Storytime Books & Rhymes

Click on the main Storytime page for the full list of storytime themes for September 2020 - May 2021. This page will feature the action rhymes, fingerplays, and additional book suggestions for the month. Remember to check out our Facebook page for the Live videos each Tuesday at 10 am! 
Date of Facebook Live Letter of the Week Theme
February 2 Letter M Mice Are Nice
February 9 Letter W Will You Be Mine?
February 16 Letter L Lions, Tigers, & Bears
February 23 Letter U Under the Sea

January 26 - Insects Storytime

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Insects Storytime Books

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  • Diary of a Fly by Doreen Cronin
  • Some Bugs by Angela DiTerlizzi
  • I Love Bugs by Emma Dodd
  • Fly! by Karl Newsom Edwards
  • Du Iz Tak? by Carson Ellis
  • Step Gently Out by Helen Frost & Rick Lieder
  • Big Bug Surprise by Julia Gran
  • The Bug Collector by Alex G. Griffiths
  • The Beetle Book by Steve Jenkins
  • Bug Patrol by Denise Dowling Mortensen
  • Bugs Galore by Peter Stein
  • Bug in a Vacuum by Melanie Watts

February 2 - Mice Are Nice

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Mice Are Nice Storytime Books

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  • The Completed Hickory Dickory Dock by Jim Aylesworth
  • Mousetropolis by R. Gregory Christie
  • Hide and Squeak by Heather Vogel Frederick
  • Mice by Rose Fyleman
  • Good Night, Mouse by Jed Henry
  • Can’t Catch Me! by Timothy Knapman
  • Me and My Big Mouse by Ethan Long
  • Itsy-Bitsy Baby Mouse by Michelle Meadows
  • Never Too Little To Love by Jeanne Willis

February 9 - Will You Be Mine?

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Will You Be Mine? Storytime Books

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  • A Crankenstein Valentine by Samantha Berger
  • The Day It Rained Hearts by Felicia Bond
  • Love, Mama by Jeanette Bradley
  • There’s This Thing by Connah Brecon
  • Arthur’s Valentine by Marc Brown
  • Foxy in Love by Emma Dodd
  • The Yuckiest, Stinkiest, Best Valentine Ever by Brenda A. Ferber
  • Froggy’s First Kiss by Jonathan London
  • Hedgehug: A Sharp Lesson in Love by Dan Pinto & Benn Sutton

February 16th - Lions, Tigers, & Bears Storytime

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Lions, Tigers, & Bears Storytime Books

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  • Don’t Call Me a Bear by Aaron Blabey
  • There’s a Bear on My Chair by Ross Collins
  • Underwear! by Jenn Harney
  • Fear the Bunny by Richard T. Morris
  • Go Get ‘Em, Tiger by Sabrina Moyle
  • When a Tiger Comes to Dinner by Jessica Olien
  • Carnivores by Aaron Reynolds
  • There’s a Lion in My Cornflakes by Michelle Robinson
  • Caring for Your Lion by Tammi Sauer

February 23rd - Under the Sea Storytime

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Under the Sea Storytime Books

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  • Misunderstood Shark: Starring Shark! by Ame Dyckman
  • Inky the Octopus by Erin Guendelsberger
  • Clark the Shark by Bruce Hale
  • Does a Sea Cow Say Moo? by Terry Webb Harshman
  • Don’t Worry, Little Crab by Chris Haughton
  • Save Your Friends! by Hyewon Kyung
  • Way Down Deep in the Deep Blue Sea by Jan Peck
  • Goodnight Lagoon: A Goodnight Moon Parody by Lisa Ann Scott
  • I’m the Biggest Thing in the Ocean by Kevin Sherry