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UWSP offers weekly ‘Story Time at the Museum’

Metro Wire Staff

Preschoolers and their parents are invited to hear stories about animals and nature on Fridays throughout November and December.

UW-Stevens Point’s Museum of Natural History will hold the special storytime events beginning Nov. 1.

The free public programs are scheduled 10-11 a.m. through Friday, Dec. 13 (no program Friday, Nov. 29). Museum staff or student volunteers bring natural history to life through books as well as an activity or art project related to the stories. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Programs and book titles for November and December include:

  • Nov. 1, “Polar Opposites” and “Polar Bear Island”
  • Nov. 8, “Superworm” and “Diary of a Worm”
  • Nov. 15, “Time to Sleep” and “One Cold Autumn Day”
  • Nov. 22, “The Giggle Game” and “If Animals Went to School”
  • Dec. 6, “Cheetah Can’t Lose” and “Freeda the Cheetah”
  • Dec. 13, “There Was an Old Monkey Who Swallowed a Frog” and “Naughty Little Monkeys”

Registration is recommended by calling 715.346.2858, or by email at museum@uwsp.edu.

Participants will meet at the museum on the first floor of the UWSP Library, Albertson Hall, 900 Reserve St., Stevens Point.

Metered parking is available in Lot R across from the library.