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G FREE! Bring your preschooler for a special story time at 10:30 a.m. each Thursday at Fiction Addiction. This month’s books include “Lucky Lazlo” Jan. 5, “I’m Going to Give You a Bear Hug” Jan. 12, “How Do Dinosaurs Choose Their Pets?” Jan. 19 and “Pablo in the Snow” Jan. 26. Visit http://www.fiction-addiction.com.

G — Make a craft and hear a tale at Story Time and More at the Children’s Museum of the Upstate. Admission required. For a schedule of January’s events, visit http://www.tcmupstate.org.

G — Mommy and Me Book Clubs begin in January at M. Judson Booksellers. Clubs are available for ages 0 – 6 months, ages 7 – 11 months and ages 3 – 5. To register, visit http://www.mjudson books.com.

G — FREE! Get outside for Story Time on the Steps at 10:30 a.m. each Saturday in front of M. Judson Booksellers. Grab a snack from the store’s café. Inclement weather moves the event indoors to the Kids’ Nook. Visit http://www.mjudson books.com.

G — Get Wild for Reading – Hear a story and maybe meet an animal friend each Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. next to the farmyard at the Greenville Zoo. All ages. Zoo admission required. Visit http://www.greenvillezoo.com.

G — FREE! It’s all about stories, rhymes, music and bouncing games for ages 1 – 18 months during Bouncing Babies. Hands-on exploring and social skill development are a bonus. Held at Greenville County Library Branches: 10 a.m. Mondays at Greer (864-877-8722), 10 a.m. Tuesdays at Pelham Road (864-288-6688) and Simpsonville (864-963-9031), 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Hughes Main Library (864-527-9248) and 10:30 a.m. Thursdays at Taylors (864-268-5955).

G — FREE! Music, songs, creative movement and instrument play bring children’s literature to life for ages 18 months – 4 years during Musical Jamboree. 10 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays at the Hughes Main Library (864-527-9248).

G — FREE! Foster a love of books with stories, music and activities that develop social, listening and comprehension skills in preschoolers – and make new friends in the process – during Story Time. Held at Greenville County Library Branches: 10 a.m. Mondays at Mauldin (864-277-7397), 10:30 a.m. Mondays at Travelers Rest (864-834-3650), 10 a.m. Tuesdays at Greer (864-877-8722), 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Berea (864-246-1695), 10 and 11a.m. Wednesdays at Pelham Road (864-288-6688), 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Fountain Inn (864-862-2576), 10 a.m. Thursdays at Augusta Road (864-277-0161), 10 and 11 a.m. Thursdays at Simpsonville (864-963-9031) and 10 a.m. Fridays at Taylors.

G — FREE! Engage little imaginations in just 30 minutes of stories, music and movement designed for toddlers ages 19 months and older during Toddler Tales. Held at Greenville County Library Branches: 11 a.m. Mondays at the Hughes Main Library (864-527-9248), 11 a.m. Tuesdays at Simpsonville (864-963-9031) and 10 a.m. Thursdays at Pelham Road (864-288-6688).

G — FREE! Gather for a story and more at 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in January at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 1125 Woodruff Road at the Shops at Greenridge. Call 864-627-9197 or visit http://www.barnesandnoble.com.

G — FREE! Spend time in a story at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 1125 Woodruff Road at the Shops at Greenridge. January story times include “Clifford the Big Red Dog” at 11 a.m. Jan. 7, “How Do Dinosaurs Choose Their Pets?” at 11 a.m. Jan. 14, “Nanette’s Baguette” at 11 a.m. Jan. 21 and “I’ll Never Let You Go” at 11 a.m. Jan. 28. Call 864-627-9197 or visit http://www.barnesandnoble.com.

G — FREE! Gather for a story and more at 11 a.m. at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 735 Haywood Road. January story times include “Clifford the Big Red Dog” at 11 a.m. Jan. 7, “How Do Dinosaurs Choose Their Pets?” at 11 a.m. Jan. 14, “Nanette’s Baguette” at 11 a.m. Jan. 21 and “I’ll Never Let You Go” at 11 a.m. Jan. 28. Call 864-458-9113 or visit http://www.barnesandnoble.com.

S — FREE! Gather for a story and more at 11 a.m. at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 1489 W.O. Ezell Blvd. January story times include “Clifford the Big Red Dog” at 11 a.m. Jan. 7, “How Do Dinosaurs Choose Their Pets?” at 11 a.m. Jan. 14, “Nanette’s Baguette” at 11 a.m. Jan. 21 and “I’ll Never Let You Go” at 11 a.m. Jan. 28. Call 864-587-8822.

SFREE! End the day with a story at Pajama Hour at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Middle Tyger Branch Library. Ages 3 – 7. Call 864-439-4759.

SFREE! Start baby off right with Lap Baby Story Time at 11 a.m. Tuesdays at the Middle Tyger Branch Library. Ages birth – 3. Call 864-439-4759.

SFREE! Add something new to the day with Preschool Story Time at noon Tuesdays at the Middle Tyger Branch Library. Ages 3 – 6.

Call 864-439-4759.

S — FREE! Celebrate friendship with Bilingual Buddies Story Time at 10 a.m. Mondays at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Ages 6 and younger. Call 864-574-6815.

S — FREE! Babies and toddlers can learn the joy of reading at 1, 2, 3: Read with Me at 11 a.m. Wednesdays at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Ages infant – 3. Call 864-574-6815.

S — FREE! The whole family can gather for Snuggle and a Story Family Time at 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Call 864-574-6815.

S — FREE! Playful Preschool Story Time is at 11 a.m. Thursdays at the Cyrill-Westside Branch Library. Ages 3 – 6. Call 864-574-6815.

S — FREE! Join the PIPS: Pretty Important Preschoolers Story Time at 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Spartanburg Main Library. Hear longer stories and have interactive play time, including singing, dancing and bubbles. Ages 3 – 6. Call 864-596-3504.

S — FREE! Wee Be Jammin’ – songs, stories, finger plays and active play time – is at 10 and 11 a.m. Tuesdays at the Spartanburg Main Library. Ages 3 – 6. Call 864-596-3504.

S — FREE! PBS: Peekaboo Baby Story Time includes the smallest pre-readers in story time fun. Meet at 10 a.m. Wednesdays at the Spartanburg Main Library. Ages birth – 1. Call 864-596-3504.

S — FREE! Rockin’ Babies is lively, interactive time of stories, songs and finger plays for babies and toddlers 3 and younger, followed by interactive playtime. Meet at 10 and 11 a.m. Thursdays at the Spartanburg Main Library. Call 864-596-3504.

S — FREE! Ms. Baba’s Honey Bears is a sensory story time for ages 12 and younger at 10 a.m. Jan. 7 at the Spartanburg Main Library. The entire family is welcome to attend. Call 864-596-3504.

S — FREE! Hear a children’s story anytime with Dial-a-Story. Call 864-596-3530.

P — FREE! Hear a children’s story anytime with Dial-a-Story. Call 864-850-7080 or 864-868-2727.

P — FREE! Circle up for books, songs and flannel boards for kids and caregivers at Preschool Story Time for ages 2 – 5 at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the Hampton Memorial Branch Library in Easley. Call 864-850-7077 or email publicist@pickens.lib.sc.us.

P — FREE! Story Time on the Spectrum at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 2 at the Hampton Memorial Branch Library in Easley. The program is geared toward children with special needs and their families. Call 864-850-7077 or email publicist@pickens.lib.sc.us.

P — FREE! Make a story come to life at Lego Storybuilders at 3:30 p.m. Fridays at the Hampton Memorial Branch Library in Easley. Read a story and build on what you have learned. All ages. Call 864-850-7077 or email publicist@pickens.lib.sc.us.

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