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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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

Join us Wednesdays in the Children's Dept for Family Time! Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes. Drop in. Recommended for ages 0-6 years old.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 05
Wed Jul 12
Wed Jul 19
Wed Jul 26
Wed Aug 02
Icon of the event Book Buddies
10:30 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

A fun free 5-week interactive program for children 3-6 yrs of age and their caregivers, where we will read stories, create crafts, have snacks based on the stories, and experience the stories in many different fun ways. Regis...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 10
Mon Jul 17
Mon Jul 24
Mon Aug 14
Mon Aug 21
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 Jul 15
Sat Jul 29
Sat Aug 12
Sat Aug 26
Sat Oct 07
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Sep 02, 2017 - Sat Dec 30, 2017
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

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 and Preschool Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Yorkville

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children 19 months to 4 years with their parents or caregivers. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 28
Icon of the event Summer Storytime
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join us for a weekly summer storytime in July on Fridays at 10:30am. For children 0-5 with their families and caregivers. Siblings are welcome. Stories, songs, puppets, rhymes, parachute games, bubbles, shakers and more....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 07
Fri Jul 14
Fri Jul 21
Fri Jul 28
Icon of the event Creative Time/ Songs & Stories
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

Creative Time/Songs & Stories at Bendale branch: This program will encourage children to explore their creative and imaginary skills as well as participate in music and movement, songs and stories. No registration required. D...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 05
Wed Jul 12
Wed Jul 19
Wed Jul 26
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents and caregivers. Drop in, no registration required. A Ready for Reading program. For more information, visit in ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 04
Tue Jul 11
Tue Jul 18
Tue Jul 25
Tue Aug 01
Icon of the event Baby Time
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Yorkville

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


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 28
Icon of the event Culture Day - Ballet: Let's Talk About It
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Join us in celebrating Culture Days by taking part in telling the story of The Sleeping Beauty. Dress up like the King, dance a royal waltz at court and beware of that evil fairy Carabosse! Parents/caregivers and tots aged 0-...