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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Ready for Reading Registration
Thu Jun 29, 2017 | All Day
Location: S. Walter Stewart

In person registration begins at 9am. Space is limited. For information please call 416-396-3975.

Icon of the event Ready for Reading Family Time
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Perth/Dupont

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 28
Wed May 03
Fri May 05
Wed May 10
Fri May 12
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Beaches

Stories, fingerplays and actions songs for toddlers ages 19 months to 3 years and their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 18
Thu May 25
Thu Jun 01
Thu Jun 08
Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for stories, songs and rhymes for the whole family. For children birth to 5 years of age, with parents or caregivers. A Ready for Reading program. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 27
Thu May 04
Thu May 11
Thu May 18
Thu May 25
Icon of the event Preschool Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 19 months to 5 years with their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 04
Tue Jul 11
Tue Jul 18
Tue Jul 25
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Join us for morning stories and songs. 18 months+. Drop-in....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 03
Wed May 10
Wed May 17
Wed May 24
Wed May 31
Icon of the event Baby Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents and caregivers. Drop in, no registration required. A Ready for Reading program.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 03
Wed May 10
Wed May 17
Wed May 24
Wed May 31
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Fingerplays, songs, and stories for children 12 months to 23 months and their caregivers. To register, visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 17
Wed May 24
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 14
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Thu Jan 26, 2017 - Thu Jun 15, 2017
Location: Downsview

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 Puppet Show: Jim and the Beanstalk
Thu Jul 06, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

It is a little known fact that another boy also climbed up the beanstalk! Enjoy a puppet show based on Raymond Briggs' amusing children's tale, Jim and the Beanstalk.