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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

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. Children must fi...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 22
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

Introduce your child to sounds and actions at a staff-led storytime with bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories. This program is for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. No registration is...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 11
Thu May 18
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 26
Thu Feb 02
Thu Feb 09
Thu Feb 16
Thu Feb 23
Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Songs and stories for children and parents or caregivers. Drop in program.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 04
Sat Feb 11
Sat Feb 18
Sat Feb 25
Sat Mar 04
Icon of the event Toddler Time
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Stories, action songs, and simple craft for toddlers ages 19 months to 4 years old.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 30
Mon Feb 06
Mon Feb 13
Icon of the event Rob Joy Singalong Concert
Sat Jan 28, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Join Rob Joy for a guitar-strummin', toe-tappin' wintertime extravaganza celebrating Family Literacy Month. This interactive and engaging sing-along with guitar & Ukelele is sure to include an "out-of-the-suitcase" appearance...

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 Storyfire
Sat Mar 25, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Storyfire launches the Toronto Storytelling Festival with great storytelling events at venues across the city. For Toronto Public Library, Storyfire will see storytellers gather at four branches across the city to entertain a...

Icon of the event Baby Time
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies 10 months to 18 months old with a caregiver. No registration required. Drop into the children's department on the second floor.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Wed Feb 22