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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Tue Sep 06, 2016 - Tue Jun 27, 2017
Location: Mimico Centennial

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, at a specified t...

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 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 Hanukkah Party!
Fri Dec 16, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Wychwood

Celebrate Hanukkah with stories and fun! For children from birth to 6 years with parents and caregivers. Drop in.

Icon of the event Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Party!
Thu Dec 22, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Wychwood

Join us for some Christmas fun! Songs, rhymes and games! For children from birth to 6 years with parents and caregivers. Drop in.

Icon of the event Toddler Fun
10:15 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Forest Hill

A free interactive six week workshop on child development, nutrition, and early literacy for parents, caregivers and their children 15 to 30 months old....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 11
Wed Jan 18
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Icon of the event Parachute Songs and Play for Infants
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. James Town

Join us for a FREE Parachute Play and Songs Session. For you and your baby, 3 ? 18 months! Learn new songs and find new ways to play with your baby in our program...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 06
Fri Jan 13
Fri Jan 20
Fri Jan 27
Icon of the event Jingle Bells Storytime
Thu Dec 15, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Wychwood

Join us for some holiday music, stories and fun! Songs, rhymes and games! For children from birth to 6 years with parents and caregivers. Drop in.

Icon of the event Pyjama Time
6:00 pm - 6:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Forest Hill

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. Registration not required. Please call 416-393-7706 for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Dec 12
Icon of the event Christmas Family Storytime
Wed Dec 21, 2016 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Leaside

(19 months-5 years) Christmas stories, rhymes, and songs for children and their parents or caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.