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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Wed Sep 21, 2016 - Wed Jun 14, 2017
Location: Barbara Frum

Is your child between Grades 1 and 6? Does your child need extra help to improve their reading skills? If so, then please join us for free hourly one on one individualized sessions with volunteers. Space is limited, please re...

Icon of the event Parent-Child Mother Goose
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Join us with your babies or young children and enjoy a morning of rhymes, songs, and stories. Birth to 18 months. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 03
Mon Oct 10
Mon Oct 17
Mon Oct 24
Mon Oct 31
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Guildwood

A program of songs, stories, rhymes and fingerplays for toddlers and their caregivers. Ages 18 months to 3 years. Limited to first 12 toddlers. Drop-in. 10:30-11:00 a.m.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 14
Fri Oct 21
Fri Oct 28
Fri Nov 04
Fri Nov 11
Icon of the event STEM Storytime
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

It is never too early to start having fun with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math! With a parent or caregiver, children aged 3 - 8 are invited to explore early STEM concepts, ignite curiosity and have fun. This series ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sun Nov 06
Sun Nov 13
Sun Nov 20
Sun Nov 27
Icon of the event Preschool STEM Storytime: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Join us for a special four-week series introducing preschoolers to early STEM concepts through activities, stories and play. Drop-in, no registration is required to participate.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 08
Sat Oct 15
Sat Oct 22
Sat Oct 29
Icon of the event French Family Time
Sat Dec 03, 2016 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Don Mills

Stories, songs, rhymes and fun for children 5 years and under in French, with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in. No registration required.

Icon of the event CANCELLED-Spanish Storytime
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

*ALL sessions have been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 29
Sat Nov 26
Sat Dec 17
Icon of the event Saturday Storytime and Craft
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join us in the children's department for stories, songs, and a craft to take home each week. No registration is required. Most appropriate for children ages 2 to 6.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 01
Sat Oct 08
Sat Oct 15
Sat Oct 22
Sat Oct 29
Icon of the event Baby Time: Music
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Guildwood

A program of songs, poems, rhymes and fingerplays for babies aged newborn to 18 months. Limited to first 12 babies. Drop-in. 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 28
Wed Oct 05
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 19
Wed Oct 26
Icon of the event Baby Time (10-18 months)
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies 10 months old to 18 months old with a caregiver. No registration required. Drop in to the children's department on the second floor of the library.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 19
Wed Oct 26
Wed Nov 02
Wed Nov 09
Wed Nov 16