WACO-MCLENNAN COUNTY LIBRARY

Storytime Programs

East Waco and Central Storytime Themes

February

“Chinese New Year”         EWL  Feb. 17           CEN  Feb. 19

Celebrate Chinese New Year honoring the year of the goat with Chinese folktales,  music, and a dragon parade!  Make a craft that will bring you good luck!

“Anansi, Brer’ Rabbit and Friends”      EWL  Feb 24        CEN  Feb 26

Celebrate Black History Month with Ms. Vivian as she shares African-American folktales. Enjoy songs, games and a take-home craft.  Experience a special treat at the end.

 

March

“Windy Days and Kites”         EWL   Mar. 3          CEN  Mar. 5

Let’s anticipate Spring’s arrival with this blustery storytime.  At the end, you can go fly a kite!  Special guest (Central) H.O.T. Sertoma Club

“Irish Luck”                  EWL   Mar. 17    

Celebrate Four Leaf Clovers and Saint Paddy’s Day fun with stories, music and a green craft.

“Hooray for Spring!”     CEN  Mar. 19  

Wake up, flowers!  Wake up, bugs! Wake up, animals!  It’s time for Spring!  Let’s explore, create and celebrate Spring’s arrival together!

“On the Farm”            EWL    Mar. 24  

Old MacDonald never had so much fun.  Make a craft; Play on a haystack!  Pet some animals; hear some stories.  E I-E-I-O!  Special Guests: World Hunger Relief Farm.

“Perfect  Piggies!”            CEN   Mar.  26  

Oink!  Oink!  Calling all piggies from the biggest to the wee-ist!  We’ll huff and puff and blow the fun in!  It’s pigsational fun with stories and crafts.

“Here Comes Peter Cottontail”     EWL  Mar 31          CEN  Apr. 2

He’s making his way to the library to surprise all the boys & girls!   Enjoy an Easter egg hunt, games, stories and crafts.

April

“Perfect  Piggies!”          EWL  Apr. 7 

Oink!  Oink!  Calling all piggies from the biggest to the wee-ist!  We’ll huff and puff and blow the fun in!  It’s pigsational fun with stories and crafts.

“A Cow? At The Library?”     CEN  Apr. 9      9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m

Come for storytime and meet Kayla and __, the cow. The presentation from the “Mobile Dairy Unit” promises to be quite a memorable & moooving experience!

No Programs       EWL  Apr. 14      CEN   April  16

“Reduce, Re-use, Recycle!  Celebrate Earth Day!”    EWL Apr. 21        CEN  Apr. 23 

Learn how we can do our part to protect our environment day by day. Make an earth-friendly craft.

“Cinco de Mayo”     EWL  Apr. 28         CEN  Apr. 30  

Pinatas! Games!  Music! and Mexican Folktales.  Make a miniature piñata to take home.  Que Fantastico!

West Waco and South Waco Storytime Themes

February

“Chinese New Year”  WWL Feb. 18   *   SWL  Feb. 20   

Celebrate Chinese New Year honoring the year of the goat with Chinese folktales, music, and a dragon parade!  Make a craft that will bring you good luck!

“Smile! Teeth Tales” WWL Feb. 25   *   SWL  Feb. 27  

This storytime is an introductory fun way to learn how to take good care of your teeth with special guest, early childhood educator, April Cobb.

March

“Magic School Bus Explores the Library”  WWL Mar. 4           SWL    Mar. 6  

Ms. Frizzle will read a Magic School Bus book and demonstrate an eruptive science experiment! 

“Spring Green”         WWL     Mar. 18            SWL   Mar. 20  

Spring is in the air and green is the color of the season.  Explore the color of green with a science experiment.  Make a spring green craft.

“Meet the Chick-Fil-A Cow”        WWL  Mar. 25      SWL Mar. 27  

Mooove on in for fun cow stories and music!  Have your picture taken with the Chick-Fil-A cow.

April

“Easter’s On Its Way!”  WWL  Apr. 1         SWL   Apr. 3      

Come and see who is hopping down the bunny trail and hiding Easter eggs for everyone!  Enjoy an Easter puppet show and make an Easter craft. 

“Let’s Dance!”       WWL  Apr. 8          SWL  Apr. 10      

Wear your dance shoes to storytime as we get our groove on dancing, turning, and kicking to musical favorites.  

No Programs  WWL Apr. 15        SWL    Apr. 17

“At the Weather Station”    WWL   Apr. 22          SWL   Apr. 24     

It’s a chance of rainy, windy, cloudy, and sunny fun! 

“Cinco de Mayo”  WWL   Apr. 29         SWL   May 1  

Commemorate this Hispanic holiday with Mexican folktales, music, puppets, games, crafts, and a taste of Mexico!