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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Creepy, Weird & Strange!
Fri Mar 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Magical, bizarre and frightful stories will make your skin crawl and boggle your mind. Play a mysterious game and test your courage! For the fearless ages 6 and up.

Icon of the event Pot o'Gold
Thu Mar 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Celebrate the luck of the Irish with stories, songs and rhymes about leprechauns, rainbows, and shamrocks. You never know, you might just win a pot of gold! For children ages 6 and up.

Icon of the event Listen, Watch, Make! Snakes Edition!
Wed Mar 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

It will be an hour of snake stories, a short movie & a slithering snake craft.

Icon of the event Today a Reader, Tomorrow a Leader!
Sat Jan 23, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:45 pm

Is reading your super power? Celebrate Family Literacy Month superhero-style! Come to Yorkville dressed as a super hero or in your favourite superhero T-shirt. Listen to some stories, make your own super-crafts and take o...

Icon of the event Once upon a storybook
Sat Jan 23, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Fairy tales are a tradition around the world. We will share some favourite classics and some twisted & fractured ones too! For families with children of all ages.

Icon of the event Around the world in stories
Sat Jan 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Listen as stories from different countries introduce you to new heroes and adventures. Learn about different cultures, try some puzzles, and take home some fabulous books. For families with children of all ages.

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Mon Jan 04, 2016 - Sat Jun 11, 2016

Children (Grades 1-6 as of Sept. 2015) requiring help with reading and writing skills receive individualized help for one hour per week....

Icon of the event Holiday Storytime and Crafts!
Wed Dec 23, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:15 am

Stay warm and cozy and join us for a special holiday storytime. Enjoy seasonal stories, songs and crafts. All ages welcome. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Spanish Storytime
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below

Join us one Saturday per month for a special Spanish Storytime! Bring your children aged 2-7 to have fun and learn with stories, songs and rhymes....

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 19
Sat Jan 30
Sat Feb 27
Sat Mar 26
Icon of the event Holiday Puppet Show
Tue Dec 15, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Forest Hill

Come celebrate all the holidays with very merry puppet show for children ages 0-5. Older siblings welcome! Registration is not required, but please arrive early as space is limited. Please call 416-393-7706 for details.