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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 Family Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

(18 months-5 years) Come join us to read exciting stories, sing great songs and learn fun rhymes! Register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registration begins September 2. Space is limited. 3rd Floor, Room B.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 13
Tue Sep 20
Tue Sep 27
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 21
Wed Sep 28
Wed Oct 05
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 19
Icon of the event Wild adventure with exotic animals.
Tue Aug 09, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Steeles

A unique experience and a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet exotic animals up close. Very hands-on, with opportunity to touch and learn about various African species. For ages 4 and up. First 40 children will be admitted...

Icon of the event Preschool Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Steeles

Favourite stories, finger plays, songs and verses for children aged 3-5 with parents or caregivers. Drop in, no registration.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 12
Mon Sep 19
Mon Sep 26
Icon of the event Creepy Stories from the Wild
Wed Jul 20, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Prepare yourself for a night of spooky and haunting tales, campfire-style! Be warned though, you might be spooked! Ages 7-12....

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Thu Jul 07, 2016 - Thu Aug 18, 2016
Location: Davenport

Children Grades 1 - 6 requiring help with reading, homework and study skills receive individualized help for one hour per week. This is a free program and registration is required.

Icon of the event Ahoy Mateys! Pirate Storytime
Tue Jul 26, 2016 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

ARRGGHH! Ahoy matey! Join us on a swash-bucklin' adventure as we walk the plank together and listen to pirate stories! Stories and songs will be followed by a craft. Ages 2-5....

Icon of the event Preschool Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Steeles

Favourite stories, finger plays, songs and verses for children aged 3-5 with parents or caregivers. Drop in, no registration.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 03
Mon Oct 17
Mon Oct 24
Icon of the event Wild about Disney feat. Queen Elsa
Wed Jul 06, 2016 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us for a special Disney-inspired storytime with Queen Elsa of Arendelle! Enjoy songs, stories, dances, and games with the Ice Queen. Ages 0-6....