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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Raising a Reader: How to Help Your Struggling Reader
Wed Jan 25, 2017 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Celebrate Family Literacy Month with a free information session which includes tips for reading and selecting material that will interest your grade 1-6 child, what to do when children don't want to read and finding reading s...

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 Family Night Special: Valentine Hugs and Kisses
Tue Feb 14, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

(Ages 3-10) Come dressed in red or pink to celebrate the LOVE-liest day of the year. Listen to stories and poems about love, play the Cupid game and make your very own heart-shaped puppet....

Icon of the event Babytime
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

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


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Wed Feb 22
Wed Mar 01
Icon of the event Njacko Backo en fran├žais
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Musique et contes d'Afrique avec Njacko Backo....

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 Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

Introduce your child to sounds and actions at a staff-led storytime with bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories. This program is for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. No registration is...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Icon of the event Saturday Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mimico Centennial

Stories, fingerplays and action rhymes for children, age 5 and under and their parents, grandparents and caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 04
Sat Feb 11
Sat Feb 18
Sat Feb 25
Sat Mar 04
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 Preschool Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 3-5 years with their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 24
Tue Jan 31
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14