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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Pyjama Time
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

Prepare your child for bed with a staff-led storytime with bedtime stories, songs, rhymes and activities. For children with their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 30
Tue Jun 06
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Thu Jan 26, 2017 - Thu Jun 15, 2017
Location: Downsview

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 Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

* New Start Date* - Fingerplays, songs, and stories for children 12 months to 23 months and their caregivers. To register, visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 14
Wed Jun 21
Wed Jun 28
Icon of the event Ready for Kindergarten with STEM storytimes
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

It is never too early to have fun with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)! Join us for four interactive STEM sorytimes in August and get ready for Kindergarten. Listen to fun stories and songs, then try simple ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 07
Mon Aug 14
Mon Aug 21
Mon Aug 28
Icon of the event Family Time: Happy Canada 150!
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Families are invited to come to the library and help us celebrate Canada's 150th Birthday at this "Ready for Reading" Storytime....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 06
Thu Jul 13
Thu Jul 20
Thu Jul 27
Thu Aug 03
Icon of the event Summer Storytime
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join us for a weekly summer storytime in July on Fridays at 10:30am. For children 0-5 with their families and caregivers. Siblings are welcome. Stories, songs, puppets, rhymes, parachute games, bubbles, shakers and more....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 07
Fri Jul 14
Fri Jul 21
Fri Jul 28
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

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


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 25
Thu Jun 01
Thu Jun 08
Thu Jun 15
Icon of the event Puppet Show: Name of the Tree
Thu Jul 20, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Parliament Street

Join us for this traditional story from the continent of Africa....

Icon of the event Father's Day Storytime
Sat Jun 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Join us for stories, activities and make a craft to take home for Dad! Age 4 and up. To register, visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.

Icon of the event Ready For Reading Preschool Storytime
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Perth/Dupont

Rhymes, stories and songs for preschoolers (0 to 5yrs) and their caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 14
Wed Jun 21
Wed Jun 28