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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Baby Time 2
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for an interactive early literacy course. Sessions include stories, rhymes, tickles, bounces and much more. For parents/caregivers and babies from birth to 18 months....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 23
Thu Nov 30
Thu Dec 07
Thu Dec 14
Thu Dec 21
Icon of the event Baby Time 1
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for an interactive early literacy course. Sessions include stories, rhymes, tickles, bounces and much more. For parents/caregivers and babies from birth to 18 months....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 27
Mon Dec 04
Mon Dec 11
Mon Dec 18
Icon of the event Heure du Conte (French Storytime)
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Venez vous amuser avec des histoires et des chansons en francais. Pour les enfants de 5-12 ans. Delight in fun-filled stories and songs in French! Program will take place on the 2nd Floor KidsStop. Registration begins Monday,...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 21
Icon of the event Family Time and Seasonal Cardmaking!
Sat Dec 02, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Join us for an extended Family Time! We'll spend the first half hour hearing stories and singing songs and then finish with thirty minutes of seasonal card making. Ideal for ages 2-6. Drop-in. No registration required. For mo...

Icon of the event Fun with Colours
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Children will start to recognize colours by participating in different hands-on activities, which may include puzzles, flashcards and story books. For children 2-6. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 24
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

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, on Tuesday and S...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 28
Tue Dec 05
Tue Dec 12
Tue Dec 19
Tue Dec 26
Icon of the event Preschool Time
10:30 am - 12:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Rexdale

Come and join us for songs, finger plays, story time and shaker time with your little one every Tuesday morning. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 28
Tue Dec 05
Tue Dec 12
Tue Dec 19
Icon of the event Baby Time 2
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Afternoon stories, songs and bouncing and tickling rhymes for babies up to 18 months old, accompanied by parents or caregivers. Registration begins Monday, January 8, 2018. To register, please call the branch at 416-395-5750 ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 26
Fri Feb 02
Fri Feb 09
Fri Feb 16
Fri Feb 23
Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Listen to storybooks and sing along with favourite songs! Drop in every Saturday morning, rain or shine, in Room 2 or the KidsStop. All children accompanied by parents and caregivers are welcome, no registration required. For...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 06
Sat Jan 13
Sat Jan 20
Sat Jan 27
Sat Feb 03
Icon of the event Spring has Sprung Story Time
Mon Mar 12, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Annette Street

Join us for Spring-themed stories, activities and a simple craft. All ages are welcome. Daycares please call the branch to register.

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