Traveling Tales

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What is Traveling Tales?

The Stanislaus County Library circulates storytelling kits to those who serve children aged 0-5 in Stanislaus County. Each kit is based on a theme and contains 6-10 story books, a set of activity cards or flannel board pieces, a puppet, a music CD or tape, finger plays and instructions. After enrolling in Traveling Tales, these storytelling kits are available for check out from any of the Stanislaus County Library’s 13 branches.

Traveling Tales Goals

Regular story times enhance preschoolers’ pre-reading and verbal skills, better preparing them for success in school. Our main goal is to encourage program participants to make story time a regular activity. We do this by providing the materials and training needed to conduct a story time in their facility.

Who Can Participate?

To join Traveling Tales, and borrow the kits, you must complete a short training, at which time you will receive a library card that is for checking out Traveling Tales Kits. If you are interested in joining Traveling Tales, please call (209) 558-7810 or e-mail us at