Baby, Toddler, & Preschoolers

Programs and resources available at the Barberton Public Library for children ages birth to five years old.

Zoom Storytime: Recordings of live storytimes from our fall storytime session. The winter storytime session will be Tuesdays at 10:30am from January 12- February 16 followed by the spring session going from April 6-May 11.

Wee Ones StorytimeJoin us on Facebook Live for a story and a few fun songs! The winter storytime session will be on Thursdays at 9am from January 12- February 16 followed by the spring session going from April 6-May 11. 

Music and Movement: Live via Zoom meeting app Tuesdays at 10:30 am, February 23- March 30

Adventure Storytime: Prerecorded and posted on our YouTube channel, weekends January 16- May 15

Spark a Love for Reading with our book club for ages birth - 6 years old.  A bookclub backpack with a picture book and some fun at-home activities is available for pick up at the library and through curbside service, while supplies last.  We will introduce a new book each month, and through a generous donation from SPARK Ohio, the books each month are your child's to keep.  Contact the Children's Department if you have any questions.

     January: Abner & Ian Get Right-side Up by Dave Eggers

     February: Guess How much I love you by Sam McBratney

     March: What's the Difference? Being Different Is Amazing by Doyin Richards

     April: Noisy Night by Mac Barnett

     May: Mister Seahorse by Eric Carle

1000 Books Before Kindergarten - Information about how our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program works and how to sign up.

Early Literacy Resources - Resources to help your child become a lifelong reader and be ready for kindergarten.

Day By Day Ohio Family Literacy Calendar - Families, caregivers, educators, and librarians can use the Day By Day Ohio Family Literacy Calendar at home, library, classroom, or on the go. With a perpetual calendar featuring songs, activities, book suggestions, and videos, Day By Day Ohio supports early literacy skills and helps young children get ready for school.