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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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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 Nov 24
Fri Dec 01
Fri Dec 08
Fri Dec 15
Icon of the event Baby Time 1 (FULL)
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Morning stories, songs and bouncing and tickling rhymes for babies up to 18 months old, accompanied by parents or caregivers. Registration begins Monday, October 2, 2017.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 24
Icon of the event Baby Time 2 (FULL)
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Afternoon stories, songs and bouncing and tickling rhymes for babies up to 18 months old, accompanied by parents or caregivers. Registration begins Monday, October 2, 2017.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 24
Icon of the event Leading To Reading (LTR)
1:00 pm - 1:00 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, on Mondays at 5:...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 08
Mon Jan 15
Mon Jan 22
Mon Jan 29
Mon Feb 05
Icon of the event STEM Storytime
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

It is never too early to start having fun with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math! With a parent or caregiver, children aged 3-5 are invited to explore early STEM concepts, ignite curiosity and have fun. Registration b...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 03
Sat Feb 10
Sat Feb 17
Sat Feb 24
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
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Perth/Dupont

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


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 23
Thu Nov 30
Thu Dec 07
Thu Dec 14
Icon of the event Jingle Bell Time Family Sing-a-Long
Sat Dec 02, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Celebrate the Holiday Season with well-know Christmas songs and other upbeat festive music for the whole family. Children will enjoy fun props, instruments and stories to music.

Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Stories, songs, rhymes, and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in program. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 25
Sat Dec 02
Icon of the event Family Time and Make a Stocking!
Sat Dec 23, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Yet another special Family Time! Join us for a half hour of stories and songs, to be followed by a special seasonal stocking craft. Ideal for ages 2-6. No registration required, just drop-in. For more information, please call...

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