Children's Corner @ Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library

Story Times

The Library provides a series of Story Times for preschoolers by age group during the fall, winter and spring .. Each series generally runs from 6 to 8 weeks in length and regular attendance is encouraged.

Online Story Time Registration** - begins September 15 at 10am

**Registration is restricted to residents of the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library District for the first 48 hours. Register for a child for one spot only--program or waiting list! Your courtesy is appreciated. Please note that this registration is for the complete series of dates. Please call the library at 371-8622 to let us know if your child can no longer attend the program so that another child may fill the vacancy.

Age Available Programs
Under 2 yrs. Bouncing Babies*, Wonderful Walkers*
2 yrs. Drop-in Story Time, Parent/Child Library Time*, PJ Story Time
3 yrs. Drop-in Story Time, Parent/Child Library Time, PJ Story Time, Preschool Movies
4-6 yrs. Drop-in Story Time, Family Story Time, PJ Story Time, Preschool Movies

* Registration is required.


Bouncing Babies

This program is for pre-walking infants under 15 months, accompanied by an adult. No siblings, please. Share fun interactive rhymes, songs and simple board books with the baby in your life. Optional brief playtime follows.

Registration is required. Space is limited. See link above for the Story Time registration.

Wonderful Walkers

Walking infants under 24 months, accompanied by an adult. No siblings, please. Experience upbeat one-on-one time with your beginning walker. We'll share independent movement activities as well as interactive rhymes, songs, very short books and felt board stories. Short playtime follows.

Multiple sessions of this program are offered. Registration is required. Space is limited. See link above for the Story Time registration.

Parent/Child Library Time

Children must be at least 2 years old on the first day of the program and must be accompanied by an adult. Siblings are welcome. For the first 30-35 minutes, children and parents play and interact with others while using age appropriate toys, puzzles, books, and craft materials. The second part of the program includes stories and songs.

Multiple sessions of this program are offered. Registration is required. Space is limited. See link above for the Story Time registration.

Drop-in Story Time (2-3 year olds)

A lively mix of stories, songs, and rhymes make this a special time for you and your child.Child must be at least 2 years old on the first day of the program and must be accompanied by an adult.

No registration is required, but space may be limited. Please be prompt. For dates and times please refer to the calendar or the current program brochure.

Drop-in Story Time (4-6 year olds)

This fast-paced program features a lively mix of stories, rhymes, music and occasional short films, and concludes with a simple craft. Parents do not need to attend, but are asked to remain available within the Library building.

No registration is required, but space may be limited. Please be prompt. For dates and times please refer to the calendar or the current program brochure.

PJ Story Time

Drop-in programs for families with children ages 2-6. Join us for a quiet story time. PJ’s are welcome. This is a nice opportunity for children whose parents work outside the home.

No registration is required, but space may be limited. Please be prompt. For dates and times please refer to the calendar or the current program brochure.

Preschool Movies (Ages 3-6)

From time to time the Library offers a selection of short, literature-based movies to be enjoyed by preschool children accompanied by an adult.

No registration is required, but space may be limited. Please be prompt. For dates and times please refer to the calendar or the current program brochure.

Family Story Times (Recommended for ages 4 and up)

Family Story Times are offered monthly, usually on evenings or weekends, to allow families to come together to a program of stories, songs, fingerplays, action rhymes, and occasionally, simple crafts. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

No registration is required, but space may be limited. Please be prompt. For dates and times please refer to the calendar or the current program brochure.