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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Saturday Family Story Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jones

Enjoy a fun-filled story time for the whole family on the 2nd Saturday of every month! Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jul 08
Sat Aug 12
Sat Sep 09
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us for a special 4-week Baby Time session on Saturday mornings in June from 10:30-11:00am. Enjoy tickling rhymes, baby bounces, and dancing tunes. For babies and their caregivers 0-18 months in the Children's Department.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 03
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jun 17
Sat Jun 24
Icon of the event Saturday Stories
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Elmbrook Park

Join us for stories and a craft!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 24
Sat Jul 08
Sat Jul 15
Sat Jul 22
Sat Jul 29
Icon of the event Preschool Time
10:00 am - 10:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 31 months - 5 years with their parents or caregivers. Register by ballot from Mar. 27 - Apr. 8. Draw Apr. 11.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 01
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 Pyjama Time
6:45 pm - 7:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Bedtime stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. No registration is required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 21
Icon of the event Make your Own Stop-Motion Movie using LEGO
Tue Aug 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

Come to Jones and make your very own LEGO Movie. Bring your own device or use one of ours. Children ages 6-12 years old. Call 416-393-7715 to register.

Icon of the event Saturday Puppet Show
Sat Jun 17, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Elmbrook Park

Join us for a fun show, songs and a craft to celebrate the start of our Summer Reading Club!

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 Sep 06
Wed Sep 13
Wed Sep 20
Icon of the event Bedtime Stories Underneath the Stars
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

Enjoy Bedtime stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children ages 5 and under with parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 26
Wed Aug 02
Wed Aug 09
Wed Aug 16
Wed Aug 23