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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 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 Saturday Storytime and Craft
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join us in the children's department for stories, songs, and a craft to take home each week. No registration is required. Most appropriate for children ages 2 to 6.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 01
Sat Oct 08
Sat Oct 15
Sat Oct 22
Sat Oct 29
Icon of the event Baby Time (10-18 months)
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies 10 months old to 18 months old with a caregiver. No registration required. Drop in to the children's department on the second floor of the library.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 19
Wed Oct 26
Wed Nov 02
Wed Nov 09
Wed Nov 16
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:15 am - 10:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

Songs, rhymes and stories for babies from 0-18 months and their caregivers. Drop in, no advance registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Tue Oct 25
Icon of the event Fun with Numbers
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Children will start to recognize numbers by participating in different hands-on activities which may include number puzzles, counting toys, counting beads and flashcards. For children 2-6. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 30
Fri Oct 07
Fri Oct 14
Fri Oct 21
Fri Oct 28
Icon of the event Family Time: Spooky Halloween
Sat Oct 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Dress up in your Halloween costume and enjoy a spooky puppet show! All ages welcome. Drop in. Groups of 10 or more please register.

Icon of the event Family Time: Halloween
Mon Oct 31, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Beaches

Come in costume and enjoy spooky stories and rhymes for this special Family Storytime....

Icon of the event Baby Time
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Agincourt

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Contact Agincourt Branch for registration.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 29
Thu Oct 06
Thu Oct 13
Thu Oct 20
Thu Oct 27