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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Once Upon a Time at Bendale Library!
Sat Jan 23, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Bring the kids and your imaginations as we share some fantastic fairy tales and nursery rhymes. Come dressed as a princess, prince, queen, king, wizard or fairy and partake in activities promoting make-believe, reading and f...

Icon of the event Puppet Show
Wed Mar 16, 2016 | 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Join us for a special Puppet Show and storytime at the library!...

Icon of the event Family Literacy Day Pajama Time + craft!
Wed Jan 27, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

January 27 is Family Literacy Day in Canada! Celebrate with us with a special Pajama Time program, and make a craft to take home!...

Icon of the event Green Day at the Library!
Thu Mar 17, 2016 | 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Celebrate all things Green in honour of St. Patrick's Day!...

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Thu Sep 24, 2015 - Thu Jun 09, 2016

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 Wings of Discovery
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

This is a science-based program for children 2-6 years old. It will cover 8 projects such as a trip to my home, a trip to my community, a trip to the garden, a trip around the world, a trip with transportation, a trip to the...

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 26
Thu Dec 03
Thu Dec 10
Thu Dec 17
Icon of the event Family Storytime
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below

Stories, songs, rhymes and crafts for children with parents or caregivers. Drop in.

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 09
Sat Jan 16
Sat Jan 23
Sat Jan 30
Sat Feb 06
Icon of the event March Break Dance Party!
Fri Mar 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

What's the best way to enjoy the last day of March Break? Having a dance party of course! Come to Jones to dance to your favourite tunes....

Icon of the event Storytime Parade
Wed Jan 27, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pleasant View

Families share their book character fandom by dressing up as their favourite characters, and discovering new characters to read about and enjoy together.

Icon of the event Valentine's Day Storytime and Craft
Sat Feb 13, 2016 | 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Join us for a special Valentine's Day Storytime, and stay a bit longer to make a Valentine to give to your loved one!...