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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Puppet Show
Mon Mar 27, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Jones

Join us for our Spring puppet show! The story of Petunia the silly goose who learns what it means to become wise. Repeat performance due to popular demand!

Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

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


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 12
Wed Apr 19
Wed Apr 26
Wed May 03
Icon of the event Family Time
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us every Saturday in the Children's Dept for Family Time! (Except where special seasonal programming apply) Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and a make a small craft to take home. Drop into the Children's Dept, no registrati...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Mar 25
Sat Apr 01
Sat Apr 08
Sat Apr 15
Sat Apr 22
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Davenport

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, on Thursday even...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 30
Thu Apr 06
Thu Apr 13
Thu Apr 20
Thu Apr 27
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Davenport

Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and rhymes for babies 0 - 18 months and their caregivers! Siblings are welcome. Registration begins April 4, 2017 in branch or by calling 416-393-7732.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 21
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 05
Fri May 12
Fri May 19
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Thu Jan 26, 2017 - Thu Jun 22, 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 Storytime
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Beaches

Stories, songs, fingerplays, rhymes and more for children 0 to 5+ years and their parents/caregivers. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Mar 25
Sat Apr 08
Sat Apr 22
Icon of the event Play It Up-Early Language & Literacy Program-Ontario Early Years Centre
10:00 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

(16-26 months) You and your child will participate together in fun, easy experiences to promote your child's language development and literacy skills. Register by calling 416-789-7441 Ext. 327. Space is limited. 3rd Floor, Ro...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 30
Icon of the event Ontario Early Years Centre - School Readiness
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Forest Hill

Children entering kindergarten in 2017 will learn independent, social and communicative skills to prepare them for kindergarten. Registration is required in person or by calling 416-393-7706. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 03
Wed May 10
Wed May 17
Wed May 24
Wed May 31
Icon of the event Toddler Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Join us at Downsview Library with your toddler for stories, songs and rhymes. Parental or caregiver participation required. Ages 19-36 months. Please call Downsview Library to register 416-395-5720 or register in branch.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 30
Thu Apr 06
Thu Apr 13