Check out your local library early literacy opportunities for the family!

“Early language and literacy (reading and writing) development begins in the first 3 years of life and is closely linked to a child’s earliest experiences with books and stories. The interactions that young children have with such literacy materials as books, paper, and crayons, and with the adults in their lives are the building blocks for language, reading, and writing development.” - Zero To Three


Columbia County

St. Helens Public Library

  • Baby Storytime (6 months to 2 years old): Tuesdays @ 10:15

  • Toddler Storytime (2-3 years old): Wednesdays @11:15

  • Preschool Storytime (3-5 years old): Thursdays @11:15

Scappoose Public Library

  • Morning Storytime (1-3 years old): Wednesdays @ 10:30 in the library meeting room

  • Afternoon Storytime (1-3 years old): Wednesdays @ 1 in the library meeting room

  • Lego Lab (3-5 years old): Fridays from 10:30 to 11:30

Vernonia Public Library

  • Baby and Toddler Storytime: Mondays @10:30

  • Preschool Storytime: Fridays @10:30

Clatsop County

Astoria Public Library

  • Preschool Storytime (3-6 years old): Wednesdays @10:30 for books, songs and activities

  • Read to the Dog: Wednesdays @ 3pm

    Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading to Maisie, a certified therapy dog

  • Movers & Shakers (0-2 years old): Thursdays @ 10:30am

  • Family Storytime: 1st Saturday @ 10:30am

Warrenton Public Library

  • No Storytime until after January 2019

Seaside Public Library

  • Preschool Storytime: Wednesdays @10 AM

  • Databases for Kids: Can be accessed at anytime

    Explore online database resources developed particularly for students in grades K-8

Cannon Beach Public Library

  • No upcoming events

Tillamook County

Tillamook Main Library

  • Mother Goose on the Loose (0-2 years): Fridays and Saturdays @10 AM

    Come enjoy rhymes, songs and music followed by play

  • Terrific Two’s (2-3 years): Tuesdays @10 AM

  • Preschool (3-5 years): Wednesdays and Thursdays @10 AM and Saturday @11:30 AM

  • Legomania (6-12 years): Wednesdays @ 4 PM


  • First Saturdays of the month at 11:00am


  • Tuesdays at 3:00 pm


  •  Thursdays at 2:45pm

Bay City

  • Saturdays at 11:00 am

Pacific City

  • Wednesday, 4:00pm: Afterschool Storytime, ages 4 and up, during the school year.  We'll have a rotation of stories, Legos, or crafts!