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Virtual Read-Alouds & Programs

Looking for our awesome storytimes? Look no further, here we have four sections of awesome librarians reading so many great books!

In the “Staff Storytime” tab below we have video read-alouds of picture books and early reader books by our great librarians (and some PJ Storytimes too!!)

While in the “Get on Board!” tab there are video read-alouds of specifically Board Books.

In “Books & Bubbles” we have the great Babies and Books and Books and Bubbles Storytimes that have been done recently, and in the “Recorded Program” tab, we have a bunch of other non-storytime sorts of video presentations!

So many stories, so little time!

And, have you seen our Social Story that can help pre-teach what the structure and routine of a library experience will be like? Find it HERE

Ms. Kathy
·Every Autumn Comes the Bear by Jim Arnosky
·Pigs Make Me Sneeze by Mo Willems
·Spicy Hot Colors by Sherry Shahan
·America the Beautiful: A Pop-Up Book by Robert Sabuda
·I Love You: A Pop-Up Book by David Carter
·Cookie Count: A Tasty Pop-Up by Robert Sabuda
·Not a Stick by Antoinette Portis
·Pirate PiggyWiggy by Christyan and Diane Fox
·All the World by Liz Garton Scanlon Illustrated by Marla Frazee
·We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen Illustrated by Helen Oxenbury

Ms. Anne
·PJ Storytime: What Do You Do With a Kangaroo? by Mercer Mayer, City Dog, Country Frog by Mo Willems, & When Cats Dream by Dav Pilkey
·PJ Storytime: Bee-bim bop! by Linda Sue Park, Mermaid and Me by Soosh, & If I Was the Sunshine by Julie Fogliano
·PJ Storytime: Here Comes Jack Frost by Kazuno Kohara, The Reader by Amy Hest, & Goodnight World by Debi Gliori
·PJ Storytime: A Wonderful Year by Nick Bruel, and What! Cried Granny by Kate Lum
·PJ Storytime: Christmas Stories featuring The Last Christmas Tree by Stephen Krensky, The Christmas Giant by Steve Light, & The Christmas Magic by Lauren Thompson
·Special Storytime: Giving Thanks featuring In November by Cynthia Rylant, & Bear Says Thanks by Karma Wilson
·PJ Storytime: Bedtime for Bear by Brett Helquist, Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs by Mo Willems, & Polar Bear Night by Lauren Thompson
·PJ Storytime: Big Box Little Box by Caryl Hart, Where Have All The Unicorns Gone by Jane Yolen, & Who Will You Be? by Andrea Pippins
·PJ Storytime: Little Tree by Loren Long, Selections from The Giant Golden Book of Elves and Fairies by Jane Werner, & What Color is Night by Grant Snider
·PJ Storytime: The Summer Sword by Mark Sperring, Like a Windy Day by Frank Asch, & Now by Antoinette Portis
·PJ Storytime: Summer Song by Kevin Henkes, some poems from The Neighborhood Mother Goose Book by Nina Crews, & Dream Animals: A Bedtime Journey by Emily Martin
·Wonderfall by Michael Hall
·Brimsby’s Hats by Andrew Prahin
·Quite Enough Hot Dogs by Wil Mara
·Full Moon Barnyard Dance by Carole Lexa Schaefer
·Donovan’s Big Day by Leslea Newman
·Eat Pete by Michael Rex
·That’s Good! That’s Bad! by Margery Cuyler
·Ocean Meets Sky by The Fan Brothers
·Weezer Changes the World by David M. McPhail
·Jamaica Louise James by Amy Hest; Illustrated by Sheila White Samton
·If Kids Ran the World by Leo and Diane Dillon
·The Hello Goodbye Window by Noront Juster; illustrations by Chris Raschka
·Sail Away Dragon by Barbara Joosse; illustrated by Randy Cecil
·Evermore Dragon by Barbara Joosse, illustrations by Randy Cecil
·Lovaby Dragon by Barbara Joosse, illustrations by Randy Cecil
·Duck Sock Hop by Jane Kohuth; illustrations by Jane Porter
·A Bear and His Boy by Sean Bryan; illustrated by Tom Murphy
·A Girl and Her Gator by Sean Bryan; illustrations by Tom Murphy
·A Boy and His Bunny by Sean Bryan; illustrations by Tom Murphy
·And Then It’s Spring by Julie Fogliano Illustrated by Erin Stead
·A Day with Wilbur Robinson by William Joyce
·The Golden Egg by Margaret Wise Brown
·A Very Special House by Ruth Krauss Pictures by Maurice Sendak

Ms. Sue
·The Library by Sarah Stewart
·Max Explains Everything: Grocery Store Expert by Stacy McAnulty
·The Apple Pie Tree by Zoe Hall
·If you Give a Dog a Donut by Laura Numeroff

Ms. Amy
·Special Storytime: Construction – Who Made this Cake? by Chihiro Nakagawa, Construction Zoo by Jennifer Thorne, & Bulldozer Helps Out by Candace Fleming
·Special Storytime: Sophie Johnson, Unicorn Expert by Morag Hood, Grumpycorn by Sarah McIntyre, & Pete the Kitty and the Unicorn’s Missing Colors by James Dean
·Special Storytime: It’s Kwanzaa Time!: by Synthia Saint James & K Is for Kwanzaa: by Juwanda G. Ford
·What If… by Samantha Berger
·Say Something by Peter H Reynolds
·The Youngest Marcher: The story of Audrey Faye Hendricks by Cynthia Levinson
·It’s Okay to Be Different by Todd Parr
·Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story by Kevin Noble Maillard
·Pirate Storytime: Pirate Cruncher by Jonny Duddle and Trick Arrr Treat by Leslie Kimmelman
·We Don’t Eat Our Classmates by Ryan T. Higgins
·The Proudest Blue by Ibtihaj Muhammed and S.K. Ali
·Ruby Finds a Worry by Tom Percival
·Once Upon A Cool Motorcycle Dude by Kevin O’Malley
·Little Excavator by Anna Dewdney
·The Kindness Book by Todd Parr
·Julia’s House For Lost Creatures by Ben Hatke
·The Perfect Square by Michael Hall
·In My Heart; A Book of Feelings by Jo Witek Illustrated by Christine Roussey

Ms. Gladys
·Mi Hermano Tiene Autismo by Jennifer Moore Mallinos
·Kikiriki Quiquiriqui by Diane Anda
·Pastel Para Enemigos by Derek Munson
·José el Chévere: Helado y dinosaurios by Eric Litwin
·Como dicen las Buenas Noches los Dinosaurios By Jane Yolen
·¿De dónde eres? by Yamile Saied Méndez Illustrated by Jaime Kim
·10 Patitos de Goma by Eric Carle
·Oso Pardo, Oso Pardo Qué Ves Ahí by Bill Martin Jr Illustrated by Eric Carle

Ms. Kathi
·Special Storytime: Star Wars Stories
·Special Storytime: The Hanukkah Mice by Steven Kroll, All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah by Sydney Taylor & E. Lockhart, and How Do Dinosaurs Say Happy Chanukah? by Jane Yolen
·Happy Pig Day by Mo Willems
·I Am A Frog by Mo Willems
·I Love My New Toy by Mo Willems
·The Thank You Book by Mo Willems
·Biscuit’s Day at the Farm by Alyssa Capucilli
·Biscuit loves the Library by Alyssa Capucilli
·Should I Share My Ice Cream by Mo Willems
·Barkus Book 2: Dog Dreams by Patricia MacLachlan
·Today I Will Fly by Mo Willems
·Barkus Book 1, by Patricia MacLachlan
·Can I Play Too? by Mo Willems
·Pete the Cat in the Tip-Top Tree House by James Dean
·Watch Me Throw The Ball by Mo Willems
·I Like Bugs by Margaret Wise Brown

Ms. Loreen
·A Dog Named Doug by Karma Wilson
·The Pigeon Has To Go To School by Mo Willems
·The Pigeon Wants A Puppy by Mo Willems
·New Shoes by Chris Raschka

Others
·Readers from the Islamic Academy for Peace in Methuen read My First Ramadan by Karen Katz, & Ramadan Moon by Na’ima B. Robert
·Mayor Perry reads “What Can a Citizen Do?” by Dave Eggers

Last Updated: January 25th

Get on Board! with Ms. Kathi reading How Do Dinosaurs Play with Their Friends? by Jane Yolen, How Do Dinosaurs Love Their Dogs by Jane Yolen, and How Do Dinosaurs Clean Their Room by Jane Yolen

Get on Board! with Ms. Kathi reading Love Is a Truck by Amy Novesky, The Toolbox by Anne Rockwell, and Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site by Sherri Duskey Rinker

Get on Board! with Ms. Kathy reading I Love Us by Theodore Henry, and Christmas Parade by Sandra Boynton

Get on Board! with Ms. Amy reading Big Kid Bed by Leslie Patricelli, I Speak Up by Cheri J Meiners, and Potty Power by Eunice & Sabrina Moyle

Get on Board! with Ms. Kathy reading May We Have Enough to Share by Richard Van Camp, Peekaboo Baby by Margaret Miller, & I Like it When by Mary Murphy

Get on Board! with Ms. Kathi reading Stanley’s Paint Box by William Bee, Colors Everywhere by Sam McBratney, & Goodnight, Rainbow Cats Bàrbara Castro Urío

Get on Board! with Ms. Amy reading Día de los Muertos by Hannah Eliot

Get on Board! with Ms. Kathy featuring Happy Halloween from The Very Busy Spider by Eric Carle, It’s Pumpkin Day, Mouse! by Laura Numeroff, & Pop-Up Peekaboo Pumpkin

Get on Board! with Ms. Kathi featuring So Far Up by Susanne Strasser, Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae, & Roary the Lion Roars Too Loud by Ame Dyckman

Get on Board! with Ms. Amy featuring Leo Gets a Checkup by Anna McQuinn, Hello, Bugs! by Smriti Prasadam-Halls, and Play! Play! Play! by Douglas Florian

Get on Board! with Ms. Kathi featuring The Biggest Pumpkin Surprise Ever! by Steven Kroll, Pumpkin Day, & Pumpkin Night by Anne Rockwell, Five Little Pumpkins by Dan Yaccarino

Get on Board! with Ms. Amy featuring: Wee Beasties by Ame Dyckman, & Silly Squid by Roger Priddy

Get on Board! with Ms. Kathy featuring Sally at the Farm by Stephen Huneck & Toes, Ears, & Nose by Karen Katz

Get on Board! with Ms. Amy featuring Hello Animals by Smriti Prasadam-Halls, I’m a Big Brother by Joanna Cole, & I’m a Big Sister by Joanna Cole

Last Updated: May 27th

In case you missed the awesome storytimes that we have been posting on our Children’s Facebook Page? Catch up here. NEWEST Books and Bubbles at the top of the list!! All the previous spring storytimes are under the bookworm!

5/27 Books & Bubbles with Ms. Kathy & Buzz, Buzz, Baby by Karen Katz

5/10 Books & Bubbles with Ms. Amy & Maisy’s Morning on the Farm by Lucy Cousins

4/29 Books & Bubbles with Ms. Kathy & Up to My Knees by Grace Lin

04/12/21 Books & Bubbles with Ms. Amy & Hello, World! Construction Site by Jill McDonald

03/23/21 Books & Bubbles with Ms. Kathy & Mary Had a Little Lamb by Jarvis

02/22/21 Books & Bubbles with Ms. Amy & Opposites by Sandra Boynton

02/11/21 Books & Bubbles with Ms. Kathy & One Little Lamb by Elaine Greenstein

01/26/21 Books & Bubbles with Ms. Amy & Belly Button Book by Sandra Boyton

01/14/21 Books & Bubbles with Ms. Kathy & Spot’s Snowy Day by Eric Hill

12/29 Babies and Books with Ms. Amy & Never Feed A Shark by Shannon Hays

12/17 Babies and Books with Ms. Kathy & Ten Seeds by Ruth Brown

11/24 Babies & Books with Ms. Amy & Everybody Has a Body by Janice Behrens and Whitney Highfield

11/12 Babies & Books with Ms. Kathy & 12 Diwali Lights by Rina Singh

10/22 Babies & Books with Ms. Kathy & The I Love You Book by Todd Parr

10/14 Babies and Books with Ms. Kathy & Boy of Mine by Jabari Asim

10/6 Babies and Books with Ms. Amy & Lejos/Far by Juan Felipe Herrera and Blanca Gómez

9/22 Babies and Books with Ms. Amy & Goodnight Gorilla by Peggy Rathmann

9/17 Babies and Books with Ms. Kathy & How Do I Love You? by Marion Dane Bauer

9/1 Babies and Books with Ms. Kathy & Dinosaur Dance by Sandra Boynton

8/24 Babies and Books with Ms. Kathy & Show Me by Tom Tracy

8/17 Babies and Books with Ms. Amy & Show Me Happy by Kathryn Madeline Allen

7/27 Babies and Books with Ms. Kathy & Rainbow Garden by Jo Lodge

7/13 Babies and Books with Ms. Amy & Duck & Goose Find a Pumpkin by Tad Hills

7/6 Babies and Books songs with Ms. Kathy & with Ms. Amy reading The Very Busy Spider by Eric Carle

6/29 Babies and Books with Ms. Amy & Girl Of Mine by Jabari Asim

6/15 Babies and Books with Ms. Katelyn & Ms. Katelyn Reads Ten Tiny Babies by Karen Katz

6/8 Babies and Books with Ms. Amy & Pajama Time by Sandra Boynton

5/26 Babies and Books with Ms. Amy & Little Quack Counts by Lauren Thompson

5/18 Babies and Books with Ms. Amy & Blue Hat, Green Hat by Sandra Boynton

5/11 Babies and Books with Ms. Amy & Are you a Cow? by Sandra Boynton

5/4 Babies and Books with Ms. Amy & Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See by Bill Martin, Jr

4/27 Babies and Books with Ms. Amy & Panda Bear, Panda Bear by Bill Martin Jr.

4/21 Babies and Books with Ms. Amy & Snuggle Puppy by Sandra Boynton

4/13 Babies and Books with Ms. Amy & Moo, Baa, La La La! by Sandra Boynton

4/6 Babies and Books with Ms. Amy & Animal Opposites (Alphaprints) by Roger Priddy

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