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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Holiday Stories and Sing-along From Around the World
Thu Dec 22, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join us for a festive storytime before the last day of school with stories, rhymes and songs from around the world for all children and families! Drop-in. All are welcome....

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Tue Sep 06, 2016 - Tue Jun 27, 2017
Location: Mimico Centennial

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 Literacy Day with Applefun Puppetry!
Thu Jan 26, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: McGregor Park

Celebrate Family Literacy Day with Applefun Puppetry! Join the chase for the Great Purple Whale on the high sea with this interactive program. Afterwards, everyone learns how to make a paper puppet to take home.

Icon of the event Storyfire
Sat Mar 25, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Storyfire launches the Toronto Storytelling Festival with great storytelling events at venues across the city. For Toronto Public Library, Storyfire will see storytellers gather at four branches across the city to entertain a...

Icon of the event Toddler Time
Wed Feb 22, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Songs, stories and rhymes for children over 18 months and their caregivers. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Toddler Fun
10:15 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Forest Hill

A free interactive six week workshop on child development, nutrition, and early literacy for parents, caregivers and their children 15 to 30 months old....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 11
Wed Jan 18
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Icon of the event Pyjama Time
6:00 pm - 6:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Forest Hill

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. Registration not required. Please call 416-393-7706 for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Dec 12
Icon of the event Christmas Family Storytime
Wed Dec 21, 2016 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Leaside

(19 months-5 years) Christmas stories, rhymes, and songs for children and their parents or caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.

Icon of the event Frozen Day!
Tue Jan 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Join us for a special Frozen themed afternoon. Watch a Frozen inspired puppet show, make a Frozen craft and take a picture with our Frozen cut out photobooth! Children of all ages can attend. Groups of 10 or more must registe...

Icon of the event Afternoon Baby Time
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Stories, songs and bouncing rhymes for babies from birth to 18 months and their caregivers! Registration begins Monday, January 9, 2017. To register or for more information please call 416-395-5750.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 27
Fri Feb 03
Fri Feb 10
Fri Feb 17
Fri Feb 24