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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Ready for Reading Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Stories, songs and rhymes for children aged 0-5 years with their parents and caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 04
Icon of the event Read to Me
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Enjoy an afternoon of stories and crafts with your little one. Drop-in program. For ages 0-5. Daycares and large groups please call 416-396-8964.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 15
Fri Jul 22
Fri Jul 29
Fri Aug 05
Icon of the event  Children's Author Visit: Jill Javelosa-Alvarez
Thu Jul 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Canadian children's author, Jill Javelosa-Alvarez, will help kids discover fun and interactive ways to learn one of the building blocks of reading and writing - our alphabet. Join us for an engaging afternoon of music, moveme...

Icon of the event Saturday Storytime and Craft
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join us in the children's department for stories, songs, and a craft to take home each week. No registration is required. Most appropriate for children ages 2 to 6.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 04
Icon of the event Amazing Tails
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Enjoy Amazing Tails on Mondays, July 18 - August 15 from 2:00pm-3:00pm. Enjoy different activities each week including crafts, puppet shows, scavenger hunts, bingo, storytime and more! Ages 0-5. Drop in. Groups of 10 or more ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 18
Mon Jul 25
Mon Aug 08
Mon Aug 15
Icon of the event Fun with Numbers
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Children will start to recognize numbers by participating in different hands-on activities which may include number puzzles, counting toys, counting beads and flashcards....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Tue Jun 07
Icon of the event Toddler Time
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Stories and songs for toddlers with their caregivers. No registration is required: drop-in to the children's department on the second floor.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Stories, rhymes & songs for babies, birth to 18 months & their parents or caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 11
Wed May 18
Wed May 25
Icon of the event Owl and Friends' Dream Catcher
Fri Jun 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Find out more about aboriginal lore. Watch NFB animation based on native legends, and make your own dream catcher. Kids 6-12. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Babytime 2: 10 months to 18 months
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Stories, songs, and lap rhymes for babies and their caregivers. Registration is required. Call the branch anytime from April 4 to April 8 to put your name down for the program (416-393-7700). If we have too many registrants,...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 06
Fri May 13
Fri May 20
Fri May 27
Fri Jun 03