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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 Baby Time (10-18 months)
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Books, songs and rhymes.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 06
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 Family Night Special: Valentine Hugs and Kisses
Tue Feb 14, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

(Ages 3-10) Come dressed in red or pink to celebrate the LOVE-liest day of the year. Listen to stories and poems about love, play the Cupid game and make your very own heart-shaped puppet....

Icon of the event Tree Decorating Storytime
Sat Dec 10, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:45 am
Location: Mimico Centennial

Join us for a family story time at 10:30, then stick around for more fun. Make holiday crafts to hang on the library's tree - or to take home!...

Icon of the event Readiness to Learn
9:15 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

This program is for children 3 years old and their parents/caregivers. It includes activities that improve cognitive thinking, motor skills, socialization and independence to help children feel more confident when starting sc...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 09
Fri Dec 16
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Stories, songs and rhymes for children aged 0-5 years with their parents and caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 03
Sat Dec 10
Icon of the event Family Time: Special Parachute Play
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Stories, songs, rhymes and parachute play for children age 19 months to 5 years with their parents and caregivers. Register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registration begins October 3. Space is limited. 3rd Floor, Roo...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Dec 05
Mon Dec 12
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Tue Sep 06, 2016 - Tue Jun 27, 2017
Location: Mimico Centennial

Leading to Reading is a free program for children Grades 1-6 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 specified t...

Icon of the event Baby Time & Play
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Share some of the very best rhymes, songs, and stories!...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Dec 05
Mon Dec 12