Every Wednesday and Saturday morning at 11 a.m., Barnes & Noble hosts a free story time designed for children aged two through seven. Everyone is welcome to join as we sing, dance, read stories and do arts and crafts.  Watch the calendar for special story times, which can include pajama days, dress-up story times, and visits from our favorite storybook characters.

Upcoming stories include:

June 1: “That is NOT a Good Idea” – Stick around after story time as Pensacola’s favorite mascot Kazoo from the Blue Wahoos is in the story to take pictures with kids, and “Baseball in Pensacola author Scott Brown is here to sign his book.

June 5: “Surfer Chick” - A long-lashed tan chicken in a green two-piece bathing suit, is determined to make her surfer-star father proud.

June 8: “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” –Parents and grandparents are encouraged to remember their cameras as Cookie Mouse comes to Barnes & Noble to entertain the children.   Cookie Mouse will give out hugs, sign books, and pose for pictures.

June 12: “The Lucky Blue Angel” – Pensacola’s favorite pilots, the Blue Angels, are coming to make story time even more fun.  Blue Angel pilots will be in the store reading the story and making paper airplanes with the kids.  

June 14: “Hop on Pop” – In a special Friday night pre-Father’s day event, children are encouraged to bring dad to story time for Daddy and me story time.  

For more information, call Barnes & Noble at 969-9554.