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Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. James Town

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children ages 5 and under with parents or caregivers. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 21
Sat Jan 28
Sat Feb 04
Sat Feb 11
Sat Feb 18
Icon of the event Family Literacy Day: Kamishibai Storytime
Sat Jan 28, 2017 | 11:15 am - 11:45 am
Location: High Park

In celebration of Family Literacy month, come out for a special Kamishibai storytime and craft.

Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. James Town

Get together for some fun tickle and bouncy rhymes, songs, and stories....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 20
Fri Jan 27
Fri Feb 03
Fri Feb 10
Fri Feb 17
Icon of the event Storytime:  Aliens & Outerspace
Fri Jan 20, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Look out your window and up to the skies, because the aliens are coming. Let's hope they're friendly! Join us for an "out of your world" storytime, and take home a craft. For ages 2-6....

Icon of the event Storytime:  Celebrate Black History Month
Fri Feb 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us for a storytime to celebrate Black History Month. Listen to stories highlighting great contemporary picture books by authors such as Dirk McLean, Shauntay Grant, Cheryl Foggo, and many others....

Icon of the event Family Literacy Month: Family Storytime
Sat Jan 21, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Location: Mount Pleasant

Celebrate Family Literacy Month with Family Storytime! Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and a literacy based craft. Drop in, no registration required.

Icon of the event Family Literacy Month Celebration
Sat Jan 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: St. James Town

January is great time to celebrate stories! Families are invited to come for a cozy story time, share favourite childhood stories, and do fun activities together! Get your TPL bingo card and complete it for a chance to win g...

Icon of the event Baby Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: High Park

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents and caregivers. Registration starts Thursday, January 12 at 9 a.m.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 17
Tue Jan 24
Tue Jan 31
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14
Icon of the event Cantonese Storytime
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 19 months to 5 years with their parents and caregivers. Registration begins April 1st. Register in person or by calling 416-396-8979


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 09
Icon of the event Parachute Songs and Play for Infants
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. James Town

Join us for a FREE Parachute Play and Songs Session. For you and your baby, 3 ? 18 months! Learn new songs and find new ways to play with your baby in our program...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 20
Fri Jan 27