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November 30, 2021

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Local Storytimes for Littles!

Put a local story time in your weekly routine. Your baby or toddler will appreciate it in the future!

NASHVILLE

Cheekwood

1200 Forrest Park Drive, Nashville
615-356-8000 

Tots: Drop by the Bracken Foundation Children’s Garden for hands-on activities and a storytime Tuesdays – Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

 

Nashville Public Library

615 Church St., Nashville
615-862-5800 

Babies and Books: Babies age 0 – 3 and their caregivers can join for tickle rhymes and wiggle songs in the Children’s Activity Room Mondays from 10 – 10:30 a.m.

Wishing Chair Productions Story Time: Puppets, singing, juggling and reading books for ages 0 – 6 Tuesdays from 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.

Press Play at Church Street Park: A special outdoor music and movement storytime at Church Street Park across from the library Wednesdays from 10:30 – 11 a.m.

Poetry, Prose and Puppets (Online): A colorful cast of puppet players present Shakespearean shenanigans on the NPL Youtube Thursdays at 12 p.m.

 

NPL Bellevue Branch

720 Baugh Road, Nashville
615-862-5854 

Mother Goose Moments: Rhymes, songs, fingerplays, stories and more for ages 0 – 2 Mondays from 10:15 – 10:45 a.m.

Grow Baby: Stories, songs and rhymes for babies (0 – 24 months) Fridays from 10:15 – 10:45 a.m.

Story Time: Singing, fingerplays and stories for ages 3 – 5 Wednesdays from 10:15 – 11 a.m.

 

NPL Bordeaux Branch

4000 Clarksville Pike, Nashville
615-862-5856 

Raising Readers Story Time: Songs, rhymes and books for ages 0 – 5 Tuesdays 10:30 – 10:50 a.m.

 

NPL Edmondson Pike Branch

5501 Edmondson Pike, Nashville
615-880-3957 

Once Upon a Story Time: Stories, songs and rhymes Saturdays from 10:30 – 11 a.m.

Bouncing Babies Story Time: Babies ages 0 – 2 and their caregivers are invited to join for bouncing rhymes and sensational stories Wednesdays from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

 

NPL Goodlettsville Branch

205 Rivergate Pkwy., Goodlettsville
615-862-5862 

Bilingual Song and Story Time: Stories, music, and dance Wednesdays from 10:30 – 11 a.m.

STEAM Powered Story Time: Explore early literacy skills alongside art and STEM concepts Wednesdays from 10:30 – 11 a.m.

Let’s Go Goodlettsville Storytime: Babies and toddlers can join for singing, fingerplays and stories Thursdays from 10:30 – 11 a.m.

 

NPL Green Hills Branch

3701 Benham Ave., Nashville
615-862-5863 

Story Time on the Lawn: Sit outside in the grassy area adjacent to the children’s patio for storytimes Mondays for 10:30 – 10:50 a.m.

 

NPL Hadley Park Branch

1039 28th Ave. N, Nashville
615-862-5865 

Family Story Time: Stories, songs, dancing, rhymes and a special craft for ages 0 – 5 Tuesdays from 10:30 – 11 a.m.

 

NPL Hermitage Branch

3700 James Kay Lane, Hermitage
615-880-3951 

Baby and Me Story Time: Stories and activities are for the caregiver and the baby to do together Tuesdays from 10:30 – 11 a.m. and 1 – 1:30 p.m.

Preschool Story Time: Stories and fingerplays for ages 0 – 6 Wednesdays at 10 and 11 a.m.

 

NPL Inglewood Branch

4312 Gallatin Pike, Nashville
615-862-5866 

Wonder Baby: Babies (0 – 24 months) and their caregivers can enjoy stories, songs, sign language, puppets and creative play Mondays at 10 and 11 a.m.

Story Time: Stories, songs, sign language, puppets and crafts for ages 2 – 5 Wednesdays from 10:30 – 11 a.m.

 

NPL Madison Branch

610 Gallatin Pike S, Madison
615-862-5868 

Toddler Tales: Walkers age 18 months to 3 years are invited for a moving-and-grooving storytime Fridays from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Starry Night Story Time (Online): A bedtime reading on the Madison Library Facebook page Wednesdays from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

 

NPL Richland Park Branch

4711 Charlotte Ave., Nashville
615-862-5870 

Preschool Story Time: Stories, songs and crafts for ages 2 – 6 Mondays from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Baby and Me Story Time: Stories and activities for caregiver and babies age 0 – 2 Wednesdays from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

 

NPL Southeast Branch

5260 Hickory Hollow Pkwy. #201, Antioch
615-862-5871

Family Story Time: Stories, music and more Tuesdays from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

 

RUTHERFORD

La Vergne Public Library

5063 Murfreesboro Road, La Vergne
615-793-7303
facebook.com/LaVergneLibrar

*Storytimes are on hold until further notice.

Homeschool Storytime: Home-schooled children from kindergarten through third grade will enjoy this story time Mondays at 10 a.m.

Once Upon A Storytime: Stories, songs, dancing, rhymes, fingerplays and crafts for ages 2 and older Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 a.m.

Little Treasures: Songs, rhymes, puppets and stories for ages 0 – 2 Thursdays at 10 a.m.

Jammies & Stories: Children can come dressed in their jammies for this evening storytime Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

 

Linebaugh Public Library

105 W Vine St., Murfreesboro
615-893-4131
facebook.com/RutherfordCountyLibrarySystem

Storytime with the Murfreesboro Fire Department:  A special storytime with the Murfreesboro Fire Department plus learning about FIre Prevention on Tuesday, Oct. 5 from 10 – 10:45 a.m.

Linebaugh Storytime: Stories and songs Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10 – 10:45 a.m.

Itty Bitty Storytime: Songs and stories for ages 0 – 23 months Thursdays from 10 – 10:30 a.m.

 

MGL Memorial Library

521 Mercury Blvd., Murfreesboro
615-907-3429
facebook.com/RutherfordCountyLibrarySystem

MGL Story Time: Singing, dancing and storytime fun Fridays at 10 a.m.

 

Smyrna Public Library

400 Enon Springs Road W, Smyrna
615-459-4884
facebook.com/FriendsOfTheSmyrnaPublicLibrary

Outside Preschool Storytime: Stories, songs and early literacy fun on the pavilion behind Smyrna Library Wednesdays at 10 a.m.

Outside Baby Storytime: Stories, fingerplays, wiggle songs and playtime for ages 0 – 2 on the pavilion behind Smyrna Library Fridays at 10 a.m.

 

SUMNER

Gallatin Public Library

123 E Main St., Gallatin
615-452-1722
facebook.com/GallatinLibrary

Wigglers: Storytime plus singing and dancing for little ones Tuesdays at 9:45 a.m.

Storytime: Enjoy new stories and a take-home craft Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

Virtual Storytime (Online): Read a new children’s book on the Gallatin Library Facebook page Saturdays at 10:30 a.m.

 

Hendersonville Public Library

140 Saundersville Road, Hendersonville
615-824-0656

facebook.com/hendersonvillelibrary

Read Along w/ Hollie: Drop-in story time for children with ASD Mondays at 11:30 a.m.

Toddler Tales: Stories, songs, rhymes and fun for toddlers Tuesdays at 10:30 and 11:15 a.m.

Preschool Storytime: Stories, songs, rhymes and fun for preschoolers Wednesdays at 10:30 and 11:15 a.m.

 

WILLIAMSON

John P. Holt Brentwood Library

8109 Concord Road, Brentwood
615-371-0090
facebook.com/BrentwoodLibrary

Pre-school Story Time: Songs, stories and a special craft for littles Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10 – 10:30 and 11 – 11:30 a.m.

Saturday Story Time: A special weekend story time Saturdays from 10:30 – 11 a.m.

 

Williamson County Public Library

1314 Columbia Ave., Franklin
615-794-3105

Storytime: Stories, songs, rhymes and fun for ages 18 months to 3 years old Mondays at 10 a.m. and Tuesdays at 7 p.m.

Toddler Story Time: For ages 18 mo. to 3 years Tuesdays at 10 – 10:30 a.m. or 10:45 – 11:15 a.m.

Snuggle Bug Story Time: Storytime for newborns up to 18 months Wednesdays from 10 – 10:20 a.m. or 10:30 – 10:50 a.m.

Preschool Story Time with Ms. Liz: For ages 3 – 5 Thursdays at 10 – 10:30 a.m. or 10:45 – 11:15 a.m.

Preschool Story Time with Stephanie: For 3 – 5 years old Fridays at 10 – 10:30 a.m. or 10:45 – 11:15 a.m.

About the Author

Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing and Entertainment Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 18-month-old Ezra.