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).

Summer Story Times
June 11 - July 20

Baby Story Time (ages 0-18 months)
A lap-sit story time for infants and their caregivers. 20 minutes with playtime afterward. No registration.
Fri       10:30 a.m.

Toddler Story Time (ages 1 & 2)
Stories, songs & crafts for toddlers and their caregivers. 30 minutes. No registration.
Tues     9:30 a.m.
Wed      9:30 a.m. (no story time July 4)
Thurs    9:30 a.m.

Preschool Story Time (ages 3-5)
Stories, songs & crafts. Child may attend independently or with an adult. 30 minutes. No registration.
Wed     10:30 a.m. (no story time July 4)
Thurs   3 p.m.

Everybody Story Time (ages 0-5)
Stories, songs, and crafts for children and their caregivers. 30 minutes. No registration.
Mon     9:30 & 10:30 a.m.
Tues     10:30 a.m.

Sensory Friendly Story Time (ages 3-5)
Build communication & friendship skills in a supportive environment. 25 minutes. No registration.
Fri       9:15 a.m. 

To request sign language interpretation or other accommodation for special needs, please 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)

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Click here to learn about getting free books for kids ages 0-5 from Dolly Parton's Imagination Library.

Summer Reading Program 2018!

The Summer Reading Program is a free reading incentive program where kids keep track of the books they read during the summer and earn coupons and prizes by reading. Sign up for 0-18 can be found here or in the library.