Storytime in the Commons is back for another season of fun character visits and themes focused on learning and character building. Your kids can meet and have their photo taken with some of their favorite PBS Kids characters during this free storytime. Stories will be read and shared on the big outdoor screen at the Nine Network. There will also be crafts, games and fun activities for the whole family.
Storytime in the Commons is free but registration is required. Tickets will be available starting one month before each storytime. Storytime in the Commons are held on Saturday mornings from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Nine Network and St. Louis Public Radio, 3653 Olive Street.
Scheduled Storytimes and themes are:
May 4: 9:30-11 a.m. Space Oddity featuring Ready Jet Go! and Odd Squad. Featuring storyteller Antonio Sacre as part of the St. Louis Storytelling Festival.
June 1: 9:30-11 a.m. Creative Genius featuring Pinkalicious and Curious George.
July 6: 9:30-11 a.m. Water Waves featuring Splash and Bubbles.
August 3: 9:30-11 a.m. World Explorer, featuring Let's Go Luna! and Dinosaur Train (with stories in English, Spanish and Bosnian).
September 28: 9:30-11 a.m. Be My Neighbor Day featuring Daniel Tiger and Katerina Kittycat.
To register for tickets, go to ninenet.org
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