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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Family Storytime
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Stories, songs, rhymes and crafts for children with parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 02
Sat Jul 09
Sat Jul 16
Sat Jul 23
Sat Jul 30
Icon of the event Saturday Family Storytime
11:15 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Stories, songs and fingerplays await - for lots of family fun! All ages welcome. Just drop by and join in. No Registration needed. **Please note - there will be no Storytime May 7, 28; June 4, 18.**


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 30
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat Jun 11
Sat Jun 18
Icon of the event WILD on the Beach : Summer Reading Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Beaches

Join us for all kinds of WILD fun at the Beaches Library as part of the Summer Reading Club! Registration required (registration begins on Saturday, June 25th). Ages 6-12.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 05
Tue Jul 12
Tue Jul 19
Tue Jul 26
Tue Aug 02
Icon of the event Mini Scientists
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Dundas

Listen to stories, participate in experiments, and learn something new! Each month we will discover a different science related theme! For children ages 3-5 with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 05
Thu Jun 02
Icon of the event Father's Day Storytime
Sat Jun 18, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Join us for stories, activities and make a craft to take home for Dad! Age 4 and up. To register, visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.

Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes and more for toddlers 19-35 months and their parents/caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 11
Wed May 18
Wed May 25
Wed Jun 01
Wed Jun 08
Icon of the event Kindergarten Readiness Program
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Forest Hill

This program is delivered by Ontario Early Years for children who are entering Junior Kindergarten in September 2014. Children and their caregivers participate in group learning experiences which support Kindergarten expectat...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 25
Wed Jun 01
Wed Jun 08
Wed Jun 15
Wed Jun 22
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Sep 26, 2015 - Sat Jun 11, 2016
Location: Jane/Dundas

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

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

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


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 04
Wed May 11
Icon of the event Friday Babytime (Class is Full)
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Runnymede

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


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 29
Fri May 06