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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Kamishibai Storytime
Sat May 21, 2016 | 11:15 am - 11:45 am
Location: High Park

Celebrate Asian Heritage month in a special Family Time session devoted to the ancient Japanese storytelling tradition of Kamishibai....

Icon of the event Toddler Time Special: Parachute Play
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Stories, songs, rhymes and parachute play for children age 19 months to 3 years with their parents and caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 30
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 13
Mon Jun 20
Mon Jun 27
Icon of the event Ready for Reading Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Stories, songs and rhymes for children aged 0-5 years with their parents and caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 04
Icon of the event Read to Me
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Enjoy an afternoon of stories and crafts with your little one. Drop-in program. For ages 0-5. Daycares and large groups please call 416-396-8964.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 15
Fri Jul 22
Fri Jul 29
Fri Aug 05
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

*NEW START DATE* - Tickles, bounces and games for children from birth to 11 months of age. To register, visit or call the Branch at 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 11
Icon of the event Pyjama Time
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: High Park

Bring your teddy bear, don your jammies, and join us for an evening storytime for children ages 6 and under. This is a drop in program. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 13
Mon Jun 20
Mon Jun 27
Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Books, songs and rhymes.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 08
Fri Jul 15
Fri Jul 22
Fri Jul 29
Fri Aug 05
Icon of the event  Children's Author Visit: Jill Javelosa-Alvarez
Thu Jul 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Canadian children's author, Jill Javelosa-Alvarez, will help kids discover fun and interactive ways to learn one of the building blocks of reading and writing - our alphabet. Join us for an engaging afternoon of music, moveme...

Icon of the event Friday Babytime (Class is Full)
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Runnymede

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


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 06
Icon of the event Father's Day Storytime
Sat Jun 18, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Join us for stories, activities and make a craft to take home for Dad! Age 4 and up. To register, visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.