Story Time

Join us in the Children's Corner on the second floor of the Strand for Story Time. Meet your favorite characters, hear new and old classic stories, and participate in arts and crafts and other fun family activities!

Character Visit: Elmo

Saturday, February 13 @ 11am-12pm & 2-3pm

Sunday, February 14 @ 11am-12pm & 2-3pm

Making his way down Sesame Street and into our very own storytime is the always lovable Elmo. Spreading smiles and hugs along the way he decided to stop by and share in a few of his very own adventures. Come join us February 13th and 14th at 11 am and 2 pm as one of the greatest characters the world over visits the Strand for stories and crafts!

Character Visit: Eeyore

Saturday, February 20 @ 11am-12pm & 2-3pm

Sunday, February 21 @ 11am-12pm & 2-3pm

Life in the 100 Acre Wood can be rough, especially for a certain someone who tends to misplace his tail from time to time. Good ol’ Eeyore is stopping by and hopefully we can help pin the tail on the donkey! Come join us on February 20th and 21st at 11 am and 2 pm to welcome Spring with a storytime and free craft!

Character Visit: The Cat in the Hat

Saturday, February 27 @ 11am-12pm & 2-3pm

Sunday, February 28 @ 11am-12pm & 2-3pm

Spring is almost here and no one is more suited to kick things off with a bang than the infamous Cat in the Hat! He’s bringing fun and activities that are sure to inspire everyone’s imagination. Come join us Saturday, February 27th and Sunday, February 28th at 11AM and 2PM, for what is sure to be a memorable story time featuring Dr. Seuss’ most beloved character.

Character Visit: Curious George

Saturday, March 5 @ 11am-12pm & 2-3pm

Sunday, March 6 @ 11am-12pm & 2-3pm

The world’s favorite, most curious, little monkey is making his way to the Strand for a fun filled afternoon. Get ready, because Curious George is here and he’s got the Man in the Yellow Hat by his side. Come join us Saturday, March 5th and Sunday, March 6th at 11 AM and 2 PM for a storytime and craft designed to tickle your funny bone!

Character Visit: Madeline

Saturday, March 12 @ 11am-12pm & 2-3pm

Sunday, March 13 @ 11am-12pm & 2-3pm

In an old house in Paris that was covered in vines, lived twelve little girls in two straight lines. The youngest one was Madeline, and she flew all the way across the Atlantic to share her stories with you! Come join us on Saturday March 12th and Sunday, March 13th at 11AM and 2PM, for a storytime and craft with one of our lifelong favorite characters!

Character Visit: Clifford

Saturday, March 19 @ 11am-12pm & 2-3pm

Sunday, March 20 @ 11am-12pm & 2-3pm

Spring is finally here and who better to kick things off than Clifford the Big Red Dog! He might be a little too big for us to play fetch with but he’s perfect for storytime. Come join us for storytime and crafts on Saturday, March 19th and Sunday, March 20th, at 11 AM and 2 PM.