Online Story Times & Activities

Unable to make it to a story time?  Stuck at home?  Here are some fun, engaging online activities for the whole family!

  • Storyline Online is an award-winning, interactive children’s literacy site that features famous actors like Kevin Costner, Betty White, James Earl Jones, Eva Longoria, and others reading children’s books alongside minor animation elements.
  • Author Chris Van Dusen reads his books! Watch him on Facebook or YouTube.

  • The Brooklyn Public Library is taking its storytimes online! Watch ’em live via their website and Facebook.

  • HarperKids from Home: the team at HarperKids will hold a storytime with read-alouds and activities, pure entertainment every day at noon. Via Facebook,  Twitter and YouTube every weekday at noon.

  • Beautiful Blackbird Children’s Book Festival:  Books, Crafts, Dances & Activities!  Content is available until August 2022.

  • Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems:  Mo Willems invites you into his studio to doodle and create abstract art together!
  • “Write. Right. Rite.” Series with Jason Reynolds, National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature.  A “GRAB THE MIC:  Tell Your Story” video series!
  • StoryBlocks:  A Website of Songs and Rhymes that build readers!

Storytime Hashtags to follow on Instagram!

And for the grownups….Check out this Podcast LeVar Burton Reads “The best short fiction, handpicked by the best voice in podcasting. In every episode, host LeVar Burton (Roots, Reading Rainbow, Star Trek) invites you to take a break from your daily life, and dive into a great story.”