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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Pyjama Time
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

Prepare your child for bed with a staff-led storytime with bedtime stories, songs, rhymes and activities. For children with their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 30
Tue Jun 06
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 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 May 26
Fri Jun 02
Fri Jun 09
Fri Jun 16
Fri Jun 23
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 Baby Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 17 months with their parents or caregivers. Register by ballot Mar.27 - Apr. 8. Draw on Apr. 11.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 30
Icon of the event Puppet Show: Name of the Tree
Thu Jul 20, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Parliament Street

Join us for this traditional story from the continent of Africa....

Icon of the event Preschool STEM Storytime
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Leaside

Join us for our special STEM Storytime series. Listen to some fun stories and songs, then try some simple fun hands-on experiments and concepts in science, technology, engineering and math....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 10
Mon Jul 17
Mon Jul 24
Mon Jul 31
Icon of the event Puppet Show: Mr. Bhomball Dass
Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Parliament Street

Join us for this traditional story from Pakistan, presented as a puppet show!...

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

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


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 27
Sat Jun 24