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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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

Join us for a special 4-week Baby Time session on Saturday mornings in June from 10:30-11:00am. Enjoy tickling rhymes, baby bounces, and dancing tunes. For babies and their caregivers 0-18 months in the Children's Department.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 03
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jun 17
Sat Jun 24
Icon of the event Puppet Show: Jim and the Beanstalk
Thu Jul 06, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

It is a little known fact that another boy also climbed up the beanstalk! Enjoy a puppet show based on Raymond Briggs' amusing children's tale, Jim and the Beanstalk.

Icon of the event Italian Storytime
Thu Jun 15, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: St. Clair/Silverthorn

Join us for an interactive Italian and English Storytime in honour of Italian Heritage Month. Learn a few words in a new language and bring Nonna or Nonno, too!

Icon of the event After School Storytime
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maryvale

Drop in after school for stories, songs, finger plays and crafts....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 02
Fri Jun 09
Fri Jun 16
Fri Jun 23
Fri Jun 30
Icon of the event Toddler Time
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Stories, action songs, and a simple craft for toddlers ages 2 to 4 years old. No registration is required. Drop in to the children's department on the 2nd floor of the library.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 12
Wed Jul 19
Wed Jul 26
Wed Aug 02
Wed Aug 09
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Thu Jan 26, 2017 - Thu Jun 15, 2017
Location: Downsview

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 Jun 03
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jun 17
Sat Jun 24
Sat Jul 01
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 Jun 03
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jun 17
Sat Jun 24
Sat Jul 01
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join us Wednesdays in the Children's Dept for Family Time! Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes. Drop in. Recommended for ages 0-6 years old.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 05
Wed Jul 12
Wed Jul 19
Wed Jul 26
Wed Aug 02
Icon of the event STEM Storytime
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

It is never too early to have fun with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)! Join us for four interactive STEM storytimes. Listen to fun stories and songs, then try fun hands-on experiments. For children ages 3-6...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 10
Mon Jul 17
Mon Jul 24
Mon Jul 31