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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Let's Learn Together
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

Staff of Ontario Early Years, Scarborough East will be presenting this interactive, drop-in program for children ages 0 to 6 years. Each week will focus on developing creativity and imagination through various activities suc...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 03
Mon Oct 17
Mon Oct 24
Mon Oct 31
Mon Nov 07
Icon of the event Toddler Time
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes and more for toddlers 19-35 months and their parents/caregivers. Registration required. Please call 416-395-5966 or email janesheppard@torontopubliclibrary.ca.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 05
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 19
Wed Oct 26
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 Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jones

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents and caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 07
Fri Oct 14
Fri Oct 21
Fri Oct 28
Fri Nov 04
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Mon Sep 19, 2016 - Fri Jun 30, 2017
Location: Jane/Sheppard

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 Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. No registration is required. Limit of 15 babies per week.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 11
Wed Jan 18
Wed Jan 25
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jones

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents and caregivers. Drop in. No registration is required.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 03
Mon Oct 17
Mon Oct 24
Mon Oct 31
Mon Nov 07
Icon of the event Annual Holiday Shindig!
Sat Dec 17, 2016 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jones

Come to Jones for our annual Holiday Shindig where we will sing songs and read stories that the whole family will enjoy!

Icon of the event Readiness to Learn
9:15 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

This program is for children 3 years old and their parents/caregivers. It includes activities that improve cognitive thinking, motor skills, socialization and independence to help children feel more confident when starting sc...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 30
Fri Oct 07
Fri Oct 14
Fri Oct 21
Fri Oct 28
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jones

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents and caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 20