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: Curious George

Saturday, April 30 @ 11am-12pm & 2-3pm

Sunday, May 1 @ 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, April 30th and Sunday May 1st at 11 AM and 2 PM for a storytime and craft designed to tickle your funny bone!

Character Visit: Madeline

Saturday, May 7 @ 11am-12pm & 2-3pm

Sunday, May 8 @ 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, May 14 @ 11am-12pm & 2-3pm

Sunday, May 15 @ 11am-12pm & 2-3pm

Summer is nearly 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, May 14 and Sunday, May 15, at 11 AM and 2 PM.

Character Visit: Doc McStuffins

Saturday, May 21 @ 11am-12pm & 2-3pm

Sunday, May 22 @ 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 May 21 and Sunday May 22 at 11 am and 2 pm for storytime with this beloved character!

Character Visit: Pete the Cat

Saturday, May 28 @ 11am-12pm & 2-3pm

Sunday, May 29 @ 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 May 28th and Sunday May 29th at 11 am and 2pm for storytime and crafts with Pete the Cat!