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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Thu Jan 26, 2017 - Thu Jun 15, 2017
Location: Downsview

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...

Icon of the event Family Time with Early Years Centre
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Centennial

A two hour fun filled morning for the whole family. Rhymes, stories, finger plays and lots of playtime....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 24
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 14
Wed Jun 21
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Is your child between Grades 1 and 6? Does your child need extra help to improve their reading skills? If so, then please join us for free hourly one on one individualized sessions with volunteers. Space is limited, please re...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 24
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 14
Wed Jun 21
Icon of the event STEM Storytime
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

It is never too early to have fun with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)! Join us for four interactive STEM storytimes. Listen to fun stories and songs, then try fun hands-on experiments. For children ages 3-6...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 10
Mon Jul 17
Mon Jul 24
Mon Jul 31
Icon of the event Pawsitively Pets Animal Expo
Tue Jul 18, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

This is a one-of-kind children's program that showcases common pets and not-so-common pets at their best. Daycares or large groups must call the branch to register.

Icon of the event Baby Time
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies 10 months to 2 years old with a caregiver.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 24
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 14
Wed Jun 21
Icon of the event Teddy Bears' Picnic - Get Your Summer Read On!
Sat Jun 17, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Come and celebrate the launch of the TD Summer Reading Club at our Teddy Bears' Picnic! Hear stories, sing songs, and play games with us! Teddy bears, dogs, cats, penguins, elephants, and all other stuffed friends are invited...

Icon of the event Family Time
10:15 am - 10:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mimico Centennial

Stories, fingerplays and action rhymes for children, age 5 and under and their parents, grandparents and caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 03
Sat Jun 17
Icon of the event Rainbow Pride Family Storytime
Wed Jun 14, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Come join us as we celebrate Family PRIDE at the Library with a Special Family Storytime. Come and listen to LGBTQ themed stories, sing songs and a craft to follow.

Icon of the event Baby Time
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies from birth to 2 years old with a caregiver.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 11
Tue Jul 18
Tue Jul 25
Tue Aug 01
Tue Aug 08