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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Baby Time and Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 3 years with their parents or caregivers. Drop in program....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 21
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 05
Fri May 12
Icon of the event Baby Lap Time
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Learn new songs, rhymes and finger plays; and foster bonding with your baby! For Parents and their Babies up to 14 months. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 23
Mon Jan 30
Mon Feb 06
Mon Feb 13
Mon Feb 20
Icon of the event Family Literacy Storytime
Fri Jan 20, 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Forest Hill

Come celebrate Family Literacy Month at Forest Hill with a special family storytime for children ages 0-5 and their siblings. Registration is not required, but please arrive early as space is limited. Please call 416-393-7706...

Icon of the event Family Storytime
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Perth/Dupont

Come join us for stories, songs, crafts and movies. Children are to be accompanied by parent or guardian. Ages 18 months-5 yrs.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 10
Fri Mar 17
Fri Mar 24
Fri Mar 31
Icon of the event Family Literacy Month: Storytime
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Join us in celebrating Family Literacy Month with stories, songs and rhymes for children with parents and caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 21
Sat Jan 28
Icon of the event Toddler Time and Preschool Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Yorkville

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children age 19 months to 5 years with their parents or caregivers. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Wed Feb 22
Icon of the event Storyfire
Sat Mar 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Storyfire launches the Toronto Storytelling Festival with great storytelling events at venues across the city. For Toronto Public Library, Storyfire will see storytellers gather at four branches across the city to entertain a...

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 Leading to Reading
9:00 am - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Leading to Reading is a free program for children in Grades 1-6 who are 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 s...


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 Sep 24, 2016 - Sat Dec 16, 2017
Location: Eatonville

Volunteers needed! Adults, seniors and high school students are needed for one or more hours per week to provide individualized reading and writing support for children in Grades 1-6....