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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 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 31
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 14
Wed Jun 21
Wed Jun 28
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

* New Start Date* - 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 31
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 14
Wed Jun 21
Wed Jun 28
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Stories, songs and finger plays for babies from birth to 18 months and their caregivers. Drop in. Program held in Main Floor Program Room.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 14
Wed Jun 21
Icon of the event Ready for Kindergarten with STEM storytimes
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

It is never too early to have fun with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)! Join us for four interactive STEM sorytimes in August and get ready for Kindergarten. Listen to fun stories and songs, then try simple ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 07
Mon Aug 14
Mon Aug 21
Mon Aug 28
Icon of the event Summer Storytime
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join us for a weekly summer storytime in July on Fridays at 10:30am. For children 0-5 with their families and caregivers. Siblings are welcome. Stories, songs, puppets, rhymes, parachute games, bubbles, shakers and more....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 07
Fri Jul 14
Fri Jul 21
Fri Jul 28
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 May 26
Fri Jun 02
Fri Jun 09
Fri Jun 16
Icon of the event Story Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. Everyone is invited. Daycares, please call 416-393-7712.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 07
Fri Jul 14
Fri Jul 21
Fri Jul 28
Icon of the event Pajama Time
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Children from birth to 5 years are invited to come in their pajamas for an evening story time. Bring your teddy bear and your parents or caregivers. Held in Main Floor Program Room.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 30
Icon of the event Book Buddies
10:30 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

A fun free 5-week interactive program for children 3-6 yrs of age and their caregivers, where we will read stories, create crafts, have snacks based on the stories, and experience the stories in many different fun ways. Regis...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 10
Mon Jul 17
Mon Jul 24
Mon Aug 14
Mon Aug 21