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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Christmas Tree Craft
Sat Dec 05, 2015 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Burrows Hall

Join us for a fun hour of crafts (and a story)! Make a Christmas craft to hang on our tree or take home (if you wish). For children of all ages. To register, visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.

Icon of the event Volunteers for Leading to Reading
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Volunteers needed! Adults, seniors and students (Grade 9 and up preferred), for one or more hours per week to provide individualized help for children (Grades 1-6) in reading at the library. Downsview's leading to reading pro...

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 26
Thu Dec 03
Thu Dec 10
Thu Dec 17
Icon of the event Cantonese Story Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Stories, songs and rhymes for children 19 months to 5 years old, with their parents or caregivers. Registration begins Jan. 18th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 23
Tue Mar 01
Tue Mar 08
Tue Mar 15
Tue Mar 22
Icon of the event Today a Reader, Tomorrow a Leader!
Sat Jan 23, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:45 pm

Is reading your super power? Celebrate Family Literacy Month superhero-style! Come to Yorkville dressed as a super hero or in your favourite superhero T-shirt. Listen to some stories, make your own super-crafts and take o...

Icon of the event  Heure du Conte/French Story-time
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Rejoignez-nous pour l'heure du conte en français à la bibliothèque de Yorkville....

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 05
Icon of the event Puppet Show
Wed Mar 16, 2016 | 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Join us for a special Puppet Show and storytime at the library!...

Icon of the event Harry by the Sea Puppet Show
Thu Jan 21, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Enjoy our puppet version of Harry by the Sea. When a wave washes over a dog and covers him with seaweed, he is mistaken for a sea monster. From a book by Gene Zion....

Icon of the event Meet Franklin the Turtle: Storytime and Mascot Visit
Fri Dec 04, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us for a very special Franklin the Turtle storytime for all children and their families. Meet our mascot guest Franklin who will visit us from The City of Toronto Franklin Children's Garden!...

Icon of the event Saturday Family Storytime
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Burrows Hall

Stories, songs and fingerplays await - for lots of family fun! All ages welcome. Just drop by and join in. No Registration needed. **Please note - there will be no Storytime January 30 2016.**

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 16
Sat Jan 23
Sat Feb 06
Sat Feb 13
Sat Feb 20
Icon of the event Math Fun
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Children 2-6 years old, will have the opportunity to learn about sorting, counting, measurement, number line, shapes and number recognition. This program is co-sponsored with Malvern Family Resource Centre. Registration begi...

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 07
Thu Jan 14
Thu Jan 21
Thu Jan 28
Thu Feb 04