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ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME

New Online View & Do Story Times premiering Tuesdays at 10:30 AM!
Join Ms. Lisa, Ms. Allison, & our branch staff for stories, songs, & a fun activity. 


Some story times will involve a crafting kit (we will post this info in the story time description), which you can pick up at all branches starting the Monday of that week's story time, while supplies last.  After you get your kit, tune into story time to create your masterpiece!
 

View & Do Story Time: I Love Mom & I Love Dad with Allison

View & Do Story Time: I Love Mom & I Love Dad with Allison
View & Do Story Time: I Love Mom & I Love Dad with Allison
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View & Do Story Time: I Love Mom & I Love Dad with Allison

View & Do Story Time: Give Bees a Chance with Trinna
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View & Do Story Time: Give Bees a Chance with Trinna

View & Do Story Time: The Circles All Around Us with Allison
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View & Do Story Time: The Circles All Around Us with Allison

View & Do Story Time: Stuck with Lisa
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View & Do Story Time: Stuck with Lisa

View & Do Story Time: Fidgety Fish with Allison
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View & Do Story Time: Fidgety Fish with Allison

View & Do Story Time: Tails and Tales with Community Outreach Services
05:26
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View & Do Story Time: Tails and Tales with Community Outreach Services

View & Do Story Time: Swamp Stories with South Lafourche Branch
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View & Do Story Time: Swamp Stories with South Lafourche Branch

View & Do Story Time: Fantastic Beasts with Lockport Branch
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View & Do Story Time: Fantastic Beasts with Lockport Branch

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  08/31/21
 I Love Mom & I Love Dad
Eric Carle
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

Our very last View & Do Story Time premieres on Tuesday, 8/31 at 10:30 AM! Join Ms. Allison for an Eric Carle double feature ... we are reading I Love Mom & I Love Dad with The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

Title - I Love Mom & I Love Dad
Author - Eric Carle
Publisher - Grosset & Dunlap
Summary - Show Mom just how much she means with this colorful book from the World of Eric Carle. Join The Very Hungry Caterpillar as he honors Mother's Day and celebrates incredible parents everywhere. With joyful illustrations and colorful creatures, this charming keepsake is a great way to show parents, grandparents, soon-to-be mothers, aunts, friends, or whomever you call "Mom" just how much you care. Celebrate Dad's special day by saying "I Love You"--with a little help from The Very Hungry Caterpillar. This bright and colorful book is the ideal way to tell the person you call "Dad" how much you appreciate him. It's the perfect gift for Father's Day, Dad's birthday, or any day that you want to show Dad just how much you care.

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  08/24/21
 Give Bees a Chance
Bethany Barton
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

Our next View & Do Story Time premieres on Tuesday, 8/24 at 10:30 AM! Join Ms. Trinna as we celebrate World Bee Day! We will be reciting a poem, reading a story, and singing a song about our friends, the bees! 🐝

Title - Give Bees a Chance
Author - Bethany Barton
Publisher - Viking Books for Young Readers
Summary - From the author-illustrator of Children's Choice Book Award Winner I'm Trying to Love Spiders: a plea to please give bees a chance! Bethany Barton's interactive cartoon-style illustrations and hilarious narrator mean this book is full of facts and fun. With bees officially on the endangered animals list, it's more important now than ever to get on board with our flying, honey-making friends!

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  08/17/21
 The Circles All Around Us
Brad Montague
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

Our next View & Do Story Time premieres on Tuesday, 8/17 at 10:30 AM! Join Ms. Allison for a story time about circles ... that is, the circles we create with those we know and love, including our family and friends!

Title - The Circles All Around Us
Author - Brad Montague
Publisher - Dial Books
Summary - The debut picture book from the creator of the viral sensation Kid President is a moving take on how we can create bigger and bigger circles of community and connections as we grow.

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  08/10/21
 Stuck
Oliver Jeffers
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

Our next View & Do Story Time premieres on Tuesday, 8/10 at 10:30 AM! Join Ms. Lisa for a story about things getting "stuck," and then "stick" around because we are making MUD!

Title - Stuck
Author
- Oliver Jeffers
Publisher
- Philomel Books
Summary
- Delightful chaos ensues when a young boy gets his kite stuck up a tree in this laugh-out-loud new picture book from award-winning, internationally best-selling author-illustrator Oliver Jeffers! Floyd gets his kite stuck up a tree. He throws up his shoe to shift it, but that gets stuck too. So he throws up his other shoe and that gets stuck, along with! a ladder, a pot of paint, the kitchen sink, an orang-utan and a whale, amongst other things! Will Floyd ever get his kite back? A hilarious book with a wonderful surprise ending.

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  08/03/21
 Fidgety Fish
Ruth Galloway
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

Our next View & Do Story Time premieres on Tuesday, 8/3 at 10:30 AM! Join Ms. Allison for a story about a fidgety fish & a fun song about "three little fishies!"

Title - Fidgety Fish
Author - Ruth Galloway
Publisher - Tiger Tales
Summary - Tiddler is a fidgety fish, darting and wriggling all over the place. His mom tells him to go out into the sea and swim until he’s tired. “But watch out for the Big Fish,” she warns him. Tiddler has a great time exploring—and then he finds a big, dark cave ...

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  07/27/21
 Tails and Tales Story Time
Community Outreach Services Staff
Animal Finger Puppets Craft

It's the last story time of the summer & our Community Outreach Services staff are back for it! Join Allison, Trinna, & Lisa for some poetry & crafting during the Tails & Tales Online View & Do Story Time on Tuesday, 7/27 at 10:30 AM! This story time includes a craft template that you can pick up at all branches starting Monday, 7/26.

Title - Eric Carle's Animals Animals
Author - Various Authors
Publisher - Philomel Books
Summary - From leaping, flying fish to dancing butterflies, and camels that "trollop along," Eric Carle's brilliant and colorful collage designs bring to life animal poems from diverse sources. This celebration of the wonder and variety of earth's animals is joyous ... a book to be shared.

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  07/20/21
 Swamp Stories Story Time
South Lafourche Branch Staff
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

It’s a South Lafourche Swamp Stories Take-Over for Online View & Do Story Time on Tuesday, 7/20 at 10:30 AM! Join us for the eighth story time of the summer with our friends in South Lafourche. We are going to read a story to put Gaston the Gator to sleep & then learn a swamp tour song!

Title -There's an Alligator Under My Bed
Author - Mercer Mayer
Publisher - Dial Books
Summary - The nightmare's gone, but what about that alligator? You have to be so careful getting in and out of bed! Maybe a midnight snack to lure him into the garage will do the trick. In this funny and beloved follow-up, Mercer Mayer faces another nighttime fear head-on.

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  07/13/21
 Fantastic Beasts Story Time
Lockport Branch Staff
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

It’s a Lockport Fantastic Beasts Take-Over for Online View & Do Story Time on Tuesday, 7/13 at 10:30 AM! Join us for the seventh story time of the summer with our friends in Lockport. We are going to read a book about waking up some sleepy dragons & then we are going to meet Princess Jessica's little knight, who will show us his "this is the way" morning routine!

Title - Waking Dragons
Author - Jane Yolen
Publisher - Simon, & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Summary - Wake up with a pair of sleepy dragons and the knight who must get them ready for school! Dragons wake up, Dragons rise, Dragons open Dragon eyes. From tumbling out of their humongous blankets to devouring a breakfast of catapulted waffles, these characters and their loveable antics fill the pages with luminous color and dragon-size fun. A joyful collaboration between two bestselling talents, author Jane Yolen and illustrator Derek Anderson, this book will make any young reader fly out of bed.

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  07/06/21
 Creepy Crawlies Story Time
Larose Branch Staff
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

It’s a Larose Creepy Crawlies Take-Over for Online View & Do Story Time on Tuesday, 7/6 at 10:30 AM!  🐌🕷🐝🐛🦋🐞🐜🦂
Join us for the sixth story time of the summer with our friends in Larose. We are going to read a book about a French snail & then sing the Itsy Bitsy Spider!

Title - Escargot
Author - Dashka Slater
Publisher - Farrar, Straus, & Giroux
Summary - Bonjour! Escargot is a beautiful French snail who wants only two things:
1. To be your favorite animal.
2. To get to the delicious salad at the end of the book.
But when he gets to the salad, he discovers that there's a carrot in it. And Escargot hates carrots. But when he finally tries one―with a little help from you!―he discovers that it's not so bad after all

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  06/29/21
 Safari Stories Story Time
Raceland Branch Staff
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

It’s a Raceland Safari Stories Take-Over for Online View & Do Story Time on Tuesday, 6/29 at 10:30 AM! 🐘🦛🦏🐅🐆🦓🦍  Join us for the fifth story time of the summer with our friends in Raceland. We are going to learn some safari etiquette & then we will dance around like some of our favorite safari animals!

Title - What To Do If an Elephant Stands On Your Foot
Author - Michelle Robinson
Publisher - Dial Books
Summary - Safari etiquette can be tricky. Fortunately, our trusty narrator can help. Sort of. From what to do if an elephant stands on your foot ("Keep calm. Panicking will only startle it!") to how to escape the attentions of a crocodile ("Well? What are you waiting for? Wave your arms around and shout for help!"), our plucky guide leads our unlucky hero on a jungle adventure, barely avoiding tigers, a rhino, snakes, and--uh-oh. What’s that? Well thank heavens the monkeys are friendly at least!

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  06/22/21
 Celebrity Critters Story Time
Golden Meadow Branch Staff
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

It’s a Golden Meadow Celebrity Critters Take-Over for Online View & Do Story Time on Tuesday, 6/22 at 10:30 AM! 🦙🦙 Join us for the fourth story time of the summer with our friends in Golden Meadow. We are going camping with Llama Llama & then singing a campfire song! 🔥

Title - Llama Llama Loves Camping
Author - Anna Dewdney
Publisher - Penguin Books
Summary - Based on an episode of Llama Llama's animated Netflix series, this book is all about one of the most fun activities for little llamas (and kids): camping! Look out, world--Llama Llama is a TV star! The beloved character, made famous by Anna Dewdney's best-selling picture books, is the star of his own original series, now airing on Netflix. In this episode-based book, Llama Llama goes camping for the very first time and learns a valuable lesson: what seems scary can actually be super-duper FUN! Your little llamas will love relating to their favorite picture book character as he faces new and challenging situations.

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  06/15/21
 Pet Pals Story Time
Thibodaux Branch Staff
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

It’s a Thibodaux Pet Pals Take-Over for Online View & Do Story Time on Tuesday, 6/15 at 10:30 AM! 🐶🐱🐹
Join us for the third story time of the summer with our friends in Thibodaux. We are reading a book about a boy who searches for a dragon for a pet & then singing a song about some furry friends!

Title - The Best Pet of All
Author - David LaRochelle
Publisher - Puffin Books
Summary - A little boy's mother won't let him have a dog. Dogs are too messy and too loud. But she says he can have a dragon for a pet - if he can find one. Enter the coolest - but naughtiest - pet ever. The dragon is messier and louder than any dog. And he will not leave. How will the boy ever get a dog now?

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  06/08/21
 Fish Tales Story Time
Choctaw Branch Staff
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

It’s a Choctaw Fish Tales Take-Over for Online View & Do Story Time on Tuesday, 6/8 at 10:30 AM! 🐟🐙🐬🦀🦈 Join us for the second story time of the summer with our friends in Choctaw. We are reading a book about a jellyfish who doesn't quite know if he IS a fish, & then we are learning a song about our jellyfish friends!

Title - I Am Not a Fish!
Author - Peter Raymundo
Publisher - Dial Books
Summary - Edgar is a jellyfish, but he doesn't look, act, or feel very much like a "fish." With a little help though from some friendly starfish, Edgar realizes that labels aren't important, and he should celebrate what makes him unique!

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  06/01/21
 Farmyard Friends Story Time
Bayou Blue Branch Staff
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

It’s a Bayou Blue Farmyard Friends Take-Over for Online View & Do Story Time on Tuesday, 6/1 at 10:30 AM! 🐷🐮🐴🐔 Join us for the very first story time of the summer with our friends in Bayou Blue. We are helping rooster find his crow, enjoying a good book, and singing some songs!
 

Title - The Rooster Who Lost His Crow
Author - Wendy Cheyette Lewison
Publisher - Dial Books
Summary - One morning as the rooster is about to crow, a bee flies straight at him and scares the cock-a-doodle-doo right out of him! He looks for it everywhere--in the shed, in the pond, in the cornfield. But no cock-a-doodle-doo is anywhere to be found. Suddenly he spies a big fox sneaking into the chicken coop. How can Rooster warn the farmer?

 

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  05/25/21
 Turtle Island
Kevin Sherry
Colorful Turtle Craft

Turtle is big. But the ocean is bigger. And Turtle is all alone. Until four shipwrecked folks--a bear, an owl, a frog, and a cat--climb to safety on his shell. Before long, they're fast friends, and the sea doesn't seem so vast anymore. But when Frog confides that he misses his family, Turtle doesn't understand. Isn't he their family? And when the group decides to sail for home, will Turtle be left behind? Never fear--a surprise on the horizon promises friends, family, and a home at last. Uplifting and heartfelt, this is a book about the power of friendship and making a home of one's own.
(Story read with permission by Dial Books)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  05/18/21
 How Will We Get to the Beach?
Brigitte Luciani
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

One beautiful summer day Roxanne decides to go to the beach. She loads up the car with everything she wants to take with her: the turtle/ the umbrella/ the book of wonderful stories/ the ball/ and/ of course/ her baby. But the car won't start. Undaunted, Roxanne decides to take the bus to the beach. But something can't go on the bus. Whenever Roxanne comes up with a new way to get to the beach she discovers she must leave something behind-and children will have great fun guessing just what's missing each time.
(Story read with permission by North-South Books)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  05/11/21
 Dragon Was Terrible
Kelly DiPucchio
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

We all know dragons are terrible, but this one is especially terrible. He scribbles in books. He steals candy from baby unicorns. He even burps in church. Seriously, who does that? Dragon, that's who. The king, the knights, and the villagers are desperate to take down this beast once and for all. But sometimes it's up to the unlikeliest of heroes to tame a dragon this terrible.

(Story read with permission by Farrar, Straus, Giroux)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  05/04/21
 How To Raise a Mom
Jean Reagan
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

This humorous new addition to the beloved HOW TO . . . books takes readers through a playful, busy day with Mom. Written in an instructional style, two siblings suggest the best ways to raise a happy, healthy mom—from waking her up in the morning to arranging play dates, to making sure she gets enough exercise, some quiet time, and plenty of veggies!

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

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  04/27/21
 I Don't Want To Be a Frog
Dev Petty
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

Frog wants to be anything but a slimy, wet frog. A cat, perhaps. Or a rabbit. An owl? But when a hungry wolf arrives—a wolf who HATES eating frogs—our hero decides that being himself isn’t so bad after all. In this very silly story with a sly message, told in hilarious dialogue between a feisty young frog and his heard-it-all-before father, young readers will identify with little Frog’s desire to be something different, while laughing along at his stubborn yet endearing schemes to prove himself right.

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

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  04/20/21
 The Pout-Pout Fish Cleans Up the Ocean
Deborah Diesen
Earth Daisies

Mr. Fish and his friends have noticed something strange in their ocean―a big, big MESS! How did it get there? What can they do about it? The closer they look, the more they see where the mess came from . . . and they'll have to work together to get rid of it.

(Story read with permission by Farrar, Straus, & Giroux)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  04/13/21
 Miss Maple's Seeds
Eliza Wheeler
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

Miss Maple gathers lost seeds that haven’t yet found a place to sprout. She takes them on field trips to explore places to grow. In her cozy maple tree house, she nurtures them; keeping them safe and warm until it's time for them to find roots of their own, and grow into the magnificent plants they’re destined to become.

(Story read with permission by Nancy Paulsen Books)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  04/06/21
 The Rabbit Listened
Cori Doerrfeld
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

When something sad happens, Taylor doesn't know where to turn. All the animals are sure they have the answer. The chicken wants to talk it out, but Taylor doesn't feel like chatting. The bear thinks Taylor should get angry, but that's not quite right either. One by one, the animals try to tell Taylor how to act, and one by one they fail to offer comfort. Then the rabbit arrives. All the rabbit does is listen . . . which is just what Taylor needs.

(Story read with permission by Dial Books)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  03/30/21
 Rabbits Don't Lay Eggs
Paula Metcalf
Rabbit Puppet Craft

Rabbits don't belong in the farmyard, so it creates quite a stir when Rupert pops up. He tries to make himself useful, but he can't cock-a-doodle-do like Cockerel, and when he tries to lay an egg like Dora the duck, it's a disaster! Luckily Rupert is good at digging, which soon leads to the most unexpected farm job of all.

(Story read with permission by Macmillan Children's Books)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  03/23/21
 Love from the Crayons
Drew Daywalt
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

It's time for another story time adventure with Ms. Allison! Do you love the Crayons books as much as we do? If you do, get excited because this week's story time features one of their stories. We are also going to make a card for someone special!

(Story read with permission by Penguin)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  03/16/21
 The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

Ms. Lisa turns one of our all-time favorite stories into a puppet show in this week's View & Do Story Time!  This book follows the progress of a hungry little caterpillar as he eats his way through a varied and very large quantity of food until, full at last, he forms a cocoon around himself and goes to sleep. Die-cut pages illustrate what the caterpillar ate on successive days.

(Story read with permission by Philomel Books)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  03/09/21
 The Serious Goose
Jimmy Kimmel
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

Meet a very Serious Goose in late-night host Jimmy Kimmel's first fun and funny picture book! There is nothing silly about this goose. You CANNOT make her laugh, so DON'T EVEN TRY!

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

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  03/02/21
 I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!
Dr. Seuss
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

Happy Birthday to the one & only Dr. Seuss! The Cat in the Hat can read in purple and in brown, in a circle and even upside down! Can he teach Young Cat to do the same?

(Story read with permission by Beginner Books)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  02/23/21
 A Piglet Named Mercy
Kate DiCamillo
Piggy Page Holder Craft

Mr. Watson and Mrs. Watson live ordinary lives. Sometimes their lives feel a bit too ordinary. Sometimes they wish something different would happen. And one day it does, when someone unpredictable finds her way to their front door. In a delightful origin story for the star of the Mercy Watson series, a tiny piglet brings love (and chaos) to Deckawoo Drive — and the Watsons’ lives will never be the same.

(Story read with permission by Candlewick)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  02/16/21
I'm Bored
Michael Ian Black
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

There is NOTHING boring about being a kid, but one little girl is going to have to prove it in this anything-but-boring picture book from comedian Michael Ian Black.

(Story read with permission by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  02/09/21
If I Built a School
Chris Van Dusen
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

In this exuberant companion to If I Built a Car, a boy fantasizes about his dream school - from classroom to cafeteria to library to playground.

(Story read with permission by Dial Books)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  02/02/21
One Snowy Morning
Kevin Tseng
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

A squirrel and a chipmunk spot an odd assortment of objects stuck into a big pile of snow and set out to discover how each can be used.

(Story read with permission by Dial Books)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  01/26/21
Wild Symphony
Dan Brown
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

Travel through the trees and across the seas with Maestro Mouse and his musical friends! Young readers will meet a big blue whale and speedy cheetahs, tiny beetles and graceful swans. Each has a special secret to share. Along the way, you might spot the surprises Maestro Mouse has left for you- a hiding buzzy bee, jumbled letters that spell out clues, and even a coded message to solve!

(Story read with permission by Rodale Kids)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  01/19/21
Sick Simon
Dan Krall
Five Nasty Germs Craft

Are germs gross, or great? Sick Simon learns how to be health-conscious during cold and flu season in this clever picture book.

(Story read with permission by Simon & Schuster)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  01/12/21
Secret Pizza Party
Adam Rubin
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

While Raccoon is eating pizza at his secret pizza party, he sees a masquerade party going on in the house next door to him and joins the fun.
(Story read with permission by Penguin Random House)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  01/05/21 
Snappsy the Alligator
Julie Falatko
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

Snappsy the alligator is having a normal day when a pesky narrator steps in to spice up the story. Is Snappsy reading a book ... or is he making CRAFTY plans? Is Snappsy on his way to the grocery store ... or is he PROWLING the forest for defenseless birds and fuzzy bunnies? Is Snappsy innocently shopping for a party ... or is he OBSESSED with snack foods that start with the letter P? What's the truth?
(Story read with permission by Viking Books for Young Readers)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  12/29/20 
Where's the Party?
Ruth Chan
Party Popper Craft

Georgie the cat loves to throw parties but this time, not one of his friends can come.
(Story read with permission by Roaring Brook Press)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  12/22/20 
Don't Eat That!
Drew Sheneman
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

Gertie is trying to earn a merit badge when she encounters a hungry bear with no idea what he should eat, but helping him is harder than her guidebook makes it seem.
(Story read with permission by Viking Books for Young Readers)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  12/15/20 
The Library Book
Tom Chapin & Michael Mark
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

Using the lyrics to Tom Chapin and Michael Mark's "The Library Song," this picture book celebrates the magic of reading and of libraries.
(Story read with permission by Atheneum Books for Young Readers)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  12/01/20 
The Night Before My Birthday
Natasha Wing
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

In rhyming text based on "The Night Before Christmas," a child is filled with excitement and anticipation while helping with preparations for the next day's birthday party, and even an ice cream emergency cannot spoil the day.
(Story read with permission by Grosset & Dunlap)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  11/17/20 
The Great Thanksgiving Escape
Mark Fearing
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

Gavin, preparing for a boring Thanksgiving Day with his relatives, joins his cousin's effort to escape to the swing set in the backyard, a journey marked by sweater-wearing dogs, affectionate aunts, and grownups of inconvenient height.
(Story read with permission by Candlewick)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  11/10/20 
Thanks, Mom
Ed Emberley
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

Kiko the mouse finds some delicious cheese and gets help from his mother when a group of various animals tries to take it.
(Story read with permission by Little, Brown Young Readers)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  11/03/20 
Dinosoaring
Deb Lund
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

When dinosaurs go flying in an airplane and attempt to do stunts, they soon tire of the adventure and seek other, more stable pursuits.
(Story read with permission by HMH Books for Young Readers)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  10/20/20 
Duck & Goose Find a Pumpkin
Tad Hills
Pumpkin Magnet Craft

When they see their friend Thistle carrying a pumpkin, Duck and Goose each want one but they are having no luck finding any pumpkins until Thistle steers them in the right direction.
(Story read with permission by Schwartz & Wade)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  10/13/20 
If I Built a Car
Chris Van Dusen
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

Jack describes the kind of car he would build--one with amazing accessories and with the capability of traveling on land, in the air, and on and under the sea.
(Story read with permission by Puffin Books)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  10/06/20 
The Gingerbread Man Loose on the Fire Truck
Laura Murray
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

When the Gingerbread Man joins the children who made him on a school field trip to a fire station, he escapes being eaten by Spot the Dalmatian and rides along to a fire.
(Story read with permission by G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  09/29/20 
Duck! Rabbit!
Amy Krouse Rosenthal
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

Two unseen characters argue about whether the creature they are looking at is a rabbit or a duck.
(Story read with permission by Chronicle Books)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  09/22/20 
Hello, Fall!
Deborah Diesen
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

A grandparent and child recall the beautiful and wonderful sights and sounds of a Fall day spent together.
(Story read with permission by Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  09/15/20 
The Book with No Pictures
B.J. Novak
Paper Bag Book Craft

In this book with no pictures, the reader has to say every silly word, no matter what!

(Story read with permission by Dial Books)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  09/08/20 
The World Needs More Purple People
Kristen Bell
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

What is a purple person? Great question. I mean, really great! Because purple people always ask really great questions. They bring their family, friends, and communities together, and they speak up for what's right. They are kind and hardworking, and they love to laugh (especially at Grandpa's funny noises)! A purple person is an everyday superhero! How do you become one? That's the fun part! Penny Purple will lead you through the steps. Get ready to be silly, exercise your curiosity, use your voice, and be inspired.
(Story read with permission by Random House Books for Young Readers)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  09/01/20 
El Arbol Generoso (The Giving Tree)
Shel Silverstein
(This story time does not include a crafting kit)

A young boy grows to manhood and old age experiencing the love and generosity of a tree which gives to him without thought of return.
(Story read with permission by HarperCollins)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  08/25/20 
Don't Throw It to Mo!
David A. Adler
Football Fan Craft

Mo is the youngest kid on the Robins football team. The kids on the rival team tease him for being a 'butterfingers' who's too tiny to catch the ball. But Mo's coach has a plan up his sleeve to turn Mo's little size into a big win for the Robins.
(Story read with permission by Penguin Young Readers)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  08/18/20 
Fun in the Sun
Janine Scott
Paper Umbrella Craft

Tired from too much bad weather, Farmer Claude, Farmer Maude, and their farm animals go to the beach, where they have time for a bit of fun before the rain catches up with them.
(Story read with permission by Picture Window Books)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  08/11/20 
Seven Rules You Absolutely Must Not Break If You Want to Survive the Cafeteria
John Grandits
School Bag Desk Organizer Craft

Warnings about the pitfalls lurking in the lunchroom have Kyle imagining & fearing the worst, as the server, the lunch ladies, the cashier, & the menacing big kids become terrifying giant insects in his eyes. Kyle inadvertently breaks every rule but winds up enjoying his lunch - & overcoming his fears.
(Story read with permission by Clarion Books)

ONLINE VIEW & DO STORY TIME:  08/04/20 
The Three Little Fish & the Big Bad Shark
Will Grace & Ken Geist
Paper Tube Fish Craft

In a spoof of "The Three Little Pigs," Jim Fish builds his house of seaweed and Tim Fish builds his house of sand, but Kim Fish smartly sets up house in an old sunken ship to keep the big bad shark from destroying it.
(Story read with permission by Cartwheel Books)