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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 29
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 12
Wed Apr 19
Wed Apr 26
Icon of the event Puppet Show: Mare's Egg
Thu May 25, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Parliament Street

Join us for this traditional Canadian story, presented as a puppet show!...

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Thu Jan 26, 2017 - Thu Jun 22, 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 - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 0-5 and their caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 31
Fri Apr 07
Fri Apr 14
Fri Apr 21
Fri Apr 28
Icon of the event Toddler Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Join us at Downsview Library with your toddler for stories, songs and rhymes. Parental or caregiver participation required. Ages 19-36 months. Please call Downsview Library to register 416-395-5720 or register in branch.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 30
Thu Apr 06
Thu Apr 13
Icon of the event Toddler time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Fun stories, songs and rhymes for children 19 months to 4 years. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 29
Icon of the event Fun with Numbers
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Children start to recognize numbers by participating in different hands-on activities, which may include number blocks, puzzles, flash cards and story books. For ages 2-6 years old. This is a drop-in program. First-come, f...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 30
Icon of the event Play It Up-Early Language & Literacy Program-Ontario Early Years Centre
10:00 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

(16-26 months) You and your child will participate together in fun, easy experiences to promote your child's language development and literacy skills. Register by calling 416-789-7441 Ext. 327. Space is limited. 3rd Floor, Ro...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 30
Icon of the event Together Time
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

A program for parents and caregivers with children birth - 6 years. The program will provide the opportunity to socialize and learn in an early learning environment. Painting, cut and paste, markers and crayons, play dough, b...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 29
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 12
Wed Apr 19
Wed Apr 26
Icon of the event Make the Connection
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

Learn more about connecting with your baby in ways that make baby feel loved, and promote language and learning. Meet other new parents and find out about services in your community. Offered by Ontario Early Years Centre st...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 21
Wed Jun 28
Wed Jul 05
Wed Jul 12
Wed Jul 19