Storytimes 2017-11-22T15:15:11+00:00

Come join the fun at the Clapp Memorial Library in Belchertown.  Our Storytimes are full of age-appropriate stories told through the reading of books, flannel board and story props, puppets and acting.  We sing songs, play instruments and end the fun with crafts. Registration is required. Click on the NAME of the program you wish to join and you will be taken to the registration page for that program. Register now!  Participation is determined by lottery.

Monday Babytime (3 – 12 months)
9:15 am, Mondays,
December 11 through February 12, 2018
Babytime is for ages 3 – 12 months and begins @ 9:15 AM. Registration is required (click on the name of the program, above). You do not need to enter a book title to register. Our storytimes feature age-appropriate stories, songs, finger plays and art activities. Participation is determined by lottery. Participants will receive an email after registration closes.

Monday Firststeps (13-24 months)
10:00 am, Mondays,
December 11 through February 12, 2018
Firststeps is for ages 13-24 months and begins @ 10:00 AM. Registration is required (click on the name of the program, above). You do not need to enter a book title to register. Our storytimes feature age-appropriate stories, songs, finger plays and art activities. Participation is determined by lottery. Participants will receive an email after registration closes.

Tuesday Toddlertime (2 year olds)
9:30 am, Tuesdays,
December 12 through February 13, 2018
Toddlertime is for 2 year olds and begins @ 9:30AM. Registration is required (click on the name of the program, above). You do not need to enter a book title to register. Our story times feature age-appropriate stories, songs, finger plays and art activities. Participation is determined by lottery. Participants will receive an email after registration closes.

Thursday Preschool (ages 3-5)
9:30 am, Thursdays,
December 14 through February 15, 2018
Preschool Storytime is for ages 3-5 and begins @ 9:30AM. Registration is required (click on the name of the program, above). You do not need to enter a book title to register. Our story times feature age-appropriate stories, songs, finger plays and art activities. Must also register for summer reading program. Participation is determined by lottery. Participants will receive an email after registration closes.

Getting Ready for Kindergarten
9:30 am, Wednesdays,
Summer 2018; dates TBD
Getting Ready for Kindergarten is a story time for just children; adults will remain in the building but not in the story time room. We will read books about going to school, sing songs, play games and create with art materials.
Registration is required (click on the name of the program, above). You do not need to enter a book title to register. You will receive an email from Wandoo reader so you will know you successfully registered. When registration is over, an email will be sent letting everyone know the lottery results.