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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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

Tickles, bounces and games for children from birth to 11 months of age. To register, visit or call the Branch at 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 07
Wed Sep 14
Wed Sep 21
Wed Sep 28
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Stories, fingerplays and songs for children 12 months to 23 months and their caregivers. To register visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 05
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 19
Wed Oct 26
Wed Nov 02
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 Sep 03
Sat Sep 10
Sat Sep 17
Sat Sep 24
Sat Oct 01
Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

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


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 03
Icon of the event Ready for Reading Registration
Thu Oct 06, 2016 | All Day
Location: S. Walter Stewart

In person registration begins at 9am. Space is limited. For information please call 416-396-3975.

Icon of the event Halloween Storytime
Sat Oct 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Prepare for a scare! Come in a costume for spooky stories, songs and a craft....

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Wed Sep 28, 2016 - Wed Jun 14, 2017
Location: Northern District

Get extra help with your reading and writing. LTR is a literacy program for kids in grades 1-6. Kids are paired with a volunteer for one hour a week to practice their reading and writing skills. Sessions take place on Wednesd...

Icon of the event Parachute Play
2:00 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 (aged 3 - 18 months). This program is facilitated by East York East Toronto, Ontario Early Years Centre.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 09
Fri Sep 16
Fri Sep 23
Fri Sep 30
Icon of the event Holiday Stories and Sing-along
Thu Dec 22, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Location: Palmerston

Come and join us for a special holiday time with stories, rhymes and songs for all children and their families. Drop-in. No registration required....

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

Join us at Palmerston Library for our weekly summer storytime every Friday at 10.30am from June 24 to September 2 - kids 0-5 with their families and caregivers. Siblings are welcome. Stories, songs, puppets, rhymes, parachute...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 02