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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Is your child between Grades 1 and 6? Does your child need extra help to improve their reading skills? If so, then please join us for free hourly one on one individualized sessions with volunteers. Space is limited, please re...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 24
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 14
Wed Jun 21
Icon of the event Family Time: Happy Canada 150!
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Families are invited to come to the library and help us celebrate Canada's 150th Birthday at this "Ready for Reading" Storytime....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 06
Thu Jul 13
Thu Jul 20
Thu Jul 27
Thu Aug 03
Icon of the event Pawsitively Pets Animal Expo
Tue Jul 18, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

This is a one-of-kind children's program that showcases common pets and not-so-common pets at their best. Daycares or large groups must call the branch to register.

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

Join us for a 5-week session of bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies from birth to 18 months, accompanied by their parents or caregivers. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 26
Fri Jun 02
Fri Jun 09
Fri Jun 16
Fri Jun 23
Icon of the event Rainbow Pride Family Storytime
Wed Jun 14, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come join us as we celebrate Family PRIDE at the Library with a Special Family Storytime. Come and listen to LGBTQ themed stories, sing songs and a craft to follow.

Icon of the event Minecrafting at Jones
Tue Jul 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

Make your very own Minecraft craft at Jones. Daycares or large groups must call the branch to register.

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

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


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 26
Fri Jun 02
Fri Jun 09
Fri Jun 16
Icon of the event Movie in the Afternoon
Tue Aug 08, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

Bring your snacks and enjoy a movie at Jones....

Icon of the event Saturday Family Story Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jones

Enjoy a fun-filled story time for the whole family on the 2nd Saturday of every month! Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jul 08
Sat Aug 12
Sat Sep 09
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mount Pleasant

Join us for a 6-week session of action songs, finger rhymes, and stories for toddlers ages 19 months to three years, accompanied by their parents and caregivers. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 24
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 14
Wed Jun 21