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

Who: Tots age 2 to 5 years

What: Little Paws Story Time at the Humane Society of Huron Valley – Stories, fingerplays, crafts, and– of course– interactions with the animals!

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

When: 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.

Fee: $5 per child, up to two adults/children under the age of 1 are free.

Pre-registration is required to allow for social distancing. We have a limit of 8 children and one adult caregiver per child.  

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 15 children and 15 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).

Upcoming 2021 Dates:

Stay tuned for fall 2021 dates!