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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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

Tickles, bounces and songs for children from birth to 11 months of age. To register, visit or call the Branch at 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 25
Wed Nov 01
Wed Nov 08
Wed Nov 15
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 Oct 24
Tue Oct 31
Tue Nov 07
Tue Nov 14
Tue Nov 21
Icon of the event Annual Holiday Shindig Sing-along
Sat Dec 16, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Jones

Come for a festive, fun singing party! Join Santa-Jeff on his magical sleigh as we enjoy the holiday spirit with music! Song recommendations welcome. Call or come in to request a song beforehand.

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

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


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 01
Wed Nov 08
Wed Nov 15
Wed Nov 22
Wed Nov 29
Icon of the event Puppet Show: The Mud Puddle
Sat Oct 21, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jones

Join us for a special weekend showing of our Fall puppet show The Mud Puddle. The Mud Puddle is a show based on the Robert Munsch classic.

Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Stories, songs and crafts to take home for toddlers to enjoy with their parents and caregivers. No registration required. For ages 19 mos.-4 yrs. For more information, please call 416-396-3865.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 15
Wed Nov 22
Wed Nov 29
Wed Dec 06
Wed Dec 13
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Perth/Dupont

Rhymes, stories and songs for preschoolers (0 to 5yrs) and their caregivers


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 20
Icon of the event Paws4Reading with Percy the Dog
11:00 pm - 11:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. Clair/Silverthorn

Come and meet Percy the therapy dog and read him a book or tell him a story.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 28
Sat Nov 11
Sat Nov 25
Icon of the event Family Drop-In
10:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mimico Centennial

A drop-in service for children (from birth to age 6) and their parents/caregivers to meet others and play interactively in an early learning environment. Thursdays, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. Families may arrive or leave during th...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 19
Thu Oct 26
Thu Nov 02
Thu Nov 09
Thu Nov 16
Icon of the event Halloween Family Time
Sat Oct 28, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Albert Campbell

Join us at Albert Campbell Library for a special Halloween themed Family Time! We will have a spooky story time and Halloween craft in the children's department. Don't forget to wear your costumes!...