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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Perth/Dupont

Rhymes, stories and songs for preschoolers (0 to 5yrs) and their caregivers


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 01
Fri Dec 08
Fri Dec 15
Icon of the event Family Time and Snowmen Craft!
Sat Dec 09, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Join us for a special Family Time. We'll spend the first half hour reading and singing and then make fun snowmen to take home! Ideal for ages 2-6. No registration necessary, just drop-in. For more information, please call 416...

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11:00 pm - 11:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Join library staff and new friends for stories, songs, and a craft to wake you up in the morning! The program is intended for children 18 months and up with their parents/caregivers, however everyone is welcome! Drop-in progr...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 25
Sat Dec 02
Sat Dec 09
Sat Dec 16
Sat Dec 23
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

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 Tuesday and S...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 28
Tue Dec 05
Tue Dec 12
Tue Dec 19
Tue Dec 26
Icon of the event Family Time and Ornament Craft!
Sat Dec 16, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

It's time for a special Family Time again! Join us for a half hour of stories and singing and then make a seasonal ornament to take home. Ideal for ages 2-6. No registration needed, just drop-in. Please call 416-393-7674 for ...

Icon of the event Family Time and Make a Stocking!
Sat Dec 23, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Yet another special Family Time! Join us for a half hour of stories and songs, to be followed by a special seasonal stocking craft. Ideal for ages 2-6. No registration required, just drop-in. For more information, please call...

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 Read Out Loud Book Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Perth/Dupont

Join library staff in reading a favourite novel....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 09
Tue Jan 16
Tue Jan 23
Tue Jan 30
Tue Feb 06
Icon of the event School's Out Movie!
Fri Dec 22, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Celebrate the holiday break with an after school movie showing of Elf. Bring your friends, chill (ha, ha!) and laugh along with Buddy on his adventures. Ideal for ages 7 and up. No registration necessary, just drop-in. For mo...

Icon of the event Fun with Colours
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Children will start to recognize colours by participating in different hands-on activities, which may include puzzles, flashcards and story books. For children 2-6. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 24

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