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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Pyjama Time with a Twist!
Thu Sep 29, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: St. Clair/Silverthorn

Join us for a celebration of the upcoming 50th anniversary of Brown, Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? Dress in your favourite colour or as your favourite character! Drop in, no registration necessary.

Icon of the event Toddler Time
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. Clair/Silverthorn

Drop in for stories and afternoon fun. Enjoy tickles, rhymes and a small craft. Drop in, no registration required. For children ages 19months - 3yrs. and their caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Tue Oct 25
Tue Nov 01
Icon of the event Pyjama Time with a Twist! pt. 2
Thu Oct 27, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: St. Clair/Silverthorn

Calling all witches, goblins and bookworms! Join our haunted Halloween scary-time storytime...test out your costume and practice your TRICK-or-TREAT! p.s. it's really not that scary.

Icon of the event Ready for Reading: Baby Time
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Enjoy tickling rhymes, dancing songs and baby bounces with your 0-13 month old. Please register by calling 416-395-5980 or email ywkids@torontopubliclibrary.ca Stay after the program for an activity located in the Children?s ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 12
Mon Sep 19
Mon Sep 26
Mon Oct 03
Mon Oct 10
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 Saturday Family Story Time
Sat Sep 24, 2016 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jones

Enjoy a fun-filled story time for the whole family!...

Icon of the event Ready for Reading: Toddler Time
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Parents and caregivers, come and read stories, sing songs and enjoy action rhymes with your toddler 14 months-3 years. Drop into the Children?s Department.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 13
Tue Sep 20
Tue Sep 27
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
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 Leading to Reading
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

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...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 19
Mon Sep 26
Mon Oct 03
Mon Oct 10
Mon Oct 17
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