Reading Readiness Storytime

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Plano Public Library offers a variety of age appropriate storytimes that teach early literacy and reading readiness skills for children

StorytimeReading Readiness Storytime at the Library 


Babes in Arms 

  • Ages 0 - 9 months
  • Rhymes, music, and movement for the youngest babies, plus simple baby sign language
  • Bring a blanket for baby
  • Pre-walkers and caregivers only please

Rhyme Time

  • Ages 0 - 24 months
  • Songs, nursery rhymes, and books provide a language-rich experience for the youngest child
  • Active parent / caregiver participation a must

Toddler Time

  • Ages 18 - 36 months
  • Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes, and puppets encourage interaction
  • Introduction to words and their sounds
  • Simple concepts for the active toddler
  • Parent / caregiver participation is required

Preschool Storytime 

  • Ages 3 - 5
  • Age-appropriate books, flannel stories, rhymes, puppets, and storytelling reinforce early literacy skills such as letter sounds, vocabulary, narrative skills, and a love of books and reading for the pre-reading child
  • Parent / caregiver participation required

App Time - Digital Storytime 

  • Ages 3 - 6
  • Age-appropriate book and activity apps demonstrated to reinforce early literacy concepts through a digital format
  • Parent/caregiver participation required

Family Storytime 

  • All ages
  • An interactive program for all ages with books, flannel stories, rhymes, puppets, and songs to encourage a love of reading and the library
  • Parent / caregiver participation required