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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Welcome Winter!  A Seasonal Family Celebration
Sat Dec 16, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Annette Street

Bring the whole family for this winter-themed story time! Join us for stories, songs and a simple craft. All materials provided....

Icon of the event Spring has Sprung Story Time
Mon Mar 12, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Annette Street

Join us for Spring-themed stories, activities and a simple craft. All ages are welcome. Daycares please call the branch to register.

Icon of the event Cardboard is Cool! STEAM Challenge
Wed Mar 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Join us for some STEAM activities, stories and fun! Get ready to build and create with cardboard. Ages 3 and up. Daycares, please call the branch to register.

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 Winter & Holiday Storytime: Let it Snow!
Fri Dec 01, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Warm yourself up this PA Day with a winter-themed storytime. Listen to stories, sing songs, and create a small craft at the end. All materials provided....

Icon of the event Family Time
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join our Family Time, taking place on Sundays, and enjoy stories, songs and rhymes! For children up to 5 years of age....


Upcoming Dates:
Sun Nov 19
Sun Nov 26
Sun Dec 03
Sun Dec 10
Sun Dec 17
Icon of the event Pajama Family Storytime
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Join us on the Thursday nights for stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children and their caregivers. Pajamas are optional for children but encouraged. Drop in!


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 23
Thu Nov 30
Thu Dec 07
Thu Dec 14
Thu Dec 21
Icon of the event Annual Holiday Shindig Sing-along
Sat Dec 16, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Jones

Come for a festive, fun singing party! Join Santa-Jeff on his magical sleigh as we enjoy the holiday spirit with music! Song recommendations welcome. Call or come in to request a song beforehand.

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Fri Sep 29, 2017 - Sun Sep 29, 2019
Location: Annette Street

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 Tuesdays or T...

Icon of the event Preschool Time
10:30 am - 12:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Rexdale

Come and join us for songs, finger plays, story time and shaker time with your little one every Tuesday morning. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 02
Tue Jan 09
Tue Jan 16
Tue Jan 23
Tue Jan 30

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