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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Jan 13, 2018 - Sat Dec 22, 2018
Location: Jane/Sheppard

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 Saturday durin...

Icon of the event Babies & Toddler Story Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Songs, stories, rhymes and fingerplays for toddlers and their caregivers. From birth to 3 years....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 19
Icon of the event Spring has Sprung
Mon Mar 12, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Annette Street

Join us for Spring-themed stories, arts & crafts. All ages are welcome. Daycares please call the branch to register for a separate program.

Icon of the event Baby Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

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


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 23
Tue Jan 30
Tue Feb 06
Tue Feb 13
Tue Feb 20
Icon of the event Creative Time: Stories & Songs
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

This is a drop in program for children, birth to 6 years and caregivers. This program will encourage children to explore their creative and imaginary skills, as well as participate in music and movement, songs and stories. No...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 02
Fri Feb 09
Fri Feb 16
Fri Feb 23
Fri Mar 02
Icon of the event Cardboard Challenge
Wed Mar 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Get ready to build and create with cardboard. Innovation in action! Ages 3 and up. Daycares, please call the branch to register for a separate program.

Icon of the event Puppet Show The Night After Christmas
Mon Dec 18, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Jones

Enjoy an adaptation of the Night After Christmas by James Stevenson, a story of a doll and a teddy bear befriended by a stray dog.

Icon of the event Marshmallow Engineering
Wed Dec 27, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Annette Street

Join us for some engineering, stories and fun this holiday! Create and build your own sweet structure with marshmallows and toothpicks. Ages 3 and up. No registration required. All materials provided.

Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages 19 months to 3 years with their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 24
Wed Jan 31
Wed Feb 07
Wed Feb 14
Wed Feb 21
Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Saturdays, Feburary 3 to June 2. Stories, songs, rhymes and fun for children 5 years and under with their parents/caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 03
Sat Feb 10
Sat Feb 17
Sat Feb 24
Sat Mar 03

Families can borrow free passes to local museums, art galleries and similar venues, such as the Art Gallery of Ontario and the ROM.