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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Volunteering for Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Sep 26, 2015 - Sat Jun 11, 2016
Location: Jane/Dundas

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. Our Leading to Reading program run...

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

Join us for stories, songs and rhymes in the afternoon. For babies, toddlers, preschoolers and children of all ages including their parents or caregivers. Drop in welcome....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 02
Mon May 09
Mon May 16
Mon May 23
Mon May 30
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 Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Sanderson

Join us for a fun six-week program of bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies with their parents and caregivers. Stay after the program to play and socialize!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Leading To Reading
Ongoing event running from Mon Sep 21, 2015 - Mon Jun 06, 2016
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Children (Grades 1-6 as of Sept. 2014) with reading difficulties receive individualized help for one hour per week at the library. Free program. Registration required.

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
Icon of the event Wings of Discovery
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

This science-based program for young children covers eight experiences: trip to my home, trip to my community, trip to the garden, trip around the world, trip with transportation, trip to the grocery store, trip under the sur...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 06
Fri May 13
Fri May 20
Fri May 27
Fri Jun 03
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Mon Jan 04, 2016 - Sat Jun 11, 2016
Location: Sanderson

Students Grades 1 to 6 requiring help with reading, homework, and study skills receive individualized help for one hour per week - Mondays or Saturdays. Free program. Registration required.

Icon of the event Mini Scientists
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Dundas

Listen to stories, participate in experiments, and learn something new! Each month we will discover a different science related theme! For children ages 3-5 with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 05
Thu Jun 02
Icon of the event Mother's Day Family Storytime
Sat May 07, 2016 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Palmerston

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