Story Time

In response to the COVID-19 virus and public health concerns,

Vail Public Library is suspending all gatherings
(meetings, classes, programs, story times)

Thank you for your understanding.


Virtual Story Time on Facebook Live

Due to the library’s closure in response to COVID-19 and public health concerns, we will be hosting daily Virtual Story Time sessions through Facebook Live at 10 a.m. Monday through Saturday (Saturday is bilingual!). Join library staff members Cricket and Sandy for songs, stories and movement. All you have to do is login to Facebook and join the fun!


 Tumble Book Library

Tumble Book Library is easy to use with unlimited access from home! Patrons can read as many books as they want, when they want and on any device. There are no check-outs, holds or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly. Click here to explore the available materials.

We want to thank Tumble Books for its generosity in sharing this with our patrons at no cost to us!


PebbleGo

PebbleGo is a curricular content hub specifically designed for K-3 students. Packed with informational articles, ready-made activities and literacy supports for students of all abilities, it boosts engagement and fosters independent learning in core subject areas. Your students will love exploring PebbleGo time and time again. Click here to access.


Talking to kids about COVID-19

Click here for a parent resource provided by the

National Association of School Psychologists


One Book Colorado

One Book Colorado is back but we are not sure of the dates. These will be announced when things settle down!

A free book is given to every 4-year-old residing in Colorado. For more information, click here. To get your child’s free book, please come to a story time at Vail Public Library when the facility reopens to the public.


Colorado Libraries for Early Literacy

Colorado Libraries for Early Literacy is a wonderful resource for parents and teachers of young children.  Please explore their website and learn about the five early literacy practices.  Vail Public Library encourages and promotes these practices in our weekly story times and programs.  The Story Blocks site is a great place to watch videos of age appropriate rhymes and songs in a variety of languages.

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