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Storytime

Help your child develop exceptional reading skills by bringing them to regular Storytimes at a location near you. Each week, we explore different themes with stories, songs, rhymes, flannel boards, special guests and more! Storytime typically lasts for 45 minutes and is geared for children ages 3-6, although children of all ages are welcome to join the fun.

Ada Public Library
Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m.

Barnesville Public Library
Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

Breckenridge Public Library
Fridays at  10:30 a.m.

Crookston Public Library
Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.

Detroit Lakes Public Library
Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.

Fertile Public Library
Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

Fosston Public Library
Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

Hawley Public Library
Fridays at 10:30 a.m.

Lake Park Library LINK Site
Third Wednesday at 9:30 a.m.

McIntosh Public Library
Mondays at 10:30 a.m.

Moorhead Public Library
Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m., Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. and Second Saturdays at 11 a.m.

Baby Bounce

Baby Bounce is intended for children ages 0-3 and features songs, action rhymes, books and flannel boards for the littlest learners. The program helps newborns, toddlers and children just entering preschool get ready for school. Wigglers are welcome! Baby Bounce is a safe space for children to learn and play at their own pace.

Detroit Lakes Public Library
Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.

Daycares and Groups

If you are interested in bringing a group of children to the library Storytime, please contact your local librarian in advance to ensure we are prepared for your group.

Why It Matters

Storytime helps children develop a variety of early literacy skills, such as vocabulary expansion, background knowledge and more. We help kids learn that reading is fun and that the library is a special place by instilling a life-long love of learning and reading on early on. Plus, children learn how to participate in a group setting, which is helpful when it’s time for them to be part of a classroom.

Storytime is also helpful for parents, as each week you will learn learn new songs, rhymes and stories to share with your children. You will also be exposed to new authors, subjects and creative projects and you may develop a support system with other parents and caregivers who attend.

IMPORTANT UPDATE FOR LARL MOBILE USERS Effective Thursday, September, 30, 2021, the LARL Mobile app will be unavailable due to maintenance. Lake Agassiz Regional Library is working on transitioning to a much more modern, feature rich and exciting new mobile app, which will be available soon.  If you currently have the LARL Mobile app installed, we recommend that you keep it, as when the new version of the app is available it will be automatically updated.
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