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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Ready for Reading Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Stories, songs and rhymes for children aged 0-5 years with their parents and caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 30
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Icon of the event Read to Me
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Enjoy an afternoon of stories and crafts with your little one. Drop-in program. For ages 0-5. Daycares and large groups please call 416-396-8964.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 15
Fri Jul 22
Fri Jul 29
Fri Aug 05
Icon of the event Family Time (Birth to 5 years)
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children ages 5 and under with parents and caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 30
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Icon of the event Baby Time!
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jones

Join us for songs, bounces and rhymes for mom, dad and baby....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 02
Mon May 09
Icon of the event Customized Storytelling Experience
Ongoing event running from Fri Jan 01, 2016 - Sat Dec 31, 2016
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

If you have a group of children (10 or more) that would like a customized storytelling experience, or training on any of our resources, please call 416-393-7783....

Icon of the event Readiness to Learn
9:15 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

This program is for children 3 years old and their parents/caregivers. It includes activities that improve cognitive thinking, motor skills, socialization and independence to help children feel more confident when starting sc...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 29
Fri May 06
Fri May 13
Fri May 20
Fri May 27
Icon of the event  Children's Author Visit: Jill Javelosa-Alvarez
Thu Jul 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Canadian children's author, Jill Javelosa-Alvarez, will help kids discover fun and interactive ways to learn one of the building blocks of reading and writing - our alphabet. Join us for an engaging afternoon of music, moveme...

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, age 19 to 3 years old and their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 05
Thu May 12
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 17 months with their parents or caregivers. Register by ballot Mar. 21 - Apr. 2. Child's library card required. Draw on Ap...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Icon of the event Pyjama Time
6:45 pm - 7:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Bedtime stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. No registration is required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 25
Wed Jun 22