Storytime

Every week, Livingston Parish Library offers storytimes for preschool children. Storytimes help foster early literacy skills needed for children to be school-ready. Our storytimes for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers focus on developing early literacy skills—those skills necessary in order to begin to learn to read. We have designed our storytimes to reach and teach a multi-age audience from babies to 5-year-olds. Storytimes feature stories read aloud and can include songs, finger plays, puppets, and crafts among other activities. Pick your most convenient library branch and come join the fun!

Days, Times, and Locations

Each branch offers one storytime session per week for ages 0-5. The Denham Springs-Walker Branch also offers additional storytimes for ages 0-2. Click here to view our full storytime calendar.

Mondays
  • Baby Storytime (Ages 0-2), 9:45 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch
  • Storytime (Ages 0-5), 10:30 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch
Tuesdays
  • Baby Storytime (Ages 0-2), 9:45 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch
  • Storytime (Ages 0-5), 10:30 a.m., Denham Springs-Walker Branch
Wednesdays
  • Ages 0-5, 10:00 a.m., Main Branch
  • Ages 0-5, 10:00 a.m., South Branch
  • Ages 0-5, 10:00 a.m., Watson Branch
Thursdays
  • Ages 0-5, 10:00 a.m., Albany-Springfield Branch

Family Storytimes and Puppet Shows

Looking for entertainment for the whole family? The Livingston Parish Library offers evening family storytime and puppet show events guaranteed to hold children spellbound. Bring the whole family for stories, songs and a lot of fun! Contact the individual branches for more information on specific programs.

Top 10 Reasons to Come to Storytime

  1. 1) Interactive activities bring books to life
  2. 2) Get kids excited about books and reading
  3. 3) Books build brain power
  4. 4) Learn new words and ideas
  5. 5) Meet new friends
  6. 6) Learn new songs and rhymes
  7. 7) Develop skills necessary to begin learning to read
  8. 8) Create fun crafts to take home
  9. 9) Group settings help prepare kids for school
  10. 10) Storytime is fun for you and your child

  11. Plus…it’s absolutely free!

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All branches of the Livingston Parish Library will be closed Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 for Thanksgiving.

All branches will resume regular business hours on Saturday, November 25.