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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Storytime (in Cantonese)
Wed Feb 10, 2016 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Storytime in Cantonese is for ages 0-5 years. All are welcome.

Icon of the event March Break Dance Party!
Fri Mar 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

What's the best way to enjoy the last day of March Break? Having a dance party of course! Come to Jones to dance to your favourite tunes....

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
9:00 am - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Children (Grades 1-6 as of Sept. 2015) with reading difficulties receive individualized help for one hour per week on Saturdays at the library. Free program. Registration required.

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 05
Sat Dec 12
Sat Dec 19
Sat Dec 26
Sat Jan 02
Icon of the event BABY TIME
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Please register by calling 416-395-5966 or email

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 04
Mon Jan 11
Mon Jan 18
Mon Jan 25
Icon of the event Winter Friendship Circle
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

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 in late December to confirm the ...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 19
Tue Jan 26
Tue Feb 02
Tue Feb 09
Tue Feb 16
Icon of the event Stories from the East
Sat Dec 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

The world is full of stories!!...

Icon of the event Snowy Stories and Christmas Cheer!
Sat Dec 12, 2015 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for some seasonal cheer as we share favourite Christmas songs, stories, rhymes, and activities. For children ages 5 years and under, with their parents and caregivers. Drop in (no registration required).

Icon of the event St. Patrick's Day Family Time
Thu Mar 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Victoria Village

Join us for a fun filled St. Patrick?s Day themed Family Time program. Don't forget to wear something green!...

Icon of the event Babytime
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below

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

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 13
Wed Jan 20
Wed Jan 27
Wed Feb 03
Wed Feb 10
Icon of the event Rescuing Reluctant Readers and Writers - CANCELLED
Thu Dec 03, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

*NOTE: This program will be rescheduled at a later date....