Storytimes | Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library



Winter Storytimes will begin Tuesday, January 8 and will end Thursday, February 14. 


No registration is required. You are encouraged to show up early to claim your spot!

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 8-10:  Snow
Spotlight Book:  Best in Snow by April Pulley Sayre


January 15-17:  Wolves
Spotlight Book:  Little Wolf's Song by britta Teckentrup


January 22-24: Owls
Spotlight Book: Little Owl's Night by Divya Srinivasan


January 29-31:  Polar Bears
Spotlight Book:  There's a Bear on my Chair by Ross Collins


February 5-7: Snowmen
Spotlight Book:  Snowmen All Year by Caralyn Buehner


February 12-14: Penguins
Spotlight Book:  Grumpy Pants by Claire Messer


Toddler Time

January 8-10:  Snow Day!
Spotlight Book:  Hello, Snow! by Hope Vestergaard


January 15-17:  C is for Cookie
Spotlight Book:  Mr. Cookie Baker by Monica Wellington


January 22-24  Get Well Soon!
Spotlight Book: Llama Llama Home with Mama by Anna Dewdney


January 29-31:  Shapes
Spotlight Book:  Lots of Dots by Craig Frazier


February 5-7: Let's Move!
Spotlight Book:  Wiggle by Doreen Cronin


February 12-14:  Warm Hugs
Spotlight Book:  The Perfect Hug by Joanna Walsh & Judi Abbot



Preschool Storytime

January 8-10:  Author focus Bill Martin
Spotlight Book:  Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin


January 15-17:  Snow
Spotlight Book:  The Big Snuggle Up by Brian Patton


January 22-24:  Author focus Audrey Wood
Spotlight Book: The Napping House by Audrey Wood


January 29-31:  Author focus Dr. Seuss
Spotlight Book:  Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss


February 5-7:  Happy Hearts
Spotlight Book:  There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Rose by Lucille Colandro


February 12-14:  Animal Sillies
Spotlight Book:  Open Very Carefully by Nicole O'Byrne


* Topics are subject to change 

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