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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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

Children will start to recognize colours by participating in different hands-on activities, which may include puzzles, flashcards and story books. For children 2-6. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 24
Icon of the event Family Storytime
11:00 pm - 11:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Join library staff and new friends for stories, songs, and a craft to wake you up in the morning! The program is intended for children 18 months and up with their parents/caregivers, however everyone is welcome! Drop-in progr...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 25
Sat Dec 02
Sat Dec 09
Sat Dec 16
Sat Dec 23
Icon of the event Story Time With Dad
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Attention Dads, Grandads, Uncles and Preschoolers! Please join us for a story time with books, rhymes and songs. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Ages 5 and under. Main Floor, Story Room.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 06
Sat Jan 20
Sat Feb 03
Sat Feb 17
Sat Mar 03
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Sep 02, 2017 - Sat Dec 30, 2017
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

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 Storytime With Dad
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Attention Dads, Grandads, Uncles and Preschoolers! Please join us for a story time with books, rhymes and songs. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Ages 5 and under. Main Floor, Story Room.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 02
Icon of the event Story Time With Mom
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Attention Moms, Grandmoms, Aunts and Preschoolers! Please join us for a story time with books, rhymes and songs. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Ages 5 and under. Main Floor, Story Room.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 13
Sat Jan 27
Sat Feb 10
Sat Feb 24
Sat Mar 10
Icon of the event Pajama Family Storytime
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Join us on the Thursday nights for stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children and their caregivers. Pajamas are optional for children but encouraged. Drop in!


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 23
Thu Nov 30
Thu Dec 07
Thu Dec 14
Thu Dec 21
Icon of the event Family Time 2
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Wychwood

Join us for Saturday stories, songs ,rhymes & finger plays that will delight children from 0-6 years with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 25
Icon of the event Family Literacy Day Storytime and Craft
Sat Jan 27, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Main Street

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

Icon of the event Baby Time
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies from 10 months to 18 months old with a caregiver.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 20

Families can borrow free passes to local museums, art galleries and similar venues, such as the Art Gallery of Ontario and the ROM.