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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Hallowe'en Story Time and Crafternoon!
Sat Oct 29, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: College/Shaw

Join us for a special Halloween program! Fun filled afternoon with spooky stories and craft! Registration required. Call us at 416-393-7668 for more information!

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 Oct 05
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 19
Icon of the event Ready for Reading: Baby Time
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Register for a free 6 week Baby Time program in partnership with Toronto Public Health. Caregivers and their baby (birth to 13 months)will enjoy 30 minutes of interactive stories, songs and rhymes and stay for Make the Connec...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 09
Mon Jan 16
Mon Jan 23
Icon of the event STEM Storytime
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

It is never too early to start having fun with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sun Nov 06
Sun Nov 13
Sun Nov 20
Sun Nov 27
Icon of the event The Mud Puddle Puppet Show
Thu Jan 19, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

What happens when an aggressive mud puddle keeps dirtying your clothes? Julie Ann's mother just doesn't understand. But Julie Ann will get the better of the mud puddle in the end....

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

Stories, songs and rhymes for toddlers aged 19-35 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 26
Wed Nov 02
Wed Nov 09
Wed Nov 16
Wed Nov 23
Icon of the event Frozen Day!
Tue Jan 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Join us for a special Frozen themed afternoon. Watch a Frozen inspired puppet show, make a Frozen craft and take a picture with our Frozen cut out photobooth! Children of all ages can attend. Groups of 10 or more must registe...

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 Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Wed Sep 28, 2016 - Wed Jun 14, 2017
Location: Northern District

Get extra help with your reading and writing. LTR is a literacy program for kids in grades 1-6. Kids are paired with a volunteer for one hour a week to practice their reading and writing skills. Sessions take place on Wednesd...

Icon of the event Celebrate Family Literacy Month
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Celebrate Family Literacy Month with us every Saturday in January! Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and play fun literacy games. Drop into the Children's Dept. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 07
Sat Jan 14
Sat Jan 21