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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 Mar 30
Thu Apr 06
Thu Apr 13
Thu Apr 20
Thu Apr 27
Icon of the event Cantonese Story Time
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Stories, songs and rhymes in Cantonese for children 19 months to 5 years old, with their parents or caregivers. Registration begins Jan. 3rd. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 28
Icon of the event Saturday Family Story Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jones

Enjoy a fun-filled story time for the whole family on the 2nd Saturday of every month! Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 08
Sat May 13
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jul 08
Icon of the event  Reading Rockets
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Steeles

This is a reading club for Grade 1, 2 students. We will be reading together and exploring different literacy and literature-based activities. The purpose of this club is to promote the joy of reading as well as to build lit...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 29
Icon of the event Shakers with Play and Stay
Tue Apr 04, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Come and join us for story time and shakers. Everyone is welcome to stay after the program for play and stay. Drop in. Main Floor Program Room.

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 09
Tue May 16
Tue May 23
Tue May 30
Tue Jun 13
Icon of the event Parachute with Play and Stay
Tue Apr 11, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Come and join us for story time and parachute. Everyone is welcome to stay after the program for play and stay. Drop in. Main Floor Program Room.

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. James Town

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children ages 5 and under with parents or caregivers. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 01
Sat Apr 08
Sat Apr 15
Sat Apr 22
Sat Apr 29
Icon of the event Toddler Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Join us at Downsview Library with your toddler for stories, songs and rhymes. Parental or caregiver participation required. Ages 19-36 months. Please call Downsview Library to register 416-395-5720 or register in branch.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 30
Thu Apr 06
Thu Apr 13
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 0-5 and their caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 31
Fri Apr 07
Fri Apr 14
Fri Apr 21
Fri Apr 28