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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event March Break Dance Party!
Fri Mar 18, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

What's the best way to enjoy the last day of March Break? Having a dance party of course! Come to Jones to dance to your favourite tunes....

Icon of the event Snowy Stories and Christmas Cheer!
Sat Dec 12, 2015 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for some seasonal cheer as we share favourite Christmas songs, stories, rhymes, and activities. For children ages 5 years and under, with their parents and caregivers. Drop in (no registration required).

Icon of the event Heure du Conte / French Storytime
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Pleasant View

Venez vous amuser avec des histoires et des chansons en fran├žais. Come and have fun in French with stories and songs....

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 03
Thu Dec 10
Thu Dec 17
Icon of the event BABY TIME
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Please register by calling 416-395-5966 or email

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 04
Mon Jan 11
Mon Jan 18
Mon Jan 25
Icon of the event Puppet Show and Craft
Thu Mar 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Annette Street

Annette library presents The Golden Ball (Frog Prince) puppet show! Afterwards, make a puppet of your own to take home with you.

Icon of the event Holiday Storytime and Crafts!
Wed Dec 23, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:15 am

Stay warm and cozy and join us for a special holiday storytime. Enjoy seasonal stories, songs and crafts. All ages welcome. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
9:00 am - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Children (Grades 1-6 as of Sept. 2015) with reading difficulties receive individualized help for one hour per week on Saturdays at the library. Free program. Registration required.

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 05
Sat Dec 12
Sat Dec 19
Sat Dec 26
Sat Jan 02
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Annette Street

A 6 week half-hour program of stories, songs, fingerplays and rhymes for toddlers ages 19 months to 3 years of age and their parents or caregivers.

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 02
Wed Dec 09
Wed Dec 16
Icon of the event HOLIDAY PUPPET SHOW
Sat Dec 12, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us for a fun puppet show for this Holiday season. Please register by calling 416-395-5966 or email

Icon of the event Saturday Story times
11:00 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below

Join us for songs and stories on these Saturday Story time dates. Suitable for pre-school age children and up....

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 05