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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Kamishibai Storytime
Sat May 21, 2016 | 11:15 am - 11:45 am
Location: High Park

Celebrate Asian Heritage month in a special Family Time session devoted to the ancient Japanese storytelling tradition of Kamishibai....

Icon of the event Together Time
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

A program for parents and caregivers with children birth - 6 years. The program will provide the opportunity to socialize and learn in an early learning environment. Painting, cut and paste, markers and crayons, play dough, b...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 06
Wed May 11
Fri May 13
Wed May 18
Fri May 20
Icon of the event Kindergarten Readiness Program
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Forest Hill

This program is delivered by Ontario Early Years for children who are entering Junior Kindergarten in September 2014. Children and their caregivers participate in group learning experiences which support Kindergarten expectat...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 25
Wed Jun 01
Wed Jun 08
Wed Jun 15
Wed Jun 22
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 June 3rd. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 05
Tue Jul 12
Tue Jul 19
Tue Jul 26
Tue Aug 02
Icon of the event Baby Time 2 - Spring 2016
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for an interactive early literacy course. Sessions include stories, rhymes, tickles, bounces and much more. For parent/caregiver and babies from 10-18 months. For babies from birth to 9 months, please see Baby Time...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 06
Fri May 13
Fri May 20
Fri May 27
Icon of the event Pyjama Time
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: High Park

Bring your teddy bear, don your jammies, and join us for an evening storytime for children ages 6 and under. This is a drop in program. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 13
Mon Jun 20
Mon Jun 27
Icon of the event  Children's Author Visit: Jill Javelosa-Alvarez
Thu Jul 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Canadian children's author, Jill Javelosa-Alvarez, will help kids discover fun and interactive ways to learn one of the building blocks of reading and writing - our alphabet. Join us for an engaging afternoon of music, moveme...

Icon of the event Family Story Time
10:45 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Stories, songs and rhymes for children with their parents or caregivers. This program is for children up to 6 years old. Registration begins Mar. 11th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: High Park

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 19 months to 3 years with their parents and caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 05
Thu May 12
Thu May 19
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