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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 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 Toddler Time and Preschool Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Yorkville

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children 19 months to 4 years with their parents or caregivers. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 24
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 14
Icon of the event Puppet Show: Jim and the Beanstalk
Thu Jul 06, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

It is a little known fact that another boy also climbed up the beanstalk! Enjoy a puppet show based on Raymond Briggs' amusing children's tale, Jim and the Beanstalk.

Icon of the event Father's Day Storytime & Craft
Sat Jun 17, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Wychwood

Celebrate Dad with stories, songs and a craft for Father's Day. Drop in program.

Icon of the event Minecrafting at Jones
Tue Jul 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

Make your very own Minecraft craft at Jones. Daycares or large groups must call the branch to register.

Icon of the event Move & Groove Canada!
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Wychwood

Clap your hands, stomp your feet, get into the rhythm and beat!...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 06
Thu Jul 13
Thu Jul 20
Thu Aug 10
Thu Aug 17
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 Jul 05
Wed Jul 12
Wed Jul 19
Wed Jul 26
Wed Aug 02
Icon of the event Baby Time
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Yorkville

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with parents or caregivers. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 24
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 14