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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

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


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 02
Sat Sep 09
Sat Sep 16
Icon of the event Italian Storytime
Thu Jun 15, 2017 | 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 Family Storytime
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children and their caregivers. 2yrs+. Drop-in....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 27
Sat Jun 03
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jun 17
Sat Jun 24
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 Puppet Show: Name of the Tree
Thu Jul 20, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Parliament Street

Join us for this traditional story from the continent of Africa....

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Thu Jan 26, 2017 - Thu Jun 15, 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 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
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Join us for morning stories and songs. 18 months+. Drop-in....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 14
Wed Jun 21
Wed Jun 28
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Stories, songs, fingerplays, bouncing and tickling rhymes for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 01
Thu Jun 08
Thu Jun 15
Thu Jun 22
Thu Jun 29
Icon of the event Puppet Show: Jim and the Beanstalk
Thu Jul 06, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

It is a little known fact that another boy also climbed up the beanstalk! Enjoy a puppet show based on Raymond Briggs' amusing children's tale, Jim and the Beanstalk.