Portland Public Library   


Portland Library
20 Freestone Avenue
Portland, CT 06480
Tel:  860-342-6770

Mon-Thurs 10:00a.m.- 8:00p.m. 
Fri & Sat    10:00a.m.- 5:00p.m.


Mon-Thurs 10:00a.m.- 8:00p.m. 
Fri & Sat    10:00a.m.- 5:00p.m.

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Date/Time: 3/27/2017 2:50 PM 

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Story Time

Music and Movement Storytimes (ages 0-5)
Mondays at 11:00 a.m.
June 25, July 9, 16, 23, 30

Come get a jump start on early literacy by joining us for this fun program that celebrates reading, movement and music. We’ll use shaker eggs, scarves, bubbles, rhythm sticks and interactive stories to encourage listening and gross motor skills and teach the basics of rhythm and rhyme. Registration is required and begins on June 4th at 10:00 a.m. Register by calling 860-342-6770 or signing up on our calendar HERE


Take Home Storytimes 

"Take Home Storytime" handouts are available for our Story Garden and Stories for Twos sessions. These worksheets detail some of the stories, rhymes, and songs we offered as well as additional book suggestions and an activity to build fine motor skills to help prepare your child for writing. You can also find each Take Home Storytime sheet on this page if you missed storytime or have misplaced your handout. 

Story Garden: 

April 3: Mice 
April 10: Ducks 
April 17: no program due to April vacation
April 24: Sheep


Stories for Twos: 

April 4:  Flowers
April 11: Trains
April 18: no program due to April vacation 
April 25: Sheep and Lambs


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Library Programs

Want to attend a Portland Library program?
Many of the programs at the Portland Library require registration.
To register for a program, telephone the Library, ask at the Library's Information Desk, or click on CALENDAR.

Program Information:  ADULT, CHILDREN, and TEEN!