Storytimes | Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library



Fall Storytimes will begin Tuesday, September 18 and will end Thursday, October 25. 


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.


September 18 - 20:  Down on the Farm
Spotlight Book:  Hurry! Hurry! by Eve Bunting


September 25 - 27:  Playtime
Spotlight Book:  Spot's Playtime Pop-up by Eric Hill


October 2 - 4:  All About Me
Spotlight Book: Toes, Ears, & Nose! by Marion Dane Bauer


October 9 - 11:  Who's Who at the Zoo?
Spotlight Book:  Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell


October 16 - 18: Bath Time
Spotlight Book:  Splish, Splash, Baby! by Karen Katz


October 23 - 25: Nursery Rhyme Time
Spotlight Book:  The Itsy Bitsy Spider by Laura Zarrin


Toddler Time

September 18 - 20:  Trains
Spotlight Book:  Freight Train by Donald Crews


September 25 - 27:  Dragons
Spotlight Book:  OH NO, Little Dragon! by Jim Averbeck


October 2 - 4:  Counting
Spotlight Book: One Frog Sang by Shirley Parenteau


October 9 - 11:  Breakfast
Spotlight Book:  Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast by Josh Funk


October 16 - 18: Vegetables
Spotlight Book:  Vegetables in Underwear by Jared Chapman


October 23 - 25:  Pirates
Spotlight Book:  Pirates Love Underpants by Claire Freedman



Preschool Storytime

September 18 - 20:  Author focus Zoe Hall
Spotlight Book:  Apple Pie Tree by Zoe Hall  


September 25 - 27:  Author focus Sherri Duskey
Spotlight Book:  Mighty, Mighty Construction Site by Sherri Duskey Rinker


October 2 - 4:  Pigs
Spotlight Book: The Three Little Pigs and the Somewhat Bad Wolf by Mark Teague 


October 9 - 11:  Author focus Mo Willems
Spotlight Book:  Pigeon Finds A Hotdog by Mo Willems


October 16 - 18: Author focus Chris Barton
Spotlight Book:  Shark Vs. Train by Chris Barton 


October 23 - 25:  Monsters
Spotlight Book:  Thelonius Monster's Sky- high Fly Pie by Judy Sierra 


* Topics are subject to change 

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