Programs for Young Children

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Weekly Virtual Storytimes: January – May 2021

Zoom/Facebook Live  Storytime with Deborah

Mondays & Fridays at 10 AM

Join Deborah for a fun morning of stories, songs, rhymes, and even learning about crafts that you can do from the comfort of your home! Kids of all ages are welcome to attend, but Mondays are geared to preschoolers, and Fridays are geared to toddlers.

Facebook Live PJ Storytime with Marty

Tuesdays at 7 PM

Put on your PJs and grab your dinner or a bedtime snack and join Marty for an evening of stories and songs!
Facebook Live Sing-Along with Sara

Wednesdays at 10 AM

A morning of movement and song for the whole family! Enjoy favorite tunes and discover new songs you will love in English and a variety of world languages.

 Playspace at Home (beginning in February)
Thursdays at 10 am

Join this virtual PlaySpace program to enjoy a story and then bring it to life with activities, crafts, and play! Registration is required.

Check out our activity sheets below for some ideas to try at home:

Zoom Baby Storytime with Deborah

Fridays at 9:00 AM – Registration Required

Join Deborah and fellow new parents on Zoom for a wonderful introduction to early literacy. Caregivers share parenting experiences with one another and bond with their babies through lap bounces, nursery rhymes, songs, and board books.

Make sure that if you’re going to participate your phone or computer’s microphone and camera are enabled. We will send you the link to the Zoom meeting space before the program at the email address that you provide at registration.

Zoom/Facebook Live Saturday Storytime with Amy

Every Saturday morning at 10 AM

Spend your Saturday morning enjoying great stories and songs with the Library at home!

StorytimeTV on Chelmsford Telemedia

Watch staff from the public library and public schools read picture books on The Chelmsford Library’s TV show. Tune into Chelmsford Telemedia every evening at 7:00 pm for stories on the Educational Channels: Comcast 22 or Verizon 36. There are times that live programming may be shown rather than the stories. Tune in again the next evening, or check CTM’s online schedule.

Chelmsford StoryWalk

A self-guided nature trail with picture book pages along the way, for ages 2 and up. The StoryWalk is available dawn to dusk and is located at Sunny Meadow Community Garden. New stories are added every season! The Chelmsford StoryWalk is still open! Please be sure to practice physical distancing while enjoying the story and the beautiful trail.