Story Time

PDF Spring Story Time Information

Registration for Spring Story Times begins Wednesday, February 19th at 9:00 a.m.. Call 335‑7549 or come to the library to register.  Registration will remain open until Story Times are filled or through the first week of the Story Time session. Rochester residents may register their children; non‑residents must have a non‑resident card to be eligible.  The programs are free.  Story Times begin the week of March 9, 2020 and will run for six weeks.


If you have a question about which Story Time would be best for your child, please talk to us before the morning of Story Time Registration.


Toddler Time: Thursdays at 9:15 a.m.

Toddlers between 12 and 24 months and their parent or caregiver meet with a librarian for 20 minutes of stories, songs and finger plays. Sorry, no siblings may attend this program. Parents are invited to stay for coffee/tea in the Story Time Room after the program. Toys will be available for the toddlers to play with while the grown-ups get a chance to socialize.


2‑3 year olds meet: Mondays at 10:00 a.m.       

Children and parents or caregivers meet with a librarian for 25 minutes of stories, games and a craft. Siblings may attend with the librarian’s approval.


3‑4 year olds meet: Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m.

Children meet independently with a librarian for 30 minutes of stories, songs and a craft.

Family Story Time (2-5 year olds) meet: Wednesdays at 10:00 am.

Younger children attend with a parent; older children may attend independently with a librarian for 30 minutes of stories, songs and a craft.

 3-7 year olds meet: Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.

Children meet independently with a librarian for 45 minutes of stories, songs, and a craft. 


Persons with a disability requesting accommodations must call the Library prior to the event.


Main Desk: 603-332-1428    Children's: 603-335-7549

Reference: 603-335-7550


65 South Main Street
Rochester, New Hampshire


Monday-Thursday: 9 am to 8:30 pm
Friday: 9 am to 5 pm
Saturday: 9 am to 4 pm

(closed in the summer Memorial Day to Labor Day)

Sunday: Closed

The Library's outer doors are locked 15 minutes prior to closing.

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