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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Family Literacy Day with Applefun Puppetry!
Thu Jan 26, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: McGregor Park

Celebrate Family Literacy Day 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.

Icon of the event Toddler Time
Wed Feb 22, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Songs, stories and rhymes for children over 18 months and their caregivers. Drop-in.

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

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


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 15
Thu Dec 22
Icon of the event Together Time
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

A program for parents and caregivers with children birth - 6 years. The program will provide the opportunity to socialize and learn in an early learning environment. Painting, cut and paste, markers and crayons, play dough, b...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 13
Fri Jan 20
Fri Jan 27
Fri Feb 03
Fri Feb 10
Icon of the event Cantonese Story Time
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

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


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 21
Tue Feb 28
Tue Mar 07
Tue Mar 14
Tue Mar 21
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
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, at a specified t...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Dec 12
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Bounces, songs, rhymes, and stories for babies 0-18 months and their caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 11
Wed Jan 18
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Icon of the event Fun with Numbers
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Children will start to recognize numbers by participating in different hands-on activities which may include number puzzles, counting toys, counting beads and flashcards. For children 2-6. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 09
Fri Dec 16
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 Baby Time
Ongoing event running from Tue Jan 10, 2017 - Tue Dec 19, 2017
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...