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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 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 May 24
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 07
Icon of the event French Family Time
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Stories, songs, rhymes and fun for children 5 years and under in French with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in. No registration required. For more details, call 416-396-3865.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 03
Sat Jun 17
Sat Jul 15
Sat Jul 29
Sat Aug 12
Icon of the event Baby Time
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 25
Icon of the event Summer Storytimes at Joel Weeks Park
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

Join the librarians from Queen/Saulter and Riverdale Branches for stories, songs & rhymes on Tuesdays!!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 04
Tue Jul 11
Tue Jul 18
Tue Jul 25
Tue Aug 01
Icon of the event Ramadan Family Stories and Crafts
Sat May 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Thorncliffe

Come and celebrate Ramadan with stories and crafts to take home. Children 6 and under may need assistance from parents/caregivers.

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

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


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 23
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 Saturday Story Time & Craft
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Children and their caregivers are invited to enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and a small craft to take home. For preschool and kindergarten-age children. Drop-in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 10
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 0-5 and their caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 26
Fri Jun 02
Fri Jun 09
Fri Jun 16
Fri Jun 23