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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event The Great Canadian Scavenger Hunt
Sat Jun 17, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jones

Celebrate the start of the TD Summer Reading Club with clues and treasures in The Great Canadian Scavenger Hunt!

Icon of the event Minecrafting at Jones
Tue Jul 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

Make your very own Minecraft craft at Jones. Daycares or large groups must call the branch to register.

Icon of the event Build a Lego Tower
Tue Jul 11, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

How high can a Lego tower be? Come to the branch and see! Daycares or large groups must call the branch to register.

Icon of the event Pawsitively Pets Animal Expo
Tue Jul 18, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

This is a one-of-kind children's program that showcases common pets and not-so-common pets at their best. Daycares or large groups must call the branch to register.

Icon of the event Spring 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 May 02
Tue May 09
Tue May 16
Tue May 23
Tue May 30
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 May 13
Sat Jun 10
Icon of the event Puppet Show
Tue Jul 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

You are cordially invited to a Puppet Show by the magnificent puppeteers at Jones! Daycares or large groups must call the branch to register.

Icon of the event Preschool Time
10:30 am - 11:05 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Rexdale

The Patches Rabbit Storytime


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 02
Tue May 09
Tue May 16
Tue May 23
Tue May 30
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 May 13
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jul 08
Sat Aug 12
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...