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Tell Me a Story

Tell Me a Story is a story time companion for parents and caregivers. Refresh your memory or learn a completely new rhyme to use with your child. Couldn’t make it to story time? See what books were read or revisit a favorite story time session from the past. Have you heard the term “Early Literacy” but don’t know what it means? Find out more on Tell Me a Story.

Rhymes & Songs

Early Literacy skills are strengthened by incorporating rhymes and songs into your child’s daily life. KCLS Children’s Librarians have filmed hundreds of videos demonstrating rhymes and songs. You’ll also find the text of even more rhymes to try at home.

If you’ve reached this page from a list in our catalog, please use the search box to the right to search for the title of the rhyme.

Library Story Times

Click on your library for more details about story times in your area. Find a story time for your child and books to share at home. If you’re not sure what story time is right for your child, watch this video.

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Click on your library for details.

Early Literacy

Learn how Early Literacy activites change depending on the age of your child. You’ll find suggestions for reading at home and at the library. Research has shown that children exposed to books, rhymes and songs enter elementary school in a better position to learn and succeed.