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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
St. James Town

Students Grades 1 to 6 requiring help with reading, homework, and study skills receive individualized help for one hour per week - Tuesdays or Thursdays. Free program. Registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 09
Thu Feb 11
Tue Feb 16
Thu Feb 18
Tue Feb 23
Icon of the event Listen, Watch, Make! Snakes Edition!
Wed Mar 16, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Jane/Dundas

It will be an hour of snake stories, a short movie & a slithering snake craft.

Icon of the event Creepy, Weird & Strange!
Fri Mar 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Jane/Dundas

Magical, bizarre and frightful stories will make your skin crawl and boggle your mind. Play a mysterious game and test your courage! For the fearless ages 6 and up.

Icon of the event Pot o'Gold
Thu Mar 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Jane/Dundas

Celebrate the luck of the Irish with stories, songs and rhymes about leprechauns, rainbows, and shamrocks. You never know, you might just win a pot of gold! For children ages 6 and up.

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11:15 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Main Street

Stories, songs, and a craft for toddlers with their caregivers. No registration is required for the Toddler Time program. Drop in to the Children's Department on the second floor.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 09
Tue Feb 16
Tue Feb 23
Tue Mar 01
Icon of the event Babytime #1
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
High Park

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents and caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 12
Tue Apr 26
Tue May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Icon of the event Family Time
11:15 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
High Park

Saturday Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents and caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 13
Sat Feb 20
Sat Feb 27
Sat Mar 05
Sat Mar 12
Icon of the event Babytime 1: Birth to 9 months
11:15 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Main Street

Stories, songs, and lap rhymes for babies from birth to nine months with their caregivers. Registration is required. Call the branch anytime from January 4 to January 8, 2016 to put your name down for the program (416-393-770...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 10
Wed Feb 17
Wed Feb 24
Wed Mar 02
Icon of the event Babytime #2
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
High Park

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents and caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 09
Tue Feb 16
Tue Feb 23
Icon of the event Babytime 2: 10 to 18 months
11:15 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Main Street

Stories, songs, and lap rhymes for babies 10-18 months and their caregivers. Registration is required. Call the branch anytime from January 4 to January 8, 2016 to put your name down for the program (416-393-7700). If we have...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 12
Fri Feb 19
Fri Feb 26
Fri Mar 04