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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Mon Sep 05, 2016 - Fri Jun 30, 2017
Location: Richview

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 Family Night Special: Valentine Hugs and Kisses
Tue Feb 14, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

(Ages 3-10) Come dressed in red or pink to celebrate the LOVE-liest day of the year. Listen to stories and poems about love, play the Cupid game and make your very own heart-shaped puppet....

Icon of the event Cantonese Story Time
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

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


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 21
Tue Feb 28
Tue Mar 07
Tue Mar 14
Tue Mar 21
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 Dec 09
Wed Dec 14
Fri Dec 16
Icon of the event Evening Family Time
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Richview

Stories, songs, rhymes & activities for children 0-5 years old with parents/caregivers....

Icon of the event Family Literacy Month: Storytime + Craft!
Sat Jan 28, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Richview

January 28 is Family Literacy Day in Canada. Celebrate with a special storytime program, and make a craft to take home!...

Icon of the event Baby Time & Play
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Share some of the very best rhymes, songs, and stories!...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 14
Icon of the event Preschool Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

Share some of the very best stories, rhymes, songs and verse. Learn how to lay a solid foundation for your child's future love of reading and learning. Be sure to take home great books for bedtime reading all week long. Drop ...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 14
Wed Dec 21
Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Songs, stories, and rhymes for the whole family. Drop-in only.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 10
Sat Dec 17
Sat Dec 24
Sat Dec 31
Icon of the event Fun with Numbers
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Children start to recognize numbers by participating in different hands-on activities, which may include number blocks, puzzles, flash cards and story books. For ages 2-6 years old. This is a drop-in program. First-come, f...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 05
Thu Jan 12
Thu Jan 19
Thu Jan 26
Thu Feb 02