Barnes and Noble locations offer a free, weekly story time. Many of the events include a craft that coordinates with the weekly story. Enter your zip code in the store locator to find your nearest store and story times.
Over the summer, kids can also earn a free book when they read 8 books and record them on their Barnes and Noble Reading Log.
Visit your local Jacksonville Public Library for weekly story time events as well as plenty of fun and resources for the entire family.
The Pottery Barn Kids store, located at the St. Johns Town Center offers a story time on Tuesdays from 11-11:30am.
Visit your local St. Johns County Public Library for weekly story time events as well as plenty of fun and resources for the entire family.
The Duval County Library offers Traveling Tales Kits available for check out from the Main Library in downtown Jacksonville for free. The kits include books, puppets, songs, craft ideas, snack recipes, a music CD, a DVD, and a flannel board story all related to a theme. This is the perfect way to have story time in your own home, or with your playgroup. You must visit the Main Library to check out the kits, but they can be returned to any Duval County Library.
Time for Tots
Special Story time for your infants and toddlers birth to 4 yrs. of age.
Time for Tots is a special interactive story time designed for children Infant to 4 yrs. of age and their families/caregivers to enhance emergent literacy skills and instill a lifelong love of reading and learning.
This is an interactive program encouraging parent/caregiver participation with child.
Check website for branch locations, dates, & times.
Visit one of the multiple library locations in Clay County for story time.
Green Cove Springs, Fleming Island, Keystone Heights, Middleburg, & Orange Park
Please check website for times & locations
Mermaid Kelly travels around Duval and Nassau County for Birthday Parties, Events or Festivals, Story Times, and more! She has two tail options and two character options, Mermaid Kelly with a red tail, Mermaid Kelly with a Green tail, Princess Ariel, and Princess Melody. If you need extra information or have any questions, feel free to contact her and visit her Facebook page!