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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Parachute Play
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. James Town

Learn new songs and find new ways to play with your baby (aged 3 - 18 months). This program is facilitated by East York East Toronto, Ontario Early Years Centre.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 09
Fri Sep 16
Fri Sep 23
Fri Sep 30
Icon of the event Family Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

(18 months-5 years) Come join us to read exciting stories, sing great songs and learn fun rhymes! Register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registration begins September 2. Space is limited. 3rd Floor, Room B.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 13
Tue Sep 20
Tue Sep 27
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Icon of the event Baby Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. Clair/Silverthorn

Join us for stories, songs and rhymes. For parents, caregivers and babies 18 months and under. Drop in! No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 06
Wed Aug 17
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 18 months with parents or caregivers. No registration required. Drop into the children's department on the 2nd floor.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 06
Wed Jul 13
Wed Jul 20
Wed Jul 27
Wed Aug 03
Icon of the event Kindergarten Readiness Program
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Forest Hill

This program is delivered by Ontario Early Years for children who are entering Junior Kindergarten in September 2014. Children and their caregivers participate in group learning experiences which support Kindergarten expectat...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 29
Icon of the event Aga Khan Museum's
Wed Jul 06, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

As part of Aga Khan Museum's celebration of real and mythical animals that roam the pages of legends, tales, and fables, award-winning author and storyteller Catherine Graham will bring them to life....

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jones

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents and caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 04
Mon Jul 11
Mon Jul 18
Mon Jul 25
Mon Aug 08
Icon of the event Toddler Time
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Stories, songs, rhymes, and a simple craft for toddlers 19 months to 4 years old. No registration required. Drop into the children's department on the 2nd floor.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 08
Fri Jul 15
Fri Jul 22
Fri Jul 29
Fri Aug 05
Icon of the event Learning Through Play
10:30 am - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cliffcrest

Co-sponsored program with Heart Beatz - Cliffcrest Community Centre. Drop in activities include pre-reading, arts and crafts.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 10
Sat Sep 17
Sat Sep 24
Sat Oct 01
Sat Oct 08
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Children (Grades 1-6) requiring help with reading skills receive individualized help for one hour per week....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 06
Wed Jul 13
Wed Jul 20
Wed Jul 27
Wed Aug 03