The Library's Early Literacy Program

For Babies

Read the Pictures

Tell Stories Create stories, play make-believe and let your child be a storyteller.


Read the Pictures

You don't always have to read the words in a book to your baby, sometimes you can read the pictures.  Making up a story to go with the pictures in a book is a fun way to share stories with your littlest one.


Acka Backa Soda Cracker

(Gently bounce little one from side to side and lift on "up goes you" and hug on " I love you;" Instructions from "What'll I Do with the Baby-O?" by Jane Cobb)

Acka Backa Soda Cracker, Acka Backa Boo,
Acka Backa Soda Cracker, up goes you!
Acka Backa Soda Cracker, Acka Backa Boo,
Acka Back Soda Cracker, I love you!


Click the book jackets to find these books and more at the Library.

  • Good Night, Gorilla
  • "More More More," Said the Baby : Three Love Stories
  • I went walking


The next storytimes for Babies are:

Thursday, February 11

  • 10:30 a.m., Brentwood Branch
  • 4 p.m., Brentwood Branch

Friday, February 12

  • 9:30 a.m., Ash Grove Branch

View all Storytimes