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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 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 Mother's Day Family Storytime
Sat May 07, 2016 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Palmerston

Join us in celebrating Mother's Day with stories, songs and craft. All children and their families are welcome. No registration.

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 Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

Stories, songs and tickling rhymes for children 19 to 35 months and their caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 06
Fri May 13
Fri May 20
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 Summer Reading Club Party with Singalong Tim and Lori
Wed Jul 06, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Music, fun and treats to launch the Summer Reading Club at Gerrard-Ashdale. With entertainers Tim and Lori of Singalong Tim and the Pacifiers. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Father's Day Family Storytime
Sat Jun 18, 2016 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Palmerston

Join us in celebrating Father's Day with stories, songs and craft. All children and their families are welcome. No registration.

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Sep 26, 2015 - Sat Jun 11, 2016
Location: Humberwood

Students Grades 1 to 6 requiring help with reading, homework, and study skills receive individualized help for one hour per week on Saturdays. Free program. Registration required.

Icon of the event Japanese Kamishibai Stories and Asian Craft
Sat May 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Bring the whole family and celebrate Asian Heritage Month by listening to captivating Japanese Kamishibai tales and by making your own Asian craft!...