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Storytime

DATE: Aug. 4, 11, 18, 25
TIME: 9-10 a.m.
PRICE: Included with membership or Garden admission


Summer Storytimes are back this summer. The Garden invites kids five and younger and their caregivers to enjoy different nature-themed books each week, and partake in songs and playtime while immersed in the Garden. Included with general admission.

Location: Weisz Learning Center

May: Welcome!

  • May 26 | Way Out in the Desert by T.J. Marsh and Jennifer Ward & Cactus Hotel by Brenda Z. Gulberson

June: Desert Animals

  • June 2 | Coyote, A Trickster Tale from the American Southwest by Gerald McDermott
  • June 9 | Fast Freddie, The Legend in a Shell by Michael Hale (Michael will be reading his book)
  • June 16 | I am Amazing! By Alissa Holder
  • June 23 | The Hungry Hummingbird by April Pulley Sayre
  • June 30 | Alicia: La Historia de Una Amistad | Alice A Story of Friendship by Bill Vermooten (Bilingual)

July: Desert Plants/Landscape

  • July 14 | Over and Under the Canyon by Kate Messner
  • July 21 | The Giving Tre of the Desert by Danielle Fradette
  • July 28 | (Bilingual): El desierto es mi madre | The Desert is My Mother by Pat Mora

August: Desert Nights

  • Aug. 4 | Desert Song by Tony Johnston
  • Aug. 11 | Desert Day Desert Night by Anthony Frederic
  • Aug. 18 | Night Song by Ari Berk
  • Aug. 25 | Night Blooms by Lara Hawthorne

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Storytime

July 26 | Oct. 11 & 25 | Nov. 8 & 22

Join Desert Botanical Garden for Storytime. Introduce your child five and younger to the beauty and wonder of nature through engaging books, songs, activities and play.

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