Winter story times at Verona Public Library
January 13 - March 6


Baby Story Time (ages 0-18 months)
A lap-sit story time for infants and their caregivers.
20 minutes with playtime afterward.
Fri                  10:30 a.m.  

Toddler Story Time (ages 1 & 2)
Stories, songs, fingerplays & crafts for toddlers and their caregivers. Siblings welcome. 30 minutes.
Wed    9:30 a.m.
Thurs    9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. (no story time 2/20)

Preschool Story Time (ages 3-5)
Stories, songs, & crafts. Child may attend independently or with an adult. 30 minutes.
Mon      10:30 a.m. (no story time 1/20)
Wed    10:30 a.m.

Everybody Story Time (ages 0-5)
Stories, songs, and crafts for children and their caregivers. 30 minutes.
Mon    9:30 a.m. (no story time 1/20)
Tues    9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

Sensory Friendly Story Time (ages 3-5)
Build communication & friendship skills in a supportive environment. Meets throughout the school year except holidays and school breaks.
Fri               9:15 a.m.

Story times focus on creative expression, social and listening skills, foundations for reading and math, gross and fine motor practice, and more. In the Story Room. No registration required.

See our calendar of events for more details about upcoming events.


The Verona Public Library Children's Area offers a collection of fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels, early readers, Spanish, Chinese, and other world languages titles for ages 0-12. The Children's Area also offers comfortable seating, play spaces, castle, science corner, early literacy computer stations, and more. We encourage families to stay & play when they come to pick out books. We offer many special events for children and families, please see our calendar for upcoming events (en español).

To request sign language interpretation or other accommodation for special needs, please fill out this form or contact the youth services desk at 608-845-7180 x4 at least two weeks before the event.

To see what we have done at story time, check out our blog.


Child Safety at the Library

Child Safety Policy (PDF)

Audio-Enabled Books

Audio-enabled books are print books with ready-to-play audiobooks inside. To see which titles Verona Public Library owns, click here.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

 A free program that encourages parents to read 1000 books with their child before they enter school.To learn more, click here.