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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 Jan 27
Fri Feb 03
Fri Feb 10
Fri Feb 17
Fri Feb 24
Icon of the event Kamishibai Family Time
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Enjoy traditional Japanese Kamishibai stories and a craft to take home on Saturday May 14 and Saturday May 21 from 2:00-3:00pm. Ages 0-6 years, drop into the Children's Department.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 13
Sat May 20
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 Jan 28
Sat Feb 04
Sat Feb 11
Sat Feb 18
Sat Feb 25
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 Winter Friendship Circle
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Centennial

A free 8 Week registered program for middle age children Focussing on building children's social skills. Pre-registration is required as spaces are limited. Please contact the branch or Marisa to confirm the exact age group. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 24
Tue Jan 31
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14
Tue Feb 21
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Leaside

(Birth-18 months) Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies with their parents or caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 26
Thu Feb 02
Thu Feb 09
Thu Feb 16
Thu Feb 23
Icon of the event Baby Time
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Register for a free 6 week Baby Time program in partnership with Toronto Public Health. Caregivers and their baby (birth to 13 months)will enjoy 30 minutes of interactive stories, songs and rhymes and stay for Make the Connec...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 23
Mon Jan 30
Mon Feb 06
Mon Feb 13
Icon of the event Baby Time
9:30 am - 10:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Leaside

(Birth-18 months) Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies with their parents or caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 26
Thu Feb 02
Thu Feb 09
Thu Feb 16
Thu Feb 23
Icon of the event Njacko Backo en fran├žais
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Musique et contes d'Afrique avec Njacko Backo....

Icon of the event Family Time
9:30 am - 10:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Leaside

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


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Wed Feb 22