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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 Jun 01
Thu Jun 08
Thu Jun 15
Icon of the event Pawsitively Pets Animal Expo
Tue Jul 18, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

This is a one-of-kind children's program that showcases common pets and not-so-common pets at their best. Daycares or large groups must call the branch to register.

Icon of the event Parachute Play
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. James Town

Learn new songs and find new ways to play with your baby!...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 26
Icon of the event Movie in the Afternoon
Tue Aug 08, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

Bring your snacks and enjoy a movie at Jones....

Icon of the event Board Games in the Library
Tue Aug 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

Enjoy a game or two with new and classic board games. Daycares and large groups must call the branch to register.

Icon of the event Story Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. Everyone is invited. Daycares, please call 416-393-7712.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 07
Fri Jul 14
Fri Jul 21
Fri Jul 28
Icon of the event Italian Storytime
Thu Jun 15, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: St. Clair/Silverthorn

Join us for an interactive Italian and English Storytime in honour of Italian Heritage Month. Learn a few words in a new language and bring Nonna or Nonno, too!

Icon of the event Puppet Show
Tue Jul 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

You are cordially invited to a Puppet Show of The Princess and the Pea by the magnificent puppeteers at Jones! Daycares or large groups must call the branch to register.

Icon of the event Family Storytime
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children and their caregivers. 2yrs+. Drop-in....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 27
Sat Jun 03
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jun 17
Sat Jun 24
Icon of the event Cantonese Storytime
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 19 months to 5 years with their parents and caregivers. Registration begins April 1st. Register in person or by calling 416-396-8979


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 30
Tue Jun 13
Tue Jun 20