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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 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  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 Friday Babytime (Class is Full)
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Runnymede

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies form birth to 18 months with their parents and caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 06
Icon of the event Baby Time
11:00 am - 11:30 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 Apr...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Sep 26, 2015 - Sat Jun 11, 2016
Location: Jane/Dundas

Children (Grades 1-6 as of Sept. 2015) with reading difficulties receive individualized help for one hour per week on Saturdays at the library....

Icon of the event Preschool Time
10:00 am - 10:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 31 months - 5 years with their parents or caregivers. Register by ballot from Mar. 21 - Apr. 2. Child's library card required. Draw on Apr. 4.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 05
Thu May 12
Thu May 19
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Thu Sep 24, 2015 - Thu Jun 09, 2016
Location: Davenport

Children Grades 1 - 6 requiring help with reading, homework and study skills receive individualized help for one hour per week. This is a free program and registration is required.

Icon of the event Mini Scientists
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Dundas

Listen to stories, participate in experiments, and learn something new! Each month we will discover a different science related theme! For children ages 3-5 with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 05
Thu Jun 02
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Stories, songs, and tickling rhymes for babies and their caregivers. Please register with staff, in person or by phone.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 05
Thu May 12
Thu May 19
Thu May 26