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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Children (Grades 1-6 as of Sept. 2016) with reading difficulties receive individualized help for one hour per week on Tuesday or Thursday at the library. Session start times are: 4pm, 5pm, 6pm or 7pm....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 20
Thu Sep 22
Tue Sep 27
Thu Sep 29
Tue Oct 04
Icon of the event Pyjama Time with a Twist!
Thu Sep 29, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: St. Clair/Silverthorn

Join us for a celebration of the upcoming 50th anniversary of Brown, Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? Dress in your favourite colour or as your favourite character! Drop in, no registration necessary.

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1:30 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. Clair/Silverthorn

Drop in for stories and afternoon fun. Enjoy tickles, rhymes and a small craft. Drop in, no registration required. For children ages 19months - 3yrs. and their caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Tue Oct 25
Tue Nov 01
Icon of the event Babytime
9:25 am - 9:55 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

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


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 02
Fri Sep 09
Fri Sep 16
Fri Sep 23
Fri Sep 30
Icon of the event Pyjama Time with a Twist! pt. 2
Thu Oct 27, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: St. Clair/Silverthorn

Calling all witches, goblins and bookworms! Join our haunted Halloween scary-time storytime...test out your costume and practice your TRICK-or-TREAT! p.s. it's really not that scary.

Icon of the event Family Time with Early Years Centre
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Centennial

A two hour fun filled morning for the whole family. Rhymes, stories, finger plays and lots of playtime....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 07
Wed Sep 14
Wed Sep 21
Wed Sep 28
Wed Oct 05
Icon of the event Saturday Family Story Time
Sat Sep 24, 2016 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jones

Enjoy a fun-filled story time for the whole family!...

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 Winter Friendship Circle
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Centennial

A free 8 Week registered program for middle age children Focussing on building children's social skills. Pre-registration is required as spaces are limited. Please contact the branch or Marisa to confirm the exact age group. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Tue Oct 25
Tue Nov 01
Tue Nov 08
Icon of the event Toddler Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Beaches

Stories, fingerplays and actions songs for toddlers ages 19 months to 3 years and their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 06
Thu Oct 13
Thu Oct 20
Thu Oct 27
Thu Nov 03