Online Storytimes & Book Readings

Online Storytimes & Book Readings

Missing storytime at the library or at school? Check-out these online storytime options or tune into virtual reading and learning offerings with authors and illustrators. Search the hashtag #kidlitquarantine to find more.

Online Storytimes

  • Stillwater Public Library Virtual Storytime – Tune in to our Facebook page as we take storytime online with Librarian Kim and beloved puppet, Baby Bear, on Wednesdays at 10:15 AM. There will be singing, talking, reading, writing and playing.
  • Brightly Storytime – A video collection of full-length picture books read aloud.
  • Storyline Online – Videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creative illustrations.
  • Story Time From Space – Videos of astronauts read children’s books from the International Space Station!
  • KidLit TV Read Out Loud – KitLitTV features a range of shows including storytimes, drawing lessons, interviews and more.

Doodles and Drawing

Authors, Illustrators and Celebrities Reading Books

  • Stimola Literary Studio – A collection of live stream events for kids, tweens, and teens by professional authors and illustrators.
  • Todd Parr on YouTube – Listen to Todd Parr read “The Worry Book” and his other books on his youtube channel.
  • Oliver Jeffers on Instagram – Daily readings of a book live in Instagram Stories at 1 PM CST.
  • Mac Barnett on Instagram – Daily readings of picture books life on Instagram Stories at 2 PM CST.
  • Kate Messner – Favorite authors and illustrators share resources for virtual reading and learning (Spring 2020).
  • Monique Gray Smith on Instagram – Videos of reading picture books on her Instagram.
  • Josh Gad on Twitter – Actor Josh Gad is reading books to kids online every night on Twitter.