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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Annual Holiday Shindig!
Sat Dec 17, 2016 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jones

Come to Jones for our annual Holiday Shindig where we will sing songs and read stories that the whole family will enjoy!

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

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents and caregivers. Drop in. No registration is required....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 16
Mon Jan 23
Mon Jan 30
Mon Feb 06
Mon Feb 13
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 Jan 25
Wed Feb 22
Wed Mar 29
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jones

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents and caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 20
Fri Jan 27
Fri Feb 03
Fri Feb 10
Fri Feb 17
Icon of the event Christmas Eve Storytime
Sat Dec 24, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Mount Pleasant

Join us on Christmas Eve for holiday stories, rhymes, and songs. Drop-in, no registration required.

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

Children will start to recognize numbers by participating in different hands-on activities which may include number puzzles, counting toys, counting beads and flashcards. For children 2-6. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 09
Fri Dec 16
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 Jan. 3 - 14. Draw on Jan. 16.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 24
Tue Jan 31
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14
Tue Feb 21
Icon of the event The Mud Puddle Puppet Show
Fri Jan 20, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

What happens when an aggressive mud puddle keeps dirtying your clothes? Julie Ann's mother just doesn't understand. But Julie Ann will get the better of the mud puddle in the end....

Icon of the event Parent-Child Mother Goose
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Join us with your babies or young children and enjoy a morning of rhymes, songs, and stories. Birth to 18 months. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Dec 12
Mon Dec 19
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Davenport

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, on Thursday even...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 12
Thu Jan 19
Thu Jan 26
Thu Feb 02
Thu Feb 09