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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Saturday Family Story Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jones

Enjoy a fun-filled story time for the whole family on the 2nd Saturday of every month! Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 08
Sat May 13
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jul 08
Icon of the event Learning Through Play
10:30 am - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cliffcrest

Co-sponsored program with Heart Beatz - Cliffcrest Community Centre. Drop in activities include pre-reading, arts and crafts.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 08
Sat Jul 15
Sat Jul 22
Icon of the event Shakers with Play and Stay
Tue Apr 04, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Come and join us for story time and shakers. Everyone is welcome to stay after the program for play and stay. Drop in. Main Floor Program Room.

Icon of the event Play Group
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cliffcrest

Drop-In to use our playroom set up for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 05
Fri May 12
Fri May 19
Fri May 26
Fri Jun 02
Icon of the event Parachute with Play and Stay
Tue Apr 11, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Come and join us for story time and parachute. Everyone is welcome to stay after the program for play and stay. Drop in. Main Floor Program Room.

Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pleasant View

Stories, songs, finger plays, bouncing and tickling rhymes for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in program. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 12
Wed Apr 19
Wed Apr 26
Wed May 03
Icon of the event Toddler Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Join us at Downsview Library with your toddler for stories, songs and rhymes. Parental or caregiver participation required. Ages 19-36 months. Please call Downsview Library to register 416-395-5720 or register in branch.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 30
Thu Apr 06
Thu Apr 13
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 0-5 and their caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 31
Fri Apr 07
Fri Apr 14
Fri Apr 21
Fri Apr 28
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Thu Jan 26, 2017 - Thu Jun 22, 2017
Location: Downsview

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...

Icon of the event Fun With Letters
9:30 pm - 11:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Children will start to recognize letters by participating in different hands-on activities, which may include alphabet puzzles, flashcards and storybooks....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 31
Fri Apr 07
Fri Apr 14
Fri Apr 21
Fri Apr 28