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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Puppet Show: Bremen Town Musicians
Thu Mar 30, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Parliament Street

Join us for this traditional story from Germany, presented as a puppet show!...

Icon of the event Fun With Letters
9:30 pm - 11:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Children will start to recognize letters by participating in different hands-on activities, which may include alphabet puzzles, flashcards and storybooks....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 24
Fri Mar 31
Fri Apr 07
Fri Apr 14
Fri Apr 21
Icon of the event Puppet Show: Loon's Necklace
Thu Apr 27, 2017 | 10:30 am - 10:30 am
Location: Parliament Street

Join us for this traditional story from Anishinaabeg nation, presented as a puppet show!...

Icon of the event Puppet Show: Mare's Egg
Thu May 25, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Parliament Street

Join us for this traditional Canadian story, presented as a puppet show!...

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Thu Jan 26, 2017 - Thu Jun 22, 2017
Location: Downsview

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, at a specified t...

Icon of the event STEM Storytime (ages 3-5)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

It is never too early to have fun with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)! Join us for four interactive STEM Storytime sessions after school. Listen to fun stories and songs, then try simple fun hands-on experi...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 24
Mon May 01
Mon May 08
Mon May 15
Icon of the event Puppet Show
Mon Mar 27, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Jones

Join us for our Spring puppet show! The story of Petunia the silly goose who learns what it means to become wise. Repeat performance due to popular demand!

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

Stories, songs, fingerplays, rhymes and more for children 0 to 5+ years and their parents/caregivers. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Mar 25
Sat Apr 08
Sat Apr 22
Icon of the event Pyjama Time
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

Prepare your child for bed with a staff-led storytime with bedtime stories, songs, rhymes and activities. For children with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 02
Tue May 09
Tue May 16
Tue May 23
Tue May 30
Icon of the event Storyfire
Sat Mar 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Richview

Storyfire launches the Toronto Storytelling Festival with great storytelling events at venues across the city. For Toronto Public Library, Storyfire will see storytellers gather at four branches across the city to entertain a...