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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Storyfire
Sat Mar 25, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Storyfire launches the Toronto Storytelling Festival with great storytelling events at venues across the city. For Toronto Public Library, Storyfire will see storytellers gather at four branches across the city to entertain a...

Icon of the event Christmas Eve Storytime
Sat Dec 24, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Mount Pleasant

Join us on Christmas Eve for holiday stories, rhymes, and songs. Drop-in, no registration required.

Icon of the event Winter Friendship Circle
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Centennial

A free 8 Week registered program for middle age children Focussing on building children's social skills. Pre-registration is required as spaces are limited. Please contact the branch or Marisa to confirm the exact age group. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 17
Tue Jan 24
Tue Jan 31
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14
Icon of the event French Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Stories, songs, rhymes and fun for children 5 years and under in French with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14
Tue Feb 21
Tue Feb 28
Tue Mar 07
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 Toddler Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages 19 months to 3 years with their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Wed Feb 22
Icon of the event Shake Out Those Sillies
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Families with preschool children are invited to join us for a half hour of movement, music & fun. Sing & dance, clap & count, laugh & play together....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 09
Mon Jan 16
Mon Jan 23
Mon Jan 30
Mon Feb 06
Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Saturdays, September 10 to December 10. Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with parents or caregivers. No registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 10
Icon of the event Parent-Child Mother Goose
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Join us with your babies or young children and enjoy a morning of rhymes, songs, and stories. Birth to 18 months. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Dec 12
Mon Dec 19
Icon of the event Preschool New Year's Eve Dance Party!
Fri Dec 30, 2016 | 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join us for a fun dance party to help ring in the New Year!...