Thanksgiving:  All locations will be closing early on Wednesday, November 23 at 6:00pm and remain closed on Thursday. Normal hours resume Friday, November 25.

Thanksgiving:  All locations will be closing early on Wednesday, November 23 at 6:00pm and remain closed on Thursday. Normal hours resume Friday, November 25.

Storytime, Babytime, Playtime & Together Time

Babytime

Don’t miss out on this fun way of introducing books to your little one! Babytimes are designed for ages 0 to 2. We invite you and your child to participate in songs, fingerplays, and movement.

Tuesdays – 10:30 a.m.
Centre Branch

Wednesdays – 10:30 a.m.
Main LIbrary

Thursdays – 10:30 a.m.
Francis Branch

Playtime

Help your child develop skills to learn to read through free and guided play using our collection of toys and early literacy materials. Recommended for ages 0-5.

Fall 2022 Playtimes

Mondays – 10:30 a.m.
Centre Branch 1st Mon. of the month
Francis Branch 2nd Mon. of the month

Tuesdays – 10:30 a.m.
Main Library weekly

Wednesdays – 10:30 a.m.
North Liberty Branch 1st Wed. of the month
German Branch 2nd Wed. of the month
River Park Branch 3rd Wed. of the month

Thursdays – 5:30 p.m.
Tutt Branch 4th Thurs. of the month

Storytime

Enjoy books, rhymes, and songs which build on practices that prepare children to learn to read! Storytimes are designed for families with children ages 3 to 5.

Mondays – 10:30 a.m.
German Branch
LaSalle Branch

Tuesdays – 10:30 a.m.
Franchis Branch
Tutt Branch

Wednesdays – 10:30 a.m.
Centre Branch
Francis Branch
Western Branch

Thursdays – 10:30 a.m.
Main Library
River Park Branch
Lakeville Branch (alternating)
North Liberty Branch (alternating)

Tiny Tumblers

Tumble, jump, and play at this obstacle course with games and activities for babies and toddlers. Recommended for ages 0-2.

One Monday a month – 10:30 a.m.
Locations alternate between three locations
Main Library – September 19
Francis Branch – October 17
Centre Branch – November 7

Together Time

School age children will enjoy books, songs, and play to encourage a love of reading. Recommended for ages 4-7. Families are welcome.

Main Library – 4:30 p.m.
Fourth Thursday of the Month

SJCPL Jr.

Experience stories and activities on your home computer or mobile device with our YouTube channel, SJCPL Jr. We regularly feature special guest readers from around the community – subscribe to see who will join us next!

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