Story Times at the Stanislaus County Libraries

Father and sonWiggle Worms: Modesto, Oakdale, Patterson, Salida, and Turlock.

Enjoy storybooks, lap bounces, music, dancing, rhythm activities, fingerplays and more at this special program for babies, active toddlers, and adult caregivers. (20 minutes)

Gold starWhat is your child learning? Stories, songs and rhymes help develop a young child’s vocabulary, and rhythm activities increase motor skills.


Storytelling groupPreschool Story Time: all libraries

New and classic picture books, flannel board and puppet stories, fingerplays, music and dancing, all for preschoolers aged 3-5 and their caregivers. (30 minutes)

Gold starWhat is your child learning? Preschoolers who learn to love books and stories will be more successful readers. Story Time participation also promotes listening and motor skills.


StoryTime funBilingual Story Time: Modesto

Spanish/English picture books, flannel board and puppet stories, fingerplays, music and dancing for all children and their caregivers, particularly geared for ages 3-6. (30 minutes)

Gold starWhat is your child learning? Preschoolers exposed to a second language improve their chances of becoming fully bilingual. Story Time promotes love of reading, listening and motor skills.


Cuentos en Español: Modesto

Action songsLibros nuevos y clásicos, cuentos contados con marionetas o franela, rimas, música y baile para niños de todas las edades con énfasis a aquellos entre los 3 y 6 años de edad y para sus proveedores de cuidado.

Gold star¿Qué está aprendiendo mi hijo/a? Los niños de edad preescolar que aprenden a amar los libros e historias tendrán mayor éxito en la lectura. La participación en este programa también promueve destrezas auditivas y motoras.