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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Once Upon a Time at Bendale Library!
Sat Jan 23, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Bring the kids and your imaginations as we share some fantastic fairy tales and nursery rhymes. Come dressed as a princess, prince, queen, king, wizard or fairy and partake in activities promoting make-believe, reading and f...

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Mon Sep 21, 2015 - Sat Dec 12, 2015

Children (Grades 1-6 as of Sept. 2015) requiring help with reading and writing skills receive individualized help for one hour per week....

Icon of the event Spanish Storytime
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below

Join us one Saturday per month for a special Spanish Storytime! Bring your children aged 2-7 to have fun and learn with stories, songs and rhymes....

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 28
Sat Dec 19
Sat Jan 30
Sat Feb 27
Icon of the event Pajama Time
6:30 pm - 7:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Elmbrook Park

Bedtime stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children, 18 months to 5 years and their caregivers. Please register starting October 27 in person or by phone by calling 416-394-5290.

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 25
Wed Dec 02
Wed Dec 09
Wed Dec 16
Icon of the event Family Storytime
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Parliament Street

This fall, come join us for stories, rhymes and songs on Fridays 10:30-11:00 am. Suitable for families with children from birth-5 years and caregivers. Daycare groups are welcome. Please contact the branch for more informatio...

Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 04
Fri Dec 11
Icon of the event Wings of Discovery
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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 Nov 26
Thu Dec 03
Thu Dec 10
Thu Dec 17
Icon of the event Family Storytime
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below

Stories, songs, rhymes and crafts for children with parents or caregivers. Drop in.

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 09
Sat Jan 16
Sat Jan 23
Sat Jan 30
Sat Feb 06
Icon of the event Holiday Stories and Songs!
Wed Dec 16, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:15 am

Come and join us for a special holiday storytime with books, rhymes and songs for all children and their families. Drop-in. No registration required....

Icon of the event Holiday Puppet Show
Tue Dec 15, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Forest Hill

Come celebrate all the holidays with very merry puppet show for children ages 0-5. Older siblings welcome! Registration is not required, but please arrive early as space is limited. Please call 416-393-7706 for details.

Icon of the event Storytime Parade
Wed Jan 27, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pleasant View

Families share their book character fandom by dressing up as their favourite characters, and discovering new characters to read about and enjoy together.