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Come with your little ones to this weekly programming hosted by the Blue Manatee Literacy Project!!
Each week, we will read 1-2 themed story books followed by a visual art activity led by Visionaries & Voices teaching artists.
A light snack with be served before class, and each week will feature a different theme/ story/ & art project!!Find out more »
Interactive storytime with music and movement. Our ManaTeam picks a story each week that includes movement and song! Children get to participate in an interactive story time that develops a love of books and reading. It also assist in learning and retaining new words. $2 suggested donation.Find out more »
This story time is specially geared toward our littlest Manatees. Parents bring your infants 0-18 months for a story time by one of our manaTeam members. The selected books are staff favorites from the store and they love reading them aloud. This is a wonderful bonding experience and also starts the journey of creating lifelong book readers.Suggested donation: $2.00Find out more »
Visit Loren Long on Wednesday, April 15th at 10am as he brings the Blue Manatee community a story time right from his home! Loren always has something fun up his sleeve so this is a story time you definitely don't want to miss. Visit Loren's event page to purchase any of the books listed for 20% off using promo code VIRTUAL. To make a $2 suggested donation, please click here.Find out more »
Join Blythe as she leads a virtual story time full of fun stories and illustrations! Register below and receive a link about 10 minutes before the event that will take you right to this story time. Watch live as Blythe demonstrates her art. You will be able to ask questions and even share the screen with Blythe if you'd like! Email*This is the email where your virtual event invitation will be sent. Your invitation will arrive the day before the event…Find out more »
Award-winning illustrator, Jeffery Ebbeler, is joining the Blue Manatee for a virtual story time on April 29th at 10am! Jeffery has illustrated over 40 books, including George the Hero Hound, which he will be reading for our story time. You will also be able to see Jeffery create some of his favorite illustrations. Register below for this event and receive a link that will take you directly to this story time on the 29th. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYsraR_B2b8Find out more »
Every Tuesday morning at 9:30, Will Hillenbrand will release an engaging new piece of virtual content that will entertain the entire family. See Will draw some of your favorite characters. Listen as he reads his stories and talks about the writing process. This is truly an event for all ages. Visit Will's event page for more information and to register. Buy one of Will's books listed on the event page and get 20% off using code VIRTUAL at checkout! Email*This…Find out more »