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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Dr. De Soto Puppet Show
Mon Oct 19, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Dr. De Soto, a mouse dentist, copes with the toothaches of various animals except those with a taste for mice, until the day a fox comes to him in great pain. Based on the picture book by William Steig.

Icon of the event Bird Stories and Science
Thu Sep 24, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Learn about the nature of birds through stories and a craft. Drop-in after school.

Icon of the event 400th anniversary of  Étienne Brûlé Journey of 1615.    Stories
Sat Sep 12, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Runnymede

Hear the story of Turtle Island and Moon Woman's children. Learn about the Humber River and the trail near by; how it was shared eventually with the French newcomers and later the English....

Icon of the event Ready for Reading Baby Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Thorncliffe

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for babies with their parents or caregivers. Drop in -- no registration required. Call 416-396-3865 for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 14
Mon Sep 21
Mon Sep 28
Mon Oct 05
Mon Oct 19
Icon of the event Leading To Reading
Ongoing event running from Tue Sep 23, 2014 - Tue Dec 15, 2015
Jane/Sheppard

Children (Grades 1-6 as of Sept. 2014) with reading difficulties receive individualized help for one hour per week at the library. Free program. Registration required.

Icon of the event Halloween Party
Fri Oct 30, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Gerrard/Ashdale

Listen to stories, make a monster mask and rock your costume. Drop-in after school.

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Evelyn Gregory

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. Call 416-394-1006 or drop in to the library to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 11
Fri Sep 18
Fri Sep 25
Fri Oct 02
Fri Oct 09
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Runnymede

Stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers ages 19 months to 3 years and their caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 23
Wed Sep 30
Wed Oct 07
Wed Oct 14
Wed Oct 21
Icon of the event Family Crafts and Stories
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Thorncliffe

Come and join us at Thorncliffe branch for an hour-long program of stories and crafts for children of all ages. Parents and care-givers welcome. For more information call 416-396-3865.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 19
Sat Oct 03
Sat Oct 17
Sat Oct 31
Sat Nov 14
Icon of the event Library Fun Facts Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Thorncliffe

Take part in an interactive research club! Subjects covered in this series include: astronomy, anatomy, architecture, and ancient civilizations. Report on a topic and sit in on a mini presentation on the subject of the week...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 10
Thu Sep 17
Thu Sep 24
Thu Oct 01
Thu Oct 08