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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Together Time
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

A program for parents and caregivers with children birth - 6 years. The program will provide the opportunity to socialize and learn in an early learning environment. Painting, cut and paste, markers and crayons, play dough, b...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 06
Wed May 11
Fri May 13
Wed May 18
Fri May 20
Icon of the event Japanese Kamishibai Stories and Asian Craft
Sat May 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Bring the whole family and celebrate Asian Heritage Month by listening to captivating Japanese Kamishibai tales and by making your own Asian craft!...

Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

*NEW START DATE* - Tickles, bounces and games for children from birth to 11 months of age. To register, visit or call the Branch at 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 11
Icon of the event Get Ready for Mother's Day
Sat May 07, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Let's celebrate Mom with stories, songs and a special craft. Age 4 and up. To register, visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.

Icon of the event Babytime
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Meet other new moms or caregivers and bond with your baby at Downsview's Babytime! Join us for a half hour of songs, simple stories and rhymes for babies aged birth to 18 months. Advance registration is required and begins on...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Tue Jun 07
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 June 3rd. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 05
Tue Jul 12
Tue Jul 19
Tue Jul 26
Tue Aug 02
Icon of the event Saturday Family Storytime
11:15 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: 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 May 7, 28; June 4, 18.**


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat Jun 11
Sat Jun 18
Sat Jun 25
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 Father's Day Family Storytime
Sat Jun 18, 2016 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Palmerston

Join us in celebrating Father's Day with stories, songs and craft. All children and their families are welcome. No registration.

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Thu Sep 24, 2015 - Thu Jun 09, 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.