Story Time

Space Day

Are you interested in outer space?Celebrate Space Day with a special reading of Joanna Cole’s Magic School Bus, Lost in the Solar System and some space-themed crafts!

Spring Has Sprung!

Let's welcome Spring with a special outdoor thematic story time and fun, seasonal activities!Weather permitting, we will meet on the Rosedale playground. Children should be dressed appropriately for outdoors.(For ages 4 to 8 years)

Earth Week Game Night

To celebrate Earth Week, kids and their parents can enjoy Earth Week-themed story time, which will include Lois Ehlert's Planting a Rainbow and Victoria Kann's

Mo Willems Saturday

Back by popular demand, a Mo Willems-themed day!There will be a special story time with stories about Pigeon as well as Elephant and Piggie.

Poem in Your Pocket Night

In celebration of Poem in Your Pocket Day, Palisades Branch will host a night of poetry reading for all ages, where members of the audience become the readers!

Chicks Run Wild

Here a chick, there a chick, everywhere a…Come and discover a few. Hear stories about tough chicks, big chicks, and even a little chick. Do the chicken dance with those wild chicks and leave with a chick egg to add to your spring basket.All ages. Family fun for everyone! 

Science Day

Do you like science? Join us for hands-on science activities, science read-a-louds and short movie clips.Come ready to have fun and learn something new.Children ages 6-12  are welcome.

Toddler Story Time

Join us for a fun, interactive story time that encourages early language and literacy skills through stories, songs and rhymes. This story time is a caregiver and child program for children that are walking up to and including age 3. NEW: Tickets are now required to attend this program and are available at the Children’s Desk 30 minutes before the start of the story time on a first-come, first-served basis.  

Family Story Time

Start your weekend off with a fun family story time filled with songs, rhymes and good books.

Baby/Toddler Lap Time

Baby/toddler lap times are story times geared for babies ages birth to 24 months and their caregivers. Free tickets are required for entry, and can be obtained 10 minutes before the start of the program in the upstairs reading room. Have a group? Please call ahead of time to make special arrangements.