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Virtual Storytimes

- Penguin Kids Books - Virtual storytime on Facebook at 11AM every week day

- HarperKids from Home - Via FacebookInstagramTwitter and YouTube every weekday at noon. 

- Strega Nona - in memory of Tomie dePaola. See suggested links for other Barnes and Nobles virtual storytime stories like Green Eggs and Ham and Ladybug Girl at the Beach

- Mo Willem's "Lunch Doodles" - Via the Kennedy Center every day at 1pm

- Oliver Jeffer's readings - via Instagram every day at 2pm, then archived on his website.

- Goodnight with Dolly - Via the Imagination Library every Thursday at 7pm

Dolly Parton, the Smoky Mountain Songbird, is also known as the Book Lady: The Imagination Library, a nonprofit she founded to support children's literacy, gives away more than 1 million children's books every month. Now the Queen of Country will read your little one to sleep every Thursday night.  

- Jarret J. Krosoczka's "Every Day with JJK" - Via the author's website every day at 2pm

Join the bestselling author of Peanut Butter and Jellyfish, National Book Award finalist Hey Kiddo and the Lunch Lady series for an all-ages drawing masterclass on his homepage and his YouTube channel.

- READ TOGETHER, BE TOGETHER from Penguin Kids - Via Instagram or Facebook every day at 3pm

Every day a celeb will read a book on his or her Instagram or Facebook at 3pm. The lineup is terrific—you'll find a complete schedule with links here.

- Storytime Saturdays from the Children's Museum of Manhattan - On the Children's Museum of Manhattan website every Saturday

Storytime Saturdays is a part of the weekly lineup of CMOM at Home, the online programming from the Children's Museum of Manhattan. There's a new video, game, sing-a-long or online activity every day!

- Brooklyn Public Library- The library's website and Facebook

The Brooklyn Public Library is taking its storytimes online, and live-streaming via its website and Facebook.

- Storyline Online -Any time via the Storyline Online website

This incredible resource from the SAG-AFTRA Foundation is an archive of hundreds of children's books read by some of the greatest actors of our time, including Viola Davis, Chris Pine, Lily Tomlin, Rami Malek, Annette Bening and James Earl Jones. Yes, Storyline Online is where you can watch Betty White read Harry the Dirty Dog.

- #OperationStorytime - Any time via Facebook

The #OperationStoryime tag on Facebook will bring you to a growing collection of children's book authors and illustrators reading their own works. Check back regularly: #OperationStorytime is adding new titles every few hours.

- Disney Storytime with John Stamos -Any time via Disney's YouTube channel

The Full House star reads A Kiss Goodnight, by longtime Disney collaborators Floyd Norman and Richard Sherman.