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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

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, on Tuesday and S...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 19
Tue Dec 26
Tue Jan 02
Tue Jan 09
Tue Jan 16
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

This is a free half hour program that will include stories, songs and rhymes for children age 19 months to 3 years with their parents or caregivers. This program will encourage a lifelong love of reading, build reading readin...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 10
Wed Jan 17
Wed Jan 24
Wed Jan 31
Wed Feb 07
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Join us for Saturday Family Time. Enjoy songs, stories, rhymes and bounces for children ages 0-5. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 16
Sat Dec 23
Icon of the event Music And Movement
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: College/Shaw

Join us at College/Shaw for a series of six Wednesday morning sessions of Music and Movement for Kids - enjoy rhymes, songs, dance and movement activities that build motor and social skills, and increase independence as well ...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 10
Wed Jan 17
Wed Jan 24
Wed Jan 31
Wed Feb 07
Icon of the event Drag Queen Storytime and New Year's Eve Dance Party!
Sat Dec 30, 2017 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Jones

Join Drag Queens Erin B. and Lucy Flawless of East Toronto Drag Queen Storytime for a Drag Queen Story time, a countdown to 12 noon followed by a mini NYE dance party. Fun for all the little ones that won't stay awake until m...

Icon of the event A Musical Puppet Show with Soli and Rob
Fri Mar 16, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Woodview Park

Bugs! Bugs! Bugs! A new musical puppet show where Soli tries to help Rob overcome his fear of bugs....

Icon of the event Dads & Babies (Birth-18 Months)
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Attention Dads, Grandads, and Uncles! Please join us for a story time program with books, rhymes and songs. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Main Floor, Story Room.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Mar 03
Sat Mar 17
Sat Mar 31
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Rhymes, songs and stories for children and their caregivers. Ages 18-36 months. No registration required. If you have any questions call the branch 416-393-7674


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 11
Thu Jan 18
Thu Jan 25
Thu Feb 01
Thu Feb 08
Icon of the event Night AFTER Christmas Puppet Show
Fri Dec 15, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 4:25 pm
Location: Jones

Enjoy an adaptation of the Night After Christmas by James Stevenson, a story of a doll and a teddy bear befriended by a stray dog

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

Favourite stories, finger plays, songs and verse for children with parents and caregivers. For ages 3-5 years. Registration begins Monday January 8th. Call 416-396-3820 for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 23
Tue Jan 30
Tue Feb 06
Tue Feb 13
Tue Feb 20