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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Sep 02, 2017 - Sat Dec 30, 2017
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

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 Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jones

Stories, songs, and rhymes for young children and their parents/caregivers. Drop in. Daycares and large groups must register at 416-393-7715


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 20
Icon of the event BF Kids' Book Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Join the BF Kids' Book Club for children ages 6 to 12 years. Learn about new books, share your favourites, play fun games and activities! Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 20
Fri Oct 27
Fri Nov 03
Fri Nov 17
Fri Dec 01
Icon of the event Love, Laugh & Learn For Babies-Macaulay Child Development Centre
10:15 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Presented by the Macaulay Child Development Centre join us for 6 weeks for a free language and literacy program for parents/caregivers and their babies (10-18 months).


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 20
Icon of the event Parent- Child Mother Goose Program
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

Join us for a group experience where you will learn and enjoy the power and pleasure of using rhymes, songs and stories together. In partnership with Scarborough Centre Ontario Early Years....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 20
Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Saturdays, September 9 to December 9. Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with parents or caregivers. No registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 21
Sat Oct 28
Sat Nov 04
Sat Nov 11
Sat Nov 18
Icon of the event Storytime With Dad
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Attention Dads, Grandads, Uncles and Preschoolers! Please join us for a story time with books, rhymes and songs. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Ages 5 and under. Main Floor, Story Room


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 21
Sat Nov 04
Sat Nov 18
Sat Dec 02
Icon of the event Puppet Show: The Mud Puddle
Sat Oct 21, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jones

Join us for a special weekend showing of our Fall puppet show The Mud Puddle. The Mud Puddle is a show based on the Robert Munsch classic.

Icon of the event Jim and the Beanstalk Puppet Show
Sat Oct 21, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Don Mills

Watch this modern sequel to the classic fairy tale come alive with puppets! All ages....

Icon of the event Play N Learn
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

This interactive, drop-in program is designed for families and their children ages birth to 6 years. Children will engage in a variety of activities that will encourage them to learn to develop skills through play. Creative...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 23
Mon Oct 30
Mon Nov 06
Mon Nov 13
Mon Nov 20