Children's Story Times

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from 11 a.m.- 5 p.m.


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Adventures in Story Time

Stories, songs and craft activity

Tuesdays 10:30am

Billings Public Library YouTube Channel

This summer’s Adventures in Story Time will focus on animals and their habitats. Join us as we enjoy books, songs, and a craft featuring a new habitat every week.   Each weekly video is also chance to practice reading readiness skills like listening during stories, letter awareness and predicting.

Supplies for the craft featured in the video are available for pickup through curbside. Supplies are limited and available on a first-come first-serve basis. A new craft will be available weekly beginning on Wednesday. Themes in June include: Polar Animals, Desert Animals, Grassland Animals, Bees and Fresh Water Animals

Books and BabiesNEW

Books and Babies

Stories and Rhymes

Thursdays 3pm

Billings Public Library YouTube Channel

This weekly video series will include stories, rhymes, and finger plays intended to foster a love of reading at an early age and build important early literacy skills.

Nov 6 & 20, 10:30am: Spanish Story TimeStory Time in Español

¡La biblioteca pública de Billings ahora ofrece La Hora de Lectura en español! Billings Public Library now offers Story Time in Spanish. 

 We are excited to partner with Justina MSU- B student, who learned Spanish while living in Argentina, to share your favorite picture books in Spanish.  Join us on the Billings Public Library’s YouTube Channel on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month at 10:30 am and explore the Spanish language.

Past Story Times, Books and Babies and Chapter Book Read-Alouds can be found on Billings Public Library’s  YouTube Channel.

Montana State Library

Ready to Read Early Literacy Initiative

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The challenge=  to read 1,000 books before your child reaches kindergarten, and yes, books may be repeated. 

  • One book a night = 365 books a year;  730 books in two years; 1,095 books in three years

Find resources, book lists and the link to sign up on our 1000 Books before Kindergarten page.

Video Read-Alouds, Storytimes, and More!

Disney Logo
PBS Books - Story Time Logo

Calendar Time with Mrs. Selleck, Day __ of the Month LogoHarper Kids

Brightly Storytime Logo

Storytime Online Logo

Kid time Story Time logo

Walker Books Logo
Read-alouds, sneak peaks, and more!
MacMillan Childrens Books Logo
Read-alouds, songs, and more!
Imagine Astronauts: Storytime from Space
Story Time from Space!
Neil Gaiman
Official Site of Neil Gaiman -- including read-alouds!
Emily Arrow Logo

Read-alouds, songs, and more!

the Spanish Experiment Logo
Spanish Story Times and More!
Online ASL Stories

ASL Stories Directory

Find your favorite stories online, told in American Sign Language!