Storytime promotes the joy of reading, and helps to develop early literacy skills.
  • Demonstrates that books and reading are fun
  • Develops listening and pre-reading skills
  • Increases vocabulary
  • Provides socialization with other children
  • Provides a bonding activity between children and adults.
The Menlo Park Main Library offers storytimes for various age groups in monthly, by-registration sessions. Please select the session appropriate for your child's age, and click on the link for more information and to register for the upcoming month. If you are looking for a drop-in storytime, please attend our Tuesday evening Family Storytime!

Main Library 
June-August 2019 schedule

Day Time
Monday 10:15 a.m.   
Rhymes and Signs for Ones (12-24 months) - 
Register online
Monday 11:15 a.m. Stories and Songs (24-36 months) - Register online
Tuesday 7 p.m. Family Storytime (all ages) - Drop-in
In the Children's Room
10:15 a.m.
Preschool Storytime (3-5 years) - Register online

10 a.m.

Singin' in the Shade (all ages) - Outside under the oak trees
Friday 10:15 a.m. Baby Lap-sit (0-12 months) - Register online

11:15 am

Belle Haven Branch Library
June-August 2019 schedule

Friday10:15 a.m.Family Storytime (all ages) - Drop-in