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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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:
Tue Sep 20
Thu Sep 22
Tue Sep 27
Thu Sep 29
Tue Oct 04
Icon of the event Toddler Time and Preschool Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Stories, songs, rhymes and a craft for children with their parents or caregivers. For ages 19 months to 5 years old. Registration begins Aug. 8th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 12
Mon Sep 19
Mon Sep 26
Mon Oct 03
Mon Oct 17
Icon of the event Babytime
9:25 am - 9:55 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

Stories, songs, fingerplays, bouncing and tickling rhymes for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 02
Fri Sep 09
Fri Sep 16
Fri Sep 23
Fri Sep 30
Icon of the event Baby Time (0-9 months)
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies birth to 9 months old with a caregiver. No registration required. Drop in to the children's department on the second floor of the library.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 18
Tue Oct 25
Tue Nov 01
Tue Nov 08
Tue Nov 15
Icon of the event Play Reading Group
Sat Sep 17, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Like reading aloud? Enjoy theatre? Join us for a free Community Play-Reading Group! This month's reading will be from...

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 Aug 3rd. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 13
Tue Sep 20
Tue Sep 27
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Icon of the event Special Family Story time for the Holidays
Fri Dec 09, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Perth/Dupont

Join us for holiday stories and crafts. Children with parents/caregivers. Ages 18months-5 yrs.

Icon of the event Baby Time (10-18 months)
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies 10 months old to 18 months old with a caregiver. No registration required. Drop in to the children's department on the second floor of the library.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 19
Wed Oct 26
Wed Nov 02
Wed Nov 09
Wed Nov 16
Icon of the event Saturday Storytime and Craft
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join us in the children's department for stories, songs, and a craft to take home each week. No registration is required. Most appropriate for children ages 2 to 6.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 03
Sat Sep 10
Sat Sep 17
Sat Sep 24
Sat Oct 01
Icon of the event Holiday Stories and Sing-along
Thu Dec 22, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Location: Palmerston

Come and join us for a special holiday time with stories, rhymes and songs for all children and their families. Drop-in. No registration required....