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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 Leading to Reading
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Children (Grades 1-6 as of Sept. 2016) with reading difficulties receive individualized help for one hour per week on Tuesday or Thursday at the library. Session start times are: 4pm, 5pm, 6pm or 7pm....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 08
Tue Dec 13
Thu Dec 15
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 Ready for Reading Registration
Thu Apr 06, 2017 | All Day
Location: S. Walter Stewart

In person registration begins at 9am. Space is limited. For information please call 416-396-3975.

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 Jan 13
Fri Jan 20
Fri Jan 27
Fri Feb 03
Fri Feb 10
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mimico Centennial

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents and caregivers. Drop-in program, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 04
Sat Feb 11
Sat Feb 18
Sat Feb 25
Sat Mar 04
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 Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

(Birth - 18 months) Program includes bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies with their parents and caregivers. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 09
Fri Dec 16