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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Storyfire
Sat Mar 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Storyfire launches the Toronto Storytelling Festival with great storytelling events at venues across the city. For Toronto Public Library, Storyfire will see storytellers gather at four branches across the city to entertain a...

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

Stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes and more for toddlers 19-48 months and their caregivers. Drop-in program. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 20
Fri Jan 27
Fri Feb 03
Fri Feb 10
Fri Feb 17
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Jan 14, 2017 - Sat May 27, 2017
Location: Humberwood

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. Space is limited...

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

Stories, songs, finger plays, bouncing and tickling rhymes for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in program. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 18
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jones

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents and caregivers. Drop in. No registration is required....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 23
Mon Jan 30
Mon Feb 06
Mon Feb 13
Mon Feb 27
Icon of the event Baby Time
9:30 am - 9:50 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop in. PLUS: Stay for Toronto Public Health's Living & Learning with Baby Jan 10 - Feb 14 & Nov 14 - Dec 1...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 17
Tue Jan 24
Tue Jan 31
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14
Icon of the event Baby Time
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Yorkville

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with parents or caregivers. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Wed Feb 22
Icon of the event Philippe Flahaut
Mon Mar 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Chansons traditionnelles de la France et du Qu├ębec....

Icon of the event Leading to Reading Volunteers
Ongoing event running from Sat Jan 14, 2017 - Sat May 27, 2017
Location: Humberwood

Volunteers needed! Adults, seniors and students (Grade 8 and up preferred), meet for one hour per week to provide individualized help for children (Grades 1-6) in reading at the library....

Icon of the event Family Literacy Month with Applefun Puppetry! (*Starting at 1:30pm*)
Thu Jan 26, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: McGregor Park

Celebrate Family Literacy Month with Applefun Puppetry! Join the chase for the Great Purple Whale on the high sea with this interactive program. Afterwards, everyone learns how to make a paper puppet to take home. Call 416-39...