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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 Dec 16
Icon of the event Night AFTER Christmas Puppet Show
Fri Dec 15, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 4:25 pm
Location: Jones

Enjoy an adaptation of the Night After Christmas by James Stevenson, a story of a doll and a teddy bear befriended by a stray dog

Icon of the event Fun With Letters
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Children will start to recognize letters by participating in different hands-on activities including alphabet blocks, puzzles, stamps and other activities.This program is co-sponsored with Malvern Family Resource Centre and i...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 14
Thu Dec 21
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:00 am - 10:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Stories, songs and rhymes for Toddlers 18 to 36 months and their parents or caregivers. Toddler Time runs from 10-10:25am with fine motor skill structured playtime from 10:25-10:45am. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 19
Fri Jan 26
Fri Feb 02
Fri Feb 09
Fri Feb 16
Icon of the event Annual Holiday Shindig and
Sat Dec 16, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Jones

Come for a festive, fun singing party! Join Santa-Jeff on his magical sleigh as we enjoy the holiday spirit with music! And enjoy the "Night AFTER Christmas" puppet show.

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

Stories, songs and rhymes for children aged 0-5 years and their parents or caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 13
Sat Jan 20
Sat Jan 27
Sat Feb 03
Sat Feb 10
Icon of the event Shakin'The Chute!
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

It's parachute time, come and play with us! For children ages 2-5 years and their parents or caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 17
Wed Jan 24
Wed Jan 31
Wed Feb 07
Wed Feb 14
Icon of the event Drag Queen Storytime and New Year's Eve Dance Party!
Sat Dec 30, 2017 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Jones

Join Drag Queens Erin B. and Lucy Flawless of East Toronto Drag Queen Storytime for a Drag Queen Story time, a countdown to 12 noon followed by a mini NYE dance party. Fun for all the little ones that won't stay awake until m...

Icon of the event L'heure du conte/French storytime
11:15 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Venez vous amuser avec des histoires, des comptines, et des chansons en français. Pour les enfants de 4 à 8 ans....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 07
Icon of the event Italian Storytime
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Ciao tutti! Stories, songs and rhymes in Italian and English for bimbi (children) 0-5 years their parents or caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 06
Tue Feb 13
Tue Feb 20
Tue Feb 27

Families can borrow free passes to local museums, art galleries and similar venues, such as the Art Gallery of Ontario and the ROM.