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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Leading to Reading is a free program for children Grades 1-6 in need of extra support in reading and writing. Children are matched with a volunteer, who will work with them one-on-one for one hour every week. Children must fi...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 22
Tue May 23
Wed May 24
Thu May 25
Icon of the event Baby Time and Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 3 years with their parents or caregivers. Drop in program....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 21
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 05
Fri May 12
Fri May 19
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Stories, songs and rhymes for children aged 3-5 years with their parents and caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 08
Sat Apr 15
Sat Apr 22
Sat Apr 29
Sat May 06
Icon of the event Storyfire
Sat Mar 25, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Storyfire launches the Toronto Storytelling Festival with great storytelling events at venues across the city. For Toronto Public Library, Storyfire will see storytellers gather at four branches across the city to entertain a...

Icon of the event Family Storytime + Craft
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Stories, songs, rhymes, and activities for children 0-5 years old with their parents or caregivers. Stay for a bit, and make a craft to take home!...

Icon of the event Family Storytime + Craft
Sat Mar 11, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Stories, songs, rhymes, and activities for children 0-5 years old with their parents or caregivers. Stay for a bit, and make a craft to take home!...

Icon of the event STEM Storytime
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

It is never too early to start having fun with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sun Mar 05
Sun Mar 12
Sun Mar 19
Sun Mar 26
Icon of the event Readiness to Learn
9:15 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

This program is for children 3 years old and their parents/caregivers. It includes activities that improve cognitive thinking, motor skills, socialization and independence to help children feel more confident when starting sc...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 03
Fri Mar 10
Fri Mar 17
Fri Mar 24
Fri Mar 31
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Stories, songs, fingerplays, bouncing and tickling rhymes for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 02
Thu Mar 09
Thu Mar 16
Thu Mar 23
Thu Mar 30
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Join us for morning stories and songs. 18 months+. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 01
Wed Mar 08
Wed Mar 15
Wed Mar 22
Wed Mar 29