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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Saturday Family Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Stories, songs, rhymes, and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 09
Sat Jul 16
Sat Jul 23
Sat Aug 06
Sat Aug 13
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Thu Sep 24, 2015 - Thu Jun 09, 2016
Location: Davenport

Children Grades 1 - 6 requiring help with reading, homework and study skills receive individualized help for one hour per week. This is a free program and registration is required.

Icon of the event Get Ready for Mother's Day
Sat May 07, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Let's celebrate Mom with stories, songs and a special craft. Age 4 and up. To register, visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.

Icon of the event Afternoon Story Time
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

Join us for stories, songs and rhymes in the afternoon. For babies, toddlers, preschoolers and children of all ages including their parents or caregivers. Drop in welcome....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 02
Mon May 09
Mon May 16
Mon May 23
Mon May 30
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Mon Jan 04, 2016 - Sat Jun 11, 2016
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

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 Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

*NEW START DATE* - Tickles, bounces and games for children from birth to 11 months of age. To register, visit or call the Branch at 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 04
Wed May 11
Icon of the event Father's Day Storytime
Sat Jun 18, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Join us for stories, activities and make a craft to take home for Dad! Age 4 and up. To register, visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.

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 Parachute Songs and Play for Infants
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

Parachute Play is back! Join us for a FREE Parachute Song and Play for you and your baby (3-18 months). Learn new songs and find new ways to play with your baby every Friday in May. This program is facilitated by East York Ea...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 06
Fri May 13
Fri May 20
Fri May 27
Icon of the event Family Time with Early Literacy Program
Ongoing event running from Tue Feb 09, 2016 - Wed Jun 29, 2016
Location: Woodview Park

A fun and educational program for children 0-6 years of age and their caregivers. Program includes parent support, creative arts, stories, music and playtime fun. Join us Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Co...