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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for stories, songs and rhymes for the whole family. For children birth to 5 years of age, with parents or caregivers. A Ready for Reading program. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 22
Fri Sep 29
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 13
Fri Oct 20
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10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 30
Sat Oct 28
Sat Nov 25
Sat Dec 30
Icon of the event Spooktacular Stories and Halloween Crafts
Thu Oct 26, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Rexdale

Come join us for a SPOOKTACULAR event to be enjoyed by children of all ages. We will be sharing scary stories, make a BOOtiful take home craft and go on a candy hunt. Costumes are encouraged....

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Sep 02, 2017 - Sat Dec 30, 2017
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

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
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jones

Stories, songs, and rhymes for young children and their parents/caregivers. Drop in. Daycares and large groups must register at 416-393-7715


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 22
Fri Sep 29
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 13
Fri Oct 20
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Children with reading difficulties receive help for one hour a week with a volunteer. Registration is required, space is limited. Register at the Parkdale Branch....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 21
Sat Sep 23
Thu Sep 28
Sat Sep 30
Thu Oct 05
Icon of the event Puppet Show: The Mud Puddle
Sat Oct 21, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jones

Join us for a special weekend showing of our Fall puppet show The Mud Puddle. The Mud Puddle is a show based on the Robert Munsch classic.

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

Stories, songs, and rhymes for parents/caregivers and their baby. Drop in. No daycares.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 25
Mon Oct 02
Mon Oct 09
Mon Oct 16
Mon Oct 23
Icon of the event Spooky Storytime
Sat Oct 28, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Jones

Join us for a fun, spooky story time. Get ready for Hallowe'en by getting scared before you go out trick or treating on the 31st. Feel free to wear your costumes to the story time!

Icon of the event Fun with Colours
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Children will start to recognize colours by participating in different hands-on activities, which may include puzzles, flashcards and story books. For children 2-6. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 22
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 13
Fri Oct 20
Fri Oct 27