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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Drag Queen Storytime and New Year's Eve Dance Party!
Sat Dec 30, 2017 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Jones

Join Drag Queens Erin B. and Lucy Flawless of East Toronto Drag Queen Storytime for a Drag Queen Story time, a countdown to 12 noon followed by a mini NYE dance party. Fun for all the little ones that won't stay awake until m...

Icon of the event New Year's at Noon!
Sat Dec 30, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Too young to stay up late? No problem! Celebrate the New Year early with stories, a craft, and a special countdown for kids! Ideal for ages 3+....

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Queen/Saulter

Join us on Saturdays for stories, songs and fingerplays for children and their parents and caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 13
Sat Jan 27
Sat Feb 10
Sat Feb 24
Sat Mar 03
Icon of the event Read Out Loud Book Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Perth/Dupont

Join library staff in reading a favourite novel....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 09
Tue Jan 16
Tue Jan 23
Tue Jan 30
Tue Feb 06
Icon of the event Family Time and Make a Stocking!
Sat Dec 23, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Yet another special Family Time! Join us for a half hour of stories and songs, to be followed by a special seasonal stocking craft. Ideal for ages 2-6. No registration required, just drop-in. For more information, please call...

Icon of the event Puppet Show The Night After Christmas
Mon Dec 18, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Jones

Enjoy an adaptation of the Night After Christmas by James Stevenson, a story of a doll and a teddy bear befriended by a stray dog.

Icon of the event Baby Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parent or caregiver....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 10
Wed Jan 17
Wed Jan 24
Wed Jan 31
Wed Feb 07
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Join us for Saturday Family Time. Enjoy songs, stories, rhymes and bounces for children ages 0-5. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 23
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

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, on Tuesday and S...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 19
Tue Dec 26
Tue Jan 02
Tue Jan 09
Tue Jan 16
Icon of the event School's Out Movie!
Fri Dec 22, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Celebrate the holiday break with an after school movie showing of Elf. Bring your friends, chill (ha, ha!) and laugh along with Buddy on his adventures. Ideal for ages 7 and up. No registration necessary, just drop-in. For mo...

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