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Story Times

Thank you to our "Friendly Witch," Cassidy Bisson, for reading Halloween Stories for Preschoolers on Friday, October 27th. Cassidy is the Communications Secretary for the Friends of the Gilman Library. Thank you also to the Friends of the Gilman Library for providing refreshments for this special seasonal storytime. If you are interested in joining the Friends, call the Gilman Library for more information. Don't forget to look for Friends updates and Storytime notices on this website.

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Anyone is welcome to attend. 






STORY TIMES ARE SCHEDULED AS FOLLOWS:


(THERE WILL BE NO GRANNY APPLE ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21st.)


  • Story Time with Granny Apple:  Tuesday afternoons at 1:45 PM,  when school is in session.

  • SPECIAL STORY TIMES ON THE SCHEDULE
  • December:  Christmas Stories with Nanny Rosebud, Thursday, December 14th  at 1:00 pm
  • February:  Valentine's Day Stories with Nanny Rosebud, Wednesday, February 14th at 1:00 pm


  • BEGINNING IN JANUARY - TWO MONTHLY PROGRAMS*
  • Thursday Evening Bedtime Stories with Nanny Rosebud at 5:30 pm.  Wear your PJs!
  • Friday Morning Fingerplay at 10:00 am
  • *Dates to be announced after Christmas*


Story Times are conducted in the Margaret E. Kayser Room (main floor, children's wing) during the school year, whenever school is in session.  If the Alton schools are closed for holidays, vacations or inclement weather,  the Story Time normally held on that day will also be canceled.

Thank you to Author Ann Sullivan, of Farmington, for reading her picture book, HUGGABLE LOVABLE TEDDY BEARS,   to an audience of 24, on Thursday, November 9th.  Mrs. Sullivan also gave a teddy bear to each child in attendance.