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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Toddler Time
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. Clair/Silverthorn

Drop in for stories and afternoon fun. Enjoy tickles, rhymes and a small craft. Drop in, no registration required. For children ages 19months - 3yrs. and their caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Tue Oct 25
Tue Nov 01
Icon of the event Pyjama Time with a Twist! pt. 3
Thu Nov 24, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: St. Clair/Silverthorn

It's time to say so long, farewell, see you soon! Come by for our last Pyjama party! Hear stories, songs and stay for a craft. Drop in, no registration required.

Icon of the event Cantonese Story Time
11:30 am - 12:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Stories, songs and rhymes for children 19 months to 5 years old, with their parents or caregivers. Registration begins Aug 3rd. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 27
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Icon of the event Preschool STEM Storytime: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Join us for a special four-week series introducing preschoolers to early STEM concepts through activities, stories and play. Drop-in, no registration is required to participate.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 08
Sat Oct 15
Sat Oct 22
Sat Oct 29
Icon of the event Toddler Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Beaches

Stories, fingerplays and actions songs for toddlers ages 19 months to 3 years and their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 06
Thu Oct 13
Thu Oct 20
Thu Oct 27
Thu Nov 03
Icon of the event Pyjama Time with a Twist!
Thu Sep 29, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: St. Clair/Silverthorn

Join us for a celebration of the upcoming 50th anniversary of Brown, Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? Dress in your favourite colour or as your favourite character! Drop in, no registration necessary.

Icon of the event Baby Time (0-9 months)
10:00 pm - 10:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Books, songs and rhymes.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 26
Mon Oct 03
Mon Oct 17
Mon Oct 24
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 Sep 30
Fri Oct 07
Fri Oct 14
Fri Oct 21
Fri Oct 28
Icon of the event Pyjama Time with a Twist! pt. 2
Thu Oct 27, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: St. Clair/Silverthorn

Calling all witches, goblins and bookworms! Join our haunted Halloween scary-time storytime...test out your costume and practice your TRICK-or-TREAT! p.s. it's really not that scary.

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Wed Sep 21, 2016 - Wed Jun 14, 2017
Location: Barbara Frum

Is your child between Grades 1 and 6? Does your child need extra help to improve their reading skills? If so, then please join us for free hourly one on one individualized sessions with volunteers. Space is limited, please re...