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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Queen/Saulter

Join us on Wednesdays for stories, songs and fingerplays for children and their parents and caregivers from 10:30AM-11:00AM.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 27
Wed Oct 04
Wed Oct 11
Wed Oct 18
Wed Oct 25
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 Sep 30
Sat Oct 07
Sat Oct 14
Sat Oct 21
Sat Oct 28
Icon of the event Baby Time
11:00 pm - 11:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Join us at Downsview Library with your baby for bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories. Parental or caregiver participation required. Drop In. Ages 0-18 months.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
Tue Oct 24
Icon of the event Baby Lap Time
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Learn new songs, rhymes and finger plays; and foster bonding with your baby! For Parents and their Babies up to 14 months. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 02
Mon Oct 09
Mon Oct 16
Mon Oct 23
Mon Oct 30
Icon of the event Culture Days - Ballet: Let's Talk About It
Sat Sep 30, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Join us in celebrating Culture Days by taking part in telling the story of The Sleeping Beauty. Dress up like the King, dance a royal waltz at court and beware of that evil fairy Carabosse! Parents/caregivers and tots aged 0-...

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cliffcrest

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


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 29
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 13
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 Christmas Family Storytime
Wed Dec 20, 2017 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Leaside

(19 months-5 years) Christmas stories, rhymes, and songs for children and their parents or caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Queen/Saulter

Join us on Wednesdays for stories, songs and fingerplays for children and their parents and caregivers from 10:30AM-11:00AM.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 01
Wed Nov 08
Wed Nov 15
Wed Nov 22
Wed Nov 29
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

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. Children must fi...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 22
Tue Jan 23