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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

Songs, stories and rhymes for children ages 18 months to 30 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop in only. Call Riverdale Branch at 416-393-7720 for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 07
Thu Dec 14
Thu Dec 21
Thu Jan 04
Thu Jan 11
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10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Stories, rhymes, finger plays and action songs for children from birth to 5 years and their parents or caregivers. No registration required. Drop in to the children's department upstairs.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 24
Fri Dec 01
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5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

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 Mondays @ 5:0...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 27
Mon Dec 04
Mon Dec 11
Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children ages 5 & under with parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 02
Sat Dec 16
Sat Dec 30
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

Stories, fingerplays & action rhymes for young children, age 18 to 36 months and their caregivers. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 07
Thu Dec 14
Thu Dec 21
Thu Jan 04
Thu Jan 11
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...

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11:00 pm - 11:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Join library staff and new friends for stories, songs, and a craft to wake you up in the morning! The program is intended for children 18 months and up with their parents/caregivers, however everyone is welcome! Drop-in progr...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 25
Sat Dec 02
Sat Dec 09
Sat Dec 16
Sat Dec 23
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Sat Feb 03, 2018 | 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Location: Humber Summit

Stories, rhymes and songs for children 5 years and under, with their parents/caregivers. Drop-In

Icon of the event Fun with Colours
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Children will start to recognize colours by participating in different hands-on activities, which may include puzzles, flashcards and story books. For children 2-6. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 24
Icon of the event Leading To Reading (LTR)
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

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 Mondays at 5:...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 08
Mon Jan 15
Mon Jan 22
Mon Jan 29
Mon Feb 05

Families can borrow free passes to local museums, art galleries and similar venues, such as the Art Gallery of Ontario and the ROM.