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New Story Times!

Join us twice each week for interactive story times. Hear a classic story or discover a new favorite.

Tuesdays: 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.
Sundays: 2:00 pm ¡En español!

FREE with Museum Admission




Global Adventures
Enjoy a story and activity related to a country or culture
Tuesday, February 26 – Too Many Leprechauns by Stephen Krensky
Tuesday, April 2  –  Sister Bear by Jane Yolen
Tuesday, April 30  –  Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns by Hena Khan
Tuesday, May 28  –  The Mitten by Jan Brett

Tuesday Tales
Listen to a great story and then visit the Art Studio to create a masterpiece
Tuesday, February 12 – Sweet Dream Pie by Audrey Wood
Tuesday, March 12 – Umbrella by Taro Yashima
Tuesday, April 9 – Miss Bindergarten Celebrates the 100thDay of Kindergarten by Joseph Slate
Tuesday, May 14 – When Pigasso Met Mootisse by Nina Laden
Tuesday, June 11 – Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

Stories Alive
The audience becomes part of the story.
Tuesday, March 5 – We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Helen Oxenbury
Tuesday, March 26 – The Book with No Pictures by B.J. Novak
Tuesday, April 16 – Hooray for Hat! by Brian Won
Tuesday, May 7 – Interrupting Chicken by David Ezra Stein
Tuesday, June 4 – You Are (Not) Small by Anna Kang
Tuesday, June 18 – I’m Bored by Michael Ian Black

Experience Science
See an amazing science demonstration that relates to the story of the week
Tuesday, February 19 – Newton and Me by Lynne Mayer
Tuesday, March 19 – The Listening Walk by Paul Showers
Tuesday, April 23 – Happy Birthday to Whooo? by Doris Fisher
Tuesday, May 21 – What’s New at the Zoo? by Suzanne Slade
Tuesday, June 25 – One Wolf Howls by Scotti Cohn

Leemos Juntos

Let’s Read Together
Enjoy a Spanish language story time featuring a modern or traditional story book.
Sundays: 2:00 p.m.

Sunday, February 10 – Los dientes de Trino Rojo by Marta Zafrilla
Sunday, February 17 – ¿Cómo son buenos amigos los dinosaurios? by Jane Yolen
Sunday, February 24 – Harold y el lápiz color morado by Crockett Johnson

Sunday, March 3 – Huevos verdes con jamón by Dr. Seuss
Sunday, March 10¡Más te vale, Mastodonte! by Micaela Chirif
Sunday, March 17 – Oso pardo, oso pardo, ¿Qué ves ahí? by Bill Martin Jr.
Sunday, March 24 – Hecho en Mexico by Peter Laufer
Sunday, March 31 – La luz de Lucía by Margarita Del Malzo

Sunday, April 7 – ¡El galloque no se callaba!/The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet! by Carmen Agra Deedy
Sunday, April 14 – Un árbol es hermoso by Janice May Undry
Sunday, April 21 – Muu. Beee. ¡Así fue! by Sandra Boynton
Sunday, April 28 – Maria Had a Little Lamb/María tenía una llamita by Angela Dominguez

Sunday, May 5 – ¡Perros! ¡Perros! – Dogs! Dogs! by Ginger Foglesong Gibson
Sunday, May 12 – Oye, hormiguita by Phillip Hoose
Sunday, May 19 – Si le das una galletita a un ratón by Laura Joffe Numeroff
Sunday, May 26 – Hello Ocean/Hola mar by Pam Muñoz Ryan

Sunday, June 2 – Instrucciones para que el hipopótamo duerma solo by Nilda Lacabe
Sunday, June 9 – Juan Bobo busca trabajo by Marisa Montes
Sunday, June 16 – Mi camita by J.S. Pinillos
Sunday, June 23 – Little Chanclas by José Lozano