Do you love reading? Join us every first Saturday of each month for a nature-themed story time! Depending on the theme this story time program will include a story or two as well as hands-on exploration of biofacts a nature-themed craft or activity and/or an encounter with one of our animal ambassadors.

This story time program is designed for ages 4 – 8 (ages 3 and under are welcomed). Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Start Time: 9:30 am

Depending on the theme the story time program runs between 40 and 60 minutes.


Prices are per child. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Non-Member: $8 per child

Member: $5 per child

Ages 3 & Under: Free

Payment required upon registration. Call to pay over the phone at (916)-489-4918, or register in person at the Effie Yeaw Nature Center lobby.



March 5th – Eggs-traordinary Eggs

April 2nd – Earth Day (Make Every Day Earth Day)

May 7th – Caterpillars and Butterflies

June 4th – Deer and Fawns

July 2nd – Moon/Nocturnal Animals


Check back for more themes in the coming months!