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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 Jan 19
Thu Jan 26
Thu Feb 02
Thu Feb 09
Thu Feb 16
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

Stories, songs and tickling rhymes for children age 5 and under and their caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 21
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 05
Fri May 12
Icon of the event Family Night Special: Valentine Hugs and Kisses
Tue Feb 14, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

(Ages 3-10) Come dressed in red or pink to celebrate the LOVE-liest day of the year. Listen to stories and poems about love, play the Cupid game and make your very own heart-shaped puppet....

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Jan 14, 2017 - Sat May 27, 2017
Location: Humberwood

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. Space is limited...

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 Jan 21
Sat Jan 28
Sat Feb 04
Sat Feb 11
Sat Feb 18
Icon of the event Parachute Songs and Play for Infants
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. James Town

Join us for a FREE Parachute Play and Songs Session. For you and your baby, 3 ? 18 months! Learn new songs and find new ways to play with your baby in our program...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 20
Fri Jan 27
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 Jan 18
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
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 Jan 18
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Icon of the event Toddler Time
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us for a free 6-week session of Toddler Time! Caregivers and their toddler (14 months-3 years) will enjoy interactive stories, action songs and rhymes. Drop into the Children's Dept - No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 19
Thu Jan 26
Thu Feb 02
Thu Feb 09
Thu Feb 16
Icon of the event Family Literacy Month Celebration
Sat Jan 28, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: St. James Town

January is great time to celebrate stories! Families are invited to come for a cozy story time, share favourite childhood stories, and do fun activities together! Get your TPL bingo card and complete it for a chance to win g...