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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Fun With Letters
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Children will start to recognize letters by participating in different hands-on activities, which may include alphabet puzzles, flashcards and storybooks....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 05
Fri May 12
Fri May 19
Fri May 26
Fri Jun 02
Icon of the event Summer Storytimes at Joel Weeks Park
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

Join the librarians from Queen/Saulter and Riverdale Branches for stories, songs & rhymes on Tuesdays!!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 04
Tue Jul 11
Tue Jul 18
Tue Jul 25
Tue Aug 01
Icon of the event Baby Time
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 04
Thu May 11
Thu May 25
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 Bedtime Stories Underneath the Stars
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

Enjoy Bedtime stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children ages 5 and under with parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 26
Wed Aug 02
Wed Aug 09
Wed Aug 16
Wed Aug 23
Icon of the event STEM Storytime (ages 3-5)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

It is never too early to have fun with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)! Join us for four interactive STEM Storytime sessions after school. Listen to fun stories and songs, then try simple fun hands-on experi...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 01
Mon May 08
Mon May 15
Icon of the event Ready for Kindergarten with STEM storytimes
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

It is never too early to have fun with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)! Join us for four interactive STEM sorytimes in August and get ready for Kindergarten. Listen to fun stories and songs, then try simple ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 07
Mon Aug 14
Mon Aug 21
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Stories, songs, fingerplays, bouncing and tickling rhymes for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 04
Thu May 11
Thu May 18
Thu May 25
Thu Jun 01
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 Art MEETS: Searching for Stories
Sat Jun 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Location: Beaches

"Searching for Stories" is a creative engagement project, promoting an easy pace to allow for a conversational ambiance where participants can "tumble into" the workshop plan, "be present" and are "free to play" through creat...