See Your Favorite Authors With #OperationStorytime

Are you and your kids longing for library storytimes and bookstore readings? In addition to offering our own new staff-led Live Experiences, you can expand your imagination and hear from some of your favorite authors with #OperationStorytime.

#OperationStorytime is a digital reading series brought to life in response to school closures across the country. Editors at Romper called on authors and illustrators to share video readings with students eager for literary excitement. And boy, did authors and illustrators (and actors and singers) answer that call!

Simply search “#OperationStorytime” on social media and discover a growing collection of engaging recordings and livestreams from readers around the country. You can also start exploring on Romper, where editors have collected readings from Week One, opens a new window, Week Two, opens a new window, and Week Three, opens a new window.

What a unique opportunity to hear your favorite children’s books read by your favorite children’s authors!

Who Is Sharing a Storytime?

Well, for starters, you can watch:

We also recommend checking out children’s publishers. For example, Penguin Kids, opens a new window is hosting a live #OperationStorytime reading every weekday at 8 AM PST.

And that’s just the beginning! We hope you all find a safe, cozy storytime to enjoy.