Fridays Virtual Storytime

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!! Miss Pam reads with permission from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, All You Need for a Snowman written by Alice Schertle and illustrated by Barbara Lavallee. Buddy Bunny hops in and invites his friends to do a snow dance while singing "Dancing Snowflakes." Keep a watchful eye out for Tick-Tock Mouse as he runs up and down the clock during "Time to Rhyme." And don't forget to let your little light shine with Toady the Frog while singing "This Little Light of Mine."


It's time to put on those heavy coats, hats, scarfs, gloves, or mittens if you choose...Friends, it's cold outside!! Miss Pam reads, with permission from Penguin Random House, The Mitten, an Ukrainian folktale adapted and illustrated by Jan Brett. Then move and sing along as we share the song, "Hats, Coats, Pants, and Shoes." Keep a watchful eye out for Tick-Tock Mouse as he runs up and down the clock during "Time to Rhyme." And don't forget to let your little light shine with Toady the Frog while singing "This Little Light of Mine."


Begin a new year's journey with the months of the year! Ms. Jaid reads with permission from Macmillan Publishers, When Lucy Goes Out Walking, written and illustrated by Ashley Wolff. Then listen and learn the twelve months of year through song. Keep a watchful eye out for Tick-Tock Mouse as he runs up and down the clock during "Time to Rhyme." And don't forget to let your little light shine with Toady the Frog while singing "This Little Light of Mine."


Help us welcome the arrival of a "New Year!" Miss Pam reads with permission from Penguin Random House, First Night, written by Harriet Ziefert and illustrated by S. D. Schindler. Then join in on our "Happy Dance" and shout HOORAY!! Keep a watchful eye out for Tick-Tock Mouse as he runs up and down the clock during "Time to Rhyme." And don't forget to let your little light shine with Toady the Frog while singing "This Little Light of Mine."


Christmas, Christmas time is here...Time for joy and time for cheer!! Miss Pam reads the Night Before Christmas, adapted from Clement C. Moore's poem, "A Visit From St. Nicholas." This edition is illustrated by Florence Sarah Winship and published by Whitman Publishing Company. Join the fun with all your "reindeer parts" as we do the "Reindeer Pokey." Keep a watchful eye out for "Santa Mouse" aka Tick-Tock Mouse as he runs up and down the clock during "Time to Rhyme." And don't forget to let your little light shine with Toady the Frog while singing "This Little Light of Mine." We wish all of you a very, Merry Christmas!


Enjoy the magic of the season as Miss Pam reads, with permission from Penguin Random House, Jan Brett's The Nutcracker. Then join the fun as we act out different characters from the Second movement of Peter I. Tchaikovsky's Ballet Suite "The Nutcracker", Op. 71a. Keep a watchful eye out for Tick-Tock Mouse as he runs up and down the clock during "Time to Rhyme." And don't forget to let your little light shine with Toady the Frog while singing "This Little Light of Mine."



Let the holiday season begin!! Miss Pam reads, with permission from Penguin Random House, Llama Llama Holiday Drama written and illustrated by Anna Dewdney. Enjoy the retelling of "Ellie the Evergreen"; a story about an evergreen tree that is sad in the fall when all of the other trees change color, but when winter arrives, she becomes the most beautiful and happy tree around. It's a swell time to get your jingle bells ready and rock your jinglin' feet as we join Buddy Bunny in the "Jingle Bell Rock." Keep a watchful eye out for Tick-Tock Mouse as he runs up and down the clock during "Time to Rhyme." And don't forget to let your little light shine with Toady the Frog while singing "This Little Light of Mine."



Let's gather together and give thanks! Miss Pam reads, with permission from Simon & Schuster, Bear Says Thanks written by Karma Wilson and illustrated by Jane Chapman. Have fun with friends as we do the "Gobble Gobble Turkey Wobble" by Koo Koo Kanga Roo. Keep a watchful eye out for Tick-Tock Mouse as he runs up and down the clock during "Time to Rhyme." Then enjoy our musical rendition of "Five Fat Turkeys." And don't forget to let your little light shine with Toady the Frog while singing "This Little Light of Mine."


It's DINOVEMBER...An international celebration of childhood imagination and wonder with some of our favorite culprits...Dinosaurs!!! With permission from Little, Brown and Company, Miss Pam reads What the Dinosaurs Did Last Night written and illustrated by Refe and Susan Tuma. Then shake, stretch, and roar as we do the "Dinosaur Rock!" Keep a watchful eye out for Tick-Tock Mouse as he runs up and down the clock during "Time to Rhyme." And don't forget to let your little light shine with Toady the Frog while singing "This Little Light of Mine."


This week a jazz-loving rooster and other farm animals show off their talent! Miss Pam reads, with permission from Sleeping Bear Press, Acoustic Rooster and His Barnyard Band, written by Kwame Alexander and illustrated by Tim Bowers. Then join the barnyard banter as we sing along to "Had a Little Rooster." Keep a watchful eye out for Tick-Tock Mouse as he runs up and down the clock during "Time to Rhyme." And don't forget to let your little light shine with Toady the Frog while singing "This Little Light of Mine."


Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall...Do you have a favorite season, or do you like them all? With permission from Simon & Schuster, Miss Pam reads Mouse's First Fall, written by Lauren Thompson and illustrated by Buket Erdogan. Help the autumn leaves fall down to the ground with a rhyme and song. Then join Tick-Tock Mouse in "Time to Rhyme" and sing along with Toady the Frog as you let your little light shine!


Why did the chicken cross the road? To get to story time at the library, of course! With permission from Penguin Random House, Miss Pam reads Chicken Story Time, written by Sandy Asher and illustrated by Mark Fearing. Flap your wings, shake your tail feathers, and strut like a chicken as we move to the "Chicken Dance." Have fun singing along with Toady the Frog, and don't forget to help Tick-Tock Mouse run up and down the clock during "Time to Rhyme."



WHO is hiding from Bear and his friends? Find out as Miss Pam reads with permission from Simon & Schuster, Bear's New Friend, written by Karma Wilson and illustrated by Jane Chapman. Have fun singing along with Buddy Bunny and Toady the Frog, and don't forget to watch for Tick-Tock Mouse in "Time to Rhyme."


Enjoy this week's story about an adventurous gerbil named Cinnamon, as Miss Pam reads with permission from Penguin Random House, Cinnamon's Day Out, written and illustrated by Susan L. Roth. Join in the action as we go up, down, and turn around, with many more movements to follow. It is always fun to tick tock during "Time to Rhyme" and don't forget to let your little light shine while singing along with Toady the Frog.


Are you ready for a "feathers & fur" filled storytime? Miss Pam reads aloud, with permission from Scholastic, Will You Be My Friend?: A Bunny and Bird Story written and illustrated by Nancy Tafuri. Tick-Tock Mouse is on the move as the clock strikes 1, 2, 3, and 4 in "Time to Rhyme" followed by a fingerplay about two little blackbirds. More rhyming continues as we share, with permission from North-South Books, a beautifully illustrated book by Shari Halpern, Little Robin Redbreast.



Who let the dogs out? Ruff, ruff, ruff, ruff! Join Miss Pam and Toady the Frog for stories, songs, and rhymes about our canine friends. Miss Pam reads, with permission from Milliken Publishing Company, Wicker's Wishes written by Carol B. Kaplan and illustrated by Midge Quenell. Have fun acting silly and singing along to "Do Your Ears Hang Low?" Our second story, John Lithgow's I Got Two Dogs is illustrated by Robert Neubecker and shared with permission from Simon & Schuster. Keep your eyes out for Tick-Tock Mouse as he runs up and down the clock!


When you see a cat, what do you see? Miss Pam reads aloud with permission from Chronicle Books, They All Saw a Cat written and illustrated by Brendan Wenzel. Join Miss Pam, Tick-Tock Mouse, and Toady the Frog for a fun story to read, songs to sing, and rhyming too!



"Tails and Tales" Early Literacy Storytime

What will the people on the bus do when more and more animals hop on board? Enjoy this beastly twist on a favorite song as Miss Pam reads with permission from Macmillan Publishers, The Seals on the Bus written by Lenny Hort and illustrated by G. Brian Karas. Get your clapping hands and stomping feet ready as we sing along with some active animal friends. Join Miss Pam, Tick-Tock Mouse, Buddy Bunny, and Toady the Frog for a fun story to read, songs to sing, and rhyming too!


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