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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 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 11
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 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 TD Summer Reading Club -- School Age Actvities
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Come and join us for some fun activities on Thursday afternoons during July and August. Suitable for children ages 6 to 10. Parents and care-givers welcome. Tickets will be available 30 minutes before the programs begins -- s...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 07
Thu Jul 14
Thu Jul 21
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 04
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 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 May 07
Sat Jun 04
Sat Jun 18
Sat Jul 09
Sat Jul 30
Icon of the event Baby Time Music
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Guildwood

Ages ? Newborn to 18 months...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 11
Wed May 18
Wed May 25
Icon of the event Saturday Family Storytime
11:15 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Stories, songs and fingerplays await - for lots of family fun! All ages welcome. Just drop by and join in. No Registration needed. **Please note - there will be no Storytime May 7, 28; June 4, 18.**


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat Jun 11
Sat Jun 18
Sat Jun 25
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.