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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Holiday Stories and Sing-along From Around the World
Thu Dec 22, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join us for a festive storytime before the last day of school with stories, rhymes and songs from around the world for all children and families! Drop-in. All are welcome....

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Tue Sep 06, 2016 - Tue Jun 27, 2017
Location: Mimico Centennial

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 CANCELLED - Saturday Family Storytime
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Stories, songs and activities for children and their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 10
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 Dec 15
Thu Dec 22
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mimico Centennial

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents and caregivers. Drop-in program, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 04
Sat Feb 11
Sat Feb 18
Sat Feb 25
Sat Mar 04
Icon of the event Be My Valentine
Sat Feb 11, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Come and celebrate love in stories, songs and a craft to take home for someone special. For ages 4 & up. Register at the branch or by calling 416-396-8740.

Icon of the event Fun with Numbers
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Children will start to recognize numbers by participating in different hands-on activities which may include number puzzles, counting toys, counting beads and flashcards. For children 2-6. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 09
Fri Dec 16
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 0-5 and their caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 13
Fri Jan 20
Fri Jan 27
Fri Feb 03
Fri Feb 10
Icon of the event Tree Decorating Storytime
Sat Dec 10, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:45 am
Location: Mimico Centennial

Join us for a family story time at 10:30, then stick around for more fun. Make holiday crafts to hang on the library's tree - or to take home!...

Icon of the event Family Time: Special Parachute Play
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Stories, songs, rhymes and parachute play for children age 19 months to 5 years with their parents and caregivers. Register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registration begins October 3. Space is limited. 3rd Floor, Roo...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Dec 12