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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Kamishibai Family Time
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Enjoy traditional Japanese Kamishibai stories and a craft to take home on Saturday May 14 and Saturday May 21 from 2:00-3:00pm. Ages 0-6 years, drop into the Children's Department.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 13
Sat May 20
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Thu Jan 26, 2017 - Thu Jun 22, 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 Parent-Child Mother Goose
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Join us with your babies or young children and enjoy a morning of rhymes, songs, and stories. Birth to 18 mos. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 30
Icon of the event Baby Time
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Register for a free 6 week Baby Time program in partnership with Toronto Public Health. Caregivers and their baby (birth to 13 months)will enjoy 30 minutes of interactive stories, songs and rhymes and stay for Make the Connec...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 30
Mon Feb 06
Mon Feb 13
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 Jan 26
Thu Feb 02
Thu Feb 09
Thu Feb 16
Thu Feb 23
Icon of the event Shake Out Those Sillies
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Families with preschool children are invited to join us for a half hour of movement, music & fun. Sing & dance, clap & count, laugh & play together....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 30
Mon Feb 06
Mon Feb 13
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

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


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 28
Sat Feb 04
Sat Feb 11
Sat Feb 18
Sat Feb 25
Icon of the event Black History Month Storytime
Sat Feb 25, 2017 | 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Parliament Street

Join staff member and talented storyteller Bernadette Gabay Dyer for a special Black History Month children's storytime....

Icon of the event Family Storytime
Sat Jan 28, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Parkdale

Join us the last Saturday of every month for stories and songs followed by a craft. Fun for the whole family!...

Icon of the event STEM Storytime
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

It is never too early to start having fun with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sun Mar 05
Sun Mar 12
Sun Mar 19
Sun Mar 26