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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Community Helpers
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Join us at Malvern Library to learn about all the wonderful community helpers in our local neighborhood. Children will learn about occupations such as firefighters, doctors, bus drivers, police officers, and librarians in an ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 25
Tue Aug 01
Tue Aug 08
Tue Aug 15
Tue Aug 22
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 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 Jul 29
Icon of the event Kew Stories
Sat Aug 19, 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Beaches

Join library staff as they share stories with children and adults about our neighbourhood and beyond. Look for us in the library's reading garden or in neighbouring Kew Gardens Park (2075 Queen Street East). Bring along your ...

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 Jul 27
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents and caregivers. Starting Saturday September 9 - Saturday October 28, 2017. Please register by calling 416-395-5980 or email...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 09
Sat Nov 04
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for stories, songs and rhymes for the whole family. For children birth to 5 years of age, with parents or caregivers. A Ready for Reading program. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 28
Fri Aug 04
Fri Aug 11
Fri Aug 18
Fri Aug 25
Icon of the event Harp Music and Storytelling with Martha Lawrance - FULL
Wed Aug 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Mount Pleasant

Join us for a harp circle and storytelling session with Martha Lawrance. Children will have the opportunity to try out some mini harps and other rhythm instruments....

Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents and caregivers. Drop in, no registration required. A Ready for Reading program. For more information, visit in ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 25
Tue Aug 01
Tue Aug 08
Tue Aug 15
Tue Aug 22
Icon of the event STEM Storytime - FULL
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mount Pleasant

It is never too early to start having fun with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math! With a parent or caregiver, children aged 3-5 are invited to explore early STEM concepts, ignite curiosity, and have fun....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 28