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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Baby Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 15 months with their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Wed Feb 22
Wed Mar 01
Icon of the event Spanish Storytime *CANCELLED*
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

*ALL sessions have been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 17
Icon of the event Spectacle de magie / Magic show in French
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Dans un spectacle hautement interactif que vous ne serez pas prĂȘt d'oublier, vous tomberez sous le charme du seul et unique Jean Deshaies....

Icon of the event Cantonese Story Time
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Stories, songs and rhymes in Cantonese for children 19 months to 5 years old, with their parents or caregivers. Registration begins Jan. 3rd. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 21
Tue Feb 28
Tue Mar 07
Tue Mar 14
Tue Mar 21
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 05
Thu Jan 12
Thu Jan 19
Thu Jan 26
Thu Feb 02
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 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 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 Holiday Stories and Sing-along From Around the World
Thu Dec 22, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join us for a festive storytime before the last day of school with stories, rhymes and songs from around the world for all children and families! Drop-in. All are welcome....

Icon of the event Christmas Eve Storytime
Sat Dec 24, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Mount Pleasant

Join us on Christmas Eve for holiday stories, rhymes, and songs. Drop-in, no registration required.