Story Time takes place every Monday at 11 a.m. and every Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. Walk into the pages of a different book every two weeks with our interactive storytelling led by Museum professionals.
All is not as it seems around the big top. The strongman loses wrestling matches, and the daring trapeze artists make their son do homework. Is this the circus? Or is this just a cozy home?September 6, September 18, September 20: The Squiggle by Carole Lexa Schaefer
What magic can be found in a piece of string? Unique illustrations, inspired by Asian brush-stroke paintings, transform the simple thread into fireworks, thunderclouds, and even the moon.September 25, September 27: What Do You Do with a Tail Like This? by Steve Jenkins & Robin Page
Explore the many amazing things animals can do with their ears, eyes, mouths, noses, feet, and tails in this interactive guessing book.October 2, October 4, October 9, October 11: The Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle
This bad-tempered bug who won’t say “please” or “thank you,” won’t share, and thinks she is bigger and better than anyone else. Maybe grouchy isn’t always the best option?October 16, October 18, October 23, October 25, October 30: The Duckling Gets a Cookie!? by Mo Willems
The cute little duckling got a cookie, making our friend the pigeon very upset and jealous. How can he correct the situation?November 1, November 6, November 8, November 13, November 15: I’m a Pill Bug by Steve Jenkins & Robin Page
Follow a “scavenger of nature” and discover just what makes these little bugs so fascinating. Discover how they spend their days, what they eat, where and when they sleep, and how they protect themselves.November 20, November 22, November 27, November 29: Too Many Daves by Dr. Seuss
Mrs. McCave isn’t too creative when it comes to naming her children, and it creates big problems come suppertime!December 4, December 6, December 11, December 13: The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
No book has captured the magic and sense of possibility of the first snowfall better than this book, the adventures of a little boy in the city on a very snowy day.December 18, December 20, December 27: Yoko by Rosemary Wells
Mmm, Yoko’s mom has packed her favorite for lunch today–sushi! But her classmates don’t think it looks quite so yummy. What do you think?