Story Time Programs
Glocester Libraries offer preschool story time programs to help your child develop skills that are fundamental building blocks for school readiness. These include positive early literacy experiences, fine and gross motor skills, phonological awareness, social skills, and navigation through the 8 domains of Rhode Island's Early Learning Standards. Join Miss Michelle for Baby and Toddler Story Times and Miss Ann for the Preschool Story Time for fun, interactive, and creative story times that will delight and encourage your child to be ready for school.
Registration is required. Preference is given to Glocester residents.
*There will be no Story Time when school has been cancelled for inclement weather.
Baby Story Time
Baby Story Time introduces tots (ages: infant to 2 years) and their parents to the essential early learning practices of finger plays, nursery rhymes, songs, and board books. Join us for reading, singing, bouncing, playing, and fun!
Ages 2 - 3.5 years and their caregiver are invited for a half hour of stories, flannel board activities, finger plays, and songs. Story Time is followed by 30 minutes of exploratory "free play" with other toddlers. Story Time is followed by 30 minutes of exploratory "free play" with other toddlers.
Preschool & Kindergarten
Ages 3 1/2 - 5 are invited for 45 minutes of stories, songs, activities, and crafts. This story time is often the child's first "separation" from his/her parent, and his/her first exposure to a "classroom" setting.