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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Preschool STEM Storytime
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join us for our first special STEM Storytime series. Listen to some fun stories and songs, then try some simple fun hands-on experiments and concepts in science, technology, engineering and math. For children ages 3-5 with a ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 22
Thu Aug 25
Mon Aug 29
Thu Sep 01
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Thu Jul 07, 2016 - Thu Aug 18, 2016
Location: Davenport

Children Grades 1 - 6 requiring help with reading, homework and study skills receive individualized help for one hour per week. This is a free program and registration is required.

Icon of the event Saturday Storytime and Craft
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join us in the children's department for stories, songs, and a craft to take home each week. No registration is required. Most appropriate for children ages 2 to 6.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 02
Sat Jul 09
Sat Jul 16
Sat Jul 23
Sat Jul 30
Icon of the event Summer Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Thu Jul 07, 2016 - Thu Aug 18, 2016
Location: Davenport

Children Grades 1 - 6 requiring help with reading, homework and study skills receive individualized help for one hour per week. This is a free program and registration is required.

Icon of the event  Children's Author Visit: Jill Javelosa-Alvarez
Thu Jul 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Canadian children's author, Jill Javelosa-Alvarez, will help kids discover fun and interactive ways to learn one of the building blocks of reading and writing - our alphabet. Join us for an engaging afternoon of music, moveme...

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

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents and caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 04
Mon Jul 11
Mon Jul 18
Mon Jul 25
Mon Aug 08
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Stories, songs and rhymes For toddlers and their caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 05
Tue Jul 12
Tue Jul 19
Tue Jul 26
Tue Aug 02
Icon of the event Living and Learning with Baby presented by Toronto Public Health
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Come and meet other parents and talk about infant growth, development, nutrition and so much more! A Children?s Librarian will be doing a Baby Storytime on July 13 & Aug. 24th. Ages 0 -12 months. For more info or to regist...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 19
Tue Jul 26
Tue Aug 02
Tue Aug 09
Tue Aug 16
Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Beaches

Celebrate summer with stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children ages 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. Registration is not required, but space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 06
Wed Jul 13
Wed Jul 20
Wed Jul 27
Wed Aug 03
Icon of the event Toddler Time
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Stories, songs, rhymes, and a simple craft for toddlers 19 months to 4 years old. No registration required. Drop into the children's department on the 2nd floor.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 08
Fri Jul 15
Fri Jul 22
Fri Jul 29
Fri Aug 05