Pete the Cat: Out of this World"

When Pete heads off to space camp, he gets to float in zero gravity, build rockets, and even goes on an extraordinary interstellar mission that is out of this world... literally! Let’s discover what happens as we listen to “Pete the Cat: Out of this World” by James Dean.


"Possum's Harvest Moon"

When Possum wakes up one evening and sees the full harvest moon, he decides to throw one last party before the long winter. But everyone is too busy preparing for winter and it looks as if nobody will come to Possum's party. Let's find out what happens as we listen to "Possum's Harvest Moon" by Anne Hunter.


"FraidyZoo"

It's a great day to go to the zoo! But Little T is afraid of... something. To help her remember, her family construct homemade costumes and act out zoo animals! Let's listen to "FraidyZoo" by Thyra Heder.


"Dinosaur Dance!"

Did you know dinosaurs love to dance? Miss Sandy is going to read “Dinosaur Dance!” by Sandra Boynton, and she’s got a fun dancing dinosaur coloring page, too!


"The Little Red Hen" 

Miss Sarah is going to tell us the story of “The Little Red Hen,” by Paul Galdone - with a puppet show!


"Red: A Crayon's Story"

“Red: A Crayon’s Story” by Michael Hall is about being true to your inner self and following your own path despite obstacles that may come your way.


The Little Red House

Miss Ginny is going to tell us the story of the little red house – with no windows, no doors, and a star inside! Can you guess what it is? Join us and find out.


"Happy Hippo, Angry Duck: A Book of Moods"

Miss Sandy will read “Happy Hippo, Angry Duck: A Book of Moods” by Sandra Boynton. And we have a fun coloring page when you’re done listening to the story!


"Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?"

Miss Sarah is going to tell us the story of “Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?” by Bill Martin, Jr., and Eric Carle using her magnet board – and a friend!


"No Slurping, No Burping!"

Evie and Simon always mind their manners. but sometimes, they have to mind their father's, too! With humor, charm, and a dash of silliness, “No Slurping, No Burping!” by Kara LaReau uses role reversal to show young listeners how to be considerate guests at mealtime.


"Little Critter - The Lost Dinosaur Bone"

Little Critter is excited to see real dinosaur bones at the museum! But when a missing bone means the exhibit is closed, Little Critter takes on the case! Let’s see how they do as we listen to “Little Critter - The Lost Dinosaur Bone” by Mercer Mayer.


"You Get What You Get"

Melvin throws fit after fit when he doesn't get what he wants. He must learn how to deal with disappointment. Let’s see what happens as we listen to “You Get What You Get” by Julie Gassman.


"Cut and Tell"

Let's join Miss Ginny for a fun "Cut and Tell" story for us about a little gnome!


"It's Not Jack and the Beanstalk"

We've all heard the story of Jack and the Beanstalk... but what if the characters weren't quite so enamored with how the story goes? We’ll see how it turns out as we listen to “It's Not Jack and the Beanstalk” by Josh Funk.


“Uwungelema”

Miss Sarah has a story for us, a tale from Africa called “Uwungelema” that features a big cast of animals.


"Pick a Pet"

Miss Sandy has a story for us: “Pick a Pet” by Diane Namm – and fun coloring pages to enjoy after the story! Check the comments to download the coloring pages.


"The Wide-Mouthed Frog"

Miss Sarah – and some puppets – will tell us the story of “The Wide-Mouthed Frog” by Keith Faulkner.


"Bark George"

Miss Sarah has a fun puppet show for us from one of her favorite books: “Bark George” by Jules Feiffer.


"Curious George Flies a Kite"

George gets tired of playing with his ball, and ventures out into the wide world... We have to find out what George does next. Let’s listen to “Curious George Flies a Kite” by Margret Rey.


"George the Hero Hound"

George is a good farm dog. But when everything suddenly changes for him, he has to adjust to his new life. Let’s see what happens as we listen to “George the Hero Hound” by Jeffrey Ebbeler.


The Baby Bird

Let’s join Miss Ginny for a unique, fun, and interactive tale of The Baby Bird.


"I Am Aquaman"

He rules Atlantis, and can breathe underwater: He is Aquaman! Let’s listen to “I Am Aquaman” by Kirsten Mayer.


"A Tiger Like Me"

Life is more fun when you're a tiger! A little boy – um, no, a tiger – tells us all about what he gets up to on an ordinary day. Let’s listen to “A Tiger Like Me” by Michael Engler.


"Share, Big Bear, Share!"

Big Bear has some yummy blueberries, and his friends see he has a lot – but Big Bear misunderstands what the Old Oak Tree says to him... Let’s learn more as we listen to “Share, Big Bear, Share!” by Maureen Wright.


"Dinosnores"

Let’s join Miss Sandy to listen to “Dinosnores” by Sandra Boynton – and we have a fun dinosaur I Spy activity sheet in the comments for you to enjoy after the story!


"The Market Square Dog"

Dr. Herriot is in town for market day, and sees a cute dog begging. What will happen to this good-natured stray? Let’s enjoy listening to “The Market Square Dog” by James Herriot.


"How I Became a Pirate"

Let’s enjoy listening to “How I Became a Pirate” by Melinda Long, a swashbuckling adventure with fantastically silly, richly textured illustrations.


"Caps For Sale"

Ready for a tale of a peddler, some monkeys, and their monkey business? Let’s enjoy listening to “Caps for Sale” by Esphyr Slobodkina.


"My Birthday Cake"

Miss Sandy is going to read “My Birthday Cake,” and she has a fun activity, too! Check the comments for downloadable pages you can use for at-home fun.


"Tiny T. Rex and the Impossible Hug"

Tiny T. Rex wants to help his friend feel better. But he has tiny arms, so a hug seems impossible. Enjoy listening to “Tiny T. Rex and the Impossible Hug” by Jonathan Stutzman.


"Be Kind"

When Tanisha spills grape juice all over her new dress, her classmate wants to make her feel better, and asks: What does it mean to be kind? Enjoy listening to the story “Be Kind” by Pat Zietlow Miller.


"Too Many Toys"

In “Too Many Toys” by David Shannon let’s discover how Spencer figures out how to clean up his toy collection – which has grown far too large!


“Corduroy”

Have you ever dreamed of being locked in a department store at night? In the classic book “Corduroy” by Don Freeman, a teddy bear in search of a permanent home goes on an after-hours trip in his department store.


"Mac and Cheese"

Let's sit back and enjoy listening to author Sarah Weeks as she reads her book “Mac and Cheese,” about two cats — Mac, who likes everything, and Cheese, who likes nothing... except Mac!


“Little Critter - Just Saving My Money”

When Little Critter's skateboard breaks, he has learns to save his money for a new one in “Little Critter - Just Saving My Money” by Mercer Mayer.


“Thelma the Unicorn”

Let’s listen to author Aaron Blabey read his book “Thelma the Unicorn,” which is about learning to love who you are... even if you don't have sparkles.


“I Am The Flash”

When a lightning bolt hits the police lab, a new superhero emerges... the fastest man alive! Let’s listen to “I Am The Flash” by John Sazaklis.


“Little Critter - Grandma, Grandpa and Me”

Little Critter gets to go to visit his grandparents, and enter a pie in a contest! Enjoy this read-aloud of “Little Critter - Grandma, Grandpa and Me” by Mercer Mayer.


"I Am Wonder Woman"

Enjoy this origin story of a superhero favorite as we listen to “I Am Wonder Woman” by Erin K. Stein.


“Goldilocks and the Three Bears”

Miss Sarah has a fun story for us today. She’ll use puppets to tell the tale of “Goldilocks and the Three Bears.” We hope you can join us!


“Curious George Makes Pancakes”

When the chef at the fundraiser can't keep up with the line for pancakes, George takes charge... and that's where things get interesting! Let’s enjoy listening to “Curious George Makes Pancakes.”


"By the Light of the Moon"

Join us as Miss Sandy reads "By the Light of the Moon," a lovely tale about forest creatures getting ready for bed.


"Pete the Cat and the Missing Cupcakes"

Pete the Cat and his friend duck have made 10 cupcakes. But they are disappearing! Who could be eating them? Join us for storytime to find out!


"Yawn"

We hope you can join us - Miss Sandy has a fun story to share!


"Fox the Tiger"

Let’s enjoy a read-aloud of “Fox The Tiger” by Corey R. Tabor. Fox, Turtle and Rabbit have fun pretending. But it's always good to be yourself!


“The Adventures of Andy Ant: Lawn Mower on the Loose”

Joey has a rather odd best friend... he's an ant! In this story, “The Adventures of Andy Ant: Lawn Mower on the Loose” by Gerald D. O'Nan, they both learn about responsibility and doing the right thing.


"I Can Read With My Eyes Shut"

We'll listen to a fun story by Dr. Seuss, “I Can Read With My Eyes Shut,” that’s about reading and learning!


“The Pied Piper of Hamelin”

Enjoy listening to “The Pied Piper of Hamelin,” a story about a piper who offers to help a city get rid of its rats.


"Dinosaur's Binket"

Miss Sandy and her friends are back with a new story for us! Let’s get comfy with our favorite blanket and enjoy “Dinosaur’s Binket” by Sandra Boynton.


"The Bunny Book"

What do you want to be when you grow up? What do you think you will be? Baby bunny knows what he wants to be! Enjoy listening to “The Bunny Book” by Patricia Scarry.


"Hey! Wake Up!"

Let's start our week with Miss Sandy, who has the perfect story for us: “Hey! Wake Up!” By Sandra Boynton.


“The Very Lonely Firefly”

This Eric Carle Storytime features “The Very Lonely Firefly,” a book about a firefly in search of friends who also light up the night!


“Duck in the Truck”

Let’s sit back and listen to “Duck in the Truck” by Jez Alborough.


Birthday Story!

Miss Ginny has a fun story about birthdays! That’s something we all share. Please join us!


"Where's That Cat?"

Will Neo ever find her Cat? Let's listen to “Where’s That Cat?” and find out.


"Rip Van Winkle"

We’ll listen to a retelling of the classic tale, “Rip Van Winkle,” adapted for kids.


“Pajama Time”

Miss Sandy is going to read “Pajama Time” by Sandra Boynton. You may need an encore performance before bedtime tonight!


“Little Cloud”

Let’s listen to “Little Cloud” by Eric Carle, a book about a cloud who loves to daydream, make-believe, and clown around!


“Escargot”

Join us to sing songs and enjoy the story “Escargot” by Dashka Slater.


“Fiddler, From the Land of Barely There”

We’ll listen to “Fiddler, From the Land of Barely There” by Stephen Cosgrove.


“Is This The House of Mistress Mouse?”

We’ll listen to “Is This The House of Mistress Mouse?” by Richard Scarry.


“Birthday Monsters!”

Let’s join Miss Sandy to listen to “Birthday Monsters!” by Sandra Boynton.


"The Gunniwolf Story"

Join Miss Sarah for The Gunniwolf Story!


“Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me”

Let’s enjoy listening to “Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me” by Eric Carle, a magical book full of surprises!


“The Berenstain Bears and the Missing Dinosaur Bone”

Settle in and listen to “The Berenstain Bears and the Missing Dinosaur Bone.”


The Story of Mr. Wiggle and Mr. Waggle

Let’s join Miss Sarah for the story of Mr. Wiggle and Mr. Waggle. Get your thumbs ready!


“Dinosaur vs. the Potty”

Join us as Miss Kathryn reads “Dinosaur vs. the Potty” by Bob Shea.


“Roosters Off to See the World”

Join us as Miss Sarah reads “Roosters Off to See the World,” by Eric Carle.


“Word on Birds”

Enjoy a “Word on Birds” read-aloud and activity with author Kelly Polark.


“Teach Us, Amelia Bedelia”

We’ll get comfortable while listening to “Teach Us, Amelia Bedelia” by Peggy Parish.


“Ready, Set, Sail”

Sit back and listen to “Ready, Set, Sail,” by author Meg Fleming.


“Dragons Love Tacos?”

Did you know “Dragons Love Tacos?” Enjoy listening to this book by Adam Rubin.


“Horns to Toes and In Between”

Join us to hear Miss Sandy read “Horns to Toes and In Between” by Sandra Boynton.


“15 Animals”

Let’s gather around as Miss Kathryn reads “15 Animals” by Sandra Boynton.


“The Poky Little Puppy”

Let’s enjoy listening to “The Poky Little Puppy” by Jannette Sebring Lowrey (read by Will Sarris).


“Three Billy Goats Gruff”

Miss Ginny needs your help to tell a story. Please join us to participate in the tale “Three Billy Goats Gruff.”


“Love, Sophia on the Moon”

Enjoy listening to “Love, Sophia on the Moon” read by the author Anica Mrose Rissi.


“Olivia”

Olivia loves to dress up, sing, dance, and even paint – let’s enjoy the story “Olivia” by Ian Falconer.


“Chicks and Salsa”

Gather round to listen as Miss Ginny reads “Chicks and Salsa.”


“Rita and Ralph's Rotten Day”

Let’s listen to “Rita and Ralph's Rotten Day” by Carmen Agra Deedy. Courtesy of Scholastic.


“The Bold Brave Bunny”

Let’s listen to Beth Ferry read “The Bold Brave Bunny.”


“Explorers of the Wild”

We’ll join Emily Arrow to sing along to some Disney songs from “The Lion King” and read “Explorers of the Wild” by Cale Atkinson.


"Gator, Gator, Gator!"

There’s an alligator search in the swamp – what else will we see? We’ll join HarperKids to find out more as we enjoy listening to "Gator, Gator, Gator!" by Daniel Bernstrom.


"Waiting"

Let’s join New York Times-bestselling author/illustrator Kevin Henkes as he reads and draws from his book “Waiting,” featuring a cast of toys waiting for something special to happen outside their window.


"Bark, George"

Let’s join an interactive storytime for the book “Bark, George” by Jules Feiffer!


"The Very Hungry Caterpillar"

Good morning! Let’s start our day by listening to “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle.


"My Good Morning"

Good morning – it’s a great time to join author Kim Crockett-Corson as she reads aloud from her book, “My Good Morning.”


"Mostly Monsterly"

Let’s enjoy a readalong, monster drawing, and more with author Tammi Sauer, who will read her book “Mostly Monsterly” (with permission from Simon & Schuster).


"Moo, Baa, La, La, La"

Join us to listen as Miss Sandy, and a few of her friends, read “Moo, Baa, La, La, La” by Sandra Boyton.


"Oh My Oh My Oh Dinosaurs"

Good morning! Let’s start the week by listening to our Miss Kathryn read "Oh My Oh My Oh Dinosaurs" by Sandra Boynton.


"Creepy Carrots"

Let’s tune in to The Aaron Reynolds Stay-At-Home Show, where Aaron will read his book “Creepy Carrots” and keeps us entertained.


"Fox in Socks"

Time for fun: let’s listen to the tongue-twisting fun of “Fox in Socks” by Dr. Seuss (read by Will Sarris). Want more? Listen to a rap version by Wes Tank!


"The Zoo Box"

Watch and listen as Aron Nels Steinke reads the award-winning children’s book “The Zoo Box” that he co-authored.


"A Soup Opera"

Have you ever been part of a Soup Opera? Now’s your chance; join Jim Gill to read-along and sing-along to his book "A Soup Opera."


"Plant the Tiny Seed"

Good morning! Join us as author Christie Matheson reads from her interactive picture book, “Plant the Tiny Seed.”


“I’ll Love You Til the Cows Come Home”

Good morning! Have a seat and enjoy listening to “I’ll Love You Til the Cows Come Home” by Kathryn Cristaldi.


"A Parade of Elephants"

Find out where the elephants are going as Caldecott Medalist and New York Times-bestselling author/illustrator Kevin Henkes reads and draws from his children’s book “A Parade of Elephants.” Join us as five colorful elephants march up and down, over and under, through and around!


“Blue Hat, Green Hat (the Oops Book)”

Join us as Miss Kathryn reads “Blue Hat, Green Hat (the Oops Book)” by Sandra Boynton.


"The Someone New"

Bestselling author Jill Twiss reads from her picture book, The Someone New, illustrated by EG Keller. Jitterbug the chipmunk and her friends wonder... is kindness stronger than fear?


"Clark the Shark - Too Many Treats"

Good morning! Let’s relax and enjoy “Clark the Shark - Too Many Treats” by Bruce Hale.


"A Little Oven"

Good morning! Join us to listen to “A Little Oven" by Eleanor Estes (Read by Will Sarris).


"The Little Engine That Could"

Need a good bedtime story? Let Dolly Parton bring your day to a close with "The Little Engine That Could." Sweet dreams!


"The King of Kindergarten"

We’ll get comfortable and listen to “The King of Kindergarten” read by author by Derrick Barnes.


"Pearl"

Good morning! Let’s gather and enjoy the mermaid tale “Pearl” by Molly Idle.


"Nicole The Surf is My Turf"

Join Atlantic White Shark Conservancy to listen to “Nicole The Surf Is My Turf,” followed by a sing-a-long!


"Where Are My Books?"

Debbie Ridpath Ohi reads “Where Are My Books?” courtesy of Simon & Schuster. She’ll also show us how to draw squirrels, and perform some music!


"When My Brother Gets Home"

Welcome! Harvey's Tales bookstore and Houghton Mifflin Publishers present local author Tom Lichtenheld reading from his new book "When My Brother Gets Home."


"Pirates Don't Change Diapers"

Good morning! Start your day with a read-aloud from children's author Melinda Long, who is reading from her award-winning book, "Pirates Don't Change Diapers." Thanks to publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for this storytime opportunity!


"How I Became a Pirate"

Enjoy a read-aloud with children's author Melinda Long, who is reading from her award-winning book, "How I Became a Pirate." Thanks to publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for this storytime opportunity!