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Icon of the event Drag Queen Storytime and New Year's Eve Dance Party!
Sat Dec 30, 2017 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Jones

Join Drag Queens Erin B. and Lucy Flawless of East Toronto Drag Queen Storytime for a Drag Queen Story time, a countdown to 12 noon followed by a mini NYE dance party. Fun for all the little ones that won't stay awake until m...

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

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. Children must fi...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 22
Icon of the event Baby Time 2
11:00 am - 11:30 am 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 parents/caregivers and babies from birth to 18 months....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 21
Icon of the event Baby Time
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Tickles, bounces and songs for children from birth to 11 months of age. To register, visit or call the Branch at 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 18
Thu Jan 25
Thu Feb 01
Thu Feb 08
Thu Feb 15
Icon of the event Family Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for an interactive early literacy course. Sessions include stories, rhymes, activities and much more. For parent/caregiver and children 19 months to 5 years....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 02
Fri Feb 09
Fri Feb 16
Fri Feb 23
Fri Mar 02
Icon of the event Ojibwe Language Story Time
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Learn how to incorporate Anishnaabemowin in your young one?s life. We will share songs, games, ideas, experiences, and laughs. Discover how to substitute simple phrases in popular children?s books to enrich your child?s langu...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 13
Sat Jan 27
Sat Feb 10
Sat Feb 24
Sat Mar 17
Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Join us upstairs for stories, songs and rhymes for children with their parents & caregivers. All are welcome, no registration required. We will be celebrating Family Literacy Day on January 27!


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 13
Sat Jan 20
Sat Jan 27
Sat Feb 03
Sat Feb 10
Icon of the event Make Your Own Rainbow Slime
Fri Dec 29, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Annette Street

Join us for some science, stories and fun this holiday! Mix and make your own rainbow slime. Ages 3 and up. All materials provided. No registration required.

Icon of the event Baby Time 1
11:00 am - 11:30 am 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 parents/caregivers and babies from birth to 18 months....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Dec 18
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Stories, fingerplays and songs for children 12 months to 23 months and their caregivers. To register, visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 17
Wed Jan 24
Wed Jan 31
Wed Feb 07
Wed Feb 14

Families can borrow free passes to local museums, art galleries and similar venues, such as the Art Gallery of Ontario and the ROM.