Library Storytime Schedule in the South Bay

Check our list of Library Storytime Schedule in the South Bay and get your kids accustomed to reading and listening to stories. Library Storytime is a free activity offered by libraries to babies to preschoolers which usually includes storytime, singing, and art activity depending on your library.



South Bay Libraries and their Storytime Schedule for you, not all libraries offer this year round, so do check by clicking the link of your library below.



Torrance Library Storytime – not year round, check their website

Babytime – 6 to 18 month

-Tuesdays, 10:30AM, Katy Geissert Civic Center Library

Toddlertime – 8 months to 3 years

-Mondays at 10:15 am & 11:00 am – Katy Geissert Civic Center Library
-Wednesdays at 11:00 am – El Retiro Library

Family Story Time – Stories, songs and fun for the entire family

-Mondays at 10:30 – Walteria Library
-Tuesdays at 10:30 am – Henderson Library
-Tuesdays at 10:30 am – North Torrance Library
-Tuesdays at 11:00 am – Southeast Library

Pajama-Rama – Children and caregivers are encouraged to wear their pajamas and bring their special pillows and blankets

-Mondays at 6:30 pm at North Torrance Library
-Tuesdays at 7:00 pm – Katy Geissert Civic Center Library
-Wednesdays at 7:00 pm – Henderson Library


Tiny Tots Storytime -Tuesdays at 10:00AM
Preschool Stoytime -Wednesdays at 10:00AM


Pick up free tickets at the Young Readers’ desk 15 minutes prior to storytime.Curly’s Tuesday Storytime, ages 2 – 5 years.
-Tuesdays, 10:15AM & 11:00AM – Peninsula Center Library.
Babies in the Library, ages 6-24 months, but open to all ages, No registration required.
-Tuesdays, 11:30AM – Miraleste Library
Barney Bear in the Library, ages 2 – 5 years.
-Wednesdays, 10:15AM and 11:00AM – Peninsula Center Library.


Session is limited to 40 individuals. Get your numbered passes at the Children’s desk 15 minutes prior to storytime. Walkers & Talkers Storytime, ages 1 – 5 years with caregiver
-Tuesday at 10:30AM – Main Library
Baby Lapsit, 0 to 18 months with caregiver
-Tuesdays at 11:00AM – Main Library

Toddler Storytime, 18 to 36 months with caregiver
Tuesdays at 11:30AM – Main Library BookPALS, all ages, No tickets are required.
-Tuesdays at 6:45PM – Main Library
professional actors and actresses support literacy and teach children that READING IS FUN!
Ready To Read, 3 & 4 year olds without caregiver. No tickets are required.
-Wednesdays at 12:30PM – Main Library
Pajama Storytime, all ages
-Thursdays at 6:45PM at Main Library. Be on your pajamas. No tickets are required.
Walkers & Talkers Storytime, for 1-to 5-Year-Olds with caregiver. No tickets are required.
-Thursdays at 1:00PM – North Branch Library Meeting Room

Advanced registration for the session is required.

Preschool Storytime, ages 2 to 5 years. Fridays, 10:30AM

Toddler Storytime, ages Birth to 3 years. Wednesdays, 10:30 AM

Manhattan Beach Library 
Reservations required, by phone or in person at the Reference Desk.
Toddler Storytime, ages 1 to 3 years. Tuesdays, 10:30 AM
Preschool Storytime, ages 3 to 5 years. Tuesdays, 11:30 AM

Carson Library Storytime

Family Storytime, Tuesdays, 6:30


Gardena Library Storytime

Preshool Storytime, ages 3 to 6. 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month at 2:00 PM
Toddler Storytime, ages 1 to 3.1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month at 10:30AM.


Hawthorne Library Storytime

Storytime, babies – 4 years old with caregiver. Thursdays at 11:00 AM

Lawndale Library Storytime

Family Storytime, Saturdays at 2:00PM


Harbor City – Harbor Gateway Library Storytime

Preschool Storytime, Mondays at 11:00AM




San Pedro Library Storytime

Preschool Storytime, ages 0-5 and their caregivers. Wednesdays at 10:30AM.