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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Fun With Letters
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Children will start to recognize letters by participating in different hands-on activities, which may include alphabet puzzles, flashcards and storybooks....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 05
Fri May 12
Fri May 19
Fri May 26
Fri Jun 02
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Is your child between Grades 1 and 6? Does your child need extra help to improve their reading skills? If so, then please join us for free hourly one on one individualized sessions with volunteers. Space is limited, please re...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 03
Wed May 10
Wed May 17
Wed May 24
Wed May 31
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 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 STEM Storytime
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

It is never too early to start having fun with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sun May 07
Sun May 14
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Stories, songs, fingerplays, bouncing and tickling rhymes for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 04
Thu May 11
Thu May 18
Thu May 25
Thu Jun 01
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 May 13
Sat Jun 10
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Join us for morning stories and songs. 18 months+. Drop-in....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 03
Wed May 10
Wed May 17
Wed May 24
Wed May 31
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

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


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 03
Wed May 10
Icon of the event Spectacle de Magie
Thu Aug 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Dans un spectacle hautement interactif que vous ne serez pas prĂȘt d'oublier, vous tomberez sous le charme du seul et unique Jean Deshaies. Recommended ages 6-12. Drop in. No registration required. 3rd Floor, Room B....