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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Preschool Time
10:00 am - 10:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 31 months - 5 years with their parents or caregivers. Register by ballot from Mar. 27 - Apr. 8. Draw Apr. 11.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 01
Icon of the event Spanish Storytelling for Families
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Children and parents are welcome to join us for Spanish stories, songs, activities and fun. For children ages 3-7. Please register by calling 416-395-5966.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 14
Wed Jun 21
Wed Jun 28
Icon of the event Family Time
11:15 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: High Park

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children with their parents and caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 03
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jun 17
Sat Jun 24
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 Pyjama Time
6:45 pm - 7:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Bedtime stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. No registration is required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 21
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 Baby Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 17 months with their parents or caregivers. Register by ballot Mar.27 - Apr. 8. Draw on Apr. 11.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 30
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 Stories on the Lawn
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: High Park

Stories, songs and rhymes outside in the sunshine for kids 5 and under. Rain location inside the branch. B.Y.O.B (Bring your own blanket)!Drop in program. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 06
Thu Jul 13
Thu Jul 20
Thu Jul 27
Thu Aug 03