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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 Storytime
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children and their caregivers. 2yrs+. Drop-in....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 03
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jun 17
Sat Jun 24
Sat Jul 01
Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Listen to storybooks and sing along with favourite songs! Drop in every Saturday morning, rain or shine, in Room 2 or the KidsStop. All children accompanied by parents and caregivers are welcome, no registration required. For...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 03
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jun 17
Sat Jun 24
Sat Jul 01
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

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


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 01
Thu Jun 08
Thu Jun 15
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Stories, songs and simple crafts for toddlers 19 to 35 months accompanied by parents or caregivers. Registration begins Monday, March 27, 2017. To register, please call the branch at 416-395-5750.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 29
Icon of the event Njacko Backo
Mon Jul 31, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Bridlewood

Musique et contes d'Afrique avec Njacko Backo.Espace limité à 50. Billets gratuits 30 minutes avant le début du programme....

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

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. DROP...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 30
Tue Jun 06
Tue Jun 13
Tue Jun 20
Tue Jun 27
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Stories, songs and rhymes for children aged 3-5 years with their parents and caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 03
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Stories, songs, fingerplays, bouncing and tickling rhymes for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 01
Thu Jun 08
Thu Jun 15
Thu Jun 22
Thu Jun 29
Icon of the event Art MEETS: Searching for Stories
Sat Jun 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Location: Beaches

"Searching for Stories" is a creative engagement project, promoting an easy pace to allow for a conversational ambiance where participants can "tumble into" the workshop plan, "be present" and are "free to play" through creat...