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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Thu Jan 26, 2017 - Thu Jun 15, 2017
Location: Downsview

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 Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Join us for morning stories and songs. 18 months+. Drop-in....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 24
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 14
Wed Jun 21
Icon of the event Saturday Stories
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Elmbrook Park

Join us for stories and a craft!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 24
Sat Jul 08
Sat Jul 15
Sat Jul 22
Sat Jul 29
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
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us for a morning of stories, songs, fingerplays, and bouncing and tickling rhymes for babies 0-18 months and their caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 14
Wed Jun 21
Wed Jun 28
Icon of the event Preschool Stay and Play
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Join us every week for a special storytime just for children 3 - 5 years old. Listen to stories, participate in activities, and make a craft to take home!...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 03
Mon Jul 10
Mon Jul 17
Mon Jul 24
Mon Jul 31
Icon of the event Puppet Show: Jim and the Beanstalk
Thu Jul 06, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

It is a little known fact that another boy also climbed up the beanstalk! Enjoy a puppet show based on Raymond Briggs' amusing children's tale, Jim and the Beanstalk.

Icon of the event Family Storytime
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children and their caregivers. 2yrs+. Drop-in....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 27
Sat Jun 03
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jun 17
Sat Jun 24
Icon of the event Teddy Bears' Picnic - Get Your Summer Read On!
Sat Jun 17, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Come and celebrate the launch of the TD Summer Reading Club at our Teddy Bears' Picnic! Hear stories, sing songs, and play games with us! Teddy bears, dogs, cats, penguins, elephants, and all other stuffed friends are invited...

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