Story Time on the Green: Holiday Edition

Contact: Adam Brooks

Gainesville, Fla. Join jolly library staff for outdoor holiday stories and songs at Story Time on the Green: Holiday Edition the week of Dec. 14 across Alachua County. Library staff will share holiday tales and lead activities perfect for infants through 5-year-olds at library green spaces and parks. Join in merry songs, fingerplays, and story boards to spark your child's imagination and communication and reading skills.

Parents and families can bring blankets and chairs to spread out. Story Time on the Green: Holiday Edition will be held at 10 a.m., weather permitting, as follows: 

  • Tuesday, Dec. 14   
    • Possum Creek Park, 4009 NW 53rd Ave., Gainesville, with the Millhopper Branch team
    • Cone Park Branch, 2801 E. University Ave., Gainesville
    • Lois Forte Park, 120 NW 260th St., Newberry, with the Newberry Branch team
  • Wednesday, Dec. 15
    • Headquarters Library courtyard, 401 E. University Ave., Gainesville
    • Hawthorne Branch, 6640 SE 221st St., Hawthorne
    • Wilson Robinson Park, 13975 SW 174th St., Archer, with the Archer Branch team
    • High Springs Farmers Market, 23517 NW 185th Road, High Springs, with the High Springs Branch team
  • Thursday, Dec. 16
    • Veterans Memorial Park playground area, 7400 SW 41st Place, Gainesville, with the Tower Road Branch team
    • Smokey Bear Park, 2300 NE 15th St., Gainesville, with the Library Partnership Branch team
    • Waldo Branch, 15150 NE US Highway 301, Waldo
    • Hitchcock Baseball Park playground, 15120 Main St., Alachua, with the Alachua Branch team
  • Saturday, Dec. 18
    • Park by the fire station, corner of NE Cholokka Boulevard and NE Seventh Ave., Micanopy, with the Micanopy Branch team

For details or to schedule an interview, please contact Adam Brooks at or 352-334-3914.


If a person with a disability needs an accommodation in order to participate in this event he or she is entitled, at no cost to him or her, to the provision of certain assistance.  Please contact the Alachua County Library District at 352-334-3910 at least three (3) days prior to the event.  TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).   

By admin on November 30, 2021