Upcoming Events at the Newport News Public Library System

Join us for the following events, classes, and programs at your local Newport News library. All events are free and some events require registration (where listed).
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Just 2’s Story
Just 2’s Storytime
Grissom Library
Tuesday, Sep. 27, 10:00 a.m. (Tuesdays, September 13, 20 and 27, October 4, 11 and 18)
Interactive storytime for 2 year olds with a parent or caregiver. We use books, music, puppets and a variety of songs and fingerplays to encourage early literacy skill development. No reservation required.
Tiny Tots Storytime
Tiny Tots Storytime at Main Street
Main Street Library
Tuesday, Sep. 27, 10 AM
or call 757-591-4858.
Tuesday, Sep. 13, 10:00 a.m. (Tuesdays, September 13, 20 and 27, October 4, 11 and 18)Interactive storytime for 2.5 to 3.5  year olds with a parent or caregiver. We use books, music,  and a variety of activities and fingerplays to encourage early literacy skill development. Reservation required.
Preschool Storytime
Preschool Storytime
Grissom Library
Tuesday, Sep. 27, 11:00 a.m. (Tuesdays, September 13, 20,27, October 4, 11, 18, 11:00 a.m.)
Children  ages 3 to 5 have fun with engaging books, songs and activities that build early literacy and help develop social and emotional skills in preparation for kindergarten.  Program is aimed at children and their parent or caregiver, but encourages children to participate independently..
PreSchool Storytime
PreSchool Storytime @ Main Street
Main Street Library
Tuesday, Sep. 27, 11 AM (Tuesday September 13, 20, 27 & Tuesday October 4,11,18)
or call 757-591-4858.
Early litracy components such as vocabulary and understanding the narrative are reinforced in this lively storytime for preschoolers on their own. Ages 3.5 - 5.
Baby Storytime
Baby Storytime
Grissom Library
Monday, Oct. 3, 10:15 a.m. (Mondays, September 12, 19 and 26, October 3, 10 and 17, 10:15 a.m.)
A special storytime for babies ages birth to 12 months. This fun interactive storytime includes songs, stories and play.
The experience gives babies an opportunity to socialize and gives parents a time to share.
Wee Ones Storytime
Wee Ones Storytime
Grissom Library
Monday, Oct. 3, 11:00 a.m. (September 12, 19 and 26, October 3, 10 and 17, 11:00 a.m.)
Interactive storytime for children from 12 to 24 months with a parent or caregiver. We use books, music, puppets, and bubbles for a gentle introduction to the world of literature and to stimulate the young mind.
No registration required.
Preschool Storytime
Preschool Storytime
Pearl Bailey Library
Monday, Oct. 3, 11am (Mondays, September 12,19, & 26 October 3, 10, & 17)
or call 757-247-8677.

This fun storytime is designed for preschoolers ages 3-5 years.  Books, songs, rhymes, and activities build a foundation for reading readiness.

Just 2’s Story
Just 2’s Storytime
Grissom Library
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 10:00 a.m. (Tuesdays, September 13, 20 and 27, October 4, 11 and 18)
Interactive storytime for 2 year olds with a parent or caregiver. We use books, music, puppets and a variety of songs and fingerplays to encourage early literacy skill development. No reservation required.
Tiny Tots Storytime
Tiny Tots Storytime at Main Street
Main Street Library
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 10 AM
or call 757-591-4858.
Tuesday, Sep. 13, 10:00 a.m. (Tuesdays, September 13, 20 and 27, October 4, 11 and 18)Interactive storytime for 2.5 to 3.5  year olds with a parent or caregiver. We use books, music,  and a variety of activities and fingerplays to encourage early literacy skill development. Reservation required.
Preschool Storytime
Preschool Storytime
Grissom Library
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 11:00 a.m. (Tuesdays, September 13, 20,27, October 4, 11, 18, 11:00 a.m.)
Children  ages 3 to 5 have fun with engaging books, songs and activities that build early literacy and help develop social and emotional skills in preparation for kindergarten.  Program is aimed at children and their parent or caregiver, but encourages children to participate independently..
PreSchool Storytime
PreSchool Storytime @ Main Street
Main Street Library
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 11 AM (Tuesday September 13, 20, 27 & Tuesday October 4,11,18)
or call 757-591-4858.
Early litracy components such as vocabulary and understanding the narrative are reinforced in this lively storytime for preschoolers on their own. Ages 3.5 - 5.
Baby Storytime
Baby Storytime
Grissom Library
Monday, Oct. 10, 10:15 a.m. (Mondays, September 12, 19 and 26, October 3, 10 and 17, 10:15 a.m.)
A special storytime for babies ages birth to 12 months. This fun interactive storytime includes songs, stories and play.
The experience gives babies an opportunity to socialize and gives parents a time to share.
Wee Ones Storytime
Wee Ones Storytime
Grissom Library
Monday, Oct. 10, 11:00 a.m. (September 12, 19 and 26, October 3, 10 and 17, 11:00 a.m.)
Interactive storytime for children from 12 to 24 months with a parent or caregiver. We use books, music, puppets, and bubbles for a gentle introduction to the world of literature and to stimulate the young mind.
No registration required.
Preschool Storytime
Preschool Storytime
Pearl Bailey Library
Monday, Oct. 10, 11am (Mondays, September 12,19, & 26 October 3, 10, & 17)
or call 757-247-8677.

This fun storytime is designed for preschoolers ages 3-5 years.  Books, songs, rhymes, and activities build a foundation for reading readiness.

Just 2’s Story
Just 2’s Storytime
Grissom Library
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 10:00 a.m. (Tuesdays, September 13, 20 and 27, October 4, 11 and 18)
Interactive storytime for 2 year olds with a parent or caregiver. We use books, music, puppets and a variety of songs and fingerplays to encourage early literacy skill development. No reservation required.
Tiny Tots Storytime
Tiny Tots Storytime at Main Street
Main Street Library
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 10 AM
or call 757-591-4858.
Tuesday, Sep. 13, 10:00 a.m. (Tuesdays, September 13, 20 and 27, October 4, 11 and 18)Interactive storytime for 2.5 to 3.5  year olds with a parent or caregiver. We use books, music,  and a variety of activities and fingerplays to encourage early literacy skill development. Reservation required.
Preschool Storytime
Preschool Storytime
Grissom Library
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 11:00 a.m. (Tuesdays, September 13, 20,27, October 4, 11, 18, 11:00 a.m.)
Children  ages 3 to 5 have fun with engaging books, songs and activities that build early literacy and help develop social and emotional skills in preparation for kindergarten.  Program is aimed at children and their parent or caregiver, but encourages children to participate independently..
PreSchool Storytime
PreSchool Storytime @ Main Street
Main Street Library
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 11 AM (Tuesday September 13, 20, 27 & Tuesday October 4,11,18)
or call 757-591-4858.
Early litracy components such as vocabulary and understanding the narrative are reinforced in this lively storytime for preschoolers on their own. Ages 3.5 - 5.
Wee Ones Story Time
Wee Ones Story Time at Main Street
Main Street Library
Thursday, Oct. 13, 10 A.M. (April 14, 28 May 12, 26 June 9, 23 July 14, 28 Sept. 8, 22, Oct 13, 27 Nov 10, 17 Dec 8, 22)

In this interactive Storytime for children from birth to 2.5 years old and a parent or caregiver, we employ books, music, puppets, and bubbles to introduce the joy of reading and foster a love of books.

Baby Storytime
Baby Storytime
Grissom Library
Monday, Oct. 17, 10:15 a.m. (Mondays, September 12, 19 and 26, October 3, 10 and 17, 10:15 a.m.)
A special storytime for babies ages birth to 12 months. This fun interactive storytime includes songs, stories and play.
The experience gives babies an opportunity to socialize and gives parents a time to share.
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