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Story Time

Spring Story Time Has Sprung! 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.

Spring Story Time Scheduleys staff

March 2 – May 23 (No classes March 29 – April 4)

Monday – Hopewell 10:30am; Hopewell 7:00pm (NEW!)

Tuesday – Rohoic 7:00pm

Wednesday – Dinwiddie 10:30am

Thursday – Prince George 10:30am; Disputanta 4:00pm (NEW!)

Friday – Carson 10:30am

Saturday – Prince George 10:30am (NEW!)

Early Literacy Classes for Families featuring Rhonda Lee, Literacy Specialist

Appomattox Regional Library System (ARLS) invites parents and caregivers to join Rhonda Lee, an Early Literacy specialist, following select Story Time sessions at the Hopewell and Prince George libraries to learn ways to encourage early literacy skills in your children. Early literacy encompasses 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. 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.

Early Writing

Monday, March 23 – after the 10:30am Story Time at Hopewell

Thursday, March 26 – after the 10:30am Story Time at Prince George

Transitioning into Kindergarten

Monday, May 4 – after the 10:30am Story Time at Hopewell

Thursday, May 7 – after the 10:30am Story Time at Prince George


For more information about the current and upcoming story time programs, call 804-458-6329 ext. 1013.


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