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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 Toddler Time Drop-In
Thu Aug 18, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Locke

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 18 months to 30 months with their parents or caregivers.

Icon of the event Elephant & Piggie Storytime
Wed Aug 03, 2016 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come join us for a Mo Willems storytime starring Elephant & Piggie! Stories and songs will be followed by a craft. Ages 2-5....

Icon of the event Baby Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 17 months with their parents or caregivers. Register by ballot Mar. 21 - Apr. 2. Child's library card required. Draw on Apr...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Icon of the event Ahoy Mateys! Pirate Storytime
Tue Jul 26, 2016 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

ARRGGHH! Ahoy matey! Join us on a swash-bucklin' adventure as we walk the plank together and listen to pirate stories! Stories and songs will be followed by a craft. Ages 2-5....

Icon of the event Preschool Time
10:00 am - 10:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 31 months - 5 years with their parents or caregivers. Register by ballot from Mar. 21 - Apr. 2. Child's library card required. Draw on Apr. 4.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 05
Thu May 12
Thu May 19
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 Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for songs, stories and rhymes. 0-5 years old. Drop in....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 02
Mon May 09
Mon May 16
Icon of the event Baby Time  Drop-In
Thu Jul 28, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Locke

Boouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 17 months with their parents or caregivers.

Icon of the event Wild about Disney feat. Queen Elsa
Wed Jul 06, 2016 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us for a special Disney-inspired storytime with Queen Elsa of Arendelle! Enjoy songs, stories, dances, and games with the Ice Queen. Ages 0-6....