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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Children (Grades 1-6 as of Sept. 2016) with reading difficulties receive individualized help for one hour per week on Tuesday or Thursday at the library. Session start times are: 4pm, 5pm, 6pm or 7pm....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 20
Thu Sep 22
Tue Sep 27
Thu Sep 29
Tue Oct 04
Icon of the event Babytime
9:25 am - 9:55 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

Stories, songs, fingerplays, bouncing and tickling rhymes for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 02
Fri Sep 09
Fri Sep 16
Fri Sep 23
Fri Sep 30
Icon of the event Preschool Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

Share some of the very best stories, rhymes, songs and verse. Learn how to lay a solid foundation for your child's future love of reading and learning. Be sure to take home great books for bedtime reading all week long. Drop ...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 21
Wed Sep 28
Wed Oct 05
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 19
Icon of the event Play Reading Group
Sat Sep 17, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Like reading aloud? Enjoy theatre? Join us for a free Community Play-Reading Group! This month's reading will be from...

Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Stories, songs and rhymes...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 15
Thu Sep 22
Thu Sep 29
Thu Oct 06
Thu Oct 13
Icon of the event Special Family Story time for the Holidays
Fri Dec 09, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Perth/Dupont

Join us for holiday stories and crafts. Children with parents/caregivers. Ages 18months-5 yrs.

Icon of the event Holiday Stories and Sing-along
Thu Dec 22, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Location: Palmerston

Come and join us for a special holiday time with stories, rhymes and songs for all children and their families. Drop-in. No registration required....

Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes and more for toddlers 19-35 months and their parents/caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 31
Wed Sep 07
Wed Sep 14
Wed Sep 21
Wed Sep 28
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
All Day on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

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. The program runs...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 22
Sat Sep 24
Thu Sep 29
Sat Oct 01
Thu Oct 06
Icon of the event Learning Through Play
10:30 am - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cliffcrest

Co-sponsored program with Heart Beatz - Cliffcrest Community Centre. Drop in activities include pre-reading, arts and crafts.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 10
Sat Sep 17
Sat Sep 24
Sat Oct 01
Sat Oct 08