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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Pyjama Time
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: High Park

Bring your teddy bear, don your jammies, and join us for an evening storytime for children ages 6 and under. This is a drop in program. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 05
Mon Jun 12
Mon Jun 19
Mon Jun 26
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...

Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Leaside

(Birth-18 months) Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies with their parents or caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 27
Thu May 04
Thu May 11
Thu May 18
Thu May 25
Icon of the event  Stop Motion Movie Making
Tue Aug 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Jones

Make a movie using Lego characters with Stop Motion animation. For children 6-12. Registration required.

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 Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Leaside

(19 months-5 years) Stories, songs and rhymes for children with their parents or caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 26
Wed May 03
Wed May 10
Wed May 17
Wed May 24
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

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


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 27
Thu May 04
Thu May 11
Thu May 18
Thu May 25
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 Spanish Storytelling for Families
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Children and parents are welcome to join us for Spanish stories, songs, activities and fun. For children ages 3-7. Please register by calling 416-395-5966.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 03
Wed May 10
Wed May 17
Wed May 24
Wed May 31
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