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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Pyjama Time
6:45 pm - 7:15 pm on recurring dates listed below

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 Nov 25
Icon of the event Once Upon a Time at Bendale Library!
Sat Jan 23, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Bring the kids and your imaginations as we share some fantastic fairy tales and nursery rhymes. Come dressed as a princess, prince, queen, king, wizard or fairy and partake in activities promoting make-believe, reading and f...

Icon of the event Today a Reader, Tomorrow a Leader!
Sat Jan 23, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:45 pm

Is reading your super power? Celebrate Family Literacy Month superhero-style! Come to Yorkville dressed as a super hero or in your favourite superhero T-shirt. Listen to some stories, make your own super-crafts and take o...

Icon of the event Volunteers for Leading to Reading
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Volunteers needed! Adults, seniors and students (Grade 9 and up preferred), for one or more hours per week to provide individualized help for children (Grades 1-6) in reading at the library. Downsview's leading to reading pro...

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 26
Thu Dec 03
Thu Dec 10
Thu Dec 17
Icon of the event Family Storytime
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below

Stories, songs, rhymes and crafts for children with parents or caregivers. Drop in.

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 09
Sat Jan 16
Sat Jan 23
Sat Jan 30
Sat Feb 06
Icon of the event Family Time with Early Learning Years
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

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

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 02
Wed Dec 09
Wed Dec 16
Icon of the event March Break Dance Party!
Fri Mar 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

What's the best way to enjoy the last day of March Break? Having a dance party of course! Come to Jones to dance to your favourite tunes....

Icon of the event Creepy, Weird & Strange!
Fri Mar 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Magical, bizarre and frightful stories will make your skin crawl and boggle your mind. Play a mysterious game and test your courage! For the fearless ages 6 and up.

Icon of the event Around the world in stories
Sat Jan 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Listen as stories from different countries introduce you to new heroes and adventures. Learn about different cultures, try some puzzles, and take home some fabulous books. For families with children of all ages.

Icon of the event  Heure du Conte/French Story-time
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Rejoignez-nous pour l'heure du conte en français à la bibliothèque de Yorkville....

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 05