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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Family Literacy Day with Applefun Puppetry!
Thu Jan 26, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: McGregor Park

Celebrate Family Literacy Day with Applefun Puppetry! Join the chase for the Great Purple Whale on the high sea with this interactive program. Afterwards, everyone learns how to make a paper puppet to take home.

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Songs, stories, rhymes and action for pre-schoolers, families and caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 14
Wed Dec 21
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Bounces, songs, rhymes, and stories for babies 0-18 months and their caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 11
Wed Jan 18
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Icon of the event Fun with Numbers
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Children start to recognize numbers by participating in different hands-on activities, which may include number blocks, puzzles, flash cards and story books. For ages 2-6 years old. This is a drop-in program. First-come, f...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 05
Thu Jan 12
Thu Jan 19
Thu Jan 26
Thu Feb 02
Icon of the event Family Literacy Month: Storytime
Wed Jan 18, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Elmbrook Park

Come join us for stories, songs and more as we celebrate the joys of reading!...

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:
Fri Jan 13
Fri Jan 20
Fri Jan 27
Fri Feb 03
Fri Feb 10
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Davenport

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, on Thursday even...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 12
Thu Jan 19
Thu Jan 26
Thu Feb 02
Thu Feb 09
Icon of the event Family Storytime
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Perth/Dupont

Come join us for stories, songs, crafts and movies. Children are to be accompanied by parent or guardian. Ages 18 months-5 yrs.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 10
Fri Mar 17
Fri Mar 24
Fri Mar 31
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Fingerplays, songs, and stories for children 12 months to 23 months and their caregivers. To register, visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 11
Wed Jan 18
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Icon of the event The Mud Puddle Puppet Show
Fri Jan 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

What happens when an aggressive mud puddle keeps dirtying your clothes? Julie Ann's mother just doesn't understand. But Julie Ann will get the better of the mud puddle in the end....