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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Stories, fingerplays and songs for children 12 months to 23 months and their caregivers. To register visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 05
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 19
Wed Oct 26
Wed Nov 02
Icon of the event Halloween Storytime
Sat Oct 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Prepare for a scare! Come in a costume for spooky stories, songs and a craft....

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

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


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 01
Sat Oct 15
Sat Oct 29
Sat Nov 26
Sat Dec 10
Icon of the event Christmas Tree Craft
Sat Dec 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Fun hour of crafts and stories for children and their parents or caregivers. Make a Christmas craft to hang on our tree or to take home!...

Icon of the event Parent-Child Mother Goose
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Join us with your babies or young children and enjoy a morning of rhymes, songs, and stories. Birth to 18 months. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 03
Mon Oct 10
Mon Oct 17
Mon Oct 24
Mon Oct 31
Icon of the event Preschool STEM Storytime: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Join us for a special four-week series introducing preschoolers to early STEM concepts through activities, stories and play. Drop-in, no registration is required to participate.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 08
Sat Oct 15
Sat Oct 22
Sat Oct 29
Icon of the event Thanksgiving Storytime
Sat Oct 08, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Listen to Thanksgiving stories and make a special craft to take home....

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Mon Sep 19, 2016 - Fri Jun 30, 2017
Location: Jane/Sheppard

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 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 Sept. 19 - Oct. 1. Draw on Oct. 4.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 18
Tue Oct 25
Tue Nov 01
Tue Nov 08
Tue Nov 15
Icon of the event Celebrate Family Literacy Month
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Celebrate Family Literacy Month with us every Saturday in January! Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and play fun literacy games. Drop into the Children's Dept. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 07
Sat Jan 14
Sat Jan 21