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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 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 Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Leaside

(19 months-5 years) Stories, songs and rhymes for children with their parents or caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 18
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
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 Spectacle de magie / Magic show in French
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Dans un spectacle hautement interactif que vous ne serez pas prĂȘt d'oublier, vous tomberez sous le charme du seul et unique Jean Deshaies....

Icon of the event Storyfire
Sat Mar 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Richview

Storyfire launches the Toronto Storytelling Festival with great storytelling events at venues across the city. For Toronto Public Library, Storyfire will see storytellers gather at four branches across the city to entertain a...

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Wed Sep 21, 2016 - Sat Jun 24, 2017
Location: Northern District

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 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