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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Thu Jan 26, 2017 - Thu Jun 15, 2017
Location: Downsview

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, at a specified t...

Icon of the event Summer Storytime
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Preschool children and their parents and caregivers are invited to enjoy stories, songs, crafts and summer fun! For children ages 5 and under. Drop-in, no registration required. Large groups must enquire ahead of time. For mo...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 03
Mon Jul 10
Mon Jul 17
Mon Jul 24
Mon Jul 31
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Is your child between Grades 1 and 6? Does your child need extra help to improve their reading skills? If so, then please join us for free hourly one on one individualized sessions with volunteers. Space is limited, please re...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 24
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 14
Wed Jun 21
Icon of the event Family Time: Happy Canada 150!
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Families are invited to come to the library and help us celebrate Canada's 150th Birthday at this "Ready for Reading" Storytime....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 06
Thu Jul 13
Thu Jul 20
Thu Jul 27
Thu Aug 03
Icon of the event Ready For Reading Preschool Storytime
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Perth/Dupont

Rhymes, stories and songs for preschoolers (0 to 5yrs) and their caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 14
Wed Jun 21
Wed Jun 28
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, finger plays and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 26
Fri Jun 02
Fri Jun 09
Fri Jun 16
Fri Jun 23
Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Listen to storybooks and sing along with favourite songs! Drop in every Saturday morning, rain or shine, in Room 2 or the KidsStop. All children accompanied by parents and caregivers are welcome, no registration required. For...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 27
Sat Jun 03
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jun 17
Sat Jun 24
Icon of the event Rainbow Pride Family Storytime
Wed Jun 14, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come join us as we celebrate Family PRIDE at the Library with a Special Family Storytime. Come and listen to LGBTQ themed stories, sing songs and a craft to follow.

Icon of the event Ready for Reading Preschool storytime
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Perth/Dupont

Rhymes, stories and songs for preschoolers (0 to 5yrs) and their caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 02
Fri Jun 16
Fri Jun 23
Icon of the event Family Time with Ashima Suri
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Join us for an interactive Bolly Yoga Family Storytime with a very special guest Fairview's Artist In The Library Ashima Suri. Free drop-in program.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 09