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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Summer Reading Club Grand Finale Party!
Tue Aug 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

Celebrate the end of the TD Summer Reading Club with fun activities and treats at the library! Daycares and large groups must call the branch to register.

Icon of the event Creative Time/ Songs & Stories
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

Creative Time/Songs & Stories at Bendale branch: This program will encourage children to explore their creative and imaginary skills as well as participate in music and movement, songs and stories. No registration required. D...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 05
Wed Jul 12
Wed Jul 19
Wed Jul 26
Icon of the event Build a LEGO Tower
Tue Jul 11, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

How high can a LEGO tower be? Come to the branch and see! Daycares or large groups must call 416-393-7715 to register.

Icon of the event Ready for Kindergarten with STEM storytimes
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

It is never too early to have fun with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)! Join us for four interactive STEM sorytimes in August and get ready for Kindergarten. Listen to fun stories and songs, then try simple ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 04
Fri Aug 11
Fri Aug 18
Fri Aug 25
Icon of the event Family Storytime
10:00 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Black Creek

Stories, songs, rhymes, and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 06
Wed Sep 13
Wed Sep 20
Wed Sep 27
Icon of the event Ontario Early Years
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Black Creek

Join us for 2 hours of PLAY through songs, books, and story time. This program is facilitated by Ontario Early Years staff. A healthy snack is provided for the children. No Registration required. Ages 0-5.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 28
Wed Jul 05
Wed Jul 12
Wed Jul 19
Wed Jul 26
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Sep 02, 2017 - Sat Dec 30, 2017
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

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 Board Games in the Library
Tue Aug 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

Enjoy a game or two with new and classic board games. Daycares and large groups must call the branch to register.

Icon of the event Drag Queen Story Time
Sat Jun 24, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Jones

Celebrate PRIDE weekend with a Drag Queen Story Time! Stories and songs to celebrate all kinds of families and all gender-fabulous children! Stories features themes of LGBTQ pride and acceptance. Feel free to dress up!...

Icon of the event Make your Own Stop-Motion Movie using LEGO
Tue Aug 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

Come to Jones and make your very own LEGO Movie. Bring your own device or use one of ours....