Children's Story Times
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CURBSIDE PICK-UP service continues Mon - Fri
from 11 a.m.- 5 p.m.
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Adventures in Story Time
Stories, songs and craft activity
In this new edition of Story Time, your child will enjoy books, songs, and a craft designed around a theme. Each weekly video is a 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. Themes in December include: Hibernation, Yetis, Cookies, Families and Snow.
Books and Babies
Stories and Rhymes
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.
Story 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 Justin, a 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.
Resources for Babies and Toddlers (Songs, Fingerplays, Early Literacy, etc.)
Montana State Library
Ready to Read Early Literacy Initiative
The challenge= to read 1,000 books before your child reaches kindergarten, and yes, books may be repeated.
Find resources, book lists and the link to sign up on our 1000 Books before Kindergarten page.