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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Saturday Storytime and Craft
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join us in the children's department for stories, songs, and a craft to take home each week. No registration is required. Most appropriate for children ages 2 to 6.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 01
Sat Oct 08
Sat Oct 15
Sat Oct 22
Sat Oct 29
Icon of the event STEM Storytime
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

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


Upcoming Dates:
Sun Oct 23
Sun Oct 30
Sun Nov 06
Sun Nov 13
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

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


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 30
Fri Oct 07
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
All Day on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

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. The program runs...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 24
Thu Sep 29
Sat Oct 01
Thu Oct 06
Sat Oct 08
Icon of the event Family Time: Halloween
Mon Oct 31, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Beaches

Come in costume and enjoy spooky stories and rhymes for this special Family Storytime....

Icon of the event Baby Time (0-9 months)
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

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


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 12
Thu Jan 19
Icon of the event Ready for Reading Registration
Thu Oct 06, 2016 | 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 Toddler Time
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Stories, action songs, and a simple craft for toddlers ages 19 months old to 4 years old. No registration required. Drop in to the children's department on the second floor.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 17
Mon Oct 24
Mon Oct 31
Mon Nov 07
Mon Nov 14
Icon of the event Pajama Time
6:30 pm - 7:10 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Elmbrook Park

Bedtime stories, songs and crafts for children with parents and caregivers. Ages 1 to 6...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 28
Wed Oct 05
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 19
Wed Oct 26
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Wed Sep 21, 2016 - Wed Jun 14, 2017
Location: Barbara Frum

Is your child between Grades 1 and 6? Does your child need extra help to improve their reading skills? If so, then please join us for free hourly one on one individualized sessions with volunteers. Space is limited, please re...