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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Mon Sep 05, 2016 - Fri Jun 30, 2017
Location: Jane/Sheppard

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 Sensory Storytime Fridays
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

Join us for FREE Sensory Song and Storytime program where you and your baby (3 ? 18 months) and learn some sensory play, new songs and stories, a program facilitated by East York East Toronto Ontario Early Years Centre.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 14
Fri Oct 21
Fri Oct 28
Icon of the event Special Family Story time for the Holidays
Fri Dec 09, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Perth/Dupont

Join us for holiday stories and crafts. Children with parents/caregivers. Ages 18months-5 yrs.

Icon of the event Family 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 Sep 05
Mon Sep 12
Mon Sep 19
Mon Sep 26
Mon Oct 03
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 Aug 3rd. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 13
Tue Sep 20
Tue Sep 27
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Icon of the event Preschool STEM Storytime
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join us for our first special STEM Storytime series. Listen to some fun stories and songs, then try some simple fun hands-on experiments and concepts in science, technology, engineering and math. For children ages 3-5 with a ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 01
Icon of the event Babytime
9:25 am - 9:55 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

Stories, songs, fingerplays, bouncing and tickling rhymes for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 02
Fri Sep 09
Fri Sep 16
Fri Sep 23
Fri Sep 30
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join us at Palmerston Library for our weekly summer storytime every Friday at 10.30am from June 24 to September 2 - kids 0-5 with their families and caregivers. Siblings are welcome. Stories, songs, puppets, rhymes, parachute...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 02
Icon of the event Wings of Discovery
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

This is a science-based program for children 2-6 years old. It will cover 8 projects such as a trip to my home, a trip to my community, a trip to the garden, a trip around the world, a trip with transportation, a trip to the...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 01
Icon of the event Halloween Costume Party and Storytime
Thu Oct 27, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join us for Halloween bedtime stories, songs, puppets and costume party for the entire family. Wear your Halloween costume or pyjamas and bring a cuddly friend! Bring a "scary" story too if you have one to share. Drop-in. No ...