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Icon of the event A Tale As Old As Time Storytime feat. Belle
Wed Jul 05, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Get ready to be transported to a magical world at your library this summer. Join us for stories and songs with Princess Belle from Disney's Beauty and the Beast! You will get a chance to pose for photos with a real princess...

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 Apr 08
Sat May 13
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jul 08
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 Jul 05
Wed Jul 12
Wed Jul 19
Icon of the event Canada 150 Bash
Fri Jun 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us in the Children's Department at Pape/Danforth Library to celebrate all things Canadian in honour of our 150th birthday. Listen to stories, sing songs, create a craft, get your face painted, and much more! Fun for the...

Icon of the event Play N Learn
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

This is an interactive, drop-in program for families with children ages birth to 6 years. The program includes playtime, arts and crafts, reading books and singing songs. Join us each week as we learn, laugh and grow togeth...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 03
Mon Apr 10
Mon Apr 24
Mon May 01
Mon May 08
Icon of the event Summer Friendship Circle
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Centennial

A free 4 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 Jul 04
Tue Jul 11
Tue Jul 18
Tue Jul 25
Icon of the event Toddler Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Join us at Downsview Library with your toddler for stories, songs and rhymes. Parental or caregiver participation required. Ages 19-36 months. Please call Downsview Library to register 416-395-5720 or register in branch.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 30
Thu Apr 06
Thu Apr 13
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 0-5 and their caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 31
Fri Apr 07
Fri Apr 14
Fri Apr 21
Fri Apr 28
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Thu Jan 26, 2017 - Thu Jun 22, 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 Fun With Letters
9:30 pm - 11:00 pm 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 Mar 31
Fri Apr 07
Fri Apr 14
Fri Apr 21
Fri Apr 28