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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Pajama Time
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Join us on the first Thursday of the month for bedtime stories, songs and rhymes for children ages 2 and up....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Aug 03
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 Aug 02
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 Jul 29
Sat Aug 05
Sat Aug 12
Sat Aug 19
Sat Aug 26
Icon of the event Toddler Time
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Stories, action songs, and a simple craft for toddlers ages 2 to 4 years old. No registration is required. Drop in to the children's department on the 2nd floor of the library.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 02
Wed Aug 09
Wed Aug 16
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11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies from 10 months to 18 months old with a caregiver.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 16
Mon Oct 23
Mon Oct 30
Mon Nov 06
Mon Nov 13
Icon of the event Saturday Stories
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Elmbrook Park

Join us for stories and a craft!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 29
Sat Aug 05
Sat Aug 12
Sat Aug 19
Sat Aug 26
Icon of the event Harp Music and Storytelling with Martha Lawrance - FULL
Wed Aug 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Mount Pleasant

Join us for a harp circle and storytelling session with Martha Lawrance. Children will have the opportunity to try out some mini harps and other rhythm instruments....

Icon of the event Kew Stories
Sat Aug 19, 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Beaches

Join library staff as they share stories with children and adults about our neighbourhood and beyond. Look for us in the library's reading garden or in neighbouring Kew Gardens Park (2075 Queen Street East). Bring along your ...

Icon of the event STEM Storytime - FULL
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mount Pleasant

It is never too early to start having fun with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math! With a parent or caregiver, children aged 3-5 are invited to explore early STEM concepts, ignite curiosity, and have fun....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 28
Icon of the event Learning Through Play
10:30 am - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cliffcrest

Co-sponsored program with Heart Beatz - Cliffcrest Community Centre. Drop in activities include pre-reading, arts and crafts.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 29
Sat Aug 05
Sat Aug 12
Sat Aug 19