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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Fun With Letters
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Children will start to recognize letters by participating in different hands-on activities, which may include alphabet puzzles, flashcards and storybooks....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 05
Fri May 12
Fri May 19
Fri May 26
Fri Jun 02
Icon of the event Family Puppet Show: How the Chipmunk Got His Stripes
Tue Jun 20, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Thorncliffe

Join us for an exciting puppet show and a fun craft. Best for all ages. Parents and caregivers welcome....

Icon of the event Baby Time
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 Jul 03
Mon Jul 10
Mon Jul 17
Mon Aug 14
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Stories, songs and crafts to take home for toddlers to enjoy with their parents and caregivers. No registration required. For ages 19 mos.-4 yrs. For more information, please call 416-396-3865.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 03
Wed May 10
Wed May 17
Wed May 24
Wed May 31
Icon of the event Teddy Bears' Picnic - Get Your Summer Read On!
Sat Jun 17, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Come and celebrate the launch of the TD Summer Reading Club at our Teddy Bears' Picnic! Hear stories, sing songs, and play games with us! Teddy bears, dogs, cats, penguins, elephants, and all other stuffed friends are invited...

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

Fingerplays, songs, and stories for children 12 months to 23 months and their caregivers. To register, visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 17
Wed May 24
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 14
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Elmbrook Park

Favourite stories, songs and actvities for children with caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 05
Fri May 12
Fri May 19
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 Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Leaside

(19 months-5 years) Stories, songs and rhymes for children with their parents or caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 03
Wed May 10
Wed May 17
Wed May 24
Icon of the event STEM Storytime
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

It is never too early to start having fun with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sun May 07
Sun May 14