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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for stories, songs and rhymes for the whole family. For children birth to 5 years of age, with parents or caregivers. A Ready for Reading program. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 22
Fri Sep 29
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 13
Fri Oct 20
Icon of the event Storytime With Dad
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Attention Dads, Grandads, Uncles and Preschoolers! Please join us for a story time with books, rhymes and songs. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Ages 5 and under. Main Floor, Story Room


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 07
Sat Oct 21
Sat Nov 04
Sat Nov 18
Sat Dec 02
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Songs, stories, rhymes and fingerplays for toddlers and their caregivers. Ages 18 months to 3 years....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
Tue Oct 24
Tue Oct 31
Icon of the event BF Kids' Book Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Join the BF Kids' Book Club for children ages 6 to 10 years. Learn about new books, share your favourites, and play fun games and activities! Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 22
Fri Sep 29
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 13
Fri Oct 20
Icon of the event Fun With Letters
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Children will start to recognize letters by participating in different hands-on activities including alphabet blocks, puzzles, stamps and other activities.This program is co-sponsored with Malvern Family Resource Centre and i...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 21
Thu Sep 28
Thu Oct 05
Thu Oct 12
Thu Oct 19
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Sep 02, 2017 - Sat Dec 30, 2017
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

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 Baby Time
10:00 pm - 10:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from 10 to 18 months with their parents and caregivers. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Birth-9 Months.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 20
Wed Sep 27
Wed Oct 04
Wed Oct 11
Wed Oct 18
Icon of the event Cantonese Storytime
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 19 months to 5 years with their parents and caregivers. Registration begins Aug. 12th. Register in person or by calling 416-396-8979


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
Icon of the event Love, Laugh & Learn For Babies-Macaulay Child Development Centre
10:15 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Presented by the Macaulay Child Development Centre join us for 6 weeks for a free language and literacy program for parents/caregivers and their babies (10-18 months).


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 22
Fri Sep 29
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 13
Fri Oct 20
Icon of the event Toddler Time
11:00 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. Clair/Silverthorn

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


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 22
Fri Sep 29
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 13
Fri Oct 20