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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Saturdays, January 28 to June 3. Stories, songs, rhymes and fun for children 5 years and under with their parents/caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 03
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

* New Start Date* - Fingerplays, songs, and stories for children 12 months to 23 months and their caregivers. To register, visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 14
Wed Jun 21
Wed Jun 28
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 Father's Day Storytime
Sat Jun 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Join us for stories, activities and make a craft to take home for Dad! Age 4 and up. To register, visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.

Icon of the event Paws 4 Stories
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. Clair/Silverthorn

Come and read to Percy the therapy dog, or tell him a story.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jun 24
Sat Jul 08
Icon of the event Summer Baby Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Join us for two special summer time baby programs featuring bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 12
Wed Aug 09
Icon of the event Summer Reading Club Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Stories, songs, activities and fun for children 5 years and under on Tuesdays from July 4 to August 22....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 04
Tue Jul 11
Tue Jul 18
Tue Jul 25
Tue Aug 01
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 May 31
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 14
Wed Jun 21
Wed Jun 28
Icon of the event Jim and the Beanstalk Puppet Show
Sat Jun 03, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Don Mills

Watch this modern sequel to the classic fairy tale come alive with puppets! All ages....