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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

This is a free half hour program that will include stories, songs and rhymes for children age 19 months to 3 years with their parents or caregivers. This program will encourage a lifelong love of reading, build reading readin...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 10
Wed Jan 17
Wed Jan 24
Wed Jan 31
Wed Feb 07
Icon of the event Family Storytime
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. Lawrence

Celebrate Family Literacy Month with the library at the St. Lawrence Community and Recreation Centre. Enjoy stories, rhymes, puppets and more. Location: 230 The Esplanade


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 06
Sat Jan 13
Sat Jan 20
Sat Jan 27
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Guildwood

A program of songs, stories, rhymes and fingerplays for toddlers and their caregivers. Ages 18 months to 3 years. Limited to first 12 toddlers. Drop-in. 10:30-11:00 a.m.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 12
Fri Jan 19
Fri Jan 26
Fri Feb 02
Fri Feb 09
Icon of the event Family Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Stories, songs and finger plays for children (0-5 years) and their caregivers. Families are invited to Stay and Play from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Drop in; no registration needed. All programs in Main Floor Program Room....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Dec 18
Icon of the event Drag Queen Storytime and New Year's Eve Dance Party!
Sat Dec 30, 2017 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Jones

Join Drag Queens Erin B. and Lucy Flawless of East Toronto Drag Queen Storytime for a Drag Queen Story time, a countdown to 12 noon followed by a mini NYE dance party. Fun for all the little ones that won't stay awake until m...

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

Children and their carefivers enjoy stories, songs and rhymes. No Registration required. Drop in only but limited to 12 per session.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 10
Wed Jan 17
Wed Jan 24
Wed Jan 31
Wed Feb 07
Icon of the event Family Drop-In
10:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mimico Centennial

A drop-in service for children (from birth to age 6) and their parents/caregivers to meet others and play interactively in an early learning environment. Thursdays, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. Families may arrive or leave during th...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 21
Thu Dec 28
Thu Jan 04
Thu Jan 11
Thu Jan 18
Icon of the event Night AFTER Christmas Puppet Show
Fri Dec 15, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 4:25 pm
Location: Jones

Enjoy an adaptation of the Night After Christmas by James Stevenson, a story of a doll and a teddy bear befriended by a stray dog

Icon of the event Jingle Bell Time Sing-a-long
Fri Dec 15, 2017 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Northern District

Join Karen Gray for a holiday season celebration with popular songs and upbeat festive music!...

Icon of the event Family Storytime and Craft
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Songs, stories and rhymes for the whole family followed by a craft. Ages 0-6 and their parents or caregivers. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 06
Sat Jan 13
Sat Jan 20
Sat Jan 27
Sat Feb 03

Families can borrow free passes to local museums, art galleries and similar venues, such as the Art Gallery of Ontario and the ROM.