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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Fun With Letters
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Children will start to recognize letters by participating in different hands-on activities including alphabet blocks, puzzles, stamps and other activities.This program is co-sponsored with Malvern Family Resource Centre and i...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 23
Thu Nov 30
Thu Dec 07
Thu Dec 14
Thu Dec 21
Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Saturdays, September 9 to December 9. Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with parents or caregivers. No registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 25
Sat Dec 02
Sat Dec 09
Icon of the event Holiday Open House
Wed Nov 29, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us as we celebrate the holiday season together. Help us put up and decorate our Christmas tree. Refreshments provided....

Icon of the event French Family Time
Sat Dec 02, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Don Mills

Histoires, chansons, comptines et d'amusement pour les enfants de 5 ans et de moins en fran├žais, avec leurs parents ou les soignants. Aucune inscription requise....

Icon of the event Winter & Holiday Storytime: Let it Snow!
Fri Dec 01, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Warm yourself up this PA Day with a winter-themed storytime. Listen to stories, sing songs, and create a small craft at the end. All materials provided....

Icon of the event Storytime With Dad
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Attention Dads, Grandads, Uncles and Preschoolers! Please join us for a story time with books, rhymes and songs. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Ages 5 and under. Main Floor, Story Room.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 02
Icon of the event Baby Time (10-18 months)
10:00 pm - 10:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from 10 to 18 months with their parents and caregivers. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. 10-18 Months. Third Floor, Room B.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 29
Wed Dec 06
Icon of the event Family Time
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join our Family Time, taking place on Sundays, and enjoy stories, songs and rhymes! For children up to 5 years of age....


Upcoming Dates:
Sun Nov 26
Sun Dec 03
Sun Dec 10
Sun Dec 17
Sun Jan 07
Icon of the event Be My Valentine Family Time
Sat Feb 10, 2018 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Don Mills

Drop in for a special Valentine's Day Family Time with stories, songs and crafts with a 'heart' for the entire family....

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Leading to Reading is a free program for children Grade 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 Wednesdays dur...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 29
Wed Dec 06
Wed Dec 13

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