Effective Aug 16, all library visitors over the age of 2 will be required to wear a mask. Libraries are open 11 AM- 6 PM Monday- Thursday. South Cumberland and Frostburg Libraries are open 11 AM - 5 PM on Saturdays. Please visit www.alleganycountylibrary.info/coronavirus for more information on library operations and services during this reopening phase.
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Story Time

Grow your child’s early literacy skills with a fun-filled time of book reading, singing, rhyming, moving, and creating with one of our amazing Program Specialists!  Below is the weekly schedule of children’s programming at the ACLS libraries.

Masks are required inside the libraries at all times by visitors over the age of 2 effective August 16, 2021.  Families are asked to observe a distance of 6 feet from other families, children must stay with their families.   

We are using guidelines from the CDC, State of Maryland, and Allegany County Health Department. Even as we follow these guidelines, as a public space and service we cannot guarantee a germ-free environment. Attending an event is your decision based on the needs of you and your family. For patrons not comfortable attending an event, we will be offering virtual programs.

Wednesdays at 11:00 AM

September 29 – Frostburg, South Cumberland, and Westernport Libraries – 11 AM

October 6 – George’s Creek and Washington Street Libraries – 11 AM

October 13 – South Cumberland and Westernport Libraries – 11 AM

October 20 – George’s Creek and Washington Street Libraries – 11 AM

October 27 – Frostburg, South Cumberland, and Westernport Libraries – 11 AM

November 3 – George’s Creek and Washington Street Libraries – 11 AM

November 10 – Frostburg, South Cumberland, and Westernport Libraries – 11 AM

November 17 – George’s Creek and Washington Street Libraries – 11 AM

December 1 – Frostburg, South Cumberland, and Westernport Libraries – 11 AM

December 8 – George’s Creek and Washington Street Libraries – 11 AM

December 15 – Frostburg, South Cumberland, and Westernport Libraries – 11 AM

We will also be hosting Story Time in the Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 AM!

Looking for more Story Times? Bring Story Time on-demand to your living room with our Virtual Story Times! Visit our YouTube channel and check out our Virtual Story Times playlist to wiggle and giggle with your favorite Story Time friends, Miss Kate, Miss Stacy, and Miss Misty!

Also visit our Story Time shelf for hand picked books from our programming specialists to enjoy at home using our sidewalk service.

Visit our Events & Activities section to view all the special events and other children’s programs we offer at the Allegany County Library System! If you have any questions about Story Times or other programs, please contact our Programming Department at 301-777-1200.