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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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6:30 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Malvern

Bedtime stories, songs, verse and games for children (ages 5 and under) and their caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 04
Thu Dec 11
Icon of the event ROM Dinosaur Program
Sat Dec 13, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
North York Central Library

Turn the clock back 200 million years and walk with the dinosaurs. Learn about dino diets and self-defense. See fossilized dinosaurs bones and replicas of teeth, toe bones and hadrosaur skin. Make dinosaur crafts, including a...

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Ongoing event running from Tue Sep 23, 2014 - Tue Dec 15, 2015
Jane/Sheppard

Children (Grades 1-6 as of Sept. 2014) with reading difficulties receive individualized help for one hour per week at the library. Free program. Registration required.

Icon of the event Ready for Reading Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Leaside

(19 months-5 years) Stories, songs and rhymes for children with their parents or caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 21
Wed Jan 28
Wed Feb 04
Wed Feb 11
Wed Feb 18
Icon of the event Celebrate Nikolaus!
Sat Dec 06, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Runnymede

Have you been good this year? Nikolaus knows! For German children, the tradition of cleaning your shoes before Nikolaus visits is very important because if your shoes are dirty, where will Nikolaus put the presents? Will you ...

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Sat Mar 21, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Runnymede

Toronto Public Library?s wonderful storytellers welcome you to Storyfire, a celebration of storytelling that kicks off the 2015 Toronto Storytelling Festival.

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

Stories, songs, rhymes and crafts for children with parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 03
Sat Jan 10
Sat Jan 17
Sat Jan 24
Sat Jan 31
Icon of the event Andrew
Tue Mar 17, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
North York Central Library

Andrew gets families moving and grooving with this action-packed performance. Kids will be on their feet, tying to keep up with all the wacky movements and calls and repeats. Free tickets available at the Children's desk sta...

Icon of the event Ready for Reading Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Leaside

(Birth-18 months) Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies with their parents or caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 22
Thu Jan 29
Thu Feb 05
Thu Feb 12
Thu Feb 19
Icon of the event Chinese Storytime
6:45 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Fairview

Songs and stories in Mandarin for children five and under accompanied by parent or caregiver. Registration begins September 8. Please call the branch at 416-395-5750 for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 27