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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Learning Through Play
10:30 am - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cliffcrest

Co-sponsored program with Heart Beatz - Cliffcrest Community Centre. Drop in activities include pre-reading, arts and crafts.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 16
Icon of the event Night AFTER Christmas Puppet Show
Fri Dec 15, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 4:25 pm
Location: Jones

Enjoy an adaptation of the Night After Christmas by James Stevenson, a story of a doll and a teddy bear befriended by a stray dog

Icon of the event Family Storytime
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. Lawrence

Celebrate Family Literacy Month with the library at the St. Lawrence Community and Recreation Centre. Enjoy stories, rhymes, puppets and more. Location: 230 The Esplanade


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 06
Sat Jan 13
Sat Jan 20
Sat Jan 27
Icon of the event Drag Queen Storytime and New Year's Eve Dance Party!
Sat Dec 30, 2017 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Jones

Join Drag Queens Erin B. and Lucy Flawless of East Toronto Drag Queen Storytime for a Drag Queen Story time, a countdown to 12 noon followed by a mini NYE dance party. Fun for all the little ones that won't stay awake until m...

Icon of the event Annual Holiday Shindig and
Sat Dec 16, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Jones

Come for a festive, fun singing party! Join Santa-Jeff on his magical sleigh as we enjoy the holiday spirit with music! And enjoy the "Night AFTER Christmas" puppet show.

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 Jan 16
Tue Jan 23
Tue Jan 30
Tue Feb 06
Tue Feb 13
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Rexdale

Come and join us for fun songs, rhymes, shaker time and a story for children and parents to enjoy! No registration is required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 22
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 Jan 03
Wed Jan 10
Wed Jan 17
Wed Jan 24
Wed Jan 31
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Jan 13, 2018 - Sat Dec 22, 2018
Location: Jane/Sheppard

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 on Saturday durin...

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Rexdale

Come and join us for fun songs, rhymes, shaker time and a story for children and parents to enjoy! No registration is required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 05
Fri Jan 12
Fri Jan 19
Fri Jan 26
Fri Feb 02

Families can borrow free passes to local museums, art galleries and similar venues, such as the Art Gallery of Ontario and the ROM.