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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 Toddler/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 March 1st. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 02
Mon May 09
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 May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Icon of the event Toddler Time Drop-In
Thu Aug 18, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Locke

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 18 months to 30 months with their parents or caregivers.

Icon of the event Family Time
10:15 am - 10:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mimico Centennial

Stories, songs and rhymes for young children and their parents, caregivers, brothers and sisters.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 07
Sat May 21
Sat Jun 04
Sat Jun 18
Icon of the event Cantonese Story Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Stories, songs, rhymes and a craft for children 19 months to 5 years old, with their parents or caregivers. Registration begins Apr. 4th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:15 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mimico Centennial

Stories, fingerplays, action rhymes and songs for toddlers, age 19 to 36 months and their parents, caregivers and brothers and sisters.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 06
Icon of the event Spanish Storytime
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Join us one Saturday per month for a special Spanish Storytime! Bring your children aged 2-7 to have fun and learn with stories, songs and rhymes....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 21
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Mon Jan 04, 2016 - Sat Jun 11, 2016
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Children (Grades 1-6 as of Sept. 2015) requiring help with reading and writing skills receive individualized help for one hour per week....

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

A Ready for Reading program. Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 17 months with their parents or caregivers. Register by ballot Mar. 21 - Apr. 2. Child's library card required. Draw on Apr...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17