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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Read to Me
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Enjoy an afternoon of stories and crafts with your little one. Drop-in program. For ages 0-5. Daycares and large groups please call 416-396-8964.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 15
Fri Jul 22
Fri Jul 29
Fri Aug 05
Icon of the event Toddler/Preschool Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Stories, songs, rhymes and a craft for children with their parents or caregivers. For ages 19 months to 5 years old. Registration begins March 1st. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 02
Mon May 09
Icon of the event Summer Reading Club Party with Singalong Tim and Lori
Wed Jul 06, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Music, fun and treats to launch the Summer Reading Club at Gerrard-Ashdale. With entertainers Tim and Lori of Singalong Tim and the Pacifiers. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Family Story Time
10:45 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Stories, songs and rhymes for children with their parents or caregivers. This program is for children up to 6 years old. Registration begins Mar. 11th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Mon Jan 04, 2016 - Sat Jun 11, 2016
Location: Sanderson

Students Grades 1 to 6 requiring help with reading, homework, and study skills receive individualized help for one hour per week - Mondays or Saturdays. Free program. Registration required.

Icon of the event Summer Friendship Circle
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Centennial

A free 4 Week registered program for middle age children Focussing on building children's social skills. Pre-registration is required as spaces are limited. Please contact the branch or Marisa to confirm the exact age group. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 05
Tue Jul 12
Tue Jul 19
Tue Jul 26
Icon of the event  Children's Author Visit: Jill Javelosa-Alvarez
Thu Jul 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Canadian children's author, Jill Javelosa-Alvarez, will help kids discover fun and interactive ways to learn one of the building blocks of reading and writing - our alphabet. Join us for an engaging afternoon of music, moveme...

Icon of the event Cantonese Story Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Stories, songs, rhymes and a craft for children 19 months to 5 years old, with their parents or caregivers. Registration begins Apr. 4th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Sanderson

Join us for a fun six-week program of bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies with their parents and caregivers. Stay after the program to play and socialize!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Owl and Friends' Dream Catcher
Fri Jun 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Find out more about aboriginal lore. Watch NFB animation based on native legends, and make your own dream catcher. Kids 6-12. Drop-in.