Children's Story Times

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Adventures in Story Time

Stories, songs and craft activity

Beginning September 7th!

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays

10am in the Community Room

In this new edition of Story Time, your child will enjoy books, songs, and a craft designed around a theme.  Each weekly Story Time is a chance to practice reading readiness skills like listening during stories, letter awareness and predicting.

Books and Babies on hiatus

Books and Babies

Stories and Rhymes

On hiatus until November 4th!

Join us for stories, rhymes, and finger plays intended to foster a love of reading at an early age and build important early literacy skills.  

Spanish Story Time - 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 3pm, Story Tower

Story Time in Español

Beginning September 7th!

1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 3pm

Story Tower

¡La biblioteca pública de Billings ahora ofrece La Hora de Lectura en español!  Billings Public Library now offers Story Time in Spanish.

We are excited to partner with Justina MSU- B student, who learned Spanish while living in Argentina, to share your favorite picture books in Spanish.  Join us in the Story Tower on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays each month at 3pm.

Past Story Times, 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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1000Books Logo - Bear with Green Book  Opens in new window

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!