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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 STEM Storytime (ages 3-5)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

It is never too early to have fun with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)! Join us for four interactive STEM Storytime sessions after school. Listen to fun stories and songs, then try simple fun hands-on experi...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 24
Mon May 01
Mon May 08
Mon May 15
Icon of the event Toddler time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes and more for toddlers 19-48 months and their caregivers. Drop-in program. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 30
Thu Apr 06
Thu Apr 13
Thu Apr 20
Thu Apr 27
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 ESSO Family Math
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Forest Hill

A free interactive six week workshop aimed at developing your child's early math skills. For parents, caregivers and their children 3 to 6 years-old. Please call 416-393-7706 to register


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 29
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 12
Wed Apr 19
Wed Apr 26
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 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 Mar 30
Thu Apr 06
Thu Apr 13
Thu Apr 20
Thu Apr 27
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