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Main Library Outdoor Storytime
Available for toddlers on Wednesdays at 10:00 AM
Available for preschoolers on Thursdays at 10:00 AM
(weather permitting, registration required)

Boone Trail Library Outdoor Storytime
Available for all ages on Tuesdays at 11:00 AM
(weather permitting, no registration required)

Storytime in the Park
Available for all ages on Fridays at 10:00 AM at Anderson Creek Park
April through September
(weather permitting, no registration required)

Virtual Storytimes
Storytime has gone virtual! Click here to view Ms. Autumn's virtual storytimes on our YouTube page!



We are so excited to announce our newest library service, Dial-A-Story! With this program, parents can call 910-814-6350 anytime of the day to let their children listen to a pre-recorded message of one of our librarians reading a storybook! The stories will be updated every few weeks and will feature different readers each time.

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