Virtual Storytime


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Story Time To Go - August 2020

Themed packets will be available for pick up all week (Monday - Friday 10 AM - 6 PM) at the children's reference desk. Questions? Contact 972-230-9666.

August 10 - 14: Growing a Garden

August 17 - 21: Sweet Treats [video]

August 24 - 28: Solar System [video]

August 31 - September 4: Going to School [video]

September 8 - September 11: Oceans of Fun [video]

September 14 - September 18: You're Bugging Me! [video]

NEW! September 21 - September 25: Fiesta Time: Hispanic Heritage [video]

Summer Reading Program Videos

Travel around the world with Library Adventurer Otis...without leaving the safety of your own home! Each week Otis will discover a new place and learn about the people through their stories. This story hour is geared for pre-school and elementary aged children, but all are welcome to tune in!

This week Otis will travel to Asia and read traditional Fairy and Folktales. View previous videos on the Summer Reading Program Digital Programs page.

DATE

BOOKS READ

SONGS AND MORE

July 16, 2020
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Seven Blind Mice, written by Ed Young, Philomel Books.

Tikki Tikki Tembo, written by Arlene Mosel, Henry and Holt.
Live Storytime Outline and Lyric Sheet
  • We’ve Got The Whole World In Our Hands
  • It’s A Small, Small World

Other Videos

Ready for some Virtual Storytime? The DeSoto Public Library will feature a special Facebook storytime every Thursday at 10:30 a.m.These special storytimes are only available for one day, but supplemental materials, such as outlines, lyric sheets, parent tips, book lists, or craft videos will remain available online.

DATE

BOOKS READ

SONGS AND MORE

June 25, 2020All Are Welcome, written by Alexandra Penfold, Alfred A. Knopf Press, 2018.

Skin I’m In, written by bell hooks, Hyperion Books, 2004. 
Live Storytime Outline and Lyric Sheet
  • The More We Get Together
  • Different Friends
June 18, 2020Be Kind, written by Pat Zietlow Miller. Roaring Brook Press, 2018.

I Walk With Vanessa, written by Kerascoet. Schwartz & Wade Books, 2018.
Live Storytime Outline and Lyric Sheet
  • 10 Friends Fingerplay
  • If You Want To Make A Friend Song
June 11, 2020One, Two, Three, Oops!, written by Michael Coleman. Little Tiger Press, 1998.

Count the Monkeys, written by Mac Barnett. Hyperion Books, 2013.
Live Storytime Outline and Lyric Sheet
  • 5 Little Monkeys
  • 1 Little Rabbits
June 4, 2020Grumblebunny, written by Bob Hartman. G. P. Putnam Publishing, 2003.

Grumpy Monkey, written by Suzanne and Max Lang. Random House, 2018.
Live Storytime Outline and Lyric Sheet
  • If You’re Grumpy And You Know It
  • There Was A Guy Who Was A Grump...
May 28, 2020Wiggle, written by Doreen Cronin. Atheneum Books, 2005.

How Do You Wokka-Wokka?, written by Elizabeth Bluemle. Candlewick Publishing, 2009.
Live Storytime Outline and Lyric Sheet
  • Put Your Hands Up High
  • Wiggle Worms
May 21, 2020Not a Box, written by Antoinette Portis. Harper Collins, 2006.

Secret Life of Figgy Mustardo, written by Marsha Wilson. Katherine Tegen Books, 2016.
Live Storytime Outline and Lyric Sheet
  • Four Corners
  • Five Superheroes
May 14, 2020
How Are You Peelingwritten by Saxton Freymann. Arthur Levine Publishing, 1999.

How Are You? / ¿Cómo Estás?written by Angela Dominguez. Henry Holt & Co. Publishers, 2018.
Live Storytime Outline and Lyric Sheet
  • If You’re Feeling Stuff
  • I Have a Happy Face
May 7, 2020
Are You My Mother, written by P. D. Eastman. Random House, 1960.

Mamasaurus, written by Stephen Lomp. Chronicle Books, 2016.
Live Storytime Outline and Lyric Sheet
  • I Love My Mommy
  • My Special Friend
April 30, 2020
Felicity Foo Visits the Zoo, written by E. S. Redmond. Candlewick Publications, 2009.

Cowpoke Clyde and Dirty Dawg, written by Lori Mortensen. Clarion Books, 2013.
Live Storytime Outline and Lyric Sheet
  • Tops & Bottoms Hnadwashing
  • Doggie’s Got A Flea
April 23, 2020Hector and Hummingbirdwritten by Nicholas John Frith. Scholastic, 2015.

Leave Me Alonewritten by Vera Brosgol. Roaring Brook (Macmillan), 2019.
Live Storytime Outline and Lyric Sheet
  • Everyone’s Important Song
  • Quiet Mouse Fingerplay
April 16, 2020
Jack B. Ninja, written by Tim McCanna. Scholastic, 2018.

The Three Ninja Pigs, written by Corey Rosen Schwarz. Putnam’s Sons, 2012.
Live Storytime Outline and Lyric Sheet
  • 10 Little Ninjas Fingerplay
  • 10 Little Ninjas Song

Craft Activity

April 9, 2020
Dear Daisy, Get Well, written by Maggie Smith. Crown Publishers (Penguin/Random House), 2000. ISBN: 978-0-5178-0.

Just a Little Sick, written by Mercer Mayer. Harper Collins, 2010. ISBN: 978-0-06-083556-9.
Live Storytime Outline and Lyric Sheet
  • Hand Washing Song
  • I Need A Tissue Song

Parent Tips

Thank you parents for all the extra love and attention you put into your child’s growth and development! Join Ms. Janelle in some short videos in our Digital Programs area!

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CRAFTS

Looking for something easy and simple to make? We have videos and instruction tips for you in our Digital Programs area!

Crafting for Kids - click here for more info