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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Teddy Bears' Picnic - Get Your Summer Read On!
Sat Jun 17, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Come and celebrate the launch of the TD Summer Reading Club at our Teddy Bears' Picnic! Hear stories, sing songs, and play games with us! Teddy bears, dogs, cats, penguins, elephants, and all other stuffed friends are invited...

Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for stories, songs and rhymes for the whole family. For children birth to 5 years of age, with parents or caregivers. A Ready for Reading program. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 01
Icon of the event Toddler Time
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Stories, action songs, and a simple craft for toddlers ages 2 to 4 years old. No registration is required. Drop in to the children's department on the 2nd floor of the library.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 12
Wed Jul 19
Wed Jul 26
Wed Aug 02
Wed Aug 09
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Thu Jan 26, 2017 - Thu Jun 15, 2017
Location: Downsview

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, at a specified t...

Icon of the event Family Time: Happy Canada 150!
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Families are invited to come to the library and help us celebrate Canada's 150th Birthday at this "Ready for Reading" Storytime....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 06
Thu Jul 13
Thu Jul 20
Thu Jul 27
Thu Aug 03
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: McGregor Park

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 31
Icon of the event Saturday Storytime and Craft
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join us in the children's department for stories, songs, and a craft to take home each week. No registration is required. Most appropriate for children ages 2 to 6.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 03
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jun 17
Sat Jun 24
Sat Jul 01
Icon of the event STEM Storytime
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

It is never too early to have fun with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)! Join us for four interactive STEM storytimes. Listen to fun stories and songs, then try fun hands-on experiments. For children ages 3-6...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 10
Mon Jul 17
Mon Jul 24
Mon Jul 31
Icon of the event Toddler Time
Tue May 30, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes and more for toddlers 19-48 months and their caregivers. Drop-in program. No registration required. A Ready for Reading Program.

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

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


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 01
Thu Jun 08
Thu Jun 15