Somerville Storytellers (video storytimes)

Children's Librarian reading a book aloud

Can't make it to Storytime?  Check out Somerville Storytellers, a collection of our storytimes online!  Somerville Storytellers is a collaboration between the Somerville Media Center and the Somerville Public Library. The goal is to promote storytelling within the community.  It's also a lot of fun!


Somerville Storytellers, January 2020. 28 mins.
In today's storytime, listen to Bear Snores On, Bread and Honey, What Am I?, and Happy Birthday Moon, and sing along with Ann!


Somerville Storytellers, December 2019. 29 mins.
Join Ann for storytime and singing together! Today we read Firefly Home, Toby is a Big Boy, I Spy With My Little Eye, and The Peculiar Pig.

Somerville Storytellers, October 2019. 25 mins.
Storytime with Ann at the Central Library! I Am a Tiger; A Dark, Dark Tale; The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything, Ghost Cat, Bunny in the Middle.

Somerville Storytellers, September 2019. 29 mins.
Read and sing along with Ann! Chomp Goes the Alligator, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes, Betty Goes Bananas, and The Very Quiet Cricket.

Somerville Storytellers, June 12 2019 at Vox Pop. 42 mins.
Ann reads at our Assembly Row pop-up storytime! Guess What I'll Be, The Very Quiet Cricket; Flappy, Waggy, Wiggly; We're Going on a Bear Hunt, and Bear's Busy Morning.

Somerville Storytellers, June 7 2019 at Vox Pop. 28 mins.
Join Meghan from the East Branch Library at Assembly Row! Meghan is reading This Book Just Ate My Dog; Bark, George; How Do You Say?, and The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog.

Somerville Storytellers, April 2019. 31 mins.
In today's storytime, Ann reads Circle, The Grumpy Monkey, Pete the Kitty and the Groovy Playdate, Boo Hoo Bird, and Gorilla! Gorilla!


Somerville Storytellers, December 2018. 28 min.
Children's Librarian Ann reads I'm Not Santa!, The Mitten, Is it Hanukkah Yet?, The Night Before Christmas, If You Take a Mouse to the Movies, and Hello Snow!

Somerville Storytellers, November 2018. 29 mins.
Join Ann for fun readings of No Swimming for Nelly, Am I Yours, Little Pea, and Something Smells!

Somerville Storytellers, October 2018. 28 mins.
In this Halloween-themed episode, Ann reads The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything, Eerie Feary Feeling, Ghost in the House, and What's in the Witch's Kitchen?

Somerville Storytellers, May 2018. 30 mins.
Storytime with Ann today includes Sand Cake, Press Here, Dinosaurs Love Underpants, The Three Billy Goats Gruff, and Bread and Honey.

Somerville Storytellers, March 2018. 30 mins.
Today, Ann reads The Very Quiet Cricket, The Terrible Plop, Ernest the Moose That Doesn't Fit, Ask Mr. Bear, and A Pocket For Corduroy.

Storytime with Drag Kings, Queens and Friends, February 2018. 28 mins.
Storytime with some of Boston's beloved drag performers including JP, Claude Kitten, Butch Sassidy and friends reading from their favorite children's books. Singing, stories, make believe and a bit of glitter!


Somerville Storytellers, August 2017. 26 mins.
Let's read 1-2-3-4-5 stories for storytime with Ann! Dance Away, There's A Nightmare in My Closet, The Three Billy Goats Gruff, Knock Knock Who's There, and Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?

Episode 8, Somerville Storytellers, June 2017. 24 mins.
Join us for storytime and a song with Ann! Today we read Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type, Boo Hoo Bird, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes, and Where is Tippy Toes.

Episode 7, Somerville Storytellers, May 2017. 28 mins.
Today's storytime features Do You Know Which Ones Will Grow, Foxy and Egg, The Very Quiet Cricket, and Press Here, plus a singalong with Ann!


Episode 5, Somerville Storytellers, December 2016. 29 mins.
Sing along with Ann and listen to Caps for Sale, Dance Away, My No No No Day, Happy Birthday Moon, and Open Very Carefully: A Book With Bite.

Episode 3, Somerville Storytellers, July 2016. 25 mins.
This episode features Lizard’s Song, Do Like a Duck Does, Mouse Tails, and Ask Mr. Bear, read by Children's Librarian Ann.

Episode 2, Somerville Storytellers, June 2016. 30 mins. In this storytime, Children's Librarian Cathy reads Go Away, Big Green Monster, Jeremy Draws a Monster, The Three Robbers, Extremely Cute Animals Operating Heavy Machinery, The Caterpillar and the Polliwog, White Rabbit's Color Book, and A Color of His Own.

Episode 1, Somerville Storytellers, May 2016. 30 mins.
In this storytime, Children's Librarian Ann reads Betty Goes Bananas, The Grumpy Bird, Press Here, Lizard’s Song, and Shark in the Park with short sing-along breaks in between.