NEW! Join us on Saturdays at Prince George! Also, check out early literacy classes for families after select sessions.
Fall story Time starts again in September! See below for the new schedule.
The Appomattox Regional Library System hosts story time series throughout the year. Join us for an entertaining and educational half hour of books, songs and rhymes with Youth Services Assistants Ann Moore, Andrea Pina and Jeanine Albiges.
Story time programs aim to instill a love of reading by encouraging parents and other special adults to read aloud to children. Activities in story time promote brain and language development for children from birth to age 5. At story time, children and caregivers are introduced to six early literacy skills that are essential for learning to read including print motivation, narrative skills, phonological awareness, vocabulary, letter knowledge, and print awareness.
Fall Story Time Schedule
September 8 – November 21
No classes: October 20-25
Monday – Hopewell – 10:30 (No Story Time on September 15th), Disputanta 10:30
Tuesday – Rohoic – 7:00pm
Wednesday – Dinwiddie – 10:30
Thursday – Prince George – 10:30
Friday – Carson – 10:30
**Saturday – Prince George – 10:30 NEW!!
** Saturday Story Times will take place at the Prince George Farmer’s Market during the month of September. Beginning the first week of October, Story Time will move inside the branch for the remainder of the season.
Stories at the Market! September 2014
September 6, 13, 20, 27 at 10:30
A fun, all ages Story Time held on September Saturdays at the Prince George farmer’s market, adjacent to the Prince George Library!
In the event of inclement weather, Story Time will be held inside the library. October-November Saturday Story Times will take place inside the Prince George branch.
Evening Story Time
A special offering for families not able to attend during the day.
Rohoic – Tuesday evenings at 7:00 p.m.
No classes: October 20-24
Early Literacy Classes for Families featuring Rhonda Lee, Literacy Specialist
Early literacy is everything a child knows about reading and writing before he or she can read or write. Developing these skills will help your child become a strong, independent reader. It is never too early to start! Join Ms. Lee, an Early Literacy specialist, after select Story Time sessions at the Hopewell and Prince George libraries to learn ways to encourage early literacy skills in your children. Parents and caregivers will receive helpful tips and tricks as well as easy, inexpensive ways to help your child develop valuable skills and love reading!
Oral Language and Phonological Awareness
Monday, September 22nd – after the 10:30 Story Time session at Hopewell
Thursday, September 25th – after the 10:30 Story Time session at Prince George
Alphabet (Letter) Knowledge
Monday, October 27th – after the 10:30 Story Time session at Hopewell
Thursday, October 30th – after the 10:30 Story Time session at Prince George
For more information about the current and upcoming story time programs, call 804-458-6329 ext. 1013.