Nature Storytimes with The Morton Arboretum

Arboretum educators present nature storytimes at area libraries.

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Do you work at a public library or other institution that serves families with young children? Our early childhood educators are glad to bring a nature storytime program to your audience! 

The program is provided at no cost to communities in Bolingbrook, Darien, Glendale Heights, Glen Ellyn, Lisle, Lombard, Villa Park, Warrenville, Westmont, Wheaton, and Woodridge. 

Help support the development of young children’s reading, listening, and speaking skills while nurturing their connection to nature! Picture book selections highlight seasonal changes in nature and feature a range of family lifestyles and cultures. The storytimes are 30-minutes long and conclude with a process art activity that extends the ideas in the books. Program participants also receive priority registration for early childhood programs at the Arboretum.

While the program is free, availability is dependent on Arboretum staffing. Contact us well ahead of your desired program time for the best availability. Email for more information.