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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 Baby Time 2 - Spring 2016
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for an interactive early literacy course. Sessions include stories, rhymes, tickles, bounces and much more. For parent/caregiver and babies from 10-18 months. For babies from birth to 9 months, please see Baby Time...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 06
Fri May 13
Fri May 20
Fri May 27
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 Baby Lap Time
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Learn new songs, rhymes and finger plays; and foster bonding with your baby! For Parents and their Babies up to 14 months. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 09
Mon May 16
Mon May 23
Mon May 30
Mon Jun 06
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.

Icon of the event Yorktown Family Services: Drop In
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Families & caregivers of children 0-6 years old can enjoy this free drop-in program. Explore a variety of activities, arts & crafts and circle time.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 11
Wed May 18
Wed May 25
Wed Jun 01
Wed Jun 08
Icon of the event Learning Through Play
10:30 am - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cliffcrest

Co-sponsored program with Heart Beatz - Cliffcrest Community Centre. Drop in activities include pre-reading, arts and crafts.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 04