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Storytimes during the summer!

Story times are a great way to get out of the house with young kids during the summer! There are story times at so many locations, but here are a few that you can keep in mind to keep boredom at bay!

Avondale Civic Center Library

  • Mondays-10:15 Babies and books
  • Mondays 11:15 (18-36m) 11:15 Toddler Time
  • 1st Tuesday of the Month-10:15 and 11:15 Discovery! Steam for Preschoolers
  • 2nd Tuesday of the Month 19:15 and 11:15 United Way Storytime
  • 2nd and 3rd Tuesday of the Month 10:15am and 11:15am Preschool Storytime
  • Wednesdays 3pm- More 2 Explore (ages 6-12)
  • Thursdays 10:!5am Grandparents Play and Learn

Avondale-Sam Garcia Library

  • Wednesdays-11am Come and Play with Me
  • Wednesdays 2-3pm STEAM Spot (ages 8-12)
  • First Thursday of the month 11:15am and 1pm United Way Storytime
  • Thursdays 11:15am Family Storytime (ages 2-6)



  • Ongoing events-Storytimes, Wee Readers, RHyme and playtime Mornings at Glendale Libraries Tuesday,s Wednesdays and Thursdays mornings,
  • Family storytimes at 630pm


  • Tuesdays Family Storytime 10:15 and 11:15am
  • Wednesdays Crafternoons- 13th and 27th 11:30am ages 6 and up
  • Thursdays Baby time 10:15 and 11:15
  • Saturdays Paws for Reading 2pm

Goodyear Barnes and Noble-1446 N Litchfield Rd.

  • Saturdays 11am, Tuesdays 11am
  • Read to the Tail Waggin Tutors Mondays at 3:30pm

Guadalupe Branch-9241 S Avenida del Yaqui, Guadalupe, AZ 

  • Reed and Feed Weekdays 11:30am=1:30pm 18 and younger may read some books and earn badges while eating a free lunch (funded by St. Mary’s Food Bank)


Litchfield Park

  • Baby Time-Mondays at 10:15am
  • Summer Storytime Mondays at 11:15 2 and up

Northwest Regional Library

  • Baby Storytimes for Crawlers Tuesdays 9:30am
  • Baby Storytimes for Walkers 10:30am
  • Summertime Storytime Wednesdays 9:30am and 10:30am
  • Songercise for Infants 2nd and 4th Fridays 10am-11am, Songercise for Toddlers and Prek Fridays 11am and 12:30am

North Valley Regional Library-Anthem

  • Family Storytimes Wednesdays 9:30am

Phoenix-Acacia Library

  • Tuesdays 11:15 Babytime with Sign
  • Wednesdsays 11:30am Music and Movement Storytime
  • Thursdays 11:30am Bilingual Stortime
  • Fridays 11am Family Storytime

Phoenix-Agave Library

  • Tuesdays 11:30am Preschool Prep
  • Tuesdays 3:30pm Sit, Stay Read-read to a dog
  • Wednesdays 10:30am Babytime
  • Wednesdays 11:30am Toddler Time
  • Thursdays 11:30am Family Stortime
  • Fridays, 9:30am Babytime with Sign Language
  • Fridays 10:30am Toddler Time with Sign
  • Fridays 11:30am Storytimes for Families with Special Needs
  • Saturdays 10:30am Discovery Time, prek

Phoenix-Century Library

  • Tuesdays 11:15 Music and Movement Toddler Time
  • Thursdays-11:15am Toddler Time with Sign
  • Fridays-Babytime-10am-11am
  • Fridays-Music and Movement with Sign 1:30pm
  • Saturdays-Babytime with Sign 10:30am

Phoenix-Cesar Chavez Library

  • Mondays 10:30am-Babytime with Sign for Walkers
  • Mondays 11:30am Babytime with Sign for Crawlers
  • Tuesdays 11:15am Toddler Time
  • Tuesdays 6:30pm Sit, Stay Read
  • Thursdays 11:15 am Discovery Time (prek)
  • First Thursday of each month 6:30pm Family Art Night

Phoenix-Cholla Library

  • Mondays 11am-Toddler Time

Phoenix-Desert Broom Library-

  • Wednesdays 11:30am ToddlerTime with Sign
  • Wednesdays 12:30 Preschool Prep
  • Wednesdays 4pm Sit, Stay Read with a therapy dog
  • Thursdays 11:30am Discoverytime
  • Fridays 9:30am,11am Babytime with Sign

Phoenix-Desert Sage

  • Tuesdays 11:15 Babytime with Sign

Phoenix-Ironwood Library

  • Mondays 9:30am Babies with Sign for Walkers
  • Mondays 10:30am Baby time with Sign for Crawlers
  • Tuesdays 10:30am Preschool Prep
  • Tuesdays 4pm-Summertime Stem ages 6-11
  • Wednesdays 10:30am Toddler Time with Sign
  • Thursdays 10:30 Family Storytime
  • Saturdays 1030am Family Storytime
  • Saturdays 11:30am Sit Stay Read, Read to a therapy Dog

Phoenix-Juniper Library

  • Mondays 10:30am Babytime with Sign
  • Tuesdays 10:30am Toddlertime
  • Tuesdays 11:30am Preschool Prep
  • Tuesdays 6:15pm Evening Family Storytime
  • Thursdays 10am Babytime for crawlers and walkers
  • Thursdays 11:30 Discovery Storytime
  • Saturdays 11:30am Family Storytime

Phoenix-Mesquite Library

  • Mondays-9:15am Babytime
  • Mondays 10:15am Babytime
  • Tuesdays 10:15 Family STorytime
  • Tuesdays 11:15 Toddler Storytime
  • Wednesdays 10:15 Toddler Time
  • Wednesdays 11:15 Family Storytime
  • Thursdays 10:15 Family Storytime
  • Thursdays 11:15 Preschool Prep

Phoenix Ocotillo Library

  • Tuesdays 6pm Family Storytime

Phoenix-Palo Verde Library

  • Wednesdays-11am DIY Storytime 0-11
  • Wednesdays 6:30pm Bilingual Family Storytime
  • Thursdays 11am Bilingual Family Storytime
  • Thursdays 3pm Steam Time

Phoenix-Saguaro Library

  • Mondays 9:30am Babytime
  • Tuesdays 4pm (First and Third Tuesdays only) study and paint
  • Tuesdays 6:30pm Music and movement
  • Thursdays 10:30am Saguaro Library

Phoenix-South Mountain Library

  • Mondays-10:30am Saguaro Library
  • Tuesdays-9:30am Babytime with Sign
  • Tuesdays 10:30am Toddler Time with Sign
  • Wednesdays-10:30am Discovery Time (0-5_
  • Fridays Preschool Prep 10:30am-11:30am

Phoenix Yucca Library

  • Tuesdays 6:30pm Bilingual Storytime
  • Wednesdsays 10:15-Family STorytime with Sign
  • Wednesdays 2pm-Wacky Wednesdays STEAM and more activities

Peoria Barnes and Noble

  • Tuesday and Saturday Storytimes 11am

Peoria Main Library

Peoria Sunrise Library

  • June 9th Therapy dog read along

Perry Branch-1965 E Queen Creek Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85297

  • Baby Time Tuesdays 10:15-11am
  • Wednesdays all ages storytimes 10:15 &11:15
  • Rocking and Rolling Storytimes 10:15 and 11:15 ages 2-5
  • Friday’s Rock! 1pm

Phoenix Barnes and Noble-10235 N Metro Parkway East, Phoenix

  • Saturdays 11am



  • Monday Movie Marathons-Civic Center Library 1pm
  • Tail Waggin’ Tales-Tuesdays 4-5pm at the Mustang Library in Scottsdale-Ages 6-10. Certified therapy dogs love listening to stories!
  • Crafty Storytimes-Tuesday at 6:15-7pm for Preschoolers at the Arabian Library.
  • Book Character Bingo-Thursdays 10:30am-11am Youths 3-9 Mustang Library
  • Musical Storytimes-Thursdays 11am-1145am-Civic Center Library Story Time Room. Must pick up a ticket
  • Tail Wagging Tales-Mustang Library 3:30pm-4:15pm

Surprise Barnes and Noble-Bell and Grande

  • Tail Waggin Tutors on Mondays at 3:30pm-4:30pm
  • Tuesdays-Storytime at 11am
  • Saturdays-Storytime 12noon

White Tanks Waddell

  • Songercise -first Wednesday of the month
  • Purposeful play group 1st and 3rd mondays
  • Baby/Toddler Time every Thursday


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