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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Learning Through Play
10:30 am - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cliffcrest

Co-sponsored program with Heart Beatz - Cliffcrest Community Centre. Drop in activities include pre-reading, arts and crafts.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 02
Sat Jul 09
Sat Jul 16
Sat Jul 23
Sat Jul 30
Icon of the event Readiness to Learn
9:15 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

This program is for children 3 years old and their parents/caregivers. It includes activities that improve cognitive thinking, motor skills, socialization and independence to help children feel more confident when starting sc...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 08
Fri Jul 15
Fri Jul 22
Fri Jul 29
Fri Aug 05
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.

Icon of the event Babytime
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 06
Fri May 13
Fri May 20
Fri May 27
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 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 Apr 30
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat Jun 11
Sat Jun 18
Icon of the event Fun with Numbers
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Children will start to recognize numbers by participating in different hands-on activities which may include number puzzles, counting toys, counting beads and flashcards....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Learning Through Play
10:30 am - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cliffcrest

Co-sponsored program with Heart Beatz - Cliffcrest Community Centre. Drop in activities include pre-reading, arts and crafts.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 30
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
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 French Story Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Children 5-10 years old will listen to stories and songs in French. Registration begins June 8th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 09
Sat Jul 23
Sat Aug 06
Sat Aug 20