Read and Listen Together

Recorded Storytimes

Enjoy storytimes recorded by librarians and authors all over the country.

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Massachusetts Virtual Storytimes
Browse through the combined online events calendars of all 8 Massachusetts regions to find upcoming virtual  storytimes on Facebook Live and Zoom.

Brightly Storytimes
Brightly Storytime brings you full-length picturebooks read out loud by our storyteller, Ms. Linda. Drop by for a new video every week!

Storyline Online
Storyline Online®, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.

DIY Storytimes

Do your own storytime at time at home with these helpful resources.

Themed DIY Storytimes from the Boston Public Library
These themed DIY storytimes have links to songs, rhymes, and performances on YouTube and links to eBooks on Hoopla and Overdrive.

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Jbrary Songs and Rhymes YouTube Playlists
Check out these songs and rhymes recorded by noted children’s librarians, Dana and Lindsey.  Many of the songs and rhymes used in WML’s storytimes have been borrowed from this website.

Read and Play Together

Boston Children’s Museum Daily Activities
Sign up to receive daily activities from Boston’s premier source of educational play, or explore the archives.

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Slime, Oobleck & Playdough YouTube Playlist
Learn how to make gooey concoctions at home with this playlist compiled by the BPL.

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Favorite Book Character Printables
Print out fun activities and coloring sheets of favorite book characters compiled by the librarians at the Indianapolis Public Library.

Fun Games at PBS Kids
This website is full of great activities to do play together.  Watch videos, play games, and interact with your favorite PBS characters.

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Tinkergarten Activities
Expert-designed curriculum for kids birth-8+, created to develop thinking, physical, social and academic skills through outdoor, play-based activities.

Books about Coronavirus

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