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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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1:30 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. Clair/Silverthorn

Drop in for stories and afternoon fun. Enjoy tickles, rhymes and a small craft. Drop in, no registration required. For children ages 19months - 3yrs. and their caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Tue Oct 25
Tue Nov 01
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Wed Sep 28, 2016 - Wed Jun 14, 2017
Location: Northern District

Get extra help with your reading and writing. LTR is a literacy program for kids in grades 1-6. Kids are paired with a volunteer for one hour a week to practice their reading and writing skills. Sessions take place on Wednesd...

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Thu Sep 22, 2016 - Thu Jun 08, 2017
Location: Davenport

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, on Thursday even...

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10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cliffcrest

Drop-In to use our playroom set up for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 13
Fri Jan 20
Icon of the event Preschool STEM Storytime: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Join us for a special four-week series introducing preschoolers to early STEM concepts through activities, stories and play. Drop-in, no registration is required to participate.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 08
Sat Oct 15
Sat Oct 22
Sat Oct 29
Icon of the event Pyjama Time with a Twist! pt. 3
Thu Nov 24, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: St. Clair/Silverthorn

It's time to say so long, farewell, see you soon! Come by for our last Pyjama party! Hear stories, songs and stay for a craft. Drop in, no registration required.

Icon of the event Christmas Tree Craft
Sat Dec 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Fun hour of crafts and stories for children and their parents or caregivers. Make a Christmas craft to hang on our tree or to take home!...

Icon of the event Toddler Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Beaches

Stories, fingerplays and actions songs for toddlers ages 19 months to 3 years and their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 06
Thu Oct 13
Thu Oct 20
Thu Oct 27
Thu Nov 03
Icon of the event Parachute Play
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. James Town

Learn new songs and find new ways to play with your baby (aged 3 - 18 months). This program is facilitated by East York East Toronto, Ontario Early Years Centre.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 30
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 14
Sat Jan 21