Babies and Books

Babies and Books

Wednesdays at 10:30am

Join Ms. Lisa for Babies & Books! We gather at 10:30am in the Children’s Program Room.  You and your baby will have fun and they gain early literacy skills as we read, sing, dance, and play. This program is geared for children birth – 2 years old.  Registration is recommended, but not necessary.



Toddler Storytime

Monday and Thursday at 10:30am

Toddlers will enjoy stories, songs, action rhymes, and other activities aimed at building a love of language, books, and reading.


Preschool Storytime

Monday and Thursday at 11:00am

Children from ages 3 to 6 (with a favorite adult) have fun with engaging books, songs and activities as they build their early literacy skills.


Storytime at Night

Thursdays starting January 10, 2019 at 6:00pm

Storytime at Night features books, songs, and movement.


Storytimes encourage language and pre-reading skill development that help your child grow into a successful reader. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate.

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

The Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library provides a free, hard-cover, age- appropriate book per month to children from birth to age 5. The program is free to all kids birth – age 5 who live in Charlevoix or Emmet Counties or who participate in a pre-school program but live in an adjacent county. The books are mailed each month directly to the child at his or her home. There is no income eligibility. The program is free to all children regardless of ability to pay.

You may enroll your child online here or get a brochure in the Children’s Room at the library.  Visit the Char-Em United Way web site for more details.