Early Fall story times at Verona Public Library
September 9 - October 17

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.

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.  (No story time 10/18)


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.


Preschool Story Time (ages 3-5)
Stories, songs, & crafts. Child may attend independently or with an adult. 30 minutes.
Mon                10:30 a.m.
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.
                  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.

To request sign language interpretation or other accommodation for special needs, please contact the youth services desk at least two weeks before the event.

See our calendar of events for more details.

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.


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