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Storytimes are presented at all libraries at ll am (Wed,Thurs, Fri) 
Downtown Public Library on Wednesdays
Douglas Public Library on Thursdays
Valley Public Library on Fridays

Storytime at the library means kids getting together to enjoy books and reading! Storytime at the library means kids listening and participating in a group of their peers. Storytime at the library means parents and caregivers sharing the love of literature with their children; and storytime at the library means parents, caregivers and children coming together to socialize in their neighborhood "living room."

Public storytimes are held weekly at all three branches of the Juneau Public Library throughout the year. They are open to all ages of children, although, since the majority of the audience is usually preschool age, we of the Youth Services Staff target 3 to 5 year olds in our story and activity selections.

From September to May, with a winter holiday break, we offer a half hour program which always includes stories read aloud from books and may also include 'told' stories sometimes accompanied by puppets, flannel board pictures, or other such props; songs and music; finger play rhymes; poetry; story games; and so on.


In the summer months, storytime is extended into an hour program. During the second half hour, we extend the theme of the storytime with a hands-on activity such as an art or craft project.

Storytime at the library is free and does not require any advance sign-up to attend, however teachers and leaders of school, preschool, or other large groups of children please note: If you wish to arrange an on-going or one-time class visit for your children, please call the Youth Services Staff at 586-5303 to make special arrangements.