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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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7:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Bedtime stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. Register in person or by phone. Registration begins June 5th. Space is limited


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 31
Thu Aug 07
Thu Aug 14
Thu Aug 21
Icon of the event Family Story Time
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays for children and their parents/caregivers. Ages 6 years old and younger. Register in person or by phone at 416-396-8979.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 02
Sat Aug 09
Sat Aug 16
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10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
High Park

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Registration starts Monday, September 15 at 9 a.m.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 23
Tue Sep 30
Tue Oct 07
Tue Oct 14
Tue Oct 21
Icon of the event Stories in the Park
10:00 am - 10:45 am on recurring dates listed below
High Park

Join us for 45 minutes of stories, music, finger plays and other interactive fun. Program will take place on the lawn of High Park Library. Bring your own blanket. If it rains, the program will not be offered.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 31
Icon of the event Family Storytime
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
High Park

Storytime fun for preschool and primary age children. Conducted in the children's room of the library.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 08
Sat Nov 15
Sat Nov 22
Icon of the event Fall Friendship Circle
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Centennial

A free 8 Week registered program for ages 7-9 yrs. Focussing on building children's social skills. Pre-registration is required as spaces are limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 14
Tue Oct 21
Tue Oct 28
Tue Nov 04
Tue Nov 11
Icon of the event Summer Friendship Circle
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Centennial

A free 8 Week registered program for ages 7-9 yrs. Focussing on building children's social skills.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 05
Tue Aug 12
Tue Aug 19
Tue Aug 26
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Mon Sep 22, 2014 - Sat Jun 13, 2015
Richview

Children (Grades 1-6 as of Sept. 2014) requiring help with reading and writing skills receive individualized help for one hour per week. Free program. Registration required.

Icon of the event School Readiness (Children Entering JK)
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Maria A. Shchuka

This program will focus on strengthening the child's independence skills, social skills, and communication skills in preparation for junior kindergarten. In partnership with the Ontario Early Years Centre. Register in perso...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 30
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Burrows Hall

Tickles, bounces and games for children from birth to 18 months of age. To register, visit or call the Branch at 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 17
Fri Oct 24
Fri Oct 31
Fri Nov 07
Fri Nov 14