Autumn Story Times at the ETL

Autumn Storytime, for children between the ages of 3 and 5, begins October 5 in the Children’s Room at the Elizabeth Taber Library. Children are invited to enjoy stories, finger plays and crafts on Monday mornings at 10:30 am. Autumn Storytime continues through November 30. Sign-up is required.

It is never too soon to share the wonderful world of literature with children. Lapsit Time is a nine-week series exploring language and literature through rhythm and rhyme, finger plays and action games, and very simple stories and books for very young children (birth through 23 months) accompanied by their enthusiastic adult companions (one child per lap, please!). Each program will last about 20 minutes, with time for parents and children to enjoy one another’s company and the library’s resources afterwards. The series will be held Tuesday mornings at 10:30 am from October 6 through November 24. Sign-up is required.

Tales for Twos, a nine-week series of story times for children between the ages of 24 and 39 months, begins October 7 at the Elizabeth Taber Library. The half-hour session of stories, finger plays and crafts will take place on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am. Children must be 2-years old by October 1, 2015 to attend and must be accompanied by enthusiastic adult companions. Pre-registration is required.

For more information or to sign up for storytimes, stop by the library, call or email Rosemary Grey, Children’s Librarian, at The library is located at 8 Spring Street in Marion. The phone number is 508-748-1252. Information about library programs is also available on the library’s website at

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