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

Madeline: Storytime and Crafts

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

Sunday February 26th @ 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!

Curious George: Storytime and Crafts

Saturday March 4th @ 11am-12pm, 2-3pm

Sunday March 5th @ 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.

Pete The Cat

Saturday March 11th @ 11:30am

Sunday March 12th @ 11:30am

Meet the coolest cat in town! Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin comes to life with Diverging Elements Theatre Co. Get ready to start movin' and groovin' and singing his song...because it's all good.

Madeline-Inspired Playgroup

Saturday March 18th @ 11am-12pm

Bring books to life through this Madeline-inspired playgroup! Portrayed by a professional actor, Curated Care's “Madeline” will lead little ones through this children's classic by introducing the story in fun and engaging format. Coupled with a mini-lesson in French vocabulary, songs and a Madeline-inspired craft, your child will love this unique and joyful playgroup and go home inspired to read!

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Eeyore: Storytime and Crafts

Saturday March 18th @ 2-3pm

Sunday March 19th @ 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 Saturday, and Sunday at 11AM and 2PM for storytime and free craft!

Cat in the Hat: Storytime and Crafts

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

Sunday March 26th @ 11am-12pm, 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.