Story Time Shorts

Watch storytime from anywhere! Each video is 10 minutes or less and includes a story and something special.

Sugaring Story Time

Join the Young family as they tap, gather, and boil maple sap. The end product, maple syrup, is delicious! Stick around to hear Susan Young, retired Orwell teacher, read “From Tapping to Tasting,” a book created by her first grade class in 2013. This video features music by Lincoln artist, Nate Gusakov. This video is just over 14 minutes.

Digger Story Time

Get up close to an excavator (both the real and toy kind)! Karen Abbot and family read Little Excavator by Anna Dewdney and show us around their special little excavator.

Planting tomatoes story time

Stop by the greenhouse at Singing Cedars Farmstead and learn about planting tomatoes with Becky, Scott, and Ruth. Stay to hear Scott read “The Tale of the Turnip” by Brian Alderson and find a forgotten turnip at the farm with Ruth.

VETERINARIAN STORY TIME WITH DR. DEMOY

Visit an animal hospital, help take care of Dottie the dog, meet lots of adorable pets, and hear the story Vicky the Vet, by Felicity Brooks.

Mr. Martin, Moses, and chickens

Orwell teacher, Josh Martin, reads Sonya’s Chickens by Pheobe Wahl. Moses, Josh’s son, introduces us to all his special chickens.

Read a story to pumpkin the cow!

Return to Lazy Dog Farm and read a Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothing by Judy Barrett with Farmer Stefanie and family.

Still Thinking…

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Goats!

Visit Tupper Farm and watch goats and puppies at work.

Colors!

Sing a song about colors (and cars) and read the book Butterfly Butterfly by Petr Horacek.

GIRAFFES CAN’T DANCE WITH MISS BRIANNA

Listen to Giraffes Can’t Dance and sing an extra fun song with Miss Brianna of OEEP.

How does a dinosaur eat his food with andy buxton

Our local food slinger, Andy Buxton, reads a story about table manners and dinosaurs with the help of his two little dinosaurs.

Story Time on the Farm

Say good morning to the animals at Lazy Dog Farm and read Little Blue Truck by Alice Schertle with Farmer Jesse and family.

Hummingbird with Librarian Kate

Shake a shaker and read Hummingbird by Nicola Davies.

SWEETY WITH LIBRARIAN KATE

A good morning story time about being yourself. Sing Open Shut Them and listen to the story Sweety by Andrea Zuill.

Crab Cakes with Librarian Kate

Row a boat and read Crab Cakes by Andrea Tsurumi. This story is about having courage and working together to take care of your home in difficult circumstances.

Once upon a time…

We miss seeing our story time friends. Hopefully we can all be together again soon.

For now, enjoy these songs and stories. Check out more at the library any Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday.