Reading Month with MLC and PBS Kids

Read aloud videos from Michigan bookworms and famous faces.

Reading Month Fun for Young Readers

March is reading month, and students everywhere are finding new books to read. We’re celebrating the most literary time of the year with read aloud videos for blossoming bookworms and little ones who are just learning their letters.

Each series below has different ways to extend learning. Answer questions about the characters and plot, try a hands-on STEM activity, and more!

For Preschoolers

Ann Arbor District Library Storytimes

Sing, dance, read, and play with your preschooler! Librarians from the Ann Arbor District Library bring a library storytime into your living room for a fast-paced and engaging half-hour.

Find more episodes on our website.

Read Along with PBS KIDS

Along with story-time of a beloved book, each PBS KIDS Read-Along is designed to encourage engagement among families who tune in, with activity ideas and questions that spark conversation.

See the full YouTube playlist for more.

For Elementary Schoolers

Read, Write, ROAR!

Each half-hour episode features lessons on reading and writing skills, with a writing activity or read aloud at the end.

Find read aloud segments on YouTube.

Find full Read, Write, ROAR! episodes on our website.

Live From the Opera House

Read stories and learn about the coolest people and organizations in Michigan. Then, use the engineering process to explore hands-on STEM projects with teachers from Traverse City Area Public Schools.

Find full episodes on our website.