Children

Storytimes


View the storytime schedule for the Main Library.

Storytelling Festival

Storytelling Festival 2018 Family FriendlyThis October marks the 3rd Annual Menlo Park Library Storytelling Festival, and it includes 6 family-friendly performances (ages 5+)!

Monday, October 8: Alicia Retes performs "Tu-Tok," a Yosemite Miwok story about a tiny measuring worm who rescues two grizzly bear cubs. (Belle Haven)

Tuesday October 9: Tim Ereneta performs the classic Russian folktale, "I Go I Know Not Whither to Fetch I Know Not What."

Tuesday, October 16: Leona Hoegsberg presents "Stories from the Bookworm," silly scary, and downright fun stories!

Thursday, October 18: John Weaver presents "Once Upon a Pumpkin," with tales which may or may not have previously been about pumpkins.

Monday, October 22: Muriel Johnson shares slightly scary, very funny Tales of the American South and Beyond. (Belle Haven)

Saturday, October 27: Ann-Marie Sayers and Kanyon Sayers-Roods of Indian Canyon share traditional tales of their Ohlone ancestors.

Storyteller John Weaver

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Something cool after school, especially for listeners in elementary school with their families! Get ready to ignite your imagination through traditional, hilarious, interactive storytelling!
Thursday, October 18: Once Upon a Pumpkin
Thursday, November 15: Stories at Sea

Silly Goose and Val
Silly Goose and Val ventriloquist

Thursday, November 1: They're coming back! Meet the silliest goose you'll ever meet, and enjoy a fast-paced, funny musical show featuring puppets, ventriloquism, dancing, singing, and “100% audience participation!”

The NutcrackerWestern Ballet Nutcracker

Thursday, November 15: The Western Ballet Company brings the timeless magic of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker to the Menlo Park Library!

Booklists


Get book recommendations!  Lists by age, grade and genre are available for children and teens on our Staff Picks page.

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