This post originally appeared on April 8, 2020 on Facebook.

Today’s family activity is to try your own storytime at home! Follow our Spring Storytime ready kit with books you can find on Hoopla, songs, something you can create, and a link to explore nature and gardening in your own backyard.

Song by Raffi:
Mr Golden Sun:


Family Storytime Kit Spring graphic

Family Storytime Kit – Spring

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In the Small Small Pond by Denise Fleming – Available now on Hoopla! Discover the magic of spring as it comes to nature. 

Abracadabra It’s Spring! by Anne Sibley O’Brien – Available as a fun, musical video on Kanopy Kids! Explore how the world changes as we observe a pond in the spring, summer, fall, and winter. 

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Sing & Dance!

“Six Little Ducks” by Raffi

“Mr. Sun, Sun. Mr. Golden Sun” by Super Simple Songs

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Make this beautiful Spring craft! Take a picture and tag us when you’re finished!

Family Storytime Kit Spring


Learn more about gardening and plants by exploring online resources like

Madeline Stradal is a Youth Services Librarian for the Kirkwood Public Library. She has been with the library since February 2018. She loves Harry Potter and re-watching The Office, and is very excited to return to her childhood library as an employee.