Virtual Storytime with Elizabeth Gilbert Bedia
Sunday September 20 | 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Join Elizabeth Gilbert Bedia on our Instagram as she reads Bess the Barn Stands Tall, story about a steadfast old barn shows she’s sturdy enough to save the day. Perfect for little ones ages 4-8.
Beam by beam and board by board, Bess the barn is built by able hands to keep the farm’s animals safe and sound. Through many seasons and celebrations, that’s just what she does, until she starts to sag…and creak…and slump. Then new everything comes along: a new farmer and a shiny new barn. A mean storm arrives not far behind, putting both barns to a dangerous test—can old Bess weather this threat to the farm?
Virtual Storytime with Bethanie Murguia
Sunday September 27 | 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Join Bethanie Murguia on our Instagram as she reads We Disagree, a story about a mouse and a squirrel can’t seem to agree on anything. Perfect for little ones ages 3-8!
Mouse likes figs. Squirrel prefers twigs. Mouse likes blue and polka dots. Squirrel likes red and does not like spots. It seems that they disagree on everything! Is there any way they can be friends, despite their differences? This timely story will show young readers that they don’t have to like all the same things as someone to get along!
Bethanie Murguia will also be doing a sketch demonstration after reading We Disagree. Be sure to have your pencils ready!
Virtual Storytime with Alex Willan
Sunday October 04 | 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Join Alex Willan on our Instagram as he reads Unicorns are the Worst!, a wildly funny and imaginative picture book celebrates the value of differences as a grumpy goblin gets to know his new unicorn neighbors. Perfect for little ones ages 4-8 who are fans of Dragons Love Tacos!
It’s an undeniable fact that unicorns are the worst!
Virtual Storytime with Katherine Battersby
Sunday October 18 | 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Join Katherine Battersby on our Instagram as she reads Perfect Pigeons, a brightly illustrated, laugh-out-loud picture book about embracing the things that make us different! Perfect for little ones ages 4-8.
A colorful flock of pigeons pride themselves on their perfect unity. All except one: a bespectacled pigeon who is happiest doing its own thing.
While the flock all looks the same, this pigeon enjoys wearing cowboy boots. While the flock flies in perfect formation, this pigeon soars like a superhero. When the flock finally confronts their contrary friend, they learn a thing or two about true perfection—and that we don’t all have to be the same to belong together.
Halloween Storytime with Kelly Miller
Sunday October 25 | 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Join Kelly Miller on our Instagram as she reads I Love My Fangs, a funny and endearing spin on the classic first lost tooth story. Perfect for little ones ages 4-8.
Young Dracula loves his fangs. They are pointy. They are sharp! They are a cherished family trait.