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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Fun With Letters
9:30 am - 11:00 am 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 May 05
Fri May 12
Fri May 19
Fri May 26
Fri Jun 02
Icon of the event Toddler time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes and more for toddlers 19-48 months and their caregivers. Drop-in program. No registration required. A Ready for Reading Program.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 02
Tue May 09
Tue May 16
Tue May 23
Tue May 30
Icon of the event Pajama Time
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Children from birth to 5 years are invited to come in their pajamas for an evening story time. Bring your teddy bear and your parents or caregivers. Held in Main Floor Program Room.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 16
Tue May 30
Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club: Get Your Summer Read On Day!
Sat Jun 17, 2017 | All Day
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

We're kicking off the TD Summer Reading Club! Come in to register, receive your reading kit and get a chance to win prizes!

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 May 13
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jul 08
Sat Aug 12
Icon of the event Baby Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for an interactive early literacy course. Sessions include stories, rhymes, tickles, bounces and much more. For parents/caregivers and babies from birth to 18 months....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 03
Mon Jul 10
Mon Jul 17
Mon Aug 14
Icon of the event Baby Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents and caregivers. Drop in, no registration required. A Ready for Reading program.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 03
Wed May 10
Wed May 17
Wed May 24
Wed May 31
Icon of the event Teddy Bears' Picnic - Get Your Summer Read On!
Sat Jun 17, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Come and celebrate the launch of the TD Summer Reading Club at our Teddy Bears' Picnic! Hear stories, sing songs, and play games with us! Teddy bears, dogs, cats, penguins, elephants, and all other stuffed friends are invited...

Icon of the event The Great Canadian Scavenger Hunt
Sat Jun 17, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jones

Celebrate the start of the TD Summer Reading Club with clues and treasures in The Great Canadian Scavenger Hunt!

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.