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Children's Story Time in New York

Updated Oct 05 2014 04:43 PM EST with 13 listings
Quiet time on an afternoon with a book is a great childhood memory. Story time is usually held in local libraries and book stores.
Children's Story Time in New York


This is great! On Saturdays at 11:30 stories are told to your kids in the story area then a magician or balloon person entertains while you enjoy your brunch in peace.
9 E. 18th St., Flatiron District NY 10003 betw Fifth Ave. & Broadway), Tel 212-505-2110
Fax: 212-353-3920

Bank Street College of Education

The bookstore offers storytimes every Wednesday at 10:30 am for the preschool masses and Saturdays at 10:30 am for the 5-8-year-olds.
610 W. 112th St., Morningside Heights NY 10025 Tel 212-875-4400
Tel: 212-875-4412; Tel: 212-875-4433
Fax: 212-845-6498; Fax: 212-875-4759
Website: bankstreet.edu

Books of Wonder

Storytime on Sundays at 11:45 am for 3-7 year-olds
18 W. 18th St., Flatiron District NY 10011 Tel 212-989-3270
Fax: 212-645-3038; Toll-Free: 800-207-6968
Website: booksofwonder.com

Borders Books & Music

Storytime every Tuesday and Thursday at 10 am and lots of kiddie events.
461 Park Ave., Midtown NY at 57th St., Tel 212-980-6785

Children's Museum of Manhattan

Storytimes are, usually, everyday at 4 pm.
212 W. 83rd St., Upper West Side NY 10024 Tel 212-721-1234
Website: cmom.org

Donnell Library Center

The original Winnie the Pooh items are displayed here for all to enjoy
20 W. 53rd St., Midtown NY 10019 Switchboard 212-621-0618
TTY Line ( Deaf ): 212-621-0560; Website: nypl.org

Hans Christian Anderson Statue

Stories told on Saturdays at 11 am from June to September. This has been going on for over 40 years.
Central Park at E. 74th St),

Jewish Museum Bookshop

Storytellers representing different areas of the world telling Jewish stories. Every Sunday at 1:30 pm.
1109 Fifth Ave., East Harlem NY 10128 Tel 212-423-3211
Fax: 212-423-3200

Museum of the City of New York

Storybooks about, or set in, New York City. Storytime every Saturday at 1 pm for the 3-7-year-old population.
1220 Fifth Ave., East Harlem NY 10029 At E.103rd St., Tel 212-534-1672
Fax: 212-423-0758; Website: mcny.org

Nightlight for Kids

Very popular storytime in a very cool space. Celebrity readers appear on selected Sundays at 3 pm about once a month
35 Wooster St., Soho NY at The Drawing Center, Tel 212-219-2166

Sandbox Stories

Storytellers from all over the world come and share their stories at different sandboxes in Central Park. The schedule is posted at playgrounds in June.

Society Library

This private library offers weekly storytimes on Saturdays. Call for schedule.
53 E. 79th St., Upper East Side NY Madison & Park Avenues), Tel 212-288-6900


Storytime on Saturday at 10 am for 3-year-olds and up.
554 Hudson St., West Village NY 10014 Crossing Perry St., Tel 212-242-0182