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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Summer Leading to Reading
All Day on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Is your child between Grades 1 and 6? Does your child need extra help to improve their reading skills? If so, then please join us for free one hour individualized sessions with volunteers. Space is limited. Please regist...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 30
Sat Aug 06
Sat Aug 13
Sat Aug 20
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

Share some of the very best stories, rhymes, songs and verse. Learn how to lay a solid foundation for your child's future love of reading and learning. Be sure to take home great books for bedtime reading all week long. Drop ...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 27
Wed Aug 03
Wed Aug 10
Wed Aug 17
Icon of the event Babytime
9:25 am - 9:55 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

Stories, songs, fingerplays, bouncing and tickling rhymes for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 02
Fri Sep 09
Fri Sep 16
Fri Sep 23
Fri Sep 30
Icon of the event Family Time: Stories on the Lawn
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: High Park

Bring a blanket and join us for this special outdoor Family Time storytime. Stories, songs, and rhymes outside on the library's lawn. For children 5 and under. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 04
Thu Aug 11
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 Aug 3rd. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 13
Tue Sep 20
Tue Sep 27
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Beaches

Celebrate summer with stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children ages 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. Registration is not required, but space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 27
Wed Aug 03
Wed Aug 10
Icon of the event Saturday Family Story Time
Sat Nov 19, 2016 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jones

Enjoy a fun-filled story time for the whole family!...

Icon of the event Go WILD!
11:45 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Go WILD with us at the library as we enjoy exciting activities each week: stories, songs, crafts, and games! Appropriate for ages 4 to 10. No registration required. No groups permitted.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 08
Mon Aug 15
Mon Aug 22
Mon Aug 29
Icon of the event Saturday Storytime and Craft
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join us in the children's department for stories, songs, and a craft to take home each week. No registration is required. Most appropriate for children ages 2 to 6.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 30
Sat Aug 06
Sat Aug 13
Sat Aug 20
Sat Aug 27
Icon of the event Summer Leading to Reading
9:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

Students Grades 1 to 6 requiring help with reading, homework, and study skills receive individualized help for one hour per week on Saturdays. Free program. Morning sessions available: 9:30am and 10:30am. Participants must re...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 30
Sat Aug 06
Sat Aug 13
Sat Aug 20