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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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4:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
St. James Town

Students Grades 1 to 6 requiring help with reading, homework, and study skills receive individualized help for one hour per week - Tuesdays or Thursdays. Free program. Registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 09
Thu Feb 11
Tue Feb 16
Thu Feb 18
Tue Feb 23
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2:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Burrows Hall

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 3-5 years with their parents or caregivers. Call 416-396-8740 to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 11
Thu Feb 18
Thu Feb 25
Thu Mar 03
Icon of the event Listen, Watch, Make! Snakes Edition!
Wed Mar 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Jane/Dundas

It will be an hour of snake stories, a short movie & a slithering snake craft.

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10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Burrows Hall

Stories, fingerplays and songs for children 19 months to 35 months and their caregivers. To register visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 10
Wed Feb 17
Wed Feb 24
Icon of the event Creepy, Weird & Strange!
Fri Mar 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Jane/Dundas

Magical, bizarre and frightful stories will make your skin crawl and boggle your mind. Play a mysterious game and test your courage! For the fearless ages 6 and up.

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Thu Mar 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Jane/Dundas

Celebrate the luck of the Irish with stories, songs and rhymes about leprechauns, rainbows, and shamrocks. You never know, you might just win a pot of gold! For children ages 6 and up.

Icon of the event Programmes en français pour la famille / French Family Time
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
York Woods

Venez-vous amuser avec des courtes histoires, des comptines, et des chansons en français. Les enfants feront aussi un petit projet artisanal pour la maison. L'inscription n'est pas nécessaire. Enfants de 0 à 8 ans....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 02
Sat Apr 09
Sat Apr 16
Sat Apr 23
Icon of the event Saturday Family Storytime - Valentine's Day
Sat Feb 13, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Burrows Hall

Our Family Storytime will focus on LOVE in stories, songs and a craft to take home for someone special. Please register at the Branch or by calling 416-396-8740.

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Sep 26, 2015 - Sat Jun 11, 2016
Jane/Dundas

Children (Grades 1-6 as of Sept. 2015) with reading difficulties receive individualized help for one hour per week on Saturdays at the library....

Icon of the event Baby Sings!
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
St. James Town

Join us for a song time where you'll learn new songs and rhymes to create a lasting bond between you and your baby. This program is facilitated by East York East Toronto Ontario Early Years Centre....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 08
Fri Apr 15
Fri Apr 22
Fri Apr 29