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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 26
Thu Nov 02
Thu Nov 09
Thu Nov 16
Thu Nov 23
Icon of the event Saturday Stories
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Elmbrook Park

Join us for some fun stories and a craft....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 04
Sat Nov 18
Sat Nov 25
Sat Dec 02
Sat Dec 09
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 10
Fri Nov 17
Fri Nov 24
Icon of the event Spooktacular Stories and Halloween Crafts
Thu Oct 26, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Rexdale

Come join us for a SPOOKTACULAR event to be enjoyed by children of all ages. We will be sharing scary stories, make a BOOtiful take home craft and go on a candy hunt. Costumes are encouraged....

Icon of the event Remembrance Day Stories
Sat Nov 11, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Elmbrook Park

Join us for stories celebrating Remembrance Day...

Icon of the event Family Time 2
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Wychwood

Join us for Saturday stories, songs ,rhymes & finger plays that will delight children from 0-6 years with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 28
Sat Nov 04
Sat Nov 11
Sat Nov 18
Sat Nov 25
Icon of the event PA Day Fall Craft Program
Fri Nov 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Annette Street

Join us for stories, songs and rhymes for the whole family followed by a simple fall craft. All materials provided....

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 Jan 02
Tue Jan 09
Tue Jan 16
Tue Jan 23
Tue Jan 30
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
Ongoing event running from Fri Sep 29, 2017 - Sun Sep 29, 2019
Location: Annette Street

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 Tuesdays or T...