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!

Please Note: All children must be accompanied by a parent for the duration of their visit

Eeyore: Storytime and Crafts

Saturday October 21st @ 2-3pm

Sunday October 22nd @ 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 Saturday, and Sunday at 11AM and 2PM for storytime and free craft!

David Weinstone - All My Friends Are Fast Asleep

Saturday October 21st @ 11am

From local author David Weinstone, the popular children’s musician and creator of the Music for Aardvarks program, comes All My Friends Are Fast Asleep, a rhythmic, cheerily illustrated bedtime story sure to smooth the way to sleep for young insomniacs everywhere. Join us on October 21st at 11 am for a reading of David Weinstone's new book All My Friends Are Fast Asleep.

Prada Enchilada

Sunday October 22nd @ 11am

It's always an adventure when Prada Enchilada and Mimi Tortellini are on the scene. Help this lovable dog and cat team travel through space - all while identifying planets and learning fun facts! Join us for crafts and a special visit from Prada Enchilada himself, as children's author Davon Clark reads from his new picture book.

Doc McStuffins: Storytime and Crafts

Saturday October 28th @ 11am-12pm, 2-3pm

Sunday October 29th @ 11am-12pm, 2-3pm

Bring your toys, stuffed animals, and favorite playtime friends for a very special visit from Doc McStuffins! We'll be reading stories, coloring pictures, and having fun with the best doctor in town. Come join us on Saturday and Sunday at both 11 am and 2 pm for storytime with this beloved character!

Curated Care: The Little Mermaid

Saturday November 4th @ 11am-12pm

Sunday November 5th @ 11am-12pm

Join Princess Christina from Curated Care for an enchanted series of storytellings this November at Strand Bookstore. Bring your little one to enjoy a magical morning of music and make-believe complete with a story-book reading and sing-a-long. Enjoy a different story each weekend as Princess Christina brings to life the beloved stories of princesses Ariel (The Little Mermaid), Anna and Elsa (Frozen), and Belle (Beauty and the Beast). Little ones are encouraged to wear their most royal attire. Perfect for all princesses and princes of all ages!

Cat in the Hat: Storytime and Crafts

Saturday November 4th @ 2-3pm

Sunday November 5th @ 2-3pm

Spring is finally 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 and Sunday at 11AM and 2PM, for what is sure to be a memorable story time featuring Dr. Seuss’ most beloved character.

Curated Care: Frozen

Saturday November 11th @ 11am-12pm

Sunday November 12th @ 11am-12pm

Join Princess Christina from Curated Care for an enchanted series of storytellings this November at Strand Bookstore. Bring your little one to enjoy a magical morning of music and make-believe complete with a story-book reading and sing-a-long. Enjoy a different story each weekend as Princess Christina brings to life the beloved stories of princesses Ariel (The Little Mermaid), Anna and Elsa (Frozen), and Belle (Beauty and the Beast). Little ones are encouraged to wear their most royal attire. Perfect for all princesses and princes of all ages!

Elmo: Storytime and Crafts

Saturday November 11th @ 2-3pm

Sunday November 12th @ 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 Saturday and Sunday at 11AM and 2PM as one of the greatest characters the world over visits the Strand for stories and crafts!

Curated Care: Beauty and the Beast

Saturday November 18th @ 11am-12pm

Sunday November 19th @ 11am-12pm

Join Princess Christina from Curated Care for an enchanted series of storytellings this November at Strand Bookstore. Bring your little one to enjoy a magical morning of music and make-believe complete with a story-book reading and sing-a-long. Enjoy a different story each weekend as Princess Christina brings to life the beloved stories of princesses Ariel (The Little Mermaid), Anna and Elsa (Frozen), and Belle (Beauty and the Beast). Little ones are encouraged to wear their most royal attire. Perfect for all princesses and princes of all ages!

Madeline: Storytime and Crafts

Saturday November 18th @ 2-3pm

Sunday November 19th @ 2-3pm

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

Pete the Cat: Storytime and Crafts

Saturday November 25th @ 11am-12pm, 2-3pm

Sunday November 26th @ 11am-12pm, 2-3pm

He loves his white shoes, he loves his blue shoes, he loves his red shoes... that's right, Pete the Cat is here! We'll be reading stories and doing crafts and no matter what, this funny cat won't lose his cool. Join us on Saturday and Sunday at 11 am and 2pm for storytime and crafts with Pete the Cat!