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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Family Time: Halloween
Mon Oct 31, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Beaches

Come in costume and enjoy spooky stories and rhymes for this special Family Storytime....

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 (10-18 months)
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies 10 months old to 18 months old with a caregiver. No registration required. Drop in to the children's department on the second floor of the library.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 19
Wed Oct 26
Wed Nov 02
Wed Nov 09
Wed Nov 16
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 Baby Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Beaches

Join us at Beaches Branch for bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from Birth to 18 months with their parents and caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Tue Oct 25
Tue Nov 01
Icon of the event Toddler Time and Preschool Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Stories, songs, rhymes and a craft for children with their parents or caregivers. For ages 19 months to 5 years old. Registration begins Aug. 8th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 03
Mon Oct 17
Mon Oct 24
Icon of the event Saturday Storytime and Craft
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join us in the children's department for stories, songs, and a craft to take home each week. No registration is required. Most appropriate for children ages 2 to 6.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 01
Sat Oct 08
Sat Oct 15
Sat Oct 22
Sat Oct 29
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

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...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 03
Mon Oct 10
Mon Oct 17
Mon Oct 24
Mon Oct 31
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Stories, songs and rhymes for toddlers aged 19-35 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 26
Wed Nov 02
Wed Nov 09
Wed Nov 16
Wed Nov 23
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 05
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 19