Ames Free Library

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Babytime in the Garden

Babytime is storytime for littles - and their grownups! Best for infants and prewalkers, Babytime is full of songs, rhymes, and lap games - and maybe a short book - to fire up those babies' brains. This program meets in the Queset Garden* every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. with Miss Jess and runs for about 15 minutes. Siblings are welcome and encouraged to bring their own “baby” doll or stuffed animal.

In order to reduce the sharing of materials, each baby will receive a Storytime Kit. This will be yours to keep but be sure to bring it back to each storytime session so you have your own materials to join in with! One kit will be available per child for the entire summer.

Masks and social distancing are required. Check the library's Quick Visits page to check current requirements.

*In case of inclement weather, please check this event page or the library’s Facebook page for updates. Storytimes will be canceled if weather does not allow us to meet in the Garden.

 
Keep the storytime fun rolling with these Babytime blog videos to catch up on our summer 2020 Babytime sessions! These prerecorded videos are available anytime.
 
You can also extend the fun with these links to free online resources to engage with your little ones:
 

For your own storytimes at home, here are some links to free online storybooks that your little ones will enjoy!

Event Location: 
Queset Garden