Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

Preschool  Story Time at the Peru Public Library encourages imagination, curiosity, and play. Children will experience creative learning through books, music, movement, and more. Story Time is best for children 3-5 years of age, but siblings are welcome to attend. Call Children’s Services at (815) 223-0229 x 5 for more information or to sign up. 

Themes and activities are subject to change.

Preschool Story Time begins Wednesday, June 8 and meets from 10:00-10:45 AM each week through July 20.

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Wednesday, June 8: I’ve Got Rhythm

Today is all about having fun with music! We’ll sing and dance to books, play with rhythm sticks, and more. Instead of a craft, we’ll explore different musical instruments. 

Wednesday, June 15: All about Mefamily

We will explore how bodies work today and read books like From Head to Toe and Dem Bones. We’ll sing “Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes”, along with lots of other songs and fingerplays, and put together a skeleton at the craft table.


Wednesday, June 22: Beach & Ocean

Today in Story Time, we’ll take a trip to the beach and talk about all the creatures that live in the ocean.We’ll sing “Baby Shark”, “The Fish in the Sea”, and have fun with lots more songs. To finish our trip to the beach, we will make handprint crabs at the craft table.

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Wednesday, June 29: Happy Birthday, America!

It’s almost July 4th, so today we’ll talk about America’s birthday! We will sing fun birthday and patriotic songs and decorate stars at the craft table.


Wednesday, July 6: A Hair-y Affair

We mustache you to come to Story Time today! You won’t want to miss this silly hair and mustache-themed day. We’ll read Mustache Baby and other fun books, and sing some theme-related songs. You can design your very own mustache at the craft table.

Wednesday, July 13: No Story Time

There is no Story Time today. Please come to Oh My Gosh Josh: The Game is Afoot at 6:30 PM. It will be fun for the whole family! Be sure to come dressed in an outfit supporting your favorite sports team.

Wednesday, July 20: Unicorns and Dragonsunicorn

Today’s Story Time is all about unicorns and dragons! We’ll have a balance of unicorn and dragon books, songs, and activities so that everyone will leave happy. Instead of a craft, we will do a mythical creatures themed BINGO game.

Registration is requested for planning purposes. Reserve your spot by calling Children’s Services at (815) 223-0229 x 5. 

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