Storytimes & Playgroups


Did YOU know that nearly half of the children entering kindergarten lack the early reading skills needed for school success. Houston Public Library has several free programs and services for children that enhance skills in reading, interactive play and early literacy development.

BABYTIME
An interactive storytime featuring books, songs and fingerplays with playtime afterward. Ages: 6-18 months.

TODDLER TIME
Stories, songs, crafts, and playtime for toddlers 18 to 36 months and their caregivers.

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME
Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages 3-5.

PLAYGROUP
A multi-sensory approach to early literacy. Stories, songs, and activities for babies, toddlers, and their caretakers. Ages prenatal to 4 years. Available in English and Spanish.

Check our Events Calendar to find upcoming Storytimes or Playgroups at an HPL location near you!