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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Raising a Reader: How to Help Your Struggling Reader
Wed Jan 25, 2017 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Celebrate Family Literacy Month with a free information session which includes tips for reading and selecting material that will interest your grade 1-6 child, what to do when children don't want to read and finding reading s...

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 27
Fri Feb 03
Fri Feb 10
Fri Feb 17
Fri Feb 24
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 Jan 27
Fri Feb 03
Fri Feb 10
Fri Feb 17
Fri Feb 24
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:
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Wed Feb 22
Icon of the event Winter Carnival: Family Time
Thu Mar 16, 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Richview

Our Winter Carnival kicks off with stories and crafts for the very young! For children 0-5 years and their caregivers. Drop in, registration not required.

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 Wings of Discovery
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Wings of Discovery is a science based program for children 3-6 years. This program will cover eight projects such as, trip to my home, trip to my community, trip to the garden, trip around the world, trip with transportation,...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 31
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14
Tue Feb 21
Tue Feb 28
Icon of the event Family Literacy Month with Applefun Puppetry! (*Starting at 1:30pm*)
Thu Jan 26, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: McGregor Park

Celebrate Family Literacy Month 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. Call 416-39...

Icon of the event Black History Month Storytime
Sat Feb 25, 2017 | 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Parliament Street

Join staff member and talented storyteller Bernadette Gabay Dyer for a special Black History Month children's storytime....

Icon of the event Family Literacy Month: Family Time
11:00 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Celebrate Family Literacy with us every Saturday in January!Join us in the Children's department to celebrate some of our favourite picture book authors and illustrators. We will read some stories and then create a craft insp...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 28