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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Family Time: Halloween
Mon Oct 31, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Beaches

Come in costume and enjoy spooky stories and rhymes for this special Family Storytime....

Icon of the event CANCELLED-Spanish Storytime
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 Oct 29
Sat Nov 26
Sat Dec 17
Icon of the event Preschool STEM Storytime: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Join us for a special four-week series introducing preschoolers to early STEM concepts through activities, stories and play. Drop-in, no registration is required to participate.

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 08
Sat Oct 15
Sat Oct 22
Sat Oct 29
Icon of the event Fun with Numbers
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Children will start to recognize numbers by participating in different hands-on activities which may include number puzzles, counting toys, counting beads and flashcards. For children 2-6. Drop-in.

Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 30
Fri Oct 07
Fri Oct 14
Fri Oct 21
Fri Oct 28
Icon of the event Toddler Time
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes and more for toddlers 19-35 months and their parents/caregivers. Registration required. Please call 416-395-5966 or email

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 05
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 19
Wed Oct 26
Icon of the event Special Family Story time for the Holidays
Fri Dec 09, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Perth/Dupont

Join us for holiday stories and crafts. Children with parents/caregivers. Ages 18months-5 yrs.

Icon of the event Pyjama Time with a Twist!
Thu Sep 29, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: St. Clair/Silverthorn

Join us for a celebration of the upcoming 50th anniversary of Brown, Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? Dress in your favourite colour or as your favourite character! Drop in, no registration necessary.

Icon of the event French Storytime  /  Heure du conte
6:45 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: McGregor Park

Pour les enfants de 5-10 ans. Venez vous amuser avec des histoires et des chansons en fran├žais. Veuillez appeler la succursale pour avoir des renseignements d'inscription sur le programme....

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 06
Thu Oct 13
Thu Oct 20
Thu Oct 27
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jones

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

Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 07
Fri Oct 14
Fri Oct 21
Fri Oct 28
Fri Nov 04
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Mon Sep 19, 2016 - Fri Jun 30, 2017
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, at a specified t...