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Ashburn Library, 43316 Hay Road, Ashburn, continuing children's story times. 703-737-8100.
* Baby Lapsit, ages 0-18 months, Mondays, 10 a.m.
* Teen Reading Buddies Story time, ages 3-5, Mondays, 4:30 p.m.
* Mother Goose Nursery Time, 18-24 months, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m.
* Terrific 2s: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:45 a.m.
* Preschool Story time, ages 3-5, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:30 a.m.
* Wonderful Wednesday Stories, ages 3-5, Wednesdays, 1:30 p.m.
* After School Story time, ages 5-8, Wednesdays, 4 p.m.
* Pajama Story time, ages 3-5, Wednesdays, 7 p.m.
* Video Story time Matinee, ages 3-6, Fridays, 2 p.m. Dec. 7: The Gingerbread Man, advance registration required.
* Saturday Family Story time, ages 2-5, Saturdays, 10 a.m.
Cascades Library, 21030 Whitfield Place, Sterling, continuing children's story times. 703-444-3228.
* Lapsits for 2s: Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. and Wednesdays, 11:15 a.m.
* Baby Lapsit, ages 0-18 months, Tuesdays and Saturdays, 11:15 a.m.
* Pajama Story time, ages 2-5, Tuesdays, 7 p.m.
* Story time for 3s, 4s and 5s, Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
* After School Book Break, ages 5-8, Wednesdays, 4 p.m.
* Mother Goose Nursery Time, ages 18-24 months, Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.
* Terrific 3s, Thursdays, 11:15 a.m.
* Saturday Family Story time, ages 2- 6s, Saturdays, 10:30 a.m.
Sterling Library, 120 Enterprise St, Sterling, continuing children's story times. 703-430-9500.
* Preschool Story time, age 3-5, Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m. and Fridays, 11 a.m.
* Mother Goose Story time, ages 18-24 months, Thursdays, 4 p.m.
* Family Story times, ages 3-10, second Saturdays, 11 a.m.