Literacy, health, and social-emotional development build on and reinforce each other. The St. Joseph Public Library is your one-stop-shop for early literacy resources but we can also help connect you to valuable early childhood programs, services, and resources within our community.
Storytime to Go! Early Literacy Kits contain 3 picture books, 2 board books and 1 DVD that are all based on a main theme. Checkouts are limited to 1 per household at a time and need to be checked out on an adult user’s library card. These kits are housed at the Washington Park Library, but […]
Checkers TV is a weekly educational entertainment program featuring Checkers the Inventor, his robot sidekick, Snoozer, and a variety of special visitors! Each weekly episode also includes segments featuring storytelling, author interviews, art projects, science experiments, interactive games, contests, comedy, magic, and exciting short films that will have children on the edge of their seats. […]
Each week crafts will be available for pickup any time throughout the day. Featuring fun crafts that maybe wacky for the time of year. Call Carnegie (816-238-0526) to schedule a pickup. Supplies are limited. Not recommended for children under 3.
We sure do miss offering in-person storytimes, but you can STILL join Ms. Misty, Ms. Jess, and other St. Joseph Public Library friends for dozens of children’s books! Check in each week on our YouTube channel and Facebook page for new stories each Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. on the SJPL Reads YouTube Playlist
Grow lifelong readers with SJPL Sprouts! Mr. Will Stuck, Edu-tainer and Storyteller, introduces pre-reading skills, activities, and fun books for children and caregivers throughout fifteen engaging episodes. Enjoy the episodes below or visit the YouTube playlist directly using this link: SJPL Sprouts YouTube playlist SJPL Sprouts is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library […]
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Join Ms. Misty and friends for a Live Zoom Storytime every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Please register to receive Zoom link and get ready to sing, dance, read, and have so much fun! Register in advance through the web calendar.