Elsewhere we’ve shared resources that can help you create your own storytime or readaloud at home. Now, we’re bringing you a list of great places to watch or stream storytimes from the comfort of your home or from your own device.
We hope to be sharing our own Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh storytimes in the not-too-distant future!
Ms. Elaine, Children’s Department Director of the Bethel Park Public Library, reads stories for you to share with your family at bed time.
Launched in partnership with Penguin Random House, Brightly features full-length picture books read out loud by storyteller Ms. Linda.
This local library will be sharing storytimes for all of us at home due to the pandemic.
Miss Emily shares new books in these local storytimes.
Click on the picture book covers to view a free video readaloud. The list includes old favorites and new titles too.
This list of storytime resources includes videos, websites, and podcasts to support those who cannot make it to the library for any reason. The focus is on early literacy support – songs, rhymes, movement, and stories. It includes a list of (mostly Canadian) libraries that are livestreaming storytimes while they are closed.
Join local librarian Miss Megan (and sometimes her talented son, Josh) for songs, stories and fun!
Romper started a movement on Twitter, collecting videos of famous people, authors and illustrators reading children’s books.
This local library is streaming storytimes from here in Allegheny County.
Storyline Online offers streaming videos that feature actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Readers include Viola Davis, Chris Pine, Lily Tomlin, Kevin Costner, Annette Bening, James Earl Jones, Betty White and dozens more.
Astronauts on the International Space Station read stories to children and conduct science experiments. This project of the Global Space Education Foundation includes books for preschoolers and school-age children.