Soak up the sun, listen to good books and get up to dance at a local story time session! Here are outdoor story times in metro Detroit.


Reading and Rhythm on the Riverfront (Detroit)

Head to Gabriel Richard Park for music, storytelling and story time, in person and projected on a large screen. Attendees also receive free snacks and a book. Pre-registration is required.

  • Thursdays & Fridays at 10am and 11:30am


Farmington Community Library

From the Splash Pad to downtown Pavilion, find the Farmington librarians around town and have fun at story time.

  • Splash Pad Story Time @ Heritage Park: Mondays at 10:30am
  • C.A.R.E.S. Story Time @ Library 10:30am
  • Pavillion Story Time @ Riley Park 11am


Livonia Public Library

Head to the Livonia Libraries for outdoor stories, songs and more.

  • Wednesdays @ Civic Center at 10am AND 6pm
  • Fridays @ Civic Center at 10am
  • Wednesdays @ Sandberg Branch at 10:30am


Maybury Petting Farm

Children will have fun while learning about a unique farm topic each week through stories, songs, and sensory play. Special animal guests may also visit us at the end of StoryTime.

  • Wednesdays & Thursday at 11am


Redford Township District Library

While we wait for the NEW outdoor expansion at the library, you can enjoy the greenspace there is now for weekly story time.

  • Baby/Toddler Story Time Mondays @ 10:30am
  • Outdoor Story Time Tuesdays at 10:30am


Southfield Public Library

Meet librarian Shari Fesko under the Peacock on the front lawn of the library for Storytime Al Fresco!

  • Wednesdays at 2pm


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