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Storytime Schedule

The Children's Department offers four regular storytimes for children ages birth to 5 years. Come join us for an interactive story hour that promotes early literacy, social, and creative skills. All storytimes take place in the Children's Department at the Harnett County Main Library unless otherwise noted.

Book Babies
Ages 0-18 months
Mondays at 10:00 AM

Toddler Time
Ages 18-36 months
Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10:00 AM

Preschool Storytime
Ages 3-5 years
Wednesdays and Thursdays at 11:00 AM

Storytime in the Park
Fridays at 10:30 AM at Anderson Creek Park
April through September

Summer schedule for story times varies.



Our LEGO club meets the 2nd Saturday of every month at 11:00 AM, unless otherwise posted. The club is open to children in grades K-5. We provide the LEGO, you provide the imagination!

The Mind Readers Book Club

The Mind Readers Book Club is a book club for kids grades 3-6 or up to age 12.

Click here for current and upcoming book selections.

Storytime at Home

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, children who are read to at home become better readers and earn higher math scores as they get older. To experience the benefits of early literacy, the NCES recommends that parents read to their child at least three to four times a week.

Struggling to get started with storytime at home? Ask a librarian for help! Our collection includes over 10,000 picture books and over 8,000 nonfiction titles for kids! 

Check out some of our librarians' recommendations:

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom book
The Very Hungry Caterpillar book
Clip-Clop book
Happy Hippo, Angry Duck book
Go Away, Big Green Monster! book
I Love My White Shoes book
Are You Ready to Play Outside? book
Cat's Colors book
There's a Monster in Your Book book
We're Going on a Bear Hunt book