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 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!

Clifford: Storytime and Crafts

Saturday August 5th @ 11am-12pm, 2-3pm

Sunday August 6th @ 11am-12pm, 2-3pm

He may be too big for a good ol' fashioned game of fetch, but Clifford the Big Red Dog is perfect for storytime at the Strand! Come join us Saturday and Sunday at 11AM and 2PM for stories and crafts with everyone's favorite dog!

Pete the Cat: Storytime and Crafts

Saturday August 12th @ 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!

Curated Care: The Tasty Tale of Chewandswallow

Sunday August 13th @ 11am

Join Curated Care on August 13th at 11:00am as we bring books to life in the deliciously fun story time! Portrayed by a professional actor and director, Curated Care's own "Sam the Meteorologist" will lead little ones through "The Tasty Tale of Chewandswallow", the newest iteration of the classic "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" based on the beloved movie! Using interactive theater games and engaging story-telling, we'll guide your kiddo through this fun and fantastic adaptation and send your child home inspired to read!

Curated Care connects families with teachers and artists who incorporate activities into babysitting. Think music sitter, science sitter or art sitter! www.curatedcare.com

Curious George: Storytime and Crafts

Saturday August 19th @ 11am-12pm, 2-3pm

Sunday August 20th @ 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.

Eeyore: Storytime and Crafts

Saturday August 26th @ 11am-12pm, 2-3pm

Sunday August 27th @ 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!