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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pleasant View

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with parents or caregivers. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 25
Sat Dec 02
Sat Dec 09
Sat Dec 16
Sat Dec 23
Icon of the event School's Out Movie!
Fri Dec 22, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Celebrate the holiday break with an after school movie showing of Elf. Bring your friends, chill (ha, ha!) and laugh along with Buddy on his adventures. Ideal for ages 7 and up. No registration necessary, just drop-in. For mo...

Icon of the event Christmas Family Storytime
Wed Dec 20, 2017 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Leaside

(19 months-5 years) Christmas stories, rhymes, and songs for children and their parents or caregivers. Drop in. 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 Nov 27
Mon Dec 04
Mon Dec 11
Mon Dec 18
Icon of the event Fun with Colours
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Children will start to recognize colours by participating in different hands-on activities, which may include puzzles, flashcards and story books. For children 2-6. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 24
Icon of the event Spring has Sprung Story Time
Mon Mar 12, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Annette Street

Join us for Spring-themed stories, activities and a simple craft. All ages are welcome. Daycares please call the branch to register.

Icon of the event P.A. Day Winter Craft Program
Fri Dec 01, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Annette Street

Join us for stories and songs for the whole family followed by a simple winter craft. All materials provided....

Icon of the event Puppet Show: Three Billy Goats Gruff
Mon Dec 11, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Sanderson

Join us for this classic puppet show!...

Icon of the event Puppet Show: Rumpelstiltskin
Wed Dec 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Calling all puppet show lovers! Join us for a special presentation of Rumpelstiltskin. Ideal for children ages 3+. No registration necessary, just drop-in. For more information, please call 416-393-7674.

Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pleasant View

Stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes and more for toddlers 19-36 months and their caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 01
Fri Dec 08

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