Story Time is BACK on Thursdays!

Weekly, in-person story time returns!

Come meet Ms. Shelley, our new Children’s Librarian!

There will be stories, songs, music, crafts, and FUN!

The crafts will be available as both take home or in person table craft options.

No registration required!

Here is a bit of a sneak preview of what Ms. Shelley has planned for the next few weeks:

December 1 – “Stars”
December 8 – “Dream Snow”
December 15 – “Holiday Magic”

Online Story Time Collection

If you cannot join us in person, we have put together the following collection of online story time resources for your family to enjoy from home.

“Fall Leaves” Story Time

October 31st, 2022|

Join us for a reading of Lois Ehlert's leaf man and other favorites, followed by a leaf sensory activity, and a create-your-own leaf man craft to take home or complete here! Join Ms. Shelley, [...]

“Monsters!” Story Time

October 22nd, 2022|

We will read some entertaining books about some not-so-scary-monsters, play freeze dance to the "Monster Mash" song, and make our own unique monster face crafts (available as both take home or in person table [...]

Storytime Is Back October 20th!

October 13th, 2022|

Weekly Storytime is BACK! Join Miss Shelley, our new Children's Librarian, on Thursday, October 20th at 10:30am. There will be stories, songs, music, crafts, and FUN! Here is a bit of a sneak preview [...]

Shadow Puppet Storytime

September 27th, 2021|

Join us for a virtual shadow puppet storytime series with Miss Angie of Miss Angie's Music. Create your own shadow puppet theater and puppets, then join Miss Angie to share stories, music, and fun. [...]

  • Online Storytime: Not Quite Fairy Tales

Online Storytime: Not Quite Fairy Tales

June 15th, 2020|

As we gear up for summer reading we are thinking all about imagination, fantasy, and fun and engaging stories. This week's online storytime features some non-traditional tales. Our two stories are A Tale of [...]

  • Online Storytime: Giraffes

Online Storytime: Giraffes

June 9th, 2020|

Stretch up high this week as we learn about and enjoy stories about giraffes. Stories include Giraffes Can't Dance by Giles Andreae, and Giraffe Problems by Jory John. After the stories and a few [...]

  • Online Storytime: Sharks

Online Storytime: Sharks

June 1st, 2020|

Read, sing, and craft with these fabulous ocean creatures. This storytime features Land Shark by Beth Ferry and Clark the Shark by Bruce Hale. You can also choose to make a moving paper shark [...]

  • Online Storytime: Alligators and Crocodiles

Online Storytime: Alligators and Crocodiles

May 26th, 2020|

This week our online storytime features alligators and crocodiles! Snap your jaws, shake your tail, and enjoy this collection of stories and songs including Snappsy The Alligator (Did Not Ask to Be in This [...]

  • Sun and Rain Storytime at the Lansing Community Library

Online Storytime: Sun and Rain

May 18th, 2020|

The weather seems to be warming up (finally)! But looks like we'll be seeing a lot of different weather for a while. This sun and rain storytime playlist has a little bit of everything [...]

  • Online Storytime: Dogs

Online Storytime: Dogs

May 11th, 2020|

Today we celebrate dogs! Listen to Betty White read Harry the Dirty Dog, watch a puppet show version of Bark, George!, and wrap it up with a reading of Found Dogs. In between stories, [...]

  • Lost & Found Online Storytime at Lansing Library

Online Storytime: Lost and Found

May 4th, 2020|

These stories all have to do with things that go missing! First is Little Angel Theatre's puppet performance of Jon Klassen's I Want My Hat Back; then Mo Willem's Knuffle Bunny; and last Pete [...]

  • Online Storytime

Online Storytime

April 5th, 2020|

We miss seeing all of you at our weekly storytimes! Luckily there are a wealth of resources online to help families explore and enjoy books and reading. LCL has started a new weekly digital storytime [...]

  • Online Family Resources

Fun Online Family Resources

April 4th, 2020|

These resources are not part of the Library collection, but can be a good resource for when you can't get to the Library! Art/Creativity Art for Kids Hub (YouTube) Follow along with artist Rob and [...]

Story Time Kits

Create your own story time at home! Check out one of our four kits that contain books and extension resources related to a theme.

Additional kits are available from other libraries in the system. Search for “story time kit” in the library catalog to view all the story time and sensory kits available.