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

Curious George: Storytime and Crafts

Saturday June 24th @ 11am-12pm, 2-3pm

Sunday June 25th @ 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! Come join us Saturday and Sunday at 11AM and 2PM for storytime as they share some of their best adventures.

Where the Wild Things Are: Storytime and Theater Games

Saturday July 1st @ 11am-12pm, 2-3pm

Sunday July 2nd @ 11am-12pm, 2-3pm

Bring books to life through this WILD storytime! Portrayed by a professional actor, Curated Care's “Max” will lead little ones through this children's classic by introducing the story in a fun and engaging format. Coupled with interactive theater games, your child will love this unique and joyful playgroup and go home inspired to read!

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Doc McStuffins: Storytime and Crafts

Saturday July 8th @ 11am-12pm, 2-3pm

Sunday July 9th @ 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!

Cat in the Hat: Storytime and Crafts

Saturday July 15th @ 11am-12pm, 2-3pm

Sunday July 16th @ 11am-12pm, 2-3pm

Summer 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.

Elmo: Storytime and Crafts

Saturday July 22nd @ 11am-12pm, 2-3pm

Sunday July 23rd @ 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 Saturday and Sunday at 11AM and 2PM as one of the greatest characters the world over visits the Strand for stories and crafts!

Madeline: Storytime and Crafts

Saturday July 29th @ 11am-12pm, 2-3pm

Sunday July 30th @ 11am-12pm, 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!