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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Stories, songs and rhymes for toddlers aged 19-35 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 26
Wed Nov 02
Wed Nov 09
Wed Nov 16
Wed Nov 23
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

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...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 19
Mon Sep 26
Mon Oct 03
Mon Oct 10
Mon Oct 17
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 ...

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

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

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 Aug 26
Fri Sep 02
Icon of the event Baby Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Baby Time drop-in series Fall 2016. Eight sessions....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 07
Fri Oct 14
Fri Oct 21
Fri Oct 28
Fri Nov 04
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 Saturday Storytime and Craft
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join us in the children's department for stories, songs, and a craft to take home each week. No registration is required. Most appropriate for children ages 2 to 6.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 27
Sat Sep 03
Sat Sep 10
Sat Sep 17
Sat Sep 24
Icon of the event Baby Time
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with parents or caregivers. No registration required. Drop into the children's department on the 2nd floor.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 31
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:
Mon Aug 29
Thu Sep 01