‘Story Time at the Museum’ returns to UWSP

Metro Wire Staff

Staff at the UW-Stevens Point Museum of Natural History will kick off winter storytimes beginning on Friday.

Story Time at the Museum is a free, weekly public program for preschoolers held from 10-11 a.m. each Friday, beginning Jan. 31. Museum staff or student volunteers bring natural history to life through books, and an activity or art project related to the stories.

All children must be accompanied by an adult. During spring break, the program will not be held on March 13 and 20.

Programs and book titles for January through March include:

· Jan. 31, “Nuts to You!” and “Ol’ Mama Squirrel”
· Feb. 7, “Ten Grouchy Groundhogs” and “Groundhog Weather School”
· Feb. 14, “Penguin and Pinecone” and “Baby Penguins Everywhere”
· Feb. 21, “Croc and Turtle” and “Open Very Carefully: A Book with Bite”
· Feb. 28, “I Am Not A Chair!” and “There’s a Giraffe in My Soup”
· March 6, “Wild About Us!” and “The Animals Are Going to Work!”
· March 27, “It’s Mine” and “A Frog in the Bog”

Registration is recommended by calling 715-346-2858, or by email at museum@uwsp.edu.

Storytimes will be held at the museum, on the first floor of the UWSP Library/Albertson Hall, 900 Reserve St. in Stevens Point. Metered parking is available in Lot R across from the library.