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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: Humberwood

Share some of the very best stories, rhymes, songs and verse. Learn how to lay a solid foundation for your child's future love of reading and learning. Be sure to take home great books for bedtime reading all week long. Drop ...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 27
Wed Aug 03
Wed Aug 10
Wed Aug 17
Icon of the event Babytime
9:25 am - 9:55 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

Stories, songs, fingerplays, bouncing and tickling rhymes for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 02
Fri Sep 09
Fri Sep 16
Fri Sep 23
Fri Sep 30
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. James Town

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children ages 5 and under with parents or caregivers. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 30
Sat Aug 06
Sat Aug 13
Sat Aug 20
Sat Aug 27
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Thu Jul 07, 2016 - Thu Aug 18, 2016
Location: Richview

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 Spooky Halloween Family Time
Sat Oct 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Dress up in your Halloween costume and enjoy a spooky puppet show! All ages welcome. Drop in. Groups of 10 or more please register.

Icon of the event Cantonese Story Time
11:30 am - 12:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Stories, songs and rhymes for children 19 months to 5 years old, with their parents or caregivers. Registration begins Aug 3rd. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 13
Tue Sep 20
Tue Sep 27
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Beaches

Celebrate summer with stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children ages 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. Registration is not required, but space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 27
Wed Aug 03
Wed Aug 10
Icon of the event Pyjama Time
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Stories, songs, rhymes & activities for children 0-5 years old with parents/caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 28
Icon of the event Saturday Family Story Time
Sat Nov 19, 2016 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jones

Enjoy a fun-filled story time for the whole family!...

Icon of the event Summer Leading to Reading
9:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

Students Grades 1 to 6 requiring help with reading, homework, and study skills receive individualized help for one hour per week on Saturdays. Free program. Morning sessions available: 9:30am and 10:30am. Participants must re...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 30
Sat Aug 06
Sat Aug 13
Sat Aug 20