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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Puppet Show
Mon Mar 27, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Jones

Join us for our Spring puppet show! The story of Petunia the silly goose who learns what it means to become wise. Repeat performance due to popular demand!

Icon of the event Storyfire
Sat Mar 25, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Storyfire launches the Toronto Storytelling Festival with great storytelling events at venues across the city. For Toronto Public Library, Storyfire will see storytellers gather at four branches across the city to entertain a...

Icon of the event Family Time
9:30 am - 10:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Leaside

(19 months-5 years) Stories, songs and rhymes for children with their parents or caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 12
Wed Apr 19
Wed Apr 26
Wed May 03
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Leaside

(19 months-5 years) Stories, songs and rhymes for children with their parents or caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 12
Wed Apr 19
Wed Apr 26
Wed May 03
Icon of the event Family Time
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us every Saturday in the Children's Dept for Family Time! (Except where special seasonal programming apply) Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and a make a small craft to take home. Drop into the Children's Dept, no registrati...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 01
Sat Apr 08
Sat Apr 15
Sat Apr 22
Sat Apr 29
Icon of the event Ontario Early Years Centre - School Readiness
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Forest Hill

Children entering kindergarten in 2017 will learn independent, social and communicative skills to prepare them for kindergarten. Registration is required in person or by calling 416-393-7706. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 03
Wed May 10
Wed May 17
Wed May 24
Wed May 31
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 Mar 28
Icon of the event Baby Time
9:30 am - 10:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Leaside

(Birth-18 months) Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies with their parents or caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 06
Thu Apr 13
Thu Apr 20
Thu Apr 27
Thu May 04
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

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. Children must fi...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 22
Tue May 23
Wed May 24
Thu May 25
Icon of the event STEM Storytime (ages 3-5)
4:00 pm - 5:00 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 Storytime sessions after school. Listen to fun stories and songs, then try simple fun hands-on experi...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 24
Mon May 01
Mon May 08
Mon May 15