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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Perth/Dupont

Rhymes, stories and songs for preschoolers (0 to 5yrs) and their caregivers


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 24
Fri Dec 01
Fri Dec 08
Fri Dec 15
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Davenport

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, on Thursday even...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 23
Thu Nov 30
Thu Dec 07
Thu Dec 14
Thu Dec 21
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Join us for Saturday Family Time. Enjoy songs, stories, rhymes and bounces for children ages 0-5. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 25
Sat Dec 02
Sat Dec 09
Sat Dec 16
Sat Dec 23
Icon of the event New Year's at Noon!
Sat Dec 30, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Too young to stay up late? No problem! Celebrate the New Year early with stories, a craft, and a special countdown for kids! Ideal for ages 3+. No registration necessary, just drop in! For more information, please call 416-39...

Icon of the event Family Time and Snowmen Craft!
Sat Dec 09, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Join us for a special Family Time. We'll spend the first half hour reading and singing and then make fun snowmen to take home! Ideal for ages 2-6. No registration necessary, just drop-in. For more information, please call 416...

Icon of the event Family Time and Ornament Craft!
Sat Dec 16, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

It's time for a special Family Time again! Join us for a half hour of stories and singing and then make a seasonal ornament to take home. Ideal for ages 2-6. No registration needed, just drop-in. Please call 416-393-7674 for ...

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10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Stories, songs and rhymes for toddlers with parents or caregivers. For children 18 months and older. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 27
Mon Dec 04
Mon Dec 11
Icon of the event Baby Time
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Tickles, bounces and songs for children from birth to 11 months of age. To register, visit or call the Branch at 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 18
Thu Jan 25
Thu Feb 01
Thu Feb 08
Thu Feb 15
Icon of the event Family Drop-In
10:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mimico Centennial

A drop-in service for children (from birth to age 6) and their parents/caregivers to meet others and play interactively in an early learning environment. Thursdays, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. Families may arrive or leave during th...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 30
Thu Dec 07
Thu Dec 14
Thu Dec 21
Thu Dec 28
Icon of the event Pyjama Time
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Join us on the second Friday of the month for bedtime stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages 2 and up. Pajamas are optional for children but encouraged! Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
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.