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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Spring 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 May 30
Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Saturdays, January 28 to June 3. Stories, songs, rhymes and fun for children 5 years and under with their parents/caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 03
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mount Pleasant

Join us for a 5-week session of bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies from birth to 18 months, accompanied by their parents or caregivers. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 02
Fri Jun 09
Fri Jun 16
Fri Jun 23
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 Toddler Time
10:00 am - 10:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 18 months to 30 months with their parents or caregivers. Register Mar. 27 - Apr. 8. Draw Apr. 11.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 31
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: Mount Pleasant

Join us for a 6-week session of action songs, finger rhymes, and stories for toddlers ages 19 months to three years, accompanied by their parents and caregivers. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 14
Wed Jun 21
Icon of the event Pyjama Time
6:45 pm - 7:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Bedtime stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. No registration is required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 21
Icon of the event Ramadan Family Stories and Crafts
Sat May 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Thorncliffe

Come and celebrate Ramadan with stories and crafts to take home. Children 6 and under may need assistance from parents/caregivers.

Icon of the event Rainbow Family Storytime
Sat Jun 24, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Don Mills

Stories, songs and crafts to celebrate all kinds of families! This special inclusive storytime for Pride month will explore themes of family, love and friendship, being different and belonging, being unique and being accepted...