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Icon of the event The Mud Puddle Puppet Show
Fri Jan 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

What happens when an aggressive mud puddle keeps dirtying your clothes? Julie Ann's mother just doesn't understand. But Julie Ann will get the better of the mud puddle in the end....

Icon of the event Kamishibai Family Time
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Enjoy traditional Japanese Kamishibai stories and a craft to take home on Saturday May 14 and Saturday May 21 from 2:00-3:00pm. Ages 0-6 years, drop into the Children's Department.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 13
Icon of the event Chinese New Year Storytime
Sat Jan 28, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Elmbrook Park

Come celebrate Chinese New Year with stories and a craft!

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Jan 14, 2017 - Sat May 27, 2017
Location: Humberwood

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. Space is limited...

Icon of the event Parent-Child Mother Goose
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm 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 mos. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 23
Mon Jan 30
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

Introduce your child to sounds and actions at a staff-led storytime with bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories. This program is for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. No registration is...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Icon of the event Early Literacy Program: Weston Family Resource Centre
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodview Park

A free program for children 6 and younger and their parent/caregiver. Early learning and parent support program that includes fun and educational activities. Tuesdays and Wednesdays 10a.m. to 12 p.m. Drop in. Limited space. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 24
Wed Jan 25
Tue Jan 31
Wed Feb 01
Tue Feb 07
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Bounces, songs, rhymes, and stories for babies 0-18 months and their caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Icon of the event Family Literacy Month: Storytime
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 21
Sat Jan 28
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Elmbrook Park

Favourite stories, songs and crafts for children with parents or caregivers. Registration begins January 3...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 27
Fri Feb 03
Fri Feb 10
Fri Feb 17
Fri Feb 24