We miss you, too!
We know it’s a difficult time right now. We are in uncharted territory. And, as a parent with a toddler, I can relate to how you are likely feeling. Entertaining a little one is hard and exhausting work.
While we aren’t able to provide our usual story times for you, we have collected a list of resources for you and your family. Many authors and publishers of children’s literature are creating free digital content to help. Check out the list below!
LIVE story time every weekday at 11 AM EST on Instagram (@penguinkids)
LIVE story time at 2 PM EST on Instagram (@oliverjeffers)
Pete the Cat Club
LIVE story time with James Dean at 12 PM EST on Instagram (@petethecatofficial)
Santat Online Survival School for the Pandemic: earn badges and learn skills on Instagram or Twitter (@dsantat)
LIVE story time every day at 12 PM PST on Instagram (@macbarnett)
Peter H. Reynolds
LIVE story time at 12 PM EST on Facebook (facebook.com/PeterHamiltonReynolds)
Lunch Doodles every week day at 1 PM EST (kennedy-center.org/mowillems)
Drawing Class at 1 PM EST on Instagram Live (@wendymac)
Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Draw Every Day with JJK at 2 PM EST on YouTube (youtube.com/studiojjk)
Kids Ask Authors with Grace Lin
Podcast episodes available now (kidsaskauthors.com)
LIVE Author Visit on March 18 at 2 PM EST and on March 20 at 4 PM EST (facebook.com/Clantoons)
LIVE weekly Saturday Story Time at 11 AM EST on Instagram (@joshfunkbooks) and Facebook (facebook.com/Josh.Funk.Books)
You can also check out #operationstorytime on YouTube for more virtual story times than are listed above.
We hope to see you back in the library soon!