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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Family Time with Early Literacy Program
Ongoing event running from Wed Jun 29, 2016 - Wed Dec 28, 2016
Location: Woodview Park

A fun and educational program for children 0-6 years of age and their caregivers. Program includes parent support, creative arts, stories, music and playtime fun. Join us Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Co...

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Sep 24, 2016 - Sat Jun 10, 2017
Location: Cedarbrae

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 tutor, who will work with each child one-on-one at a regular time, one hour e...

Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:00 am - 10:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 18 months to 30 months with their parents or caregivers. Register Sept. 19 - Oct. 1. Draw Oct. 4.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 19
Wed Oct 26
Wed Nov 02
Wed Nov 09
Wed Nov 16
Icon of the event Halloween Storytime
Sat Oct 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Prepare for a scare! Come in a costume for spooky stories, songs and a craft....

Icon of the event Preschool Time
10:00 am - 10:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 31 months - 5 years with their parents or caregivers. Register by ballot from Sept. 19 - Oct. 1. Draw on Oct. 4.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 20
Thu Oct 27
Thu Nov 03
Thu Nov 10
Thu Nov 17
Icon of the event Preschool STEM Storytime: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Yorkville

Join us for a special four-week series introducing preschoolers to early STEM concepts through activities, stories and play. Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to explore and have fun....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 15
Sat Oct 22
Sat Oct 29
Sat Nov 05
Icon of the event Pyjama Time
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Stories and songs for children of all ages and their caregivers. Every Wednesday evening from 7-7:30 p.m. No registration required, just drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 05
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 19
Wed Oct 26
Wed Nov 02
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Stories, fingerplays and songs for children 12 months to 23 months and their caregivers. To register visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 05
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 19
Wed Oct 26
Wed Nov 02
Icon of the event Family Time: Halloween
Mon Oct 31, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Beaches

Come in costume and enjoy spooky stories and rhymes for this special Family Storytime....

Icon of the event Christmas Tree Craft
Sat Dec 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Fun hour of crafts and stories for children and their parents or caregivers. Make a Christmas craft to hang on our tree or to take home!...