Storytime for Children

A reading readiness program with stories, songs, rhymes, movement, and fun! 

Storytime w 3 authors pictureStorytime with 3 Authors
Sat. Oct 8, 10 am
Kalama Community Building

Enjoy three brand new picture books and meet the authors.

  • Beth Bacon reads Panda Cub Swap
  • Suma Subramaniam reads Namaste is a Greeting
  • Rosanne Parry reads Big Truck Day

A free event made possible by Write on the River writers retreat and Kalama Library.


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Storytime is a kid-sized adventure for children through age 5 that lasts throughout the school  year. It's a reading readiness program with stories, songs, rhyms, and movement provided by library volunteers.

Join us the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 10:30 am (unless otherwise noted).

Fall Schedule

  • Wed. Sept. 7: A Storytime Circus, Kalama Community Building
  • Wed. Sept. 21: A Trip to the Library, Kalama Library
  • Wed. Oct. 5: Truck Time! Kalama Library
  • Sat. Oct. 8: Kids Books with Kids Authors! Note time: 10 am, Kalama Community Building, 216 Elm St.
  • Wed. Oct. 19: Happy Halloween, Kalama Library
  • Wed. Nov. 2: Pets on Parade, Kalama Library
  • Wed. Nov. 16: Our Native Friends, Port of Kalama Interpretive Center, 110 Marine Drive
  • Wed. Dec. 7: Around the World with Santa!, Kalama Library

We also offer Storyline Online, featuring celebrated authors reading children's books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Learn more.

Made possible with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Washington State Library, Office of the Secretary of State.