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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Spectacle de magie / Magic show in French
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Dans un spectacle hautement interactif que vous ne serez pas prĂȘt d'oublier, vous tomberez sous le charme du seul et unique Jean Deshaies. Billets gratuits disponible 30 minutes avant le programme. Les groups doivent appel...

Icon of the event An Evening of Readings with the Parliament Street Branch Writers Group
Mon Dec 12, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Parliament Street

All are welcome to an evening of themed readings by the Parliament Street Library Writers Group. No registration is required - just show up, sit back and enjoy the work of some great local authors!...

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 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
Icon of the event Family Literacy Day with Applefun Puppetry!
Thu Jan 26, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: McGregor Park

Celebrate Family Literacy Day with Applefun Puppetry! Join the chase for the Great Purple Whale on the high sea with this interactive program. Afterwards, everyone learns how to make a paper puppet to take home.

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

(Birth - 18 months) Program includes bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies with their parents and caregivers. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 09
Fri Dec 16
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Children (Grades 1-6 as of Sept. 2016) with reading difficulties receive individualized help for one hour per week on Tuesday or Thursday at the library. Session start times are: 4pm, 5pm, 6pm or 7pm....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 08
Tue Dec 13
Thu Dec 15
Icon of the event Junction Family Resource Centre!
10:00 am - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

A free program for children 5 and younger and their parent/caretakers....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Dec 12
Mon Dec 19
Icon of the event Holiday Stories and Sing-along From Around the World
Thu Dec 22, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join us for a festive storytime before the last day of school with stories, rhymes and songs from around the world for all children and families! Drop-in. All are welcome....

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 Jan 13
Fri Jan 20
Fri Jan 27
Fri Feb 03
Fri Feb 10