Storytime promotes the joy of reading, and helps to develop early literacy skills.
  • Demonstrates that books and reading are fun
  • Develops listening and pre-reading skills
  • Increases vocabulary
  • Provides socialization with other children
  • Provides a bonding activity between children and adults.
The Menlo Park Main Library offers storytimes for various age groups in monthly, by-registration sessions. Please select the session appropriate for your child's age, and click on the link for more information and to register for the upcoming month. If you are looking for a drop-in experience, please attend our Family or Just for Everybody Storytimes!
Please register for only one morning storytime. Drop-in storytimes are open to all.  

Main Library - January-May 2020 schedule

Day Time
Monday 10:15 a.m.   
Just for Ones Storytime (12-24 months) - Register online
Monday 11:15 a.m. Just for Twos Storytime (24-36 months) - Register online
Tuesday 7 p.m. Family Storytime (all ages) - Drop-in
In the Children's Room
10:15 a.m.
Just for Ones and Twos Storytime (12-36 months)  - Register online
Wednesday 11:15 a.m. Just for Ones Storytime (12-24 months) - Register online
Thursday  10:15 a.m. Just for Everybody Storytime  (all ages) - Drop-in
In the Great Hall
Thursday 11:15 a.m. Just for Preschool Storytime (3-5 years) - Register online
Friday 10:15 a.m. Just for Babies Storytime (0-12 months) - Register online

Belle Haven Branch - 2020 schedule

Day Time
Friday 10:15 a.m. Family Storytime (all ages) - Drop-in