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Goodnight Stories

Goodnight Stories

By Wells Public Library
Listen to a quiet bedtime story read by one of our Wells Public Library staff members. Perfect for dinnertime, too!
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Race Car Dreams
What do cars dream about when they shut down for the night? Find out as Miss Allison reads Race Car Dreams by Sharon Chriscoe.
June 8, 2021
When the Moon is High
Settle into a soft slumber while Miss Allison reads When the Moon is High by Alice Schertle.
June 1, 2021
Two Bedtime Tales
Get relaxed and cozy listening to Miss Allison read The Sleep Sheep by Anna McQuinn and The Going to Bed Book by Sandra Boynton.
May 25, 2021
Two Bedtime Counting Stories
Count your way to sleep as Miss Allison reads Ten, Nine, Eight by Molly Bang and Ten Sleepy Sheep by Holly Keller.
May 18, 2021
No More Naps!
What if you refused to take a nap but the rest of the world went to sleep? Find out what Annalise Devin McFleece does when that happens to her as Miss Allison reads No More Naps! by Chris Grabenstein.
May 11, 2021
Mother, Mother I Want Another
Does Baby Mousie really want another mother? Mrs. Mouse needs to find out! Listen to Miss Allison read Mother, Mother, I Want Another by Maria Polushkin Robbins to find out about one silly misunderstanding.
May 4, 2021
Marc Just Couldn't Sleep
Miss Meghan reads about all the things Marc's mother does for him to help him fall asleep in the sweet story Marc Just Couldn't Fall Asleep by Gabriela Keselman.
April 27, 2021
Click Clack Peep
When Baby Duck keeps everyone awake with her peeping, only Duck knows what to do. Doreen Cronin's Click Clack Peep is read by Miss Allison to help your little ones fall asleep.
April 20, 2021
Russell the Sheep
What should you count if you're a sheep trying to get to sleep? Listen to Miss Jade read Russell the Sheep by Rob Scotton to find out!
April 13, 2021
Two Sleepy Stories
Feel the sleep come on as Miss Allison reads two bedtime stories - When Sheep Sleep by Laura Numeroff and Sleepy Me by Marni McGee.
April 6, 2021
Naptime, Laptime
Nothing is better than snuggling in for a cozy nap in a loved one's lap. Listen to Miss Meghan read Naptime, Laptime by Eileen Spinelli to hear all the reasons why naptime is the best.
March 30, 2021
Sheep Go To Sleep
How hard is it to get 5 sheep to fall asleep? Listen along to find out as Miss Allison reads Nancy Shaw's Sheep Go to Sleep!
March 23, 2021
Where Giants Sleep
Get cozy and listen to Miss Allison read Mem Fox's sleepy bedtime tale Where Giants Sleep.
March 16, 2021
The Napping House
Is anyone going to be able to wake up this sleeping house? With a granny, a child, a dog, and others, hopefully Audrey Wood's The Napping House  won't be asleep for too long!
March 9, 2021
I Just Want to Say Goodnight
Say goodnight to everything around as Miss Allison reads I Just Want to Say Goodnight by Rachel Isadora.
March 2, 2021
I am Not Going to Get Up Today
Enjoy this silly story by Dr. Seuss - I am Not Going to Get Up Today read by Miss Allison.
February 23, 2021
Goodnight Spaceman
Float around in the atmosphere with Miss Allison as she reads Goodnight Spaceman by Michelle Robinson.
February 16, 2021
Shhhhh! Everybody's Sleeping
Listen as Miss Cindy reads the quiet bedtime story Shhhhh! Everybody's Sleeping by Julie Markes and get your little one off to sleep.
February 9, 2021
Millions of Cats
Dream of hundreds of cats, thousands of cats, millions and billions and trillions of cats as you listen along to Miss Allison read Wanda Gag's classic  Millions of Cats.
February 2, 2021
Lucy Can't Sleep
Enjoy the dulcet tones of Miss Jade's voice as she reads Lucy Can't Sleep by Amy Schwartz.
January 26, 2021
Guess How Much I Love You
Venture to the moon and back with Little Nutbrown Hare, Big Nutbrown Hare, and Miss Allison as she reads Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney.
January 19, 2021
Remember the story of the bear in a department store? Listen to Miss Allison read the classic tale of Corduroy by Don Freeman, and go right back to your childhood. And bedtime!
January 12, 2021
Episode 19: Waking Dragons and Forever
Two quiet books to listen to tonight: Waking Dragons by Jane Yolen and Forever by Emma Dodd. Both books are read by Miss Allison, hopefully helping to lull your little ones to sleep.
January 5, 2021
Episode 18: Before I Wake Up
Miss Allison reads Britta Teckentrup's Before I Wake Up as a sweet bedtime story to listen to before going to bed.
December 29, 2020
Episode 17: Two Quiet Stories
Miss Allison reads The Goodnight Train by June Sobel and Miss Sally reads A Book of Sleep by Il Sung Na to lull your child to sleep.
December 22, 2020
Episode 16: Bedtime for Bear
Bear knows he has to go to sleep for the winter, but his friends are keeping him awake! Listen to our guest reader, Luke, as he tells the Brett Helquist story Bedtime for Bear.
December 15, 2020
Episode 15: Bedtime for Boo
Get settled in along with Boo the ghost as Miss Sarah reads Bedtime for Boo by Mickie Matheis.
December 8, 2020
Episode 14: Two Bedtime Stories
Listen to Miss Allison read Don't Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late by Mo Willems and The House in the Night by Susan Marie Swanson. A funny story to start followed by a relaxed one to end the night.
December 7, 2020
Episode 13: Where do Diggers Sleep at Night?
Get lulled to sleep as Miss Allison reads Where Do Diggers Sleep at Night by Brianna Caplan Sayres
November 24, 2020
Episode 12: Gideon
Listen to the story of a young gosling who insists he is not ready for a nap in Gideon by Olivier Dunrea, read aloud by our special guest, Emma.
November 17, 2020
Episode 11: The World Champion of Staying Awake
Do you think you could stay up all night? Miss Allison reads The World Champion of Staying Awake by Sean Taylor to see if anyone in the book can!
November 10, 2020
Episode 10: Sleepy Bears
Listen as Mama Bear recites a special rhyme for each of her cubs as Miss Allison reads Sleepy Bears by Mem Fox.
November 3, 2020
Episode 9: Melody Mooner Stayed Up All Night
What will it take to get Melody Mooner to go to bed? Miss Jade reads Melody Mooner Stayed Up All Night by Frank B. Edwards so you can find out!
October 27, 2020
Episode 8: Itsy Mitsy Runs Away
What would you need to take with you if you decided to run away? Miss Allison reads Itsy Mitsy Runs Away by Elanna Allen to give you some ideas before you go to sleep.
October 20, 2020
Episode 7: No Sleep for the Sheep
What is a sheep supposed to do when all the animals keep waking him up? Listen to find out as Miss Allison reads No Sleep for the Sheep by Karen Beaumont. 
October 13, 2020
Episode 6: Sleep Like a Tiger
Curl up like a tiny snail and listen to Stefanie read Sleep Like a Tiger by Mary Logue.
October 6, 2020
Episode 5: Two Bedtime Tales
Two bedtime stories read by Miss Allison for tonight! Cornelius P. Mud, Are You Ready for Bed? by Barney Saltzberg and How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? by Jane Yolen.
September 29, 2020
Episode 4: Kitty Cat, Kitty Cat
Let Miss Sarah lull you to sleep with her reading of Kitty Cat, Kitty Cat, Are You Going to Sleep by Bill Martin, Jr.
September 22, 2020
Episode 3: Bedtime for Frances by Russell Hoban
Snuggle up and listen to Miss Allison do a reading of this classic tale.
September 15, 2020
Episode 2: Kiss Good Night by Amy Hest
Listen to Miss Sally read Kiss Good Night by Amy Hest before heading off to bed.
September 8, 2020
Episode 1: Goodnight Everyone by Chris Haughton
Enjoy this quiet bedtime story read by Miss Allison.
September 1, 2020