Know a toddler who loves animals? Come have a paws-itively fun time with us at HSHV and at Tiny Lions cat café! 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!

Story Time @ our main shelter

What: Little Paws Story Time at the Humane Society of Huron Valley

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. September – May (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.

2020 Winter Dates:  *Please note that we will not be hosting story time on December 26th or January 2nd. We will see you in 2020!

  • Thursday, January 9th
  • Thursday, January 16th
  • Thursday, January 23rd
  • Thursday, January 30th
  • Thursday, February 6th
  • Thursday, February 13th
  • Thursday, February 20th
  • Thursday, February 27th
  • Thursday, March 5th
  • Thursday, March 12th
  • Thursday, March 19th
  • Thursday, March 26th

Want to schedule a story time for a private group of 8 or more children? Private story time events are available for groups of up to 20 children and 20 adults. Story time bookings are available most Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays September – May, between 10am – 1pm for a program fee of $75. For more information or to start the scheduling process, please contact us.

Story Time @ the cat café

What: Tiny Tails Story Time at Tiny Lions cat café

Where: Tiny Lions lounge and adoption Center (5245 Jackson Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48103)

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 15 children. Due to this, you’re welcome to come up to 10 minutes early!

Time: Tuesdays 10:00-10:45 a.m.  (45 minutes).  **Please note that we will not have story time on Tuesday, December 24th**

2020 Winter Dates

  • Tuesday, December 31, 2019
  • Tuesday, January 7, 2020
  • Tuesday, January 14, 2020
  • Tuesday, January 21, 2020
  • Tuesday, January 28, 2020
  • Tuesday, February 4th, 2020
  • Tuesday, February 11th, 2020
  • Tuesday, February 18th, 2020
  • Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
  • Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020
  • Tuesday, March 10th, 2020
  • Tuesday, March 17th, 2020
  • Tuesday, March 24th, 2020
  • Tuesday, March 31st, 2020