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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Mon Jan 04, 2016 - Sat Jun 11, 2016
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Children (Grades 1-6 as of Sept. 2015) requiring help with reading and writing skills receive individualized help for one hour per week....

Icon of the event Read to Me
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Enjoy an afternoon of stories and crafts with your little one. Drop-in program. For ages 0-5. Daycares and large groups please call 416-396-8964.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 15
Fri Jul 22
Fri Jul 29
Fri Aug 05
Icon of the event Creative Play
9:15 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Creative Play is an interactive drop-in program for children 0-6 years with their parents or caregivers. This program includes arts and crafts, stories, and circle time. This program is co-sponsored with the Agincourt Communi...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 02
Thu Jun 09
Thu Jun 16
Thu Jun 23
Thu Jun 30
Icon of the event Preschool Time
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Stories, fingerplays and songs for children 2+ yrs and their caregivers. To register, visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 02
Thu Jun 09
Thu Jun 16
Thu Jun 23
Icon of the event Franklin PA Day Celebration
Fri Jun 10, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Celebrate your favourite turtle with stories, crafts, activities and a special appearance by Franklin himself. Take a selfie with your shelled pal! Ages 3-6....

Icon of the event Readiness to Learn
9:15 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

This program is for children 3 years old and their parents/caregivers. It includes activities that improve cognitive thinking, motor skills, socialization and independence to help children feel more confident when starting sc...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 03
Fri Jun 10
Fri Jun 17
Fri Jun 24
Icon of the event WILD on the Beach : Summer Reading Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Beaches

Join us for all kinds of WILD fun at the Beaches Library as part of the Summer Reading Club! Registration required (registration begins on Saturday, June 25th). Ages 6-12.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 05
Tue Jul 12
Tue Jul 19
Tue Jul 26
Tue Aug 02
Icon of the event Kindergarten Readiness Program
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Forest Hill

This program is delivered by Ontario Early Years for children who are entering Junior Kindergarten in September 2014. Children and their caregivers participate in group learning experiences which support Kindergarten expectat...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 01
Wed Jun 08
Wed Jun 15
Wed Jun 22
Wed Jun 29
Icon of the event Father's Day Family Storytime
Sat Jun 18, 2016 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Palmerston

Join us in celebrating Father's Day with stories, songs and craft. All children and their families are welcome. No registration.

Icon of the event Fun with Numbers
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Children will start to recognize numbers by participating in different hands-on activities which may include number puzzles, counting toys, counting beads and flashcards....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 31
Tue Jun 07
Tue Jun 14
Tue Jun 21
Tue Jun 28