Looking for a storytime for kids in Long Beach? Your best bet is the public library, but with eight branches, keeping track can be confusing! Here’s a comprehensive list of the storytimes in Long Beach fo rkiddos.
When my kids were little, I didn’t put them in preschool. They had lots of playdates, and attended Del Valle’s Tot Lot program, but I worried they wouldn’t learn to “sit and listen” before school.
Yes, you can pay for classes for kids. But if funds are short, you’re probably looking for a way to sneak in fun, learning, and structure.
And there’s no better way to kill those three birds with one stone than visiting some of the many storytimes in Long Beach!
Storytimes in Long Beach are offered through the public library, and are often short, sweet, and FUN. Add in a couple of cute crafts and LOTS of fun songs and stories, and it’s the perfect introduction to structured learning.
So where are these storytimes near Long Beach at? Read on for the full list!
A Note About Long Beach Storytimes
Long Beach and its surrounding areas had a thriving storytime schedule prior to the pandemic. And while storytimes are coming back slowly, there is still fair amount of uncertainty.
Make sure to check these storytimes before you go, either by calling, stopping by the library, or visiting the website. Things are changing quickly these days, and we wouldn’t want the kiddos to be dissapointed!
Monday Storytimes in Long Beach
- Spanish Storytime at Signal Hill Library– Second Monday of the month, all ages. 12:30 pm. Get more details!
Tuesday Storytimes in Long Beach
- Rancho Los Cerritos Family Storytime- Tuesdays at 10 am. No registration required. Get the full details here!
- Family Storytime at Main Library– 6-6:30 pm. More information here!
Wednesday Storytimes in Long Beach
- Baby and Toddler Storytime at Signal Hill– 10 am. Get more details!
Thursday Storytimes in Long Beach
- Baby Storytime at Los Altos Library- 10-10:30. Full details here!
- Baby and Lap-Sit Storytime at El Dorado- 11:00-11:30. Get more information!
- Preschool Storytime at Obama Library- 11-11:30. More info here!
Friday Storytimes in Long Beach
- Toddler Storytime at El Dorado Library- 9:30-10:00. Full details here!
- Bilingual Storytime at Burnett- 10 to 11 am. Get more information!
- Preschool Stortyime at Signal Hill– 10 am. More info here!
- Preschool Storytime at El Dorado- 10:15-10:45. Full info here!
- Family Storytime at Dana-10:30-11. More information here!
- Family Storytime at Los Altos-10:30-11. More information here!
- Preschool Storytime at Bayshore-10:30-11More information here!
- Family Storytime at Los Altos-11-11:30. More information here!
- Family Time at Main: 11-11:30. Fingerplays, songs, and a short movie! Get more details.
- Toddler Storytime at Bach- 1-1:30. Full info here!
Saturday Storytimes in Long Beach
- Family Storytime at Dana– 10:30-11. Full info here!
- Sumérgete En La Escuela at Main- 11:30-12:15. Get more details!
- Preschool Storytime at Bach- 1-1:30. More details here!
Well, there you have it- our complete list of storytimes in Long Beach, Signal Hill, and Lakewood. We hope you and your kiddos get to fold one or two of these family storytimes into your week!
Any that we missed? Tell us in the comments and we’ll add them to the list!
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