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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

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. Children must fi...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 22
Tue May 23
Wed May 24
Thu May 25
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents and caregivers. No registration required. Drop in. For more information, call 416-396-3865.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 27
Icon of the event Baby Time and Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 3 years with their parents or caregivers. Drop in program....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 05
Fri May 12
Fri May 19
Icon of the event Pawsitively Pets Animal Expo
Tue Jul 18, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

This is a one-of-kind children's program that showcases common pets and not-so-common pets at their best. Daycares or large groups must call the branch to register.

Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Stories, songs and crafts to take home for toddlers to enjoy with their parents and caregivers. No registration required. For ages 19 mos.-4 yrs. For more information, please call 416-396-3865.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 03
Wed May 10
Wed May 17
Wed May 24
Wed May 31
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Beaches

Stories, fingerplays and actions songs for toddlers ages 19 months to 3 years and their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 18
Thu May 25
Thu Jun 01
Thu Jun 08
Icon of the event Minecrafting at Jones
Tue Jul 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

Make your very own Minecraft craft at Jones. Daycares or large groups must call the branch to register.

Icon of the event French Storytime / Heure du conte
6:45 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Venez vous amuser avec des histoires et des chansons en fran├žais. Veuillez appeler la succursale pour avoir des renseignements d'inscription sur le programme. Enjoy stories and songs in French! Registration begins Monday, Mar...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 02
Tue May 09
Tue May 16
Icon of the event Puppet Show
Tue Jul 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

You are cordially invited to a Puppet Show by the magnificent puppeteers at Jones! Daycares or large groups must call the branch to register.

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...