Storytimes

BookKids storytimes are held at 10:30 AM every Tuesday and Wednesday, and at 11:30 AM on Saturdays.

Get Your Giggles Storytime!

Today we’re in the mood to L O L, laugh out loud, giggle til our tummies hurt! If you want to laugh too, join us at storytime as we read Dude! by Aaron Reynolds and Dan Santat and more great books that will have you rolling on the floor!

Dude! Cover Image
By Aaron Reynolds, Dan Santat (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626726031
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Roaring Book Press - April 24th, 2018

A Horse Named Steve Cover Image
By Kelly Collier, Kelly Collier (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781771387361
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Kids Can Press - April 4th, 2017

Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! Cover Image
By Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780786819881
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Hyperion Books for Children - April 1st, 2003

Coloring Party Storytime!

Join us for a storytime dedicated to one of our favorite activities: coloring! We LOVE coloring! We try to stay inside the lines, but sometimes we wander out-- and that’s okay, because it’s all part of the fun.

They Say Blue Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419728518
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - March 13th, 2018

The Book of Mistakes Cover Image
By Corinna Luyken, Corinna Luyken (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780735227927
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dial Books - April 18th, 2017

Favorite Characters Storytime!

We have such a fun storytime planned for all you young readers today! We’re going to be sharing some of our favorite literary characters with you-- these are characters who have lived in our hearts ever since we first heard their incredible stories.

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The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors Cover Image
By Drew Daywalt, Adam Rex (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062438898
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Balzer + Bray - April 4th, 2017

The Bad Seed Cover Image
By Jory John, Pete Oswald (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062467768
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - August 29th, 2017

Lola Dutch Cover Image
By Kenneth Wright, Sarah Jane Wright (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781681195513
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bloomsbury USA - January 30th, 2018

Back to School Storytime!

Grab your pens, notebooks, and pencils, because school is back in session! We'll be reading Ryan T. Higgins’ hilarious book We Don’t Eat Our Classmates, about a T-rex named Penelope who’s got an appetite for delicious children, and more great stories about going back to school.

We Don't Eat Our Classmates Cover Image
By Ryan T. Higgins, Ryan T. Higgins (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368003551
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Disney-Hyperion - June 19th, 2018

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School's First Day of School Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781596439641
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Roaring Brook Press - June 28th, 2016

All in the Family Storytime!

We invite you to bring your whole family to today’s super special storytime! BookKids is celebrating the wonder of family by reading Alma and How She Got Her Name by Juana Martinez-Neal, along with other great stories about heritage, unity, and the people you love most.

Alma and How She Got Her Name Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780763693558
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - April 10th, 2018

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Last Stop on Market Street Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399257742
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 8th, 2015

Ocean Meets Sky Cover Image
By Terry Fan, Eric Fan, Terry Fan (Illustrator), Eric Fan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481470377
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 15th, 2018

Drawn Together Cover Image
By Minh Le, Dan Santat (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781484767603
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Disney-Hyperion - June 5th, 2018

Shapes and Sizes Storytime!

We welcome readers of all shapes and sizes to join us for a silly, shape-themed storytime! Come up to the amphitheater at 10:30 AM to read Jon Klassen and Mac Barnett’s Square and Triangle, plus more books exploring the shapes of the world around us.

Square Cover Image
By Mac Barnett, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780763696078
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - May 8th, 2018

Triangle Cover Image
By Mac Barnett, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780763696030
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - March 14th, 2017

BABY SIGNS® Storytime!

Baby Signs® by Tina C. will be teaching the ASL signs for SEA CREATURES in this story time! With fun books, songs, activities, and with a little help from BeeBo™ the Baby Signs® Bear, we’ll have a great time! Bring your babies and toddlers to BookPeople to learn a few signs and start communicating early with your little one.

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