Multilingual May Storytime Series

For Families
Reading Library
Free with Museum admission

Join students from Tal Goldfajn’s Community, Storytelling, and Translation course at UMass-Amherst for this special series of interactive bilingual storytimes in Arabic, English, Mandarin, Quechua, and Spanish.


Multilingual May Storytime Schedule


May 3 at 11 am: Spanish and English

Little Owl Lost / Un poco perdido, by Chris Haughton


May 3 at 2 pm: Spanish and English

Kapow!, by George O’Connor


May 4 at 1 pm: Spanish and English

Señorita Mariposa, by Ben Gundersheimer and illustrated by Almada Rivera


May 4 at 2 pm: Spanish and English

Where the Wild Things Are / Donde viven los monstruos, by Maurice Sendak


May 6 at 11 am: Spanish and English

I Need a Hug / Necesito un abrazo, by Aaron Blabey


May 6 at 12:30 pm: Spanish and English

The Book of Questions / El libro de las preguntas, by Pablo Neruda and illustrated by Paloma Valdivia


May 6 at 2 pm: Spanish and English 

The Snowy Day / Un día de nieve, by Ezra Jack Keats


May 7 at 12:15 pm: Quechua and English

Atuqmantawan Mallkumantawa / The Fox and the Condor, traditional Tejido weaving from Bolivia 


May 7 at 1 pm: Arabic and English

What Shall We Play Now?, by Taghreed A. Najjar and illustrated by Charlotte Shama


May 7 at 2 pm: Spanish and English

Goodnight Moon / Buenas noches, luna, by Margaret Wise Brown and illustrated by Clement Hurd


May 10 at 11 am: Spanish and English

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie / Si le das una galletita a un ratón, by Laura Numeroff and illustrated by Patricia Bond


May 10 at 2 pm: Spanish and English

The Story of Ferdinand / El Cuento de Ferdinando, by Munro Leaf and illustrated by Robert Lawson


May 11 at 11 am: Spanish and English

Pete The Cat: I Love My White Shoes / Pete el Gato: encanto mis zapatos blancos, by Eric Litwin and illustrated by James Dean


May 13 at 11 am: Spanish and English

My Papi Has a Motorcycle / Mi papi tiene una moto, by Isabel Quintero and illustrated by Zeke Peña


May 13 at 12:30 pm: Spanish and English

Let’s Go To San Juan / Vámonos a San Juan, by Patty Rodriguez and Ariana Stein, illustrated by Ana Godinez


May 13 at 2 pm: Mandarin and English

Summer, by Cao Wenxuan and illustrated by Yu Rong