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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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

Stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes and more for toddlers 19-36 months and their caregivers. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 08
Fri Jul 15
Fri Jul 22
Fri Jul 29
Fri Aug 05
Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Enjoy stories, song and rhymes with your pre-school children. Ages 1.5-5 years. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 08
Fri Jul 15
Fri Jul 22
Fri Jul 29
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 5 and under, with their caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 01
Fri Jul 08
Fri Jul 15
Fri Jul 22
Fri Jul 29
Icon of the event Italian Storytime
Thu Jun 30, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: St. Clair/Silverthorn

Join us for an interactive Italian and English Storytime in honour of Italian Heritage Month. Learn a few words in a new language and bring Nonna or Nonno, too!

Icon of the event Cantonese Story Time
11:30 am - 12:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Stories, songs and rhymes for children 19 months to 5 years old, with their parents or caregivers. Registration begins June 3rd. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 05
Tue Jul 12
Tue Jul 19
Tue Jul 26
Tue Aug 02
Icon of the event Baby Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. Clair/Silverthorn

Join us for stories, songs and rhymes. For parents, caregivers and babies 18 months and under. Drop in! No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 06
Wed Aug 17
Icon of the event Mud Puddle Puppet Show
Wed Sep 07, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

What happens when an aggressive mud puddle keeps dirtying your clothes? Jule Ann's mother just doesn't understand. But Jule Ann will get the better of the mud puddle in the end. Drop-in. All children.

Icon of the event  Children's Author Visit: Jill Javelosa-Alvarez
Thu Jul 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Canadian children's author, Jill Javelosa-Alvarez, will help kids discover fun and interactive ways to learn one of the building blocks of reading and writing - our alphabet. Join us for an engaging afternoon of music, moveme...

Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Beaches

Celebrate summer with stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children ages 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. Registration is not required, but space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 06
Wed Jul 13
Wed Jul 20
Wed Jul 27
Wed Aug 03
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). Please bring your Summer Reading Club notebook to each of these ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 05
Tue Jul 12
Tue Jul 19
Tue Jul 26
Tue Aug 02