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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event 400th anniversary of  Étienne Brûlé Journey of 1615.    Stories
Sat Sep 12, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Runnymede

Hear the story of Turtle Island and Moon Woman's children. Learn about the Humber River and the trail near by; how it was shared eventually with the French newcomers and later the English....

Icon of the event Get Ready for Halloween
Sat Oct 24, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Burrows Hall

Join us for scary stories, songs and a craft. Age 4 and up. Wear your costume if you wish. Register at the Library or call, 416-396-8740.

Icon of the event Christmas Tree Craft
Sat Dec 05, 2015 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Burrows Hall

Join us for a fun hour of crafts (and a story)! Make a Christmas craft to hang on our tree or take home (if you wish). For children of all ages. To register, visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.

Icon of the event Family Storytime
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Parliament Street

This fall, come join us for stories, rhymes and songs on Fridays 10:30-11:00 am. Suitable for families with children from birth-5 years and caregivers. Daycare groups are welcome. Please contact the branch for more informatio...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 11
Fri Sep 18
Fri Sep 25
Fri Oct 02
Fri Oct 09
Icon of the event Boys Book Club
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
S. Walter Stewart

Join our book club for boys, where we read a new book every month, meet to discuss it, and do lots of fun activities based on each book (it's awesome... trust us). For boys ages 9-12 years old. To register and to pick up your...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 20
Tue Nov 17
Tue Dec 15
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10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Runnymede

Stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers ages 19 months to 3 years and their caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 23
Wed Sep 30
Wed Oct 07
Wed Oct 14
Wed Oct 21
Icon of the event Pyjama Time
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Parliament Street

Join us for an evening storytime. Come in your pyjamas as we sing songs, recite rhymes and read bedtime stories. Suitable for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 16
Wed Sep 23
Wed Sep 30
Wed Oct 07
Wed Oct 14
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Burrows Hall

Tickles, bounces and games for children from birth to 18 months of age. To register, visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 02
Wed Sep 09
Wed Sep 16
Wed Sep 23
Wed Sep 30
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Downsview

Children Grades 1 to 6 requiring help with reading, homework, and study skills receive individualized help for one hour per week....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 24
Thu Oct 01
Thu Oct 08
Thu Oct 15
Thu Oct 22
Icon of the event Dora the Explorer Storytime & Craft
Tue Sep 08, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Northern District

Celebrate all things Dora! Listen to Dora stories and make a craft to take home!...