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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Family Story Time
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Come and join us at Thorncliffe branch for an hour-long program of stories and crafts for children of all ages. Parents and care-givers welcome. For more information call 416-396-3865.

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 28
Sat Dec 12
Sat Jan 09
Sat Jan 23
Sat Feb 06
Icon of the event Volunteering for Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Sep 26, 2015 - Sat Jun 11, 2016

Volunteers needed! Adults, seniors and students (Grade 9 and up preferred), for one or more hours per week to provide individualized help for children (Grades 1-6) in reading at the library. Our Leading to Reading program run...

Icon of the event Meet Franklin the Turtle: Storytime and Mascot Visit
Fri Dec 04, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us for a very special Franklin the Turtle storytime for all children and their families. Meet our mascot guest Franklin who will visit us from The City of Toronto Franklin Children's Garden!...

Icon of the event Saturday Story times
11:00 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below

Join us for songs and stories on these Saturday Story time dates. Suitable for pre-school age children and up....

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 05
Icon of the event PJ Plus - Parent and Me Jewish Fun
10:30 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

A 9 week parent/tot program of hands on Jewish fun! PJ Library stories, music 'n movin', arts and crafts, puppets for you and your child to have an educationally fun experience while embracing Jewish values....

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 26
Thu Dec 03
Thu Dec 10
Thu Dec 17
Icon of the event Holiday Stories and Songs!
Wed Dec 16, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:15 am

Come and join us for a special holiday storytime with books, rhymes and songs for all children and their families. Drop-in. No registration required....

Icon of the event Toddler Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 19 months to 3 years with their parents/caregivers. Drop-in! No Registration Required.

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 20
Wed Jan 27
Wed Feb 03
Wed Feb 10
Wed Feb 17
Icon of the event Creepy, Weird & Strange!
Fri Mar 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Magical, bizarre and frightful stories will make your skin crawl and boggle your mind. Play a mysterious game and test your courage! For the fearless ages 6 and up.

Icon of the event March Break Dance Party!
Fri Mar 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

What's the best way to enjoy the last day of March Break? Having a dance party of course! Come to Jones to dance to your favourite tunes....

Icon of the event Once upon a storybook
Sat Jan 23, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Fairy tales are a tradition around the world. We will share some favourite classics and some twisted & fractured ones too! For families with children of all ages.