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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 09
Icon of the event Kamishibai Storytime
Sat May 21, 2016 | 11:15 am - 11:45 am
Location: High Park

Celebrate Asian Heritage month in a special Family Time session devoted to the ancient Japanese storytelling tradition of Kamishibai....

Icon of the event Together Time
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

A program for parents and caregivers with children birth - 6 years. The program will provide the opportunity to socialize and learn in an early learning environment. Painting, cut and paste, markers and crayons, play dough, b...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 06
Wed May 11
Fri May 13
Wed May 18
Fri May 20
Icon of the event Pyjama Time
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Agincourt

Bedtime stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. Drop in, no registration.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Icon of the event Family Time!
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jones

Bring the whole family to the library for songs and story time....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 06
Fri May 13
Icon of the event Cantonese Story Time
11:30 am - 12:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Stories, songs and rhymes for children 19 months to 5 years old, with their parents or caregivers. Registration begins June 3rd. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 05
Tue Jul 12
Tue Jul 19
Tue Jul 26
Tue Aug 02
Icon of the event Preschool Time
10:30 am - 11:05 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Rexdale

The Patches Rabbit Storytime


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Tue Jun 07
Icon of the event Leading To Reading
Ongoing event running from Mon Sep 21, 2015 - Mon Jun 06, 2016
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Children (Grades 1-6 as of Sept. 2014) with reading difficulties receive individualized help for one hour per week at the library. Free program. Registration required.

Icon of the event Pyjama Time
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: High Park

Bring your teddy bear, don your jammies, and join us for an evening storytime for children ages 6 and under. This is a drop in program. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 13
Mon Jun 20
Mon Jun 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...