Children's Story Times

Adventures in Story Time

Stories, songs and craft activity

Tuesdays, Wednesdays  and Thursdays

10am in the Story Tower

Adventures in Story Time introduces young children to books, rhymes, crafts, and other fun interactive activities. Each session is a chance to practice reading readiness skills like listening during stories, letter awareness and predicting. These skills build the foundational knowledge to prepare children to learn to read.  Posted ages are just a suggestion, please attend whichever date and time works for you.  

Love a song from Story Time?  Check out this list to find your favorite!                                                           

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Books and Babies

Stories, songs and play

Thursdays, 3:15-4pm

Story Tower

Want to foster a love of reading at an early age and build important early literacy skills for your young child (ages 0-2)? Join us in the Story Tower for stories, rhymes, and finger plays intended for our littlest pre-readers!   

Books and Babies: Music

Stories, songs and play

Saturdays, 10:15-11am

Story Tower

The musical edition to our ever popular Books and Babies program! Music creates a positive connection to literacy and language between your child (ages 0-2) and you! Join us every Saturday at 10:15 am in the Story Tower for books, hands-on musical play and fun! 

Books and Babies Musical - Cassie

Past Story Times, Spanish Story Time, Books and Babies and Chapter Book Read-Alouds can be found on Billings Public Library’s  YouTube Channel.

Resources for Babies and Toddlers

(Songs, Fingerplays, Early Literacy, etc.)

Billings Public Library’s Books and Babies Songs and Fingerplays

Montana State Library

Ready to Read Early Literacy Initiative

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The challenge=  to read 1,000 books before your child reaches kindergarten, and yes, books may be repeated. 

  • One book a night = 365 books a year;  730 books in two years; 1,095 books in three years

Find resources, book lists and the link to sign up on our 1000 Books before Kindergarten page.

Video Read-Alouds, Storytimes, and More!

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Spanish Story Times and More!
Online ASL Stories

ASL Stories Directory

Find your favorite stories online, told in American Sign Language!