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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.

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 Family Storytime
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children and their caregivers. 2yrs+. Drop-in....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 03
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jun 17
Sat Jun 24
Sat Jul 01
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join us Wednesdays in the Children's Dept for Family Time! Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes. Drop in. Recommended for ages 0-6 years old.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 05
Wed Jul 12
Wed Jul 19
Wed Jul 26
Wed Aug 02
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

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


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 02
Fri Jun 09
Fri Jun 16
Fri Jun 23
Fri Jun 30
Icon of the event Family Story Time and craft
Fri Aug 18, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:20 am
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Enjoy songs, rhymes and stories with your children. Then make a fun craft to take home. For pre-school children. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, cuddles and tickles with your baby. For children up to 19 months. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 06
Wed Sep 13
Wed Sep 20
Icon of the event Puppet Show: Nanabozho & the Raccoon
Thu Aug 17, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Parliament Street

Join us for this traditional Indigenous trickster tale from Turtle Island....

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 Jun 01
Thu Jun 08
Thu Jun 15
Thu Jun 22
Thu Jun 29
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 Jun 02
Fri Jun 09
Fri Jun 16
Fri Jun 23
Fri Jun 30