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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Community Helpers
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Join us at Malvern Library to learn about all the wonderful community helpers in our local neighborhood. Children will learn about occupations such as firefighters, doctors, bus drivers, police officers, and librarians in an ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 25
Tue Aug 01
Tue Aug 08
Tue Aug 15
Tue Aug 22
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Sep 02, 2017 - Sat Dec 30, 2017
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

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 Family Storytime
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children and their caregivers. 2yrs+. Drop-in....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 22
Sat Jul 29
Icon of the event Summer Reading Club Grand Finale Party!
Tue Aug 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

Celebrate the end of the TD Summer Reading Club with fun activities and treats at the library! Daycares and large groups must call the branch to register.

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 Jul 27
Icon of the event Saturday Storytime and Craft
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join us in the children's department for stories, songs, and a craft to take home each week. No registration is required. Most appropriate for children ages 2 to 6.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 22
Sat Jul 29
Sat Aug 05
Sat Aug 12
Sat Aug 19
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join us at Palmerston Library for our weekly story time every Friday at 10.30am from Sept 28- Dec 15 kids 0-5 with their families and caregivers. Siblings are welcome. Stories, songs, puppets, rhymes, parachute games, bubbles...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 08
Fri Sep 15
Fri Sep 22
Fri Sep 29
Fri Oct 06
Icon of the event Make your Own Stop-Motion Movie using LEGO
Tue Aug 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

Come to Jones and make your very own LEGO Movie. Bring your own device or use one of ours....

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 Aug 12
Sat Sep 09
Sat Oct 14
Sat Nov 11
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Stories, action songs, and a simple craft for toddlers ages 19 months to 4 years old. No registration is required. Drop in to the children's department on the 2nd floor of the library.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 20
Fri Oct 27
Fri Nov 03
Fri Nov 10