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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mount Pleasant

Join us for bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies from birth to 18 months, accompanied by their parents or caregivers. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 09
Icon of the event Family Literacy Day with Applefun Puppetry!
Thu Jan 26, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: McGregor Park

Celebrate Family Literacy Day with Applefun Puppetry! Join the chase for the Great Purple Whale on the high sea with this interactive program. Afterwards, everyone learns how to make a paper puppet to take home.

Icon of the event Spanish Storytime *CANCELLED*
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

*ALL sessions have been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 17
Icon of the event Toddler Time
Wed Feb 22, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Songs, stories and rhymes for children over 18 months and their caregivers. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Toddler Time and Preschool Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Yorkville

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children age 19 months to 5 years with their parents or caregivers. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Dec 12
Icon of the event Storyfire
Sat Mar 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Storyfire launches the Toronto Storytelling Festival with great storytelling events at venues across the city. For Toronto Public Library, Storyfire will see storytellers gather at four branches across the city to entertain a...

Icon of the event Family Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Stories, songs, rhymes, and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 07
Sat Jan 14
Sat Jan 21
Icon of the event Afternoon Baby Time
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Stories, songs and bouncing rhymes for babies from birth to 18 months and their caregivers! Registration begins Monday, January 9, 2017. To register or for more information please call 416-395-5750.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 27
Fri Feb 03
Fri Feb 10
Fri Feb 17
Fri Feb 24
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Stories, songs, fingerplays, bouncing and tickling rhymes for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 15
Thu Dec 22
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

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, at a specified t...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Dec 12