The Ultimate Guide to Story Time in OKC


story time in okc

I love reading to my daughter – but let’s be real – sometimes it’s nice when it is someone else doing the page turning and character voice perfecting so I can zone out watch my daughter learn!

Story Time outings are perfect for a chilly, rainy, or just too darn hot to play outside day.  And since all of those weather conditions could happen within the same week in Oklahoma – we’ve put together a guide to story time in OKC!  Did we miss your favorite story time?  Let us know and we’ll get it added to the list!

Across the Metro

Be sure to check out the calendars for the Pioneer Library system and the Metropolitan Library system to find story times at your local library!

OKC Story Time 

OKC Zoo Tuesdays in June and July (9:30 and 10:30 a.m.)

Children 11 and under are invited to hear stories, meet a zookeeper, and receive a free drink. 

Myriad Gardens – Wednesdays at 10 a.m.

Best for ages 2-5.  Bring your child to the Crystal Bridge South Lobby for a nature-themed story and craft.

Cuppies & Joe – 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month. 10 a.m.

Fun for all ages – enjoy a cup of coffee while your little one enjoys a great story! 

Barnes & Noble – Quail Springs – Tuesdays at 11 a.m.

Enjoy a story in the children’s section at Barnes and Noble every Tuesday.

Full Circle Bookstore – Saturdays at 10:15 a.m.

For toddlers thru age 10 – enjoy the cozy children’s room and story time – sometimes with a special guest!

Martin Nature Park – Summertime Tuesdays & Saturdays

For children ages 3-7.  Enjoy a book and a nature-themed craft or activity to support the reading.

Edmond Story Time

Best of Books – Saturdays at 11 a.m.

Led by a staff member or children’s author – additional activity usually offered

Norman Story Time

Fred Jones Museum of Art – Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.

Young artists age 3-5 are invited to experience art through books & related art projects.

Gaylord Pickens Museum – Third Thursday of the month at 10 a.m.

Story and craft time included with the price of museum admission ($3).  Children under 5 are free of charge.


Do you have a favorite story time spot in OKC? Let us know!


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