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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 Apr 05
Wed Apr 12
Wed Apr 19
Wed Apr 26
Wed May 03
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Thu Jan 26, 2017 - Thu Jun 22, 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 Shakers with Play and Stay
Tue Apr 04, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Come and join us for story time and shakers. Everyone is welcome to stay after the program for play and stay. Drop in. Main Floor Program Room.

Icon of the event Parachute with Play and Stay
Tue Apr 11, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Come and join us for story time and parachute. Everyone is welcome to stay after the program for play and stay. Drop in. Main Floor Program Room.

Icon of the event Puppet Show: Mr. Bhomball Dass
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Parliament Street

Join us for this traditional story from Pakistan, presented as a puppet show!...

Icon of the event Pyjama Time
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

Prepare your child for bed with a staff-led storytime with bedtime stories, songs, rhymes and activities. For children with their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 02
Tue May 09
Tue May 16
Tue May 23
Tue May 30
Icon of the event Make the Connection
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

Learn more about connecting with your baby in ways that make baby feel loved, and promote language and learning. Meet other new parents and find out about services in your community. Offered by Ontario Early Years Centre st...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 21
Wed Jun 28
Wed Jul 05
Wed Jul 12
Wed Jul 19
Icon of the event Toddler Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Join us at Downsview Library with your toddler for stories, songs and rhymes. Parental or caregiver participation required. Ages 19-36 months. Please call Downsview Library to register 416-395-5720 or register in branch.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 06
Thu Apr 13
Icon of the event Puppet Show: Loon's Necklace
Thu Apr 27, 2017 | 10:30 am - 10:30 am
Location: Parliament Street

Join us for this traditional story from Anishinaabeg nation, presented as a puppet show!...

Icon of the event Fun with Numbers
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Children start to recognize numbers by participating in different hands-on activities, which may include number blocks, puzzles, flash cards and story books. For ages 2-6 years old. This is a drop-in program. First-come, f...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 30