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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event New Year's @ Noon
Sat Dec 31, 2016 | 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Sanderson

Can't stay up till midnight to ring in the New Year? Join us for a special storytime at the library and countdown to noon!...

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 Family Literacy Month: Storytime
Wed Jan 18, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Elmbrook Park

Come join us for stories, songs and more as we celebrate the joys of reading!...

Icon of the event Winter Family Time
Thu Dec 29, 2016 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

It may be cold outside, but it's delightful in here! Join us for a special, winter-themed family time! Sing songs, hear stories, and get cozy with us! For all families with children age 0-5....

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

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...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Dec 05
Mon Dec 12
Icon of the event Théâtre interactif - les contes de fées réinventés
Mon Mar 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Que se passe-t-il lorsqu'on prend un livre de contes de fées et qu'on le brasse un peu? Dans un spectacle interactif interprété par des comédiens improvisateurs chevronnées, mais mené par l'imaginaire des enfants, des contes ...

Icon of the event Christmas Tree Craft
Sat Dec 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Fun hour of crafts and stories for children and their parents or caregivers. Make a Christmas craft to hang on our tree or to take home!...

Icon of the event Family Literacy Month: Chinese New Year Storytime
Sat Jan 14, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Sanderson

Celebrate the Year of the Rooster and Family Literacy Month with a special storytime and craft....

Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Sanderson

Stories, fingerplays and songs for babies birth to 18 months and their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 24
Tue Jan 31
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14
Tue Feb 21
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Davenport

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, on Thursday even...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 08
Thu Dec 15