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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 Stories on the Lawn
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: High Park

Bring a blanket and join us for this special outdoor Family Time storytime. Stories, songs, and rhymes outside on the library's lawn. For children 5 and under. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 07
Thu Jul 14
Thu Jul 21
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 04
Icon of the event Together Time
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

A program for parents and caregivers with children birth - 6 years. The program will provide the opportunity to socialize and learn in an early learning environment. Painting, cut and paste, markers and crayons, play dough, b...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 06
Fri Jul 08
Wed Jul 13
Fri Jul 15
Wed Jul 20
Icon of the event Cantonese Story Time
11:30 am - 12:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Stories, songs and rhymes for children 19 months to 5 years old, with their parents or caregivers. Registration begins June 3rd. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 05
Tue Jul 12
Tue Jul 19
Tue Jul 26
Tue Aug 02
Icon of the event Toddler/Preschool Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Stories, songs, rhymes and a craft for children with their parents or caregivers. For ages 19 months to 5 years old. Registration begins June 2nd. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 04
Mon Jul 11
Mon Jul 18
Mon Jul 25
Mon Aug 08
Icon of the event Pyjama Time
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: High Park

Bring your teddy bear, don your jammies, and join us for an evening storytime for children ages 6 and under. This is a drop in program. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 13
Mon Jun 20
Mon Jun 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 Babytime with Toronto Public Health
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Stories, songs, bounces and tickling rhymes for babies. Stay for Living and Learning with Baby, a program presented by Toronto Public Health. For more information or to register, please call 416-394-5170.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Tue Jun 07
Tue Jun 14
Tue Jun 21
Icon of the event Kamishibai Storytime
Sat May 21, 2016 | 11:15 am - 11:45 am
Location: High Park

Celebrate Asian Heritage month in a special Family Time session devoted to the ancient Japanese storytelling tradition of Kamishibai....

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 May 11
Wed May 18
Wed May 25
Wed Jun 01
Wed Jun 08