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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Sep 02, 2017 - Sat Dec 30, 2017
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

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 Spectacle de magie
Wed Aug 02, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Richview

Dans un spectacle hautement interactif que vous ne serez pas prĂȘt d'oublier, vous tomberez sous le charme du seul et unique Jean Deshaies....

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

Join us for a weekly summer storytime in July on Fridays at 10:30am. For children 0-5 with their families and caregivers. Siblings are welcome. Stories, songs, puppets, rhymes, parachute games, bubbles, shakers and more....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 07
Fri Jul 14
Fri Jul 21
Fri Jul 28
Icon of the event Creative Time/ Songs & Stories
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

Creative Time/Songs & Stories at Bendale branch: This program will encourage children to explore their creative and imaginary skills as well as participate in music and movement, songs and stories. No registration required. D...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 05
Wed Jul 12
Wed Jul 19
Wed Jul 26
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 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. For more information, visit in ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 27
Tue Jul 04
Tue Jul 11
Tue Jul 18
Tue Jul 25
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 Jul 08
Sat Aug 12
Sat Sep 09
Sat Oct 14
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 Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for stories, songs and rhymes for the whole family. For children birth to 5 years of age, with parents or caregivers. A Ready for Reading program. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 30
Fri Jul 07
Fri Jul 14
Fri Jul 21
Fri Jul 28
Icon of the event Build a LEGO Tower
Tue Jul 11, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

How high can a LEGO tower be? Come to the branch and see! Daycares or large groups must call 416-393-7715 to register.

Icon of the event Italian Storytime
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Come and learn a little bit of Italian in this fully bilingual Italian/English Storytime. For Italian and non-Italian speakers. For children 0-5 years and their caregivers. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 27