What’s in a Storytime Takeout kit?Each kit is based on a theme and contains five books, a puppet, and additional manipulatives such as puzzles or kid-friendly instruments. The kit also contains a handy activity guide with songs, rhymes, finger plays, activity ideas, and suggestions for additional reading. Kit contents are organized into large, zippered canvas tote bags for easy carrying.
What themes are available?The Storytime Takeout collection launched in January 2018 with a set of 12 themes: Bugs, Colors, Community Helpers, Dinosaurs, Farms, Friends, Letters, Monsters, Music, Numbers, Silly Stories, and Transportation.
How do I check out a Storytime Takeout kit?If you’re at the library, ask a staff member for assistance with checking out a Storytime Takeout kit. Kits cannot be checked out at a self-check station.
If you’re browsing the Storytime Takeout collection in the online catalog, you can place a hold on a kit by logging in with your library card account. Then, pick up your Storytime Takeout kit at the Ask Us desk and staff member will check it out for you.
We hope you enjoy Storytime Takeout and find these materials beneficial in building early literacy skills and sharing the joy of reading.