General Storytime Information:

Storytime registration is now open for Winter/Spring 2015 . You may sign-up in person or by phone: 610-820-2400 x. 4. In order to sign-up, the child’s parent/guardian must have a valid Allentown Public Library card. Please register for one session only: Babies from birth to age two (lapsit), two-year olds (time for twos), 3-5 year olds (pre-school storytime), and families with young children (family storytime), .  Story times begin January 14th.

All program dates and times are subject to change.



“Storytime” is a weekly half hour program of picture books, songs, fingerplays, rhymes and other activities, designed to introduce your 3-5 year old child to the library and the world of stories.  Children of parents who have an Allentown Public Library card are eligible.  The child must be 3 by September 1st, 2014 and not yet enrolled in kindergarten.  Parents are asked to remain in the library during the program, but do not sit with the children.

Wednesdays: 10:00-10:30 AM
Thursdays: 2:00 – 2:30 PM 

January 14-February 12, 2015 (Session 1)

February 25-April 2, 2015 (Session 2)




This series of half hour programs is for two-year-olds.  Children must be 2 years old by September 1st, 2014. Each child is accompanied by an adult who sits with the child.  Siblings may not attend.  The program features puppets, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and short picture books.

Thursdays: 10:30-11:00 AM 

January 15-February 12, 2015 (Session 1)

February 26-April 2, 2015 (Session 2)




This is a program for children from birth to age 2 and their caregivers. It is a fun opportunity to prepare your child for literacy and welcome them to the library. We will read books, sing songs, and do fingerplays while your child feels snug and secure on your lap.

Thursdays: 9:30-10:00 AM

January 15-February 12 (Session 1)

February 26-April 2 (Session 2)




Includes stories, songs, rhymes and activities for families with young children to enjoy together! No registration required-just drop in! Infants, toddlers and their caregivers can join us at 6:15 PM for Toddler Time. We will share an age-appropriate story and activity before regular Story Time starts.

Wednesday 6:30 – 7:00 PM

January 14-February 11 (Session 1)

February 25-April 1 (Session 2)