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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Puppet Show: Mr. Bhomball Dass
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Parliament Street

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

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 Puppet Show: Nanabozho & the Raccoon
Thu Aug 17, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Parliament Street

Join us for this traditional Indigenous trickster tale from Turtle Island....

Icon of the event Make the Connection
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

Learn more about connecting with your baby in ways that make baby feel loved, and promote language and learning. Meet other new parents and find out about services in your community. Offered by Ontario Early Years Centre st...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 21
Wed Jun 28
Wed Jul 05
Wed Jul 12
Wed Jul 19
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Fingerplays, songs, and stories for children 12 months to 23 months and their caregivers. To register, visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 17
Wed May 24
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 14
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 29
Sat May 06
Sat May 13
Sat May 20
Sat May 27
Icon of the event Puppet Show: Name of the Tree
Thu Jul 20, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Parliament Street

Join us for this traditional story from the continent of Africa....

Icon of the event Puppet Show: Mare's Egg
Thu May 25, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Parliament Street

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

Icon of the event Shakes Out Those Sillies!
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Families with preschool children are invited to join us for a half hour of movement, music & fun. Sing & dance, clap & count, laugh & play together....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 01
Mon May 08
Mon May 15
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 19 months to 5 years with their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 04
Tue Jul 11
Tue Jul 18
Tue Jul 25