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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 Celebrate Family Literacy Month
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Celebrate Family Literacy Month with us every Saturday in January! Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and play fun literacy games. Drop into the Children's Dept. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 07
Sat Jan 14
Sat Jan 21
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 Toddler Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Beaches

Stories, fingerplays and actions songs for toddlers ages 19 months to 3 years and their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 06
Thu Oct 13
Thu Oct 20
Thu Oct 27
Thu Nov 03
Icon of the event Ready for Reading: Toddler Time
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us for a free 6-week session of Toddler Time! Caregivers and their toddler (14 months-3 years) will enjoy interactive stories, action songs and rhymes. Drop into the Children's Dept - No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 12
Thu Jan 19
Icon of the event Ready for Reading: Baby Time
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Register for a free 6 week Baby Time program in partnership with Toronto Public Health. Caregivers and their baby (birth to 13 months)will enjoy 30 minutes of interactive stories, songs and rhymes and stay for Make the Connec...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 09
Mon Jan 16
Mon Jan 23
Icon of the event Toddler Time
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Parents and caregivers, come and read stories, sing songs and enjoy action rhymes with your toddler 14 months-3 years. Drop into the Children?s Department.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Icon of the event Frozen Day!
Tue Jan 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Join us for a special Frozen themed afternoon. Watch a Frozen inspired puppet show, make a Frozen craft and take a picture with our Frozen cut out photobooth! Children of all ages can attend. Groups of 10 or more must registe...

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

Join us at Beaches Branch for bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from Birth to 18 months with their parents and caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Tue Oct 25
Tue Nov 01