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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Afternoon Story Time
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

Join us for stories, songs and rhymes in the afternoon. For babies, toddlers, preschoolers and children of all ages including their parents or caregivers. Drop in welcome....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 02
Mon May 09
Mon May 16
Mon May 23
Mon May 30
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Thu Sep 24, 2015 - Thu Jun 09, 2016
Location: Davenport

Children Grades 1 - 6 requiring help with reading, homework and study skills receive individualized help for one hour per week. This is a free program and registration is required.

Icon of the event Babytime
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

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


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 06
Fri May 13
Fri May 20
Fri May 27
Icon of the event French Story Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Children 5-10 years old will listen to stories and songs in French. Registration begins June 8th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 09
Sat Jul 23
Sat Aug 06
Sat Aug 20
Icon of the event Mother's Day Family Storytime
Sat May 07, 2016 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Palmerston

Join us in celebrating Mother's Day with stories, songs and craft. All children and their families are welcome. No registration.

Icon of the event Japanese Kamishibai Stories and Asian Craft
Sat May 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

Bring the whole family and celebrate Asian Heritage Month by listening to captivating Japanese Kamishibai tales and by making your own Asian craft!...

Icon of the event Family Story Time
10:45 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Stories, songs and rhymes for children with their parents or caregivers. This program is for children up to 6 years old. Registration begins Mar. 11th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 30
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Icon of the event Customized Storytelling Experience
Ongoing event running from Fri Jan 01, 2016 - Sat Dec 31, 2016
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

If you have a group of children (10 or more) that would like a customized storytelling experience, or training on any of our resources, please call 416-393-7783....

Icon of the event  Children's Author Visit: Jill Javelosa-Alvarez
Thu Jul 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Canadian children's author, Jill Javelosa-Alvarez, will help kids discover fun and interactive ways to learn one of the building blocks of reading and writing - our alphabet. Join us for an engaging afternoon of music, moveme...

Icon of the event Cantonese Story Time
11:30 am - 12:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

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


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 05
Tue Jul 12
Tue Jul 19
Tue Jul 26
Tue Aug 02