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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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

Join us on Saturdays for stories, songs and fingerplays for children and their parents and caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 10
Sat Sep 24
Sat Oct 08
Sat Oct 22
Sat Nov 05
Icon of the event Halloween Costume Party and Storytime
Thu Oct 27, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join us for Halloween bedtime stories, songs, puppets and costume party for the entire family. Wear your Halloween costume or pyjamas and bring a cuddly friend! Bring a "scary" story too if you have one to share. Drop-in. No ...

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
All Day on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

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. Session times in...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 24
Sat Oct 01
Sat Oct 08
Sat Oct 15
Sat Oct 22
Icon of the event Preschool Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Stories, songs and rhymes for children from 30 months to 5 years with their parents and caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Tue Oct 25
Tue Nov 01
Tue Nov 08
Icon of the event Leading to Reading - Volunteers
All Day on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

Volunteers needed! Adults, seniors, and high school students needed for one or more hours per week to provide individualized help for children (Grades 1-6) in reading....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 24
Sat Oct 01
Sat Oct 08
Sat Oct 15
Sat Oct 22
Icon of the event Babytime
9:25 am - 9:55 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

Stories, songs, fingerplays, bouncing and tickling rhymes for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 02
Fri Sep 09
Fri Sep 16
Fri Sep 23
Fri Sep 30
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 Aug 3rd. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 13
Tue Sep 20
Tue Sep 27
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Icon of the event Preschool STEM Storytime
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join us for our first special STEM Storytime series. Listen to some fun stories and songs, then try some simple fun hands-on experiments and concepts in science, technology, engineering and math. For children ages 3-5 with a ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 29
Thu Sep 01
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Stories, songs and rhymes for children from 19 to 29 months with their parents and caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 19
Wed Oct 26
Wed Nov 02
Wed Nov 09
Icon of the event Wings of Discovery
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

This is a science-based program for children 2-6 years old. It will cover 8 projects such as a trip to my home, a trip to my community, a trip to the garden, a trip around the world, a trip with transportation, a trip to the...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 01