In addition to stories read by staff, our story times usually include music and movement.  Story time is designed so children have fun while building early literacy skills.

Thank you for participating in Mesa County Libraries' Story Time Survey. The information that you and others provide will help us remain responsive to the needs of our community.

* 1. Age of child(children) attending story time:

* 2. Which location do you attend story time the most?

* 3. Which days of the week do you usually attend story time (check all that apply)?

* 4. This program is useful for my child's development?

* 5. How has your child been impacted by story time?  Please rate the following on a scale of 5 to 1 (5=most, 1=least)

  1 2 3 4 5
Increased Vocabulary
Fostering a love of books, stories and reading
Knowledge of concepts: colors, numbers, letters, shapes, emotions
Increased singing, rhyming and use of sounds
Development of motor skills and movement
Improved listening and following directions
Learning social skills, interacting with others, taking turns, sharing

* 6. The parent/caregiver interaction before and after story time is beneficial?

* 7. On a scale of 5 to 1 (5=excellent, 1=poor), please rate the following elements of story time

  1 2 3 4 5
Appropriateness of books used
Encouragement to participate and engage
Staff interaction with children and caregivers
Quality of story time extenders (handouts/activities)
Size of audience and space

* 8. Are elements of the library's story time (songs, activities, etc.) being used at home?

* 9. We welcome any additional comments:

Thank you!