Winter Storytimes began Tuesday, January 9 and will end Thursday, February 15.  
Click here to view our Winter Program Guide
Storytime information is located on page 10!

No registration is required.

Groups may contact Youth Services at any Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Library location to inquire about special accommodations.


Check out our storytimes and enjoy a variety of classic and newer stories, rhymes, fingerplays, music, and hands-on activities.
The weekly topics* and spotlight books for each class are listed below.


January 9 - 11:  Cats
Spotlight Book:  If You Give a Cat a Cupcake by Laura Numeroff


January 16 - 18:  Bunnies
Spotlight Book:  Bunny Fun by Sarah Weeks


January 23 - 25:  Food 
Spotlight Book:  The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle


January 30 - February 1:  Music 
Spotlight Book:  Boom Bah! by Phil Cummings


February 6 - 8:  Art 
Spotlight Book:  I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More by Karen Beaumont


February 13 - 15:  Bugs
Spotlight Book:  Bye-Bye Big Bad Bullybug by Ed Emberley


Toddler Time

January 9 - 11:  Owls
Spotlight Book:  Little Owl's Orange Scarf by Tatyana Feeney


January 16 - 18:  Bears
Spotlight Book:  Bear Feels Sick by Karma Wilson


January 23 - 25 Squirrels
Spotlight Book:  The Busy Little Squirrel  by Nancy Tafuri


January 30 - February 1:  Penguins
Spotlight Book:  Waddle! Waddle! by James Proimos


February 6 - 8: Frogs
Spotlight Book:  Five Green and Speckled Frogs by Priscilla Burris


February 13 - 15: Fish
Spotlight Book:  Hooray for Fish! by Lucy Cousins


Preschool Storytime

During the Winter Storytime session, our Preschool group will be celebrating a different author each week. Check below to discover which authors we'll talk about and which of their books we'll be sure to share with you!

January 9 - 11:  Doreen Cronin
Spotlight Book:  Boom Snot Twitty


January 16 - 18:  Anna Dewdney
Spotlight Book:  Llama Llama Red Pajama


January 23 - 25:  Kevin Henkes
Spotlight Book:  My Garden


January 30 - February 1:  Laura Numeroff
Spotlight Book:  If You Give A Moose A Muffin


Febrauary 6 - 8:  Karma Wilson
Spotlight Book:  Sakes Alive! A Cattle Drive


February 13 - 15:  Jon Scieszka
Spotlight Book:  The Stinky Cheese Man And Other Fairly Stupid Tales


* Topics are subject to change 

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