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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 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 Be My Valentine
Sat Feb 11, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Come and celebrate love in stories, songs and a craft to take home for someone special. For ages 4 & up. Register at the branch or by calling 416-396-8740.

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

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 Jan 18
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Mon Jan 09, 2017 - Mon Jun 05, 2017
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

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 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 Toddler Fun
10:15 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Forest Hill

A free interactive six week workshop on child development, nutrition, and early literacy for parents, caregivers and their children 15 to 30 months old....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 18
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
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
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

Introduce your child to sounds and actions at a staff-led storytime with bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories. This program is for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. No registration is...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 18
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15