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Storytime at your St. Tammany Parish Library


The Fall Storytime ends the week of September 1 - 5.
There is no registration required and the program is free of charge to all.

Click on the name of your local branch library to find out about upcoming events.



Abita Springs Bush Causeway Covington Folsom Lacombe
Lee Road Madisonville Mandeville Pearl River Slidell


Children of all ages need books. Books can stir a child's imagination, improve his self-concept, develop his sensitivity to others, arouse his curiosity about the world, help him develop a larger vocabulary, and more. By sharing stories, songs and rhymes with babies, toddlers and preschoolers, parents and libraries are helping children prepare for the task of reading.

Storytime at the St. Tammany Parish Libraries introduces a child to the best in children's literature. Picture books provide a wide range of artistic styles and treatments which help to develop a sense of color, design, and beauty. Because a child responds naturally to the rhythm of words and the repetition of sounds, storytimes include nursery rhymes, poetry, fingerplays and songs.

In many cases this is also the child's first group listening experience. As the child attends storytime regularly, he will develop an enjoyment and appreciation of literature, the ability to concentrate, and to participate in group activities. For additional information on helping your child develop early literacy skills, visit Reading Rockets.

Suggestions for a successful storytime experience

 

ABITA SPRINGS

No Storytime November 28
FRIDAYS AT 10:30 AM
Storytime for all ages and their grown-ups

For more information about this storytime, call 893-6285.

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BUSH


TUESDAYS AT 10:30 AM
Storytime for all ages and their grown-ups.

For more information about this storytime, call 886-3588.

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CAUSEWAY

TUESDAYS
9:30 AM Baby and Toddler storytime for ages 3 months - 36 months and their grownups.

10:30 AM Preschool Storytime for children 3-5 years old and their grownups


For more information about this storytime, call 626-9779.

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COVINGTON

No Storytime November 25
TUESDAYS
10:00 AM Baby and Toddler storytime for ages 3 months - 36 months.
10:30 AM Preschool storytime for children 3 - 5 years old, with their grown-ups.

For more information about this storytime, call 893-6280 ext. 121.

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FOLSOM

NO storytime November 25

TUESDAYS AT 10:30 AM
Storytime for all ages and their grown-ups.

For more information about this storytime, call 796-9728

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LACOMBE

Begins September 9
No Storytime November 25

TUESDAYS 10:30 AM
Storytime for all ages and their grown-ups.

For more information about this storytime, call 882-7858.

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LEE ROAD

THURSDAYS 10:30 AM
Storytime for all ages and their grown-ups.

For more information about this storytime, call 893-6284

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Madisonville

NO storytime November 25

TUESDAYS
10:30 AM Baby and Toddler storytime for ages 3 months - 36 months.

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MANDEVILLE

NO storytime October 8 and 9.
WEDNESDAYS
10:30 AM storytime for all ages and their grown-ups.

THURSDAYS
10:30 AM Craft storytime for all ages and their grownups.


For more information about this storytime, call 626-4293, ext. 4.

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PEARL RIVER


THURSDAYS AT 10:30 AM
Storytime for all ages and their grown-ups.

For more information about this storytime, call 863-5518.

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SLIDELL

NO storytime October 14 and 15

TUESDAYS
9:30 AM Baby storytime for very young children up to 18 months
and their grownups.
10:30 AM Preschool storytime for children 3 - 5 years old, with their grown-ups.

WEDNESDAYS
9:30 AM Toddler storytime for young children 18 months to 36 months
and their grownups.
10:30 AM Preschool storytime for children 3 - 5 years old, with their grown-ups.

THURSDAYS
6:30 PM Family storytime for the entire family.


For more information about this storytime, call 646-6470 ext. 4.

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Last updated 8/15/2014
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