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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for stories, songs and rhymes for the whole family. For children birth to 5 years of age, with parents or caregivers. A Ready for Reading program. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 27
Thu May 04
Thu May 11
Thu May 18
Thu May 25
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 Preschool Time
10:00 am - 10:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 31 months - 5 years with their parents or caregivers. Register by ballot from Mar. 27 - Apr. 8. Draw Apr. 11.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 27
Thu May 04
Thu May 11
Thu May 18
Thu May 25
Icon of the event Minecrafting at Jones
Tue Jul 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

Make your very own Minecraft craft at Jones. Daycares or large groups must call the branch to register.

Icon of the event School Readiness - Ontario Early Years Centre
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

(Ages 3-4) Children practice social, communication and independence skills in preparation for Kindergarten in September 2017....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 02
Tue May 09
Tue May 16
Tue May 23
Tue May 30
Icon of the event Puppet Show
Tue Jul 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

You are cordially invited to a Puppet Show by the magnificent puppeteers at Jones! Daycares or large groups must call the branch to register.

Icon of the event Make the Connection
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

Learn more about connecting with your baby in ways that make baby feel loved, and promote language and learning. Meet other new parents and find out about services in your community. Offered by Ontario Early Years Centre st...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 21
Wed Jun 28
Wed Jul 05
Wed Jul 12
Wed Jul 19
Icon of the event Art MEETS: Searching for Stories
Sat Jun 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Location: Beaches

"Searching for Stories" is a creative engagement project, promoting an easy pace to allow for a conversational ambiance where participants can "tumble into" the workshop plan, "be present" and are "free to play" through creat...

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

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children age 19 months to 3 years with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 28
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. No registration is required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 29
Sat May 27
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jun 24