Early Literacy Programs

Helping your child get ready to read is fun! Join us at one or more of our programs especially designed for your child ages 0 – 5.
Learn how to share books, songs and rhymes while singing, dancing and having fun together.

Dads and Tots Storytimes (ages 0-5 / 30 min / limit 15 children)
This storytime is designed for dads and their tots to enjoy together.

Family Storytimes (all ages / 30 min)
Listen to stories and participate in finger plays, music and rhyming activities.

Little Libros (all ages / 30 min / limit 30 children)
Join us for fun songs, stories and rhymes in English & Spanish. No prior knowledge of Spanish needed!

Shake, Rattle & Roll (all ages / 30 min / Limit 30 children)
Sing, move and groove to music that will make you smile.

Story Stop (ages 0-5 / 15 min)
A short program of stories for children 0-5 years and their caregivers. No registration necessary.

Time for Twos and Threes (ages 2-3 / 30 min / limit 20 children)
An early childhood program that matches children’s natural inclination toward rhythm and rhymes with early literacy skills.

Tiny Tot Time (ages 0-24 mos / 30 min / limit 15 children)
An early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help children get ready to read.


Knowing & GrowingThe Scottsdale Library was awarded a grant from First Things First to bring the Knowing & Growing Series to you. Knowing & Growing helps you and your children overcome a variety of early childhood issues, while having fun while learning new skills.

Go to our Knowing & Growing page

Ultimate Play Date 2015
Don’t miss Scottsdale Public Library’s Ultimate Play Date on Saturday, April 5, 2015

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Find a great book to read with your children

Great Reads Picturebooks


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Little Bo Peep

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Wee Willie Winkie

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Hot Cross Buns

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