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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Preschool Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

Share some of the very best stories, rhymes, songs and verse. Learn how to lay a solid foundation for your child's future love of reading and learning. Be sure to take home great books for bedtime reading all week long. Drop ...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 21
Wed Sep 28
Wed Oct 05
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 19
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
All Day on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

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. The program runs...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 22
Sat Sep 24
Thu Sep 29
Sat Oct 01
Thu Oct 06
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Tickles, bounces and games for children from birth to 11 months of age. To register, visit or call the Branch at 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 31
Wed Sep 07
Wed Sep 14
Wed Sep 21
Wed Sep 28
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Stories, fingerplays and songs for children 12 months to 23 months and their caregivers. To register visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 05
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 19
Wed Oct 26
Wed Nov 02
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Songs, stories, rhymes and action for pre-schoolers, families and caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 30
Wed Dec 07
Wed Dec 14
Wed Dec 21
Icon of the event Spooky Halloween Family Time
Sat Oct 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Dress up in your Halloween costume and enjoy a spooky puppet show! All ages welcome. Drop in. Groups of 10 or more please register.

Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 21
Wed Sep 28
Wed Oct 05
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 19
Icon of the event Halloween Storytime
Sat Oct 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Prepare for a scare! Come in a costume for spooky stories, songs and a craft....

Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Stories, songs and rhymes...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 15
Thu Sep 22
Thu Sep 29
Thu Oct 06
Thu Oct 13
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

Stories, songs and tickling rhymes for children 19 to 35 months and their caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 23
Fri Sep 30
Fri Oct 07
Fri Oct 14
Fri Oct 21