Storytimes

It’s Storytime at Home! For now, Storytimes have moved online. Search these videos to create a Storytime experience at home by creating your own mix of activities and songs.

Our Storytime Videos page lets you choose from eight categories of interactive storytime elements from welcome songs to closing rhymes with a few favorite rhymes and songs for in between. 

You can select a specific presenter and see all their videos, or select a type of video to watch and choose from all our presenters. Or you can search for a specific song title.

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Fingerplay: Five Plump Peas with Marie All Storytime Videos, Fingerplaystorytime-video fingerplaymarie
Action Rhyme: Put Your Hands on Your Head with Theresa Action Rhyme, All Storytime Videosaction-rhyme storytime-videotheresa
Fingerplay: Tres Pecesitos with Amelia
All Storytime Videos, Fingerplay, Spanish Languagestorytime-video fingerplay spanish-languageamelia
Brief Flannel: We Dove In the Ocean with Melody All Storytime Videos, Brief Flannelstorytime-video brief-flannelmelody
Action Rhyme: The Farmer Plants the Seeds with Rose Action Rhyme, All Storytime Videosaction-rhyme storytime-videorose
Fingerplay: Heart with Angelina All Storytime Videos, Fingerplaystorytime-video fingerplayangelina
Welcome Song with Laurie All Storytime Videos, Welcome Songstorytime-video welcome-songlaurie
Participatory Song: I’m a Little Teapot with Laurie All Storytime Videos, Participatory Songstorytime-video participatory-songlaurie
Action Rhyme: Two Little Blackbirds with Angelina Action Rhyme, All Storytime Videosaction-rhyme storytime-videoangelina
Closing Song: The More We Get Together with Laurie All Storytime Videos, Closing Song/Rhymestorytime-video closing-songlaurie
Action Rhyme: Hello Toes with Theresa Action Rhyme, All Storytime Videosaction-rhyme storytime-videotheresa
Action Rhyme: Hickory Dickory Dock with Evie
Action Rhyme, All Storytime Videosaction-rhyme storytime-videoevie
Closing Song: Goodbye Friends with Angelina All Storytime Videos, Closing Song/Rhymestorytime-video closing-songangelina
Closing Song: Tickle the Clouds with Theresa All Storytime Videos, Closing Song/Rhymestorytime-video closing-songtheresa
Participatory Song: Pimpón es un Muñeco with Amelia
Action Rhyme, All Storytime Videos, Participatory Song, Spanish Languageaction-rhyme storytime-video participatory-song spanish-languageamelia
Action Rhyme: Ten Little Fingers with Laurie Action Rhyme, All Storytime Videosaction-rhyme storytime-videolaurie
Participatory Song: I Had a Little Turtle with Melody All Storytime Videos, Participatory Songstorytime-video participatory-songmelody
Brief Flannel: Five Fast Rockets with Melody All Storytime Videos, Brief Flannelstorytime-video brief-flannelmelody
Closing Song: Up, Down, Turn Around with Evie
All Storytime Videos, Closing Song/Rhymestorytime-video closing-songevie
Participatory Song La Araña Pequiñita with Amelia (in Spanish)
All Storytime Videos, Participatory Song, Spanish Languagestorytime-video participatory-song spanish-languageamelia
Fingerplay: Cinco Petitios with Amelia
All Storytime Videos, Fingerplay, Spanish Languagestorytime-video fingerplay spanish-languageamelia
Brief Storytelling: Hey Diddle Diddle with Laurie All Storytime Videos, Brief Storytellingstorytime-video brief-storytellinglaurie
Participatory Song: Bubble Bubble Pop with Tessa
All Storytime Videos, Participatory Songstorytime-video participatory-songtessa
Welcome Song: Good Morning Song with Melody All Storytime Videos, Welcome Songstorytime-video welcome-songmelody
Action Rhyme: Hello Toes with Marie Action Rhyme, All Storytime Videosaction-rhyme storytime-videomarie
Participatory Song: Wiggle and Stop with Marie All Storytime Videos, Participatory Songstorytime-video participatory-songmarie
Brief Flannel: A Mi Burro with Amelia (in Spanish)
All Storytime Videos, Brief Flannel, Spanish Languagestorytime-video brief-flannel spanish-languageamelia
Action Rhyme: Pat-a-Cake with Evie
Action Rhyme, All Storytime Videosaction-rhyme storytime-videoevie
Brief Storytelling: Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary with Rose All Storytime Videos, Brief Storytellingstorytime-video brief-storytellingrose
Welcome Song: Hello Friends with Whitney
All Storytime Videos, Welcome Songstorytime-video welcome-songwhitney
Brief Flannel: When Cows Get Up in the Morning with Tessa
All Storytime Videos, Brief Flannelstorytime-video brief-flanneltessa
Brief Flannel Story: Little Miss Muffet with Theresa All Storytime Videos, Brief Flannelstorytime-video brief-flanneltheresa
Brief Fingerplay: Here is a Bunny with Tessa
All Storytime Videos, Brief Storytellingstorytime-video brief-storytellingtessa
Welcome Song: If You Want To Read a Book with Evie
All Storytime Videos, Welcome Songstorytime-video welcome-songevie
Fingerplay: Here is the Beehive with Whitney
All Storytime Videos, Fingerplaystorytime-video fingerplaywhitney
Brief Storytelling: Los Pollitos with Amelia (in Spanish)

All Storytime Videos, Brief Storytelling, Quieting Rhyme, Spanish Languagestorytime-video brief-storytelling quieting-rhyme spanish-languageamelia
Fingerplay: Five Little Kittens with Theresa All Storytime Videos, Fingerplaystorytime-video fingerplaytheresa
Participatory Song: Tick Tock with Whitney
All Storytime Videos, Participatory Songstorytime-video participatory-songwhitney
Participatory Song: Popcorn Kernels with Whitney
All Storytime Videos, Participatory Songstorytime-video participatory-songwhitney
Flannel Story: Bluebird at My Window with Rose All Storytime Videos, Brief Flannelstorytime-video brief-flannelrose
Brief Storytelling: Trip Trap with Marie All Storytime Videos, Brief Storytellingstorytime-video brief-storytellingmarie
Quieting Song: Roly Poly with Marie All Storytime Videos, Quieting Rhymestorytime-video quieting-rhymemarie
Action Rhyme: Put Your Hands Up High with Whitney
Action Rhyme, All Storytime Videosaction-rhyme storytime-videowhitney
Participatory Song: Standing Like a Tree with Angelina

All Storytime Videos, Participatory Songstorytime-video participatory-songangelina
Participatory Song: Plant a Little Seed with Rose All Storytime Videos, Participatory Songstorytime-video participatory-songrose
Fingerplay: Three Little Monkeys with Evie
All Storytime Videos, Fingerplaystorytime-video fingerplayevie
Participatory Song: I Wake Up My Hands with Angelina All Storytime Videos, Participatory Songstorytime-video participatory-songangelina
Action Rhyme: Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes with Melody Action Rhyme, All Storytime Videosaction-rhyme storytime-videomelody
Quieting Rhyme: Open Shut Them with Tessa

All Storytime Videos, Quieting Rhymestorytime-video quieting-rhymetessa
Fingerplay: Ten Fat Peas with Rose All Storytime Videos, Fingerplaystorytime-video fingerplayrose
Participatory Song: Hurry, Hurry, Drive the Firetruck with Tessa
All Storytime Videos, Participatory Songstorytime-video participatory-songtessa

View more Storytime Videos here.


The Whatcom County Library offers a variety of storytime programs for very young children.  View times and locations on our storytime calendar.

TODDLER STORYTIME

Ages 1 – 3, 20 minutes

Features concept books, simple stories, and opportunities for movement and interactive participation.

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME

Ages 3 – 5, 30 minutes

Features longer stories, rhymes, and songs that engage preschool children’s developing attention spans and understandings.

STORYTIME

Ages 2 – 6, 30 minutes

An open program that combines elements of Toddler & Preschool Storytimes, including something for everyone.

STORIES & PLAY

Ages 3 – 5, 60 minutes

Begins with a Preschool Storytime, followed by open early learning play with a variety of activities and materials.