Kids Summer Story Time Events


We hope you’ve been enjoying your summer so far, and keeping busy with our Summer Bucket List and other local tips!  Today we’re sharing some fun story time events happening through the end of August.  Some are held inside (great for beating the heat), or include craft projects or character appearances.  Most of these events are free, but please check individual websites for any preregistration requirements.  Enjoy! 

Barnes & Noble Hingham
Free story times on Wednesday and Friday mornings at 10:30am.  Check the Barnes & Noble website for dates and details.

Barnes & Noble Braintree

Free story times on Tuesday and Friday Mornings at 11am.  Check the Barnes & Noble website for dates and details.


Paragon Carousel
Fridays at 10:30am

Free Friday Morning Storytime is held inside the carousel, read by one of your favorite characters.  Held on Friday mornings in July and August.

July 10 – Snow White
July 17 – Tinker Bell
July 24 – Alice in Wonderland
July 31 – Elsa
Aug. 7 – Peter Pan
Aug. 14 – The Little Mermaid


Showcase Cinema De Lux Foxboro
Tuesdays at 11:00am
Patriot Place offers a FREE weekly event for kids and their parents. Kids Club Storytime is held every Tuesday at Showcase Cinema de Lux at 11:00am.  After a story reading a special character makes a weekly appearance followed by a short movie. Don’t miss the surprises and the fun at this FREE, weekly event.

July 21st – The Amazing Spongebobini (Visit from Spongebob)
July 28th – Curious George and the Ice Cream Surprise (Visit from Curious George)
Aug 4th – Green Eggs & Ham (Visit from Cat in the Hat)
Aug 11th – What Makes You Giggle (Visit from Elmo)
Aug 18th – The ABC’s of Cookies (Visit from Cookie Monster)
Aug 25th – Diego’s Wolf Pup Rescue (Visit from Diego)
Sept 1st – Diego’s Wolf Pup Rescue (Visit from Diego)


South Shore Children’s Museum
Sunday,Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday at 10:30am
Drop in for this fun hour of story telling, crafts and activities with Miss Debbie. You are never too young or too old to enjoy a great story! All ages welcome.  Please call ahead (781-206-4955) to let us know if you’ll be joining us, so we can prepare crafts and materials.  Note:  The museum is closed for renovations from July 4th-31st. 


South Shore Pottery Shop
Children under age 6 can enjoy story time and painting a piece related to the story.   Walk ins welcome.  Cost is $12.

Tuesday, July 14th
Wednesday, August 5th
Sunday, August 16th
Tuesday, August 18th
Wednesday, August 26th


Local public libraries host free children’s story times all summer long (there are too many to list)!  Check the links below for events in your area, including outdoor story times, music and crafts too.

Abington – Abington Public Library
Avon – Avon Public Library
Braintree – Thayer Public Library
Bridgewater – Bridgewater Public Library
Brockton – Brockton Public Library
Canton – Canton Public Library
Carver – Carver Public Library
Cohasset – Paul Pratt Memorial Library
Duxbury – Duxbury Free Library
Easton – Ames Free Library
Halifax – Holmes Public Library
Hanover –  Curtis Free Library
Hanson – Hanson Public Library
Holbrook – Holbrook Public Library
Kingston – Kingston Public Library
Marshfield – Marshfield Public Library
Middleboro – Middleboro Public Library
Milton – Milton Public Library
Norwell – Norwell Public Library
Quincy – Thomas Crane Public Library
Pembroke – Pembroke Public Library
Plymouth – Plymouth Public Library
Randolph – Turner Free Library
Scituate – Scituate Town Library
Sharon – Sharon Public Library
Stoughton – Stoughton Public Library
Taunton – Taunton Public Library
Weymouth – Tufts Library
Whitman –Whitman Public Library


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