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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Saturday Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Queen/Saulter

Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays for children and their parents and caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 04
Sat Jun 18
Sat Jul 09
Sat Jul 30
Sat Aug 13
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 Babytime
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

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


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 27
Icon of the event Kindergarten Readiness Program
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Forest Hill

This program is delivered by Ontario Early Years for children who are entering Junior Kindergarten in September 2014. Children and their caregivers participate in group learning experiences which support Kindergarten expectat...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 25
Wed Jun 01
Wed Jun 08
Wed Jun 15
Wed Jun 22
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Stories, fingerplays and songs for children 12 months to 23 months and their caregivers. To register visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 25
Wed Jun 01
Wed Jun 08
Wed Jun 15
Wed Jun 22
Icon of the event Summer Baby Time
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with parents or caregivers. No registration required. Drop into the children's department on the 2nd floor.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 06
Wed Jul 13
Wed Jul 20
Wed Jul 27
Wed Aug 03
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! For ages 4 and up. To register, visit the branch or call 416-396-8740.

Icon of the event Aga Khan Museum's
Wed Jul 06, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

As part of Aga Khan Museum's celebration of real and mythical animals that roam the pages of legends, tales, and fables, award-winning author and storyteller Catherine Graham will bring them to life....

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 Preschool Time
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Stories, fingerplays and songs for children 2+ yrs and their caregivers. To register, visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 26
Thu Jun 02
Thu Jun 09
Thu Jun 16
Thu Jun 23