Free Storytime

Join us for our last storytime of the summer! We will be reading The Watermelon Seed by Greg Pizzoli. What happens when a crocodile swallows a watermelon seed? Come and listen to this fun and engaging book to find out. Story Time will be held in the Great Room and is free with limited spots; … Read more

Beat the Heat Story Time with Librarian Patrick Remer

Join Patrick Remer, librarian extraordinaire from the Pleasant Hill Library, for a jam-packed 30-minute session of story-telling and music! This week we will read Hanks Big Day: The Story of a Bug. Hank is a pill bug who likes to fill his day with adventures together with his best friend, a human girl named Amelia. … Read more

Story Time in the Garden

Get the kids up, outside, and learning with our FREE nature-themed storytime. Our first story will take place on Thursday, July 8th, and will feature ‘Nobody Hugs a Cactus’ by Carter Goodrich, the artist and lead character designer of Brave, Ratatouille, and Despicable Me. In this story, Goodrich shows that sometimes, even the prickliest people—or … Read more

FREE MLK Day Storytime with Words in the Wild VIRTUAL

It is never too early to talk to your children about racial inequality. If you’re wondering how to begin these important conversations, books and shared reading experiences can provide wonderful opportunities to meaningfully engage with children about race, discrimination, and systemic racism. Listen to your child’s questions and let their curiosity guide the discussion. Join … Read more

Holiday Story Time with Justin – Free & VIRTUAL

Share the holiday spirit with Walnut Creek Arts + Rec! Have your child join in this live (FREE) Zoom call with Program Assistant Justin as he reads 3 popular holiday stories via Zoom. Books include: SnNever Let a Unicorn Meet a Reindeer, Sneezy the Snowman and Pete the Cat’s 12 Groovy Days of Christmas. Guided … Read more

FREE Virtual Storytime

The 4:30-5 PM time slot is a tricky one. Kids are finished with schoolwork, parents are still finishing work, chaos is looming! The Words in the Wild team is here for you. Join us for a FREE interactive storytime to help restore some sanity to your Mondays! No caregiver participation needed. Simply log in and … Read more

Holiday Story Time with Justin – Free & VIRTUAL

Share the holiday spirit with Walnut Creek Arts + Rec! Have your child join in this live (FREE) Zoom call with Program Assistant Justin as he reads 3 popular holiday stories via Zoom. Books include: Snoopy’s Christmas Surprise, Mickey’s Clubhouse Christmas and Llama Llama Holiday Drama. Guided discussion on the story, questions for participants about … Read more

Words in the Wild Presents: WordLab VIRTUAL

WordLab is a unique strengths-based reading and writing program grounded in nature and infused with joy. We’ve adapted our hands-on, nature-rich literacy program to meet family’s current needs by bringing all the exploration, learning, and laughter online! Join our friendly community of 1st-3rd grade Word Scientists and expert teachers for our 8 week program as … Read more

Words in the Wild Presents: WordLab VIRTUAL

WordLab is a unique strengths-based reading and writing program grounded in nature and infused with joy. We’ve adapted our hands-on, nature-rich literacy program to meet family’s current needs by bringing all the exploration, learning, and laughter online! Join our friendly community of 1st-3rd grade Word Scientists and expert teachers for our 8 week program as … Read more

FREE Virtual Storytime

The 4:30-5 PM time slot is a tricky one. Kids are finished with schoolwork, parents are still finishing work, chaos is looming! The Words in the Wild team is here for you. Join us for a FREE interactive storytime to help restore some sanity to your Mondays! No caregiver participation needed. Simply log in and … Read more