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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 Pot o'Gold
Thu Mar 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Celebrate the luck of the Irish with stories, songs and rhymes about leprechauns, rainbows, and shamrocks. You never know, you might just win a pot of gold! For children ages 6 and up.

Icon of the event Listen, Watch, Make! Snakes Edition!
Wed Mar 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

It will be an hour of snake stories, a short movie & a slithering snake craft.

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

Stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes and more for toddlers 19-36 months and their caregivers. Drop-in.

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 02
Wed Mar 09
Wed Mar 23
Icon of the event Storytime (in Cantonese)
Wed Feb 10, 2016 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Storytime in Cantonese is for ages 0-5 years. All are welcome.

Icon of the event Parachute Songs and Play for Infants
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Parliament Street

Parachute Play is back this winter! Join us for a FREE Parachute Song and Play for you and your baby (3-18 months). Learn new songs and find new ways to play with your baby every Friday in February, a program facilitated by E...

Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 05
Fri Feb 12
Fri Feb 19
Fri Feb 26
Icon of the event Today a Reader, Tomorrow a Leader!
Sat Jan 23, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:45 pm

Is reading your super power? Celebrate Family Literacy Month superhero-style! Come to Yorkville dressed as a super hero or in your favourite superhero T-shirt. Listen to some stories, make your own super-crafts and take o...

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.

Icon of the event Harry by the Sea Puppet Show
Thu Jan 21, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Enjoy our puppet version of Harry by the Sea. When a wave washes over a dog and covers him with seaweed, he is mistaken for a sea monster. From a book by Gene Zion....