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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Kindergarten Readiness Program
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Forest Hill

This program is delivered by Ontario Early Years for children who are entering Junior Kindergarten in September 2014. Children and their caregivers participate in group learning experiences which support Kindergarten expectat...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 25
Wed Jun 01
Wed Jun 08
Wed Jun 15
Wed Jun 22
Icon of the event Baby Lap Time
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Learn new songs, rhymes and finger plays; and foster bonding with your baby! For Parents and their Babies up to 14 months. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 09
Mon May 16
Mon May 23
Mon May 30
Mon Jun 06
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 Yorktown Family Services: Drop In
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Families & caregivers of children 0-6 years old can enjoy this free drop-in program. Explore a variety of activities, arts & crafts and circle time.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 11
Wed May 18
Wed May 25
Wed Jun 01
Wed Jun 08
Icon of the event Leading To Reading
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mimico Centennial

Children (Grades 1-6 as of Sept. 2014) requiring help with reading and writing skills receive individualized help for one hour per week. Free program. Registration required. Application forms available at the library. Space i...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Tue Jun 07
Icon of the event Mother's Day Storytime & Craft
Sat May 07, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Location: Richview

Join us for a special storytime in honour of Mother's Day. And make a fun craft to give to your mom, grandma, sister, aunt or someone else as a present!...

Icon of the event Stay and Play Storytime! (3-6 years old)
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Join us every week for a special storytime just for kids 3-6 years old. Listen to stories, participate in activities, and make a craft to take home!...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 04
Mon Jul 11
Mon Jul 18
Mon Jul 25
Mon Aug 08
Icon of the event Family Time
10:15 am - 10:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mimico Centennial

Stories, songs and rhymes for young children and their parents, caregivers, brothers and sisters.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 07
Sat May 21
Sat Jun 04
Sat Jun 18
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. James Town

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children ages 5 and under with parents or caregivers. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 04
Icon of the event Puppet Show: The Paper Bag Princess
Tue Jul 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Richview

Join us for a Puppet Show Presentation of Robert Munsch's "The Paper Bag Princess"....