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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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

Favourite stories, finger plays, songs and verses for children age 19 months to 3 years with parents or caregivers. Drop in, no registration.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Dec 12
Mon Dec 19
Icon of the event Winter Friendship Circle
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Centennial

A free 8 Week registered program for middle age children Focussing on building children's social skills. Pre-registration is required as spaces are limited. Please contact the branch or Marisa to confirm the exact age group. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 17
Tue Jan 24
Tue Jan 31
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14
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 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 Pyjama Time
6:45 pm - 7:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Bedtime stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. No registration is required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 22
Wed Mar 29
Icon of the event Family Time with Early Years Centre
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Centennial

A two hour fun filled morning for the whole family. Rhymes, stories, finger plays and lots of playtime....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 11
Wed Jan 18
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Leaside

(Birth-18 months) Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies with their parents or caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 05
Thu Jan 12
Thu Jan 19
Thu Jan 26
Thu Feb 02
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. No registration is required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 10
Sat Jan 07
Sat Jan 21
Sat Feb 04
Sat Feb 18
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 Jan. 3 - 14. Draw on Jan. 16.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 24
Tue Jan 31
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14
Tue Feb 21
Icon of the event  Reading Rockets
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Steeles

This is a reading club for Grade 1, 2 students. We will be reading together and exploring different literacy and literature-based activities. The purpose of this club is to promote the joy of reading as well as to build lit...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 18
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15