Dial-a-Story

Missing stories from your favorite library staff? Dial-a-Story is here.

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Call 708.816.2800 to start listening. Anyone can dial in, at any time and from anywhere!

Choose from a menu of unique stories, songs, poems, jokes, and more, including readings from A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson performed by LibriVox.org narrators. Most stories are under five minutes, while most chapters are under 15 minutes. Content will change monthly to interest a wide variety of children up through elementary school.

To access this free, audio-only service, call 708.816.2800, then…

PressTo hearNarrated by
1Excerpt from Hope for Juneteenth and reading of the Juneteenth ProclamationJuanta & Abe Lincoln
2Juneteenth for Maizie by Floyd CooperJuanta
3Butterfly Boy by Virginia KrollEileen
4Butterfly, Butterfly by Petr HoráčekEileen
5Ten Magic Butterflies by Danica McKellarMegha
6Mr. McGinty’s Monarchs by Linda Vander HeydenMegha
7Houdini the Amazing Caterpillar by Janet PedersenMegha
8Dinosaur Roar, Butterflies Soar by Bob BarnerShelley
9Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs by Mo WillemsMegha
10Bear Sees Colors by Karma WilsonEileen
11Finding Wild by Megan Wagner LloydEileen
12Goldfish on Vacation by Sally Lloyd-JonesEileen
13There’s a Pest in the Garden! by Jan ThomasShelley
14Errol’s Garden by Gillian HibbsShelley
15Laxmi’s Mooch by Shelly AnandMegha
16Bilal Cooks Daal by Aisha SaeedGenevieve
17“Bed in Summer” from A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis StevensonLibriVox.org
18“Young Night Thoughts” from A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis StevensonLibriVox.org
19“Windy Nights” from A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis StevensonLibriVox.org
20“A Good Play” from A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis StevensonLibriVox.org
21“Land of Nod” from A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis StevensonLibriVox.org
22“Escape at Bedtime” from A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis StevensonLibriVox.org
23“The Wind” from A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis StevensonLibriVox.org
24“The Lamplighter” from A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis StevensonLibriVox.org
25“My Bed Is a Boat” from A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis StevensonLibriVox.org
26“The Moon” from A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis StevensonLibriVox.org
27“The Swing” from A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis StevensonLibriVox.org
28“Block City” from A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis StevensonLibriVox.org
29“Night and Day” from A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis StevensonLibriVox.org

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