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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 May 06
Wed May 11
Fri May 13
Wed May 18
Fri May 20
Icon of the event Japanese Kamishibai Stories and Asian Craft
Sat May 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Bring the whole family and celebrate Asian Heritage Month by listening to captivating Japanese Kamishibai tales and by making your own Asian craft!...

Icon of the event Kamishibai Storytime
Sat May 21, 2016 | 11:15 am - 11:45 am
Location: High Park

Celebrate Asian Heritage month in a special Family Time session devoted to the ancient Japanese storytelling tradition of Kamishibai....

Icon of the event Stories on the Lawn
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: High Park

Bring a blanket and join us for this special outdoor Family Time storytime. Stories, songs, and rhymes outside on the library's lawn. For children 5 and under. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 07
Thu Jul 14
Thu Jul 21
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 04
Icon of the event Babytime
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Meet other new moms or caregivers and bond with your baby at Downsview's Babytime! Join us for a half hour of songs, simple stories and rhymes for babies aged birth to 18 months. Advance registration is required and begins on...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Tue Jun 07
Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Stories, songs and fun rhymes for preschoolers and their caregivers! For children under 5 years. No registration required. Drop in!


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 04
Icon of the event Storyteller Diana Tso
Thu May 05, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: High Park

Come and celebrate Asian Heritage Month at the High Park Library with storyteller extraordinaire Diana Tso. Diana is a performer/playwright/poet/storyteller/artist in education, who graduated from the University of Toronto in...

Icon of the event Make the Connection with Toronto Public Health
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

A free program for parents and babies from birth to 12 months. Learn more about connecting with your baby in ways that make your baby feel loved, and promote language and learning. For more info or to register, call Cindy (P...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 11
Wed May 18
Icon of the event Cantonese Story Time
11:30 am - 12:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Stories, songs and rhymes for children 19 months to 5 years old, with their parents or caregivers. Registration begins June 3rd. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 05
Tue Jul 12
Tue Jul 19
Tue Jul 26
Tue Aug 02
Icon of the event Babytime with Toronto Public Health
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Stories, songs, bounces and tickling rhymes for babies. Stay for Living and Learning with Baby, a program presented by Toronto Public Health. For more information or to register, please call 416-394-5170.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Tue Jun 07
Tue Jun 14
Tue Jun 21