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Story Time

Winter Story Time starts in December! 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.

Winter Story Time Scheduleys staff

December 1 – March 6

 Monday – Hopewell 10:30am (No Story Time Jan. 19th, or Feb. 16th)

Tuesday – Rohoic 7:00pm

Wednesday – Dinwiddie 10:30am

Thursday – Prince George 10:30am; *NEW* Disputanta 4:00pm

Friday – Carson 10:30am

Saturday – Prince George 10:30am

*No Story Time Dec. 12th- Jan. 11th*

“All Aboard the Polar Express” Story Time

December 15th-20th during regular Story Time schedule

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This special family story time is sure to get everyone in the Holiday spirit. We will be sharing the story of “The Polar Express” and other holiday favorites. Families are welcomed to come in their pajamas and enjoy milk and cookies. We will also have a fun craft for the kids to enjoy. Come and help us celebrate the season!

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!

Print and Word Awareness

Monday, February 9th – after the 10:30 Story Time session at Hopewell

Thursday, February 12th – 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.

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