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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:10 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Elmbrook Park

Favourite stories, finger plays, songs and activites for children 1 to 5 with caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 09
Fri Dec 16
Icon of the event Family Literacy Month: Storytime
Wed Jan 18, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Elmbrook Park

Come join us for stories, songs and more as we celebrate the joys of reading!...

Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from 10 to 18 months with their parents and caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 13
Fri Jan 20
Fri Jan 27
Fri Feb 03
Fri Feb 10
Icon of the event Njacko Backo en fran├žais
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Musique et contes d'Afrique avec Njacko Backo....

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for songs, stories and rhymes for the whole family! Drop In.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 08
Thu Dec 15
Thu Dec 22
Thu Dec 29
Icon of the event Preschool New Year's Eve Dance Party!
Fri Dec 30, 2016 | 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join us for a fun dance party to help ring in the New Year!...

Icon of the event Cantonese Story Time
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Stories, songs and rhymes in Cantonese for children 19 months to 5 years old, with their parents or caregivers. Registration begins Jan. 3rd. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 21
Tue Feb 28
Tue Mar 07
Tue Mar 14
Tue Mar 21
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 Jan 05
Thu Jan 12
Thu Jan 19
Thu Jan 26
Thu Feb 02
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 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...