Raise a Reader at Sharkey’s Storytime! An Apple a Day. Celebrate Johnny Appleseed’s birthday by taking a bite out of apples with books and songs about this juicy fruit! When Wednesday, October 4th — 10:30 am to 11:15 am Where Program Room 1017 Enjoy books, songs and activities that enhance early literacy skills. Recommended for children ages 3 – 5 years with their caregivers. This event is part of the Raise a Reader, Sharkey's Storytime series.