Children's Story Times

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Resources for Babies and Toddlers (Songs, Fingerplays, Early Literacy, etc. )

jbrary logo Opens in new windowOne of your Children’s Library Staff favorites! Songs, fingerplays, and more. Storyblocks Logo Opens in new windowSongs and Rhymes that build readersCircletime Logo Opens in new windowclasses for kids 0-6. Watch on-demand or live.  
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Children’s songs and rhymes in English and Spanish for storytime.
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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.

Books & Babies: Songs, Fingerplays, & Playtime


  • Thursdays 3:15 - 4 p.m., for ages 0-2 , in the Story Tower
  • Fridays 10:15 - 11 a.m., for ages 0-2, in the Story Tower

Billings Public Library Story Times


  • Tuesday Story Time Tales: 10:30-11 a.m., for ages 3-6 years
  • Wednesday Tales and Tots Story Time: 10:30-11 a.m., for ages 2-3 years
  • Thursday Story Time Tales: 10:30 - 11 a.m., for ages 3-6 years
  • Saturday Stories: 10:30 - 11:00 am, for all ages

Billings Public Library Discover the Fun!-Hands On Activities Following Story Time


  • Tuesday Story Time Tales: 11:00 -11:30 a.m., for ages 3-6 years
  • Wednesday Tales and Tots Story Time: 11-11:30 a.m., for ages 2-3 years
  • Thursday Story Time Tales: 11- 11:30 a.m., for ages 3-6 years
  • Saturday Stories: 11:00 - 11:30 a.m., for all ages

Notice


All Story Times are held in the Story Tower, unless otherwise noted. Although Story Time sessions are prepared for the ages listed, all ages are welcome to attend any Story Time session.