Storytimes at your library...
are for specific audiences and attendance may be limited.
Programs follow a set routine to encourage children to feel comfortable in a group setting that promotes a love of reading and books.
Please Note: There might not be a story time on any particular day, even if normal story times at that branch are on that day. Please check the monthly youth brochure or the youth services blog for the most complete information. That brochure can be found on the main page of this site.
If Cherokee County Schools are closed due to inclement weather, story times at Cherokee County Libraries will be cancelled for the safety of your children and our staff. If in doubt, please call Youth Services to confirm story time at your library 770-479-3090 ext. 233.
Programs are usually 30 minutes and may include a craft project.
For the safety of the children, adults are expected to remain with the children or in the library (depending on the age group) while the children participate.
Get the most from the storytime experience
1. Be on time
2. Attend each week
3. Talk with your child about appropriate behavior in the library
4. Sign in when you arrive
5. Leave toys at home
6. Have snacks and drinks before or after storytime
All story times begin promptly at the scheduled time, please arrive early to avoid disruption. Your cooperation will help everyone gain the most from this story times, and we thank you in advance for your support.
is for all ages . It is designed especially for families with children of different ages, so everyone can come at the same time. For maximum enjoyment and enrichment, adults must stay with children and participate.
Lapsit (Toddler) Storytime ...
is designed for children ages 2 & 3 with a particpating adult. These programs often feature stories, music, rhymes, and activities that encourage early literacy. The Woodstock and R.T. Jones Lapsit story times will be limited to the first 15 children (plus their caregiver) to arrive and the door to the program will be closed when the program begins.
are family story times designed with the working parent and or school-aged child in mind. Children must be accompanied by a participating adult. These programs are often repeat performances of that week's Story Times but do not include a craft activity. Saturday story times are currently offered at RT Jones Memorial Library and the Gilmer Library.
Please contact Youth Services at 770-479-3090 if you have any questions.