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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 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 Spanish Storytime
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Join us one Saturday per month for a special Spanish Storytime! Bring your children aged 2-7 to have fun and learn with stories, songs and rhymes....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 21
Icon of the event Baby Time 1 - Spring 2016
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for an interactive early literacy course. Sessions include stories, rhymes, tickles, bounces and much more. For parent/caregiver and babies from birth to 9 months. For babies 10-18 months, please see Baby Time Roun...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 06
Fri May 13
Fri May 20
Fri May 27
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 06
Fri May 13
Fri May 20
Fri May 27
Icon of the event Saturday Storytime and Craft
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join us in the children's department for stories, songs, and a craft to take home each week. No registration is required. Most appropriate for children ages 2 to 6.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 04
Icon of the event Customized Storytelling Experience
Ongoing event running from Fri Jan 01, 2016 - Sat Dec 31, 2016
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

If you have a group of children (10 or more) that would like a customized storytelling experience, or training on any of our resources, please call 416-393-7783....

Icon of the event Baby Time 2 - Spring 2016
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for an interactive early literacy course. Sessions include stories, rhymes, tickles, bounces and much more. For parent/caregiver and babies from 10-18 months. For babies from birth to 9 months, please see Baby Time...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 06
Fri May 13
Fri May 20
Fri May 27
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 Mon Jan 04, 2016 - Sat Jun 11, 2016
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Children (Grades 1-6 as of Sept. 2015) requiring help with reading and writing skills receive individualized help for one hour per week....