Know a toddler who loves animals? Come have a paws-itively fun time with us at HSHV!

Little Paws Storytime


Designed for children ages 2 to 5, our story time programs include animal-themed stories, fingerplays, crafts and the opportunity to meet some of our adoptable animals!

Where: HSHV’s Education Center (3100 Cherry Hill Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105)

Who: Kids age 2 to 5 years

Fee: $5 per child, up to two adults/children under the age of 1 are free. Simply pay at the door (We accept cash, check, or credit card)

Registration: No pre-registration is needed, but please know we do have a space limit of 20 children. 

Time: Thursdays 10:30-11:30 a.m. (60 minutes). To keep distractions to a minimum for our young learners, doors will close at 10:45 a.m. Families arriving after that will be asked to wait in the vestibule until our doors open to the public at 11 a.m.

Upcoming Dates:

  • November 1st
  • November 8th
  • November 15th
  •  Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22nd – story time will not be held on this day
  • November 29th
  • December 6th
  • December 13th
  • December 20th
  • December 27th


Want to schedule a story time for a private group of 8 or more children? Email