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Songs & Rhymes from Our Storytimes


In these short videos, our children’s staff demonstrate songs and rhymes to share with your child. Songs  like these help build pre-reading skills—and are so much fun! For more videos, subscribe to our YouTube channel and  follow our Facebook page.

Ready, Set, Read! | Weather Songs & More

start screen for mini storytime, Linda K holding up book

Children’s Librarian Linda K. shares songs and rhymes to enjoy with your child in a mini Ready, Set, Read!  storytime. For ages 3–6. (7 min) Watch on YouTube »

Toddler Tales | Caterpillars, Butterflies & More

start screen for mini storytime, Laurel holding butterfly puppets and signing

Children’s Librarian Miss Laurel shares songs and rhymes to enjoy with your child in a mini Toddler Tales  storytime. (14 min) Watch on YouTube »

Babies Love Books | Bouncy Songs & More

screenshot of video start for Babies Love Books mini storytime, Katrina sitting on floor in the library

Children’s Librarian Miss Katrina shares bouncy songs and rhymes you can enjoy at home with your baby in a mini Babies Love Books storytime. (5 min) Watch on YouTube »

Toddler Tales | Rocket Song, Puppets & More

screenshot of start of storytime video, Amanda sitting in chair with puppet at the library

Children’s Librarian Miss Amanda shares  ”Zoom, zoom, zoom” and other songs and rhymes to enjoy with your child in a mini Toddler Tales storytime. (5 min) Watch on YouTube »

Ready, Set, Read! | Picnic Song & More

start screen for mini storytime, Kristin holding up story prop

Children’s Librarian Miss Kristin shares songs and rhymes to enjoy with your child in a mini Ready, Set, Read! storytime. For ages 3–6. (15 min) Watch on YouTube »

Mother Goose on the Loose | Two Little Bluebirds & More

start screen for mini storytime - Miss Dana, "Mother Goose," holding up puppet

“Mother Goose” Dana Antonelli shares songs and rhymes to enjoy with your child in a mini Mother Goose on the Loose storytime. For ages 0–6. (14 min) Watch on YouTube »


 Want to watch more?

baby photoClick here to watch all the songs & rhymes on our YouTube channel. Or you can click below to see a particular song:

  1. Baby Shark
  2. Bubble, Bubble, Pop
  3. Bumpin’ Up and Down in My Little Red Wagon
  4. Circle and Stars
  5. Come-a-Look-a-See
  6. Five Green and Speckled Frogs
  7. Five Little Ants
  8. Five Little Fish
  9. Five Little Monkeys
  10. Goodbye, Friends (Sign Language)
  11. Hello, Friends (Sign Language)
  12. I Dropped My Frog
  13. I Have Ten Little Fingers
  14. Itsy Bitsy Spider
  15. Knees Up Mother Brown
  16. La Di Da Di Da
  17. The Little Gray Pony
  18. Mr. Sun
  19. My Little Baby Loves Dancing
  20. One Little Baby
  21. Roll, Roll Sugar Baby
  22. Round and Round the Garden
  23. Sleeping Bunnies
  24. Ten Little Shapes
  25. Thank You, Thank You (Sign Language)
  26. This Is the Way
  27. Tommy Thumbs
  28. With My Little Hands

Original CDs

We've created two music CDs to help children get ready to read!  What a fun way to learn and grow!

What I Like CD

Baby Boogie CD


Upcoming Storytimes


Questions? Ask us.

Children’s Services
217/403-2030
librarian@champaign.org

Questions? Ask Us.