Virtual Storytimes in Other Languages

Storytime is a powerful tool in helping young children develop their language skills, as well as learn new ones! The Library has enjoyed offering multilingual storytimes in the past, but we've had to suspend that programming, due to the pandemic. However, we've have found a few storytellers who are providing virtual storytimes in the following languages: 

This is just a small sample and you may find more searching YouTube for additional languages or providers. 

The Library also provides other tools to support language learning: 

Books, ebooks, and media: You can search our collection selecting from languages from A (Afrikaans) to Z (Zulu) in the advanced search in our catalog

Online book reading tools: 

  • Bookflix allows children to watch and read along paired fiction and nonfiction books in Spanish and English 
  • Tumblebooks is an online collection of eBooks for kids that provides books in Spanish, French and English

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--Kathy Swartz, Youth Services Librarian, Children's Library | Follow @teal_librarian on Bibliocommons