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Children's Storytimes


The Fargo Public Library has several storytimes available for families and caregivers where staff share their love of books and reinforce early literacy skills. Through the use of age-appropriate stories, songs, and fingerplays in a group setting, staff also help parents and caregivers learn how to foster early literacy skills to prepare their children for learning to read.

Registration-only storytimes for toddlers and preschoolers are held in multiple-week sessions during the fall and winter. Registration for the Winter 2017 Storytime session (January 9-April 12) begins Dec. 1.

Baby Rhyme Time lapsit storytimes are held twice a month for babies from birth to 18 months.

Basic Guidelines:

  • Please note that all storytimes start promptly on schedule. Be sure to allow extra time for parking and getting nametags.
  • Please honor age limits for each storytime.
  • Please refrain from bringing food and beverage into storytime.
  • If children in your care become disruptive, please remove them until they are comfoStorytime punch card examplertable and ready to listen.
  • For more information about any of our storytimes, call 241-1495. 

Be sure to pick up a Storytime Punch Card. Children who attend 10 storytimes earn a free book!