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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pleasant View

Stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes and more for toddlers 19-48 months and their caregivers. Drop-in program. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 20
Fri Jan 27
Fri Feb 03
Fri Feb 10
Fri Feb 17
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Jan 14, 2017 - Sat May 27, 2017
Location: Humberwood

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. Space is limited...

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 Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pleasant View

Stories, songs, finger plays, bouncing and tickling rhymes for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in program. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 18
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodview Park

Children in Grades 1-6 with reading difficulties receive individualized help for one hour per week. This is a free program offered Saturday mornings 10a.m.-11a.m. Registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 21
Sat Jan 28
Sat Feb 04
Sat Feb 11
Sat Feb 18
Icon of the event Leading to Reading Volunteers
Ongoing event running from Sat Jan 14, 2017 - Sat May 27, 2017
Location: Humberwood

Volunteers needed! Adults, seniors and students (Grade 8 and up preferred), meet for one hour per week to provide individualized help for children (Grades 1-6) in reading at the library....

Icon of the event Raising a Reader: How to Help Your Struggling Reader
Wed Jan 25, 2017 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Celebrate Family Literacy Month with a free information session which includes tips for reading and selecting material that will interest your grade 1-6 child, what to do when children don't want to read and finding reading s...

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

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 11
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 Storytime
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Join us for a family storytime of songs, rhymes, bounces and tickles. Ages 0-3 years. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 18
Wed Jan 25