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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Pyjama Time
6:00 pm - 6:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Forest Hill

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their caregivers. Registration not required. Please call 416-393-7706 for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 23
Mon Oct 30
Mon Nov 06
Mon Nov 13
Mon Nov 20
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Tickles, bounces and songs for children from birth to 11 months of age. To register, visit or call the Branch at 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 18
Wed Oct 25
Wed Nov 01
Wed Nov 08
Wed Nov 15
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
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Leading to Reading is a free program for children Grade 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 Wednesdays dur...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 18
Wed Oct 25
Wed Nov 01
Wed Nov 08
Wed Nov 15
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from 10 to 18 months with their parents and caregivers. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. 10-18 Months.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 10
Wed Jan 17
Wed Jan 24
Wed Jan 31
Wed Feb 07
Icon of the event Puppet Show: The Mud Puddle
Sat Oct 21, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jones

Join us for a special weekend showing of our Fall puppet show The Mud Puddle. The Mud Puddle is a show based on the Robert Munsch classic.

Icon of the event Paws4Reading with Percy the Dog
11:00 pm - 11:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. Clair/Silverthorn

Come and meet Percy the therapy dog and read him a book or tell him a story.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 28
Sat Nov 11
Sat Nov 25
Icon of the event Toddler Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Forest Hill

Songs, stories, and tickling rhymes for children ages 19 months and up and their caregivers. Registration not required. Please call 416-393-7706 for details.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 24
Tue Oct 31
Tue Nov 07
Tue Nov 14
Tue Nov 21
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jones

Stories, songs, and rhymes for parents/caregivers and their baby. Drop in. No daycares.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 23
Icon of the event Storytime With Dad
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Attention Dads, Grandads, Uncles and Preschoolers! Please join us for a story time with books, rhymes and songs. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Ages 5 and under. Main Floor, Story Room


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 21
Sat Nov 04
Sat Nov 18
Sat Dec 02