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Icon of the event  Children's Author Visit: Jill Javelosa-Alvarez
Thu Jul 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Canadian children's author, Jill Javelosa-Alvarez, will help kids discover fun and interactive ways to learn one of the building blocks of reading and writing - our alphabet. Join us for an engaging afternoon of music, moveme...

Icon of the event Toddler/Preschool Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Stories, songs, rhymes and a craft for children with their parents or caregivers. For ages 19 months to 5 years old. Registration begins June 2nd. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 04
Mon Jul 11
Mon Jul 18
Mon Jul 25
Mon Aug 08
Icon of the event Parachute Songs and Play for Infants
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

Parachute Play is back! Join us for a FREE Parachute Song and Play for you and your baby (3-18 months). Learn new songs and find new ways to play with your baby every Friday in May. This program is facilitated by East York Ea...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 06
Fri May 13
Fri May 20
Fri May 27
Icon of the event Family Time
10:15 am - 10:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mimico Centennial

Stories, songs and rhymes for young children and their parents, caregivers, brothers and sisters.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 07
Sat May 21
Sat Jun 04
Sat Jun 18
Icon of the event Toddler Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Stories, songs and rhymes for children 16 months to 3 years with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 05
Fri Aug 12
Fri Aug 19
Fri Aug 26
Icon of the event Amazing Tails
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Enjoy Amazing Tails on Mondays, July 18 - August 15 from 2:00pm-3:00pm. Enjoy different activities each week including crafts, puppet shows, scavenger hunts, bingo, storytime and more! Ages 0-5. Drop in. Groups of 10 or more ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 18
Mon Jul 25
Mon Aug 08
Mon Aug 15
Icon of the event Spanish Storytime
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Join us one Saturday per month for a special Spanish Storytime! Bring your children aged 2-7 to have fun and learn with stories, songs and rhymes....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 21
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 Father's Day Family Storytime
Sat Jun 18, 2016 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Palmerston

Join us in celebrating Father's Day with stories, songs and craft. All children and their families are welcome. No registration.

Icon of the event Leading To Reading
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mimico Centennial

Children (Grades 1-6 as of Sept. 2014) requiring help with reading and writing skills receive individualized help for one hour per week. Free program. Registration required. Application forms available at the library. Space i...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31