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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Thu Jan 26, 2017 - Thu Jun 22, 2017
Location: Downsview

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 Philippe Flahaut
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: McGregor Park

Chansons traditionnelles de la France et du Qu├ębec....

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

Join us at Downsview Library with your baby for buncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories. Parental or caregiver participation required. Ages 0-18 months. Please call Downsview Library to register 416-395-5720 or registe...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 07
Tue Mar 14
Tue Mar 21
Tue Mar 28
Tue Apr 04
Icon of the event STEM Storytime (ages 3-5)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

It is never too early to have fun with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)! Join us for four interactive STEM Storytime sessions after school. Listen to fun stories and songs, then try simple fun hands-on experi...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 24
Mon May 01
Mon May 08
Mon May 15
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
Thu May 18
Thu May 25
Thu Jun 01
Thu Jun 08
Icon of the event Listen! Watch! Make!: Pets Edition
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

A fun filled hour of pet stories, a short movie and a pet craft await you during March Break. Ages 3 & up. Drop in only.

Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 19 months to 3 years with their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 10
Mon Apr 24
Mon May 01
Mon May 08
Mon May 15
Icon of the event Black History Month Storytime
Sat Feb 25, 2017 | 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Parliament Street

Join staff member and talented storyteller Bernadette Gabay Dyer for a special Black History Month children's storytime....

Icon of the event  Reading Rockets
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Steeles

This is a reading club for Grade 1, 2 students. We will be reading together and exploring different literacy and literature-based activities. The purpose of this club is to promote the joy of reading as well as to build lit...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 01
Wed Mar 08
Wed Mar 15
Wed Mar 22
Wed Mar 29
Icon of the event Toddler Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Join us at Downsview Library with your toddler for stories, songs and rhymes. Parental or caregiver participation required. Ages 19-36 months. Please call Downsview Library to register 416-395-5720 or register in branch.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 09
Thu Mar 16
Thu Mar 23
Thu Mar 30
Thu Apr 06