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Storytime Sessions

Two sessions available:
November 10-December 19 & January 13-February 27

Registration required for these storytime sessions.

Preschool Storytime

Tuesdays, 10-10:45am
Ages 3½-5 yrs

Big Kid Storytime

Wednesdays, 1:30-2:30pm
Ages 4-Kindergarten

Toddler Time

Wednesdays, 10-11am OR Thursdays, 10-11am
Ages 20 mos-3 yrs with a grownup

There will be no Toddler Time on Thursday, November 27.

Year-Round Storytimes

Storytimes at the Niles Public Library are carefully planned to give your child a great foundation for learning to read and for loving to read.

Our staff of experts delivers old and new stories, rhymes, songs, and activities in a program that is filled with learning and fun, tailored to the ages of the group.


Mondays, 11am-12pm
Ages 0-2 with a grownup
Babies and their caregivers are invited to participate in rhymes, stories, and songs. It's a great chance to get out of the house and socialize, and the 20-minute storytime is followed by 30 minutes of playtime with toys and bubbles. No registration required.

Family Evening Storytime

Tuesdays, 7-7:45pm
Ages 2-6 with a grownup
Come in pj’s or not, as you wish! No registration required.

Rise and Shine Storytime

Fridays, 10-10:30am
Ages 2-6 with a grownup
Children and caregivers will listen to stories and sing songs. On the second Friday of the month, we change up our Friday morning routine with Bibliobop, a music and movement storytime. No registration required.

Lekotek Special Needs Storytime

Saturday, December 20, 10-11am
This storytime is designed for children with special needs, developmentally ages 3-8, and their siblings. Specialists from Lekotek will lead stories, songs, and hands-on sensory activities in a small group format. Caregivers must remain in the room.

Registration required

Young Scientists Storytime

Wednesday, January 7, 10:30-11:15am
Ages 4-5 with a grownup
Preschoolers are invited to join us as we explore science through fiction and non-fiction books, as well as some fun hands-on experiments.

Registration required

World Language Storytimes

Russian Storytime

Saturday, January 10, 1:30-2:30pm

Ages 3+ with grownup
Come one and all to share stories and songs in another language (with a bit of English). Craft and snack included.

Serbian Storytime

Saturday, January 17, 10:30-11:30am