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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Family Puppet Show: How the Chipmunk Got His Stripes
Tue Jun 20, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Thorncliffe

Join us for an exciting puppet show and a fun craft. Best for all ages. Parents and caregivers welcome....

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

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. Children must fi...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 22
Tue May 23
Wed May 24
Thu May 25
Icon of the event Puppet Show: Bremen Town Musicians
Thu Mar 30, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Parliament Street

Join us for this traditional story from Germany, presented as a puppet show!...

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

Join us at Downsview Library with your toddler for stories, songs and rhymes. Parental or caregiver participation required. Ages 19-36 months. Please call Downsview Library to register 416-395-5720 or register in branch.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 30
Thu Apr 06
Thu Apr 13
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to nine months with their parents and caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 13
Thu Apr 20
Thu Apr 27
Thu May 04
Thu May 11
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Stories, songs and crafts to take home for toddlers to enjoy with their parents and caregivers. No registration required. For ages 19 mos.-4 yrs. For more information, please call 416-396-3865.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 19
Wed Apr 26
Wed May 03
Wed May 10
Wed May 17
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Thu Jan 26, 2017 - Thu Jun 22, 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 Puppet Show: Loon's Necklace
Thu Apr 27, 2017 | 10:30 am - 10:30 am
Location: Parliament Street

Join us for this traditional story from Anishinaabeg nation, presented as a puppet show!...

Icon of the event Fun With Letters
9:30 pm - 11:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Children will start to recognize letters by participating in different hands-on activities, which may include alphabet puzzles, flashcards and storybooks....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 31
Fri Apr 07
Fri Apr 14
Fri Apr 21
Fri Apr 28
Icon of the event Preschool Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 3-5 years with their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 11
Tue Apr 18
Tue Apr 25
Tue May 02
Tue May 09