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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Family Storytime
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Perth/Dupont

Come join us for stories, songs, crafts and movies. Children are to be accompanied by parent or guardian. Ages 18 months-5 yrs.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 24
Fri Mar 31
Icon of the event Teddy Bears' Picnic - Get Your Summer Read On!
Sat Jun 17, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Come and celebrate the launch of the TD Summer Reading Club at our Teddy Bears' Picnic! Hear stories, sing songs, and play games with us! Teddy bears, dogs, cats, penguins, elephants, and all other stuffed friends are invited...

Icon of the event Fun With Letters
9:30 pm - 11:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Children will start to recognize letters by participating in different hands-on activities, which may include alphabet puzzles, flashcards and storybooks....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 24
Fri Mar 31
Fri Apr 07
Fri Apr 14
Fri Apr 21
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 Time
10:00 am - 10:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for an interactive early literacy course. Sessions include stories, rhymes, tickles, bounces and much more. For parents/caregivers and children age 19 months to 5 years....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 07
Fri Apr 21
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 05
Fri May 12
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 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 Pajama Time - CANCELLED
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for stories, rhymes, tickles, bounces and much more. For parents/caregivers and children age 0 months to 5 years old....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 25
Icon of the event Storyfire
Sat Mar 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Richview

Storyfire launches the Toronto Storytelling Festival with great storytelling events at venues across the city. For Toronto Public Library, Storyfire will see storytellers gather at four branches across the city to entertain a...

Icon of the event Baby Time 2
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for an interactive early literacy course. Sessions include stories, rhymes, tickles, bounces and much more. For parents/caregivers and babies from birth to 18 months....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 06
Thu Apr 20
Thu Apr 27
Thu May 04
Thu May 11