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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 Jun 10
Sat Jul 08
Sat Aug 12
Sat Sep 09
Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club:  National Start Day! Get Your Summer Read On Day!
Sat Jun 17, 2017 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Spadina Road

We're kicking off the TD Summer Reading Club nation-wide today! Register on June 17 to get entered in a contest to win a pair of Toronto Blue Jay tickets.

Icon of the event Baby Time
10:15 am - 10:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Spadina Road

Stories, songs, fingerplays, bouncing, and tickling rhymes for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 14
Wed Jun 21
Wed Jun 28
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Thu Jan 26, 2017 - Thu Jun 15, 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 Family Storytime
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children and their caregivers. 2yrs+. Drop-in....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 03
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jun 17
Sat Jun 24
Sat Jul 01
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Spadina Road

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.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 02
Fri Jun 09
Fri Jun 16
Fri Jun 23
Fri Jun 30
Icon of the event Make your Own Stop-Motion Movie using LEGO
Tue Aug 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

Come to Jones and make your very own LEGO Movie. Bring your own device or use one of ours. Children ages 6-12 years old. Call 416-393-7715 to register.

Icon of the event Saturday Story Time & Craft
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Children and their caregivers are invited to enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and a small craft to take home. For preschool and kindergarten-age children. Drop-in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 10
Icon of the event Board Games in the Library
Tue Aug 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

Enjoy a game or two with new and classic board games. Daycares and large groups must call the branch to register.

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