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BEDTIME STORY TIME

New Bedtime Story Time premiering every Saturday at 4 PM!
Join Ms. Heather in your PJs for a calm, relaxing story time before bed.

 

Bedtime Story Time: Froggy Goes to Bed with Heather

Bedtime Story Time: Froggy Goes to Bed with Heather
Bedtime Story Time: Froggy Goes to Bed with Heather
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Bedtime Story Time: Froggy Goes to Bed with Heather

Bedtime Story Time: Snippet the Early Riser with Heather
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Bedtime Story Time: Snippet the Early Riser with Heather

Bedtime Story Time: Let's Get Sleepy with Heather
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Bedtime Story Time: Let's Get Sleepy with Heather

Bedtime Story Time: Lena's Sleep Sheep with Heather
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Bedtime Story Time: Lena's Sleep Sheep with Heather

Bedtime Story Time: The Pout-Pout Fish and the Can't Sleep Blues by Deborah Diesen
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Bedtime Story Time: The Pout-Pout Fish and the Can't Sleep Blues by Deborah Diesen

Bedtime Story Time: I Don't Want to Go to Sleep with Heather
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Bedtime Story Time: I Don't Want to Go to Sleep with Heather

Bedtime Story Time: Dragon Night with Heather
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Bedtime Story Time: Dragon Night with Heather

Bedtime Story Time: Ladybug Girl Says Goodnight with Heather
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Bedtime Story Time: Ladybug Girl Says Goodnight with Heather

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 08/28/21
Froggy Goes to Bed
By Jonathan London

There are so many ways to postpone going to bed--and Froggy knows them all! First he has to find the lost boat that's essential to his bath, next the toothbrush that finally turns up in the cookie jar. Then he moves on to the familiar routine of a last drink of water, a favorite bedtime story and one more goodnight kiss. With inventive antics every child will recognize, Froggy makes bedtime rituals hilariously his own.(Story read with permission by Imprint Books)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 08/21/21
Snippet the Early Riser
By Bethanie Murguia

Snippet is a typical snail. But unlike other snails, he loves to wake up early. While his family is snoozing the morning away, he is wide awake and ready to race to the flowers, make leaf sculptures, and get piggyback rides. With the help of his bug friends, he tries and tries to wake his family up—but nothing works. Until Caterpillar gives him an idea. (Story read with permission by Knopf Books for Young Readers)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 08/14/21
Let's Get Sleepy!
By Tony Cliff

These cats are on an adventure to find that darn mouse named Sleepy. But Sleepy is a sneaky mouse―he’s hard to find. The cats will have to look everywhere. Can the cats catch that mouse? Even if they don’t, at the end of the day, they may just get "sleepy" after all. (Story read with permission by Imprint)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 08/07/21
Lena's Sleep Sheep
By Anita Lobel

After a hug and kiss from Mama and Papa, Lena is cozy in her bed and ready for her sleep sheep to help her fall asleep. But the sheep refuse to line up and be counted! (Story read with permission by Knopf Books for Young Readers)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 07/31/21
The Pout-Pout Fish and the Can't Sleep Blues
By J.R. Krause

One night in the ocean, the Pout-Pout Fish can't get to sleep! He's all ready for bed, but he just can't catch a snooze. When he asks his friends for advice, they're all sure they know what he should do―count sheep, use a pillow made of rocks, swim in circles―but nothing works. What to do when good advice isn't good for everyone? Little guppies will love The Pout-Pout Fish and the Can't-Sleep Blues, a bedtime story about learning from experience and doing what's best for you! (Story read with permission by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 07/24/21
I Don't Want to Go to Sleep
By J.R. Krause

Frog is excited about autumn and the coming of winter. But when Owl informs him that frogs hibernate till spring, Frog is upset at missing out on all the snowy fun. In this hysterically funny twist on the classic "I don't want to go to bed" dilemma, Frog comes up with all kinds of reasons why he's not going to sleep through winter, until he devises a clever way to convince his friends to come along for the ride. (Story read with permission by Doubleday Books for Young Readers)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 07/17/21
Dragon Night
By J.R. Krause

A boy and his dragon embark on a dazzling nighttime journey in this heartwarming friendship story about facing fears and helping others. (Story read with permission by G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 07/10/21
Ladybug Girl Says Goodnight
By Jacky Davis 

Bedtime can be fun, especially for Ladybug Girl and Bingo. From bath-time bubble beards, to pajamas with wings, to special good-nights for all of her stuffed animals, Ladybug Girl puts her own unique and cozy twist on the nightly ritual. (Story read with permission by Dial Books)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 07/03/21
All Aboard the Moonlight Train
By Kristyn Crow 

Can't sleep? Then hop aboard the Moonlight Train and get ready for a dreamy, nighttime adventure! A toucan will take your ticket, an elephant is your engineer, you can climb the giraffe's long neck for a look-out, and a lion will tuck you into your sleeping car with a bedtime story. Ready to join us? All aboard! (Story read with permission by Doubleday Books for Young Readers)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 06/26/21
Just Go to Bed (Little Critter)
By Mercer Mayer 

Little Critter is not looking forward to bedtime. Whether it’s time for him to stop playing and take a bath, or making a fuss about getting into his jammies, both parents and children alike will relate to this beloved story. A great way to introduce children to their very own bedtime routine!  (Story read with permission by Random House for Young Readers)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 06/19/21
Night Lights
By Susan Gal 

Susan Gal tells the story of a child’s evening routine through all the different kinds of lights that shine in the night. From the porch light by the front door, to the firelight (and firefly light!) of a backyard cookout, and the candles on a cake, everything seems to glow in this warm and cozy book. When the lightning of a sudden summer storm sends the action inside, there is light there too—a bedside light to read by, a flashlight to make shadows with, a night-light to keep you company, and the moonlight for sweet dreams.  (Story read with permission by Knopf Books for Young Readers)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 06/12/21
Mermaids Fast Asleep
By Robin Riding 

Mermaids Fast Asleep is a stunning and lyrical bedtime picture book that looks at how mermaids sleep in the sea. This wonderful read-aloud book about mythological sea creatures is the perfect nighttime read for your little dreamer!  (Story read with permission by Feiwel & Friends)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 06/05/21
Click, Clack, Good Night
By Doreen Cronin

It’s bedtime on the farm. The cows, sheep, and chickens are all tucked in and snoozing away. Except for…Duck. So Farmer Brown sings him a song...reads him a book...turns on the white noise machine...and even debates the day’s top stories. But Duck just won’t tuck! Can Farmer Brown stay awake long enough to see Duck off to dreamland, or is a good night’s sleep just a dream? (Story read with permission by Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 05/29/21
Pajamas Anytime
By Marsha Hayles

Provides a look at how pajamas are great attire for all kinds of fun indoor activities, such as jumping on a bed on a snowy day in January or listening to ghost stories on a spooky autumn eve in October! (Story read with permission by Penguin Juvenile)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 05/22/21
My New Big Kid Bed
By Debbie Bertram

What could be more exciting than graduating to a big bed? This big boy cannot wait to go to sleep in his new dinosaur bed. But when darkness falls . . . what’s that? A huge shadow sends the boy running from bedroom to bedroom to try to sleep anywhere but his own bed! Having trouble getting your child to sleep in their own bed? Families will relate to this bedtime romp about a boy with that very problem!
(Story read with permission by Random House Books for Young Readers)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 05/14/21
No Go Sleep!
By Kate Feiffer

Even though the stars are out and the moon is bright, the baby says, “No, go, sleep!” But as the world around the baby gradually goes to sleep—first the sun, then the moon, then the sheep, tree, and owl—the baby finally, finally, finally falls asleep too. Lyrically written, this lulling text, paired with soothing art, will put even the youngest reader in the mood to visit dreamland.
(Story read with permission by Simon & Schuster)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 05/08/21
Sleepyheads
By Sandra J. Howatt

This sweet, snuggly, and silly bedtime book with irresistible illustrations is sure to prepare little ones for a cozy night’s sleep.

(Story read with permission by Beach Lane Books)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 05/01/21
Goodnight, Baby Moon
By DK

A special bedtime story that follows a family of curious rabbits on their nighttime walks to explain the phases of the moon.

(Story read with permission by DK Children)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 04/24/21
Bedtime for Yeti
By Vin Vogel

Yeti loves his stuffed toy Chunk. They play together all day and snuggle up under the covers each night. But when Chunk goes missing, Yeti has to go to bed alone in the shadowy dark. Unless, of course, he can summon all his courage to stage a dramatic rescue—Yeti-style!

(Story read with permission by Dial Books)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 04/17/21
Snoozefest with Heather
By Samantha Berger

Bedtime story meets Coachella in this adorable book about a sloth who packs up his pajamas to attends an arena festival for nappers, dozers, and the very best sleepyheads.

(Story read with permission by Dial Books)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 04/10/21
Busy Bugs with Heather
By Jayne Harvey

The silly bugs are having a party. There is so much to do! The ants spend many busy hours making patterns with the flowers. They place the flowers two by two. First red, then blue. Then red, then blue. The simple rhyming text and the quirky and cute bug characters make learning about patterns easy and fun!

(Story read with permission by Penguin Random House)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 04/03/21
The Bunnies Are Not in Their Beds
By Marisabina Russo

This bunny-rific bedtime read-aloud is perfect for young children during Easter! The text is filled with fun noises—click clack, click clack—and a repeating refrain—good night, good night, sleep tight—that's sure to have kids chiming in as they follow the antics of these bunnies who won't stay in bed. Kids will identify with the mischievous bunnies and their desire to play. Meanwhile, parents will empathize with Mama and Daddy's struggle to get them to sleep.

(Story read with permission by Dragonfly Books)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 03/27/21
How Do Giraffes Take Naps?
By Diane Muldrow

It’s naptime, and all the animals are curling up to get some rest. Whether it’s snoozing under the sea or nesting high in the trees, little ones will enjoy learning about the various ways their favorite animals get their sleep.

(Story read with permission by Golden Books)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 03/20/21
Goodnight, Daniel Tiger
By Angela C. Santomero

It’s almost time for Daniel Tiger to say goodnight, but there’s still so much to do! There’s play time and then bath time…and don’t forget tooth-brushing time! Finally it’s time to get cozy under the covers for story time and a special goodnight song. Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood fans will love winding down their busy day with their favorite friend before snuggling into their own beds to say goodnight!

(Story read with permission by Simon Spotlight)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 03/13/21
10 Little Ninjas
By Miranda Paul

A charming bedtime counting book about ten sneaky little characters who aren’t ready to go to sleep... until daddy calls the sensei to send them back to bed.

(Story read with permission by Knopf Books for Young Readers)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 03/06/21
Pancakes in Pajamas
By Frank Asch

A pajama-wearing Baby Bear eats a delicious stack of pancakes in this sweet picture book from celebrated and award-winning author and illustrator Frank Asch.

(Story read with permission by  Aladdin)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 02/27/21
Goodnight, Numbers
By Danica McKellar 

Count your way to sweet dreams with help from The Wonder Years/Hallmark actress, math whiz, and author Danica McKellar! This New York Times bestselling bedtime book with a math twist is perfect both for getting ready for bed and learning at home.

(Story read with permission by Crown Books for Young Readers)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 02/20/21
Even Superheroes Have to Sleep
By Sara Crow

It’s bedtime for superheroes . . . and KIDS! Young ones will enjoy this sweet, short rhyming story that lulls them into bedtime with the promise that all their heroes are getting tucked into bed too.

(Story read with permission by Doubleday Books for Young Readers)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 02/13/21
If Animals Said I Love You
By Ann Whitford Paul

If animals said “I love you” like we do…how would they say it? Whale would make bubbles shoot from her spout. Boa would give her hatchlings a hug. Gorilla would snuggle his child to sleep. And across the animal kingdom, every creature would show love in a special way.
(Story read with permission by Farrar, Straus, & Giroux)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 02/06/21
Ten Rules of the Birthday Wish
By Beth Ferry

A child presents ten essential rules of birthday wishes, from planning the right party through having the right dessert--with a light to blow out--to keeping the wish secret.
(Story read with permission by G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 01/30/21
Bedtime!
By Christine Anderson

Despite her mother’s insistence that she takes her bath and gets ready for bed, young Melanie is far too busy building her tower in case the elephants come to play--and so the bedtime battle between the two begins and neither is quite certain who the winner will be!

(Story read with permission by Philomel)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 01/23/21
Little Bo Peep Can't Get to Sleep
By Erin Dealey

When Little Bo Peep can't get to sleep, her mother suggest counting sheep. But Peep can't count her sheep because she's lost them. Her brother, Little Boy Blue, who scared off the sheep in the first place, warns Peep she'll be in big trouble if she tells Mom and Dad. It's no wonder Peep can't catch a wink, even when Humpty Dumpty finds her flock. That tummy ache just won't go away until she tells her parents the truth about her missing sheep.

(Story read with permission by Simon & Schuster)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 01/16/21 
Sleepover Duck!
By Carin Bramsen

Duck and Cat have their very first sleepover in the barn.

(Story read with permission by Random House Books for Young Readers)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 01/09/21 
Beep Beep Beep Time for Sleep!
By Claire Freedman

From the author of Dinosaurs love underpants comes a charming picture book that follows a group of tired trucks and machines as they get ready for bedtime after a long day at the building site.

(Story read with permission by Simon & Schuster)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 01/02/21 
Bear Can't Sleep
By Karma Wilson

Though it is winter in the forest, Bear can't sleep and his many animal friends are filled with suggestions to help him get to bed, from hot tea to lullabies.

(Story read with permission by Margaret K. McElderry Books)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 12/26/20 
The Night Before New Year's
By Natasha Wing

It's the night before New Year's, and the whole family is determined to stay up until midnight! Everyone?s stocked up on sparkly streamers and festive party hats, but after a night filled with card games and too many cupcakes, the little ones are getting sleepy. . . Can they make it until the clock strikes twelve?(Story read with permission by Grosset & Dunlap)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 12/19/20 
The Night Before Christmas
By Clement Clarke Moore & Jan Brett

Presents the well-known poem about an important Christmas visitor. (Story read with permission by Putnam)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 12/12/20 
The Night Before the Night Before Christmas
By Natasha Wing

Two days before Christmas, an overworked family laments with a familiar rhyme that they had "too much to do, Our tree wasn't up yet, and Mom had the flu."
(Story read with permission by Grosset & Dunlap)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 12/05/20 
The Poky Little Puppy's Wonderful Winter Day
By Jean Chandler

It’s a snowy morning, and Poky and his four brothers and sisters can’t wait to get outside and play! They dig tunnels, slide down hills, and make snow angels. But where is that poky little puppy? He’s chasing snowballs with the neighbor children! And that night when he’s tucked in, he dreams happily about his wonderful winter day.
(Story read with permission by Golden Books)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 11/28/20 
Sleepover at the Museum
By Karen Lefrak

During Mason's birthday sleepover at the natural history museum, friends enjoy a scavenger hunt but Mason has a hard time choosing the gallery in which they will sleep. Includes facts about museums and a list of notable museums that allow sleepovers.
(Story read with permission by Crown Books for Young Readers)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 11/21/20 
Piggies in Pajamas
By Michelle Meadows

Piggies try to stay up as long as they can as their mother gets ready for bed.
(Story read with permission by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 11/14/20 
Where is Bear?
By Jonathan Bentley

A little boy and his best friend - an actual bear - go on a search for a teddy bear before bedtime
(Story read with permission by Penguin Random House)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 11/07/20 
All My Friends are Fast Asleep
By David Weinstone

Unable to fall asleep, a little boy journeys from cave to sea to mountain peak, trying unsuccessfully to imitate the sleeping habits of his animal friends, until he finds the perfect place to lay his tired head.
(Story read with permission by Farrar, Straus, & Giroux)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 10/31/20 
Halloween Good Night
By Doug Cushman

On Halloween night, monsters, from hairy werewolves on the moors to scaly swamp creatures in a black lagoon, say goodnight to their mommies and daddies.
(Story read with permission by Henry Holt & Co)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 10/24/20 
Are You My Monster?
By Amanda Noll

A young boy compares a drawing of his monster--depicted with a long tail, pointy nails, and big teeth--with various other monsters until he finds the perfect match.
(Story read with permission by Flashlight Press)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 10/17/20 
Little Quack's Bedtime
By Lauren Thompson

A mother duck tries to persuade her five ducklings to go to sleep on a dark night.
(Story read with permission by Little Simon)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 10/10/20 
Boom! Boom! Boom!
By Jamie A. Swenson

On a stormy night, a child snuggles into bed with a book and a teddy bear but is soon joined by one dog, one cat, and more until the child, and the bed, reach their limit.
(Story read with permission by Farrar, Straus, & Giroux)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 10/03/20 
Good Night, Little Blue Truck
By Alice Shertle

A storm is brewing and Little Blue Truck and his good friend Toad are hurrying home for bed. But who can sleep with all that racket? It's not long before other friends show up seeking safety from the storm. Thunder and lightening sure can be scary, but it's easy to be brave together. When the clouds roll on and the sky is clear, it's all aboard for a bedtime ride! Beep! Beep! Shhh.
(Story read with permission by HMH Books for Young Readers)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 09/26/20 
Fiona, It's Bedtime
By Zondervan

It’s time to go to bed and Fiona can’t fall asleep until she’s said “GOODNIGHT” to all her animal friends at the zoo.
(Story read with permission by Zonderkidz)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 09/19/20 
Goodnight Pirate
By Michelle Robinson

In Goodnight Pirate, kids can say goodnight to everything from parrots to spyglasses to crow's nests, because it's time for rest.
(Story read with permission by B.E.S.)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 09/12/20 
Llama Llama Gram and Grandpa
By Anna Dewdney

Spending the night at Gram and Grandpa's house, Llama Llama discovers that he cannot sleep because he has left Fuzzy Llama at home, but Grandpa soon comes up with a solution to replace the stuffed toy.
(Story read with permission by Viking Books for Young Readers)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 09/05/20 
Whooo's There?
By Mary Serfozo

An inquisitive owl keeps track of the comings and goings of woodland creatures all night long.
(Story read with permission by Random House Books for Young Readers)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 08/29/20 
Biscuit Goes Camping
By Alyssa Satin Capucilli

Biscuit the puppy camps out in the backyard.
(Story read with permission by HarperCollins)

ONLINE BEDTIME STORY TIME: 08/22/20 
Shhhhh! Everybody's Sleeping
By Julie Markes

A young child is encouraged to go to sleep by the thought of everyone else sleeping, from teacher to baker to postman.
(Story read with permission by HarperCollins)