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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 May 06
Wed May 11
Fri May 13
Wed May 18
Fri May 20
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 Baby Time 1 - Spring 2016
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for an interactive early literacy course. Sessions include stories, rhymes, tickles, bounces and much more. For parent/caregiver and babies from birth to 9 months. For babies 10-18 months, please see Baby Time Roun...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 06
Fri May 13
Fri May 20
Fri May 27
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

*NEW START DATE* - Tickles, bounces and games for children from birth to 11 months of age. To register, visit or call the Branch at 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 11
Icon of the event Get Ready for Mother's Day
Sat May 07, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Let's celebrate Mom with stories, songs and a special craft. Age 4 and up. To register, visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.

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

Meet other new moms or caregivers and bond with your baby at Downsview's Babytime! Join us for a half hour of songs, simple stories and rhymes for babies aged birth to 18 months. Advance registration is required and begins on...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Tue Jun 07
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
Icon of the event Saturday Family Storytime
11:15 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Stories, songs and fingerplays await - for lots of family fun! All ages welcome. Just drop by and join in. No Registration needed. **Please note - there will be no Storytime May 7, 28; June 4, 18.**


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat Jun 11
Sat Jun 18
Sat Jun 25
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 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