Deschutes Public Library story time providers are sharing books, songs, rhymes, and more online.
Story Time Online: Summer Time
Join Chandra for a fun story time featuring all of our favorite summer themes. Learn new songs and rhymes as we learn together.
Story Time Online: Flowers
Everywhere you look there are flowers blooming. Join Josie for a story time to sing, do some fun math and learn about flowers.
Story Time Online: Stars
Join Ericka as we travel to the stars and moon together.
Story Time Online: Frogs
Join Josie and five little speckled frogs for a Story Time rhyme. This week wer're singing all about frogs on a log! 🎵🐸
Story Time Online: I Had a Cat
To brighten your week, join Julie for a nursery song with the help of some barnyard animals. This cumulative song helps your little ones develop narrative skills to get them ready to read.
Story Time Online: Birds
This week's story time is a real hoot! Join Chandra to guess which birds are hiding in the mystery box and practice sounding out words and new rhymes at a colorful story time.
Story Time Online: Gardening
From tiny seeds grow mighty trees! Follow along with Josie to get some gardening tips and learn favorite songs as we get ready for growing season.
Story Time Online: Explorers
Do you have a little bit of explorer in you? In this week's Story Time we are all going to be explorers! Join Sami to go over the river and through the woods, and next time you’re out on a hike practice some of our favorite explorer songs.
Story Time Online: Hats
Librarians own many books, but they also have an abundance of… hats? Join Ericka for a Story Time rhyme all about, you guessed it, hats!
Story Time Online: Purple
Roxanne is our colors specialist and this week we reach all the way to the end of the rainbow to explore purple. Grab your story time buddy and join us this week.
Story Time Online: Home
Animals have a variety of habitats they call home. Cheri introduces your little ones to beehives, bear caves and more for this week's Story Time. Don't bee late! 🐝🍯
Story Time Online: Bears
Sleepy bears are getting ready for hibernation and Ericka will lead us in delightful songs and rhymes this week as we learn all about bears.
Story Time Online: Mindful Moments
It’s Julie and Mousie stopping by this week for a special Story Time on Mindful Moments. Get a preview of this week’s craft kit and enjoy a wonderful book, At This Very Moment, written by Matthew Hodson; read with permission from Cicada Books
Story Time Online: Marco the Polar Bear
Follow along this week with Roxanne as she rhymes about different colors to tell the story of Marco the Polar Bear.
Story Time Online: Wiggle Around
If you’re feeling extra wiggly, join Josie’s Story Time reading of Wiggle (written by: Doreen Cronin and illustrated by Scott Menchin). Extra silly wiggle dances are encouraged!
Story Time Online: Rain
Grab your umbrella and rain boots for a sing-along Story Time all about the weather. Join Ericka to sing away the rainy day blues!
Story Time Online: Farm Animals
Join Roxanne for a romp down on the farm! We'll see goats, chickens and learn what other animals Old MacDonald is raising. Roxanne reads, Grandma's Nursery Rhymes: Old MacDonald illustrated by Petra Brown; read with permission from Sleeping Bear Press.
Story Time Online: Forest Animals
Some of our favorite forest animals are filling up their bellies and stashing away nuts for the long winter ahead. Join Roxanne for a musical Story Time featuring these furry, local critters.
Halloween Story Time
Join us for a festive Halloween-themed Story Time featuring not-so-spooky songs, rhymes, stories and fun! Wear your costume!
For continued reading, check out some of these favorite books from Community Librarian Ericka:
• 1O Spooky Pumpkins by Gris Grimly: https://dpl.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S94C1870610
•The Wheels on the Bus at Halloween by Sarah Kieley:
Story Time Online: Apples and Pumpkins
Fall is the perfect time of year for picking apples and carving pumpkins. Ericka shares a song about scooping pumpkin seeds and ten red apples hanging from a tree. Get ready to sing and rhyme along this week!
Story Time Online: Big Monster
Rise and shine morning monsters. Julie and Big Monster share their song about friendly little monsters who love to play. This week’s read along is Bartholomew and the Morning Monsters by Sophie Berger and illustrated by Ruan van Vliet; read with permission from Cicada Books Limited.
Story Time Online: Spider Song
Roxanne’s love bugs are making an appearance this October! Join us for a virtual Story Time featuring a spooky spider song to the tune of The Farmer in the Dell.
Story Time Online: Walkin' the Dog
Let's move and read together! Join Julie's family to sing classic songs and learn new dance moves perfect for walking a real or imaginary dog.
Story Time Online: Let's Explore
It's the perfect time of year exploring in the great outdoors 📚🍁🍃 Sheila takes you on a rhyming animal journey this week. Are you ready to explore?
Story Time Online: All About Cats
Cats and story times comes in all different shapes and sizes. Sami returns with a few new songs and a reading of the book They All Saw a Cat by Brendan Wenzel; read with permission from Chronicle Books.
Story Time Online: Let's Imagine
Let's use our imaginations and sing some songs this week. Ericka reads, Have You Ever Seen a Flower by Shawn Harris; read with permission from Chronicle Books.
Story Time Online: Sweet Treats
Celebrating everything sweet this week with Ericka for a Story Time featuring songs, rhymes and felt activities with ice cream, cookies, cupcakes, and more!
Story Time Online: Fall Leaves
Welcome Fall with a special Story Time with Roxanne. Together we'll sing songs and spend time practicing autumn colors aloud.
Story Time Online: Mountains
Sing and rhyme along with Julie as we read a story together. I Love the Mountains by Haily Meyers and Kevin Meyers; read with permission from Gibbs Smith.
Story Time Online: Letter "R"
Join Roxanne for a rhyming story time featuring some really righteous words that begin with the letter "R" this week. How many words can you come up with beginning with the letter "R" on your own?
Story Time Online: Butterflies and Books
Adventurous caterpillars, marvelous butterflies, sing and rhyme with Ericka as we learn who is climbing a tree and what is landing in the garden.
Story Time Online: Bedtime
All sleepy bunnies join Julie for a Story Time bedtime reading. Even if you’re not quite ready for bed that’s okay because we’ll have a special song and exercise activity to share with you this week.
Story Time Online: Letter M
Bread and butter, marmalade and jam, let’s say, “hello” as loud as we can! Join Roxanne for our weekly Story Time featuring songs and rhymes dealing with the letter m.
Story Time Online: Oceans
Dive into an underwater Story Time with our finned friends as Ericka shares rhymes, songs, and books for your next aquatic adventure.
Story Time Online: Give More
This week’s Story Time features good wishes and magic pennies. Join Julie and a special guest to read, sing, and see what happens when you wish upon a star.
Julie reads I Wish You More by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld; read with permission from Chronicle Books.
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Get ready to fly all day long and rest up high in a nest. This week Roxanne sings her favorite rhymes all about birds. Can you identify the different types of birds she shares?
Story Time Online: More Opposites
BIG and little... UP and down... Join us this week for rhymes, activities and book recommendations featuring opposites to help comprehension through reading and listening.
Story Time Online: The Poop Song
Julie reads a new children's book, The Poop Song (written by Eric Litwin and illustrated by Claudia Boldt; read with permission from Chronicle Books). For even more resources on Potty Time, check out this playlist https://dpl.pub/pottytime.
Story Time Online: Yellow
Join Roxanne for our weekly Story Time Online. Learn fun songs, rhymes and stories about the color yellow.
Story Time Online: House Mouse
Join Ericka for weekly story time featuring a reading of Mouse House by Michael Hall read with permission from Chronicle Books.
Story Time Online There Is a Rainbow
Join your Story Time friends for a craft and reading of the book, There Is a Rainbow (by Theresa Trinder and pictures by Grant Snider; read with permission from Chronicle Books).
Story Time Online: Bear Can't Wait
Join Ericka this week for an all new Story Time reading of Bear Can't Wait
(written by Karma Wilson and illustrated by Jane Chapman; read with permission from Simon & Schuster).
Story Time Online: Clothing
🚀 Blast off this week with Julie featuring a Story Time reading of "What Do You Wear?" by Tarō Gomi (read with permission from Chronicle Books). Join us to sing , count and learn together.
Story Time Online: Orange
It may be true that nothing rhymes with the word "orange," but that doesn't mean we can't still read, sing and play during this week's Story Time Online.
Story Time Online: Shapes
What happens when a perfectly happy square no longer has four matching corners and equal sides? Gather you little ones for a Story Time reading to learn colors, shapes and days of the week with Ericka as she reads, Perfect Square written by Michael Hall; read with permission from Chronicle Books.
Story Time Online: Numbers
Story Time is here. Give a great big cheer! This week, join Julie for a fun Story Time reading of the book, "I Know Numbers" by Taro Gomi (read with permission from Chronicle Books) and practice writing numbers with a helpful rhyme.
Story Time Online: Penguins
This week's Story Time features children's songs and a reading of Penguins, Penguins, Everywhere! by Bob Barne (and read with permission from Chronicle Books).
Story Time Online: The Cow Loves Cookies
It's your weekly story time featuring Ericka and a reading of The Cow Lovies Cookies (written by Karma Wilson and illustrated by Marcellus Hall; read with permission from Simon & Schuster).
Story Time Online: Bubble Gum
Can you think of anything more frustrating than getting bubble gum stuck in your hair? How about when the whole neighborhood finds out? Join Roxanne to learn what happens in the book On Account of the Gum written by Adam Rex; read with permission from Chronicle Books.
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