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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 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 Basic Baby Signs
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. James Town

Join us for a free mini-workshops to introduce you and your infant to Basic Baby Signs language (3-18 months), a program offered by EYET, Ontario Early Years....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 08
Fri Sep 15
Fri Sep 22
Fri Sep 29
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 Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

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


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 16
Sat Sep 23
Sat Sep 30
Sat Oct 07
Sat Oct 14
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. James Town

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children ages 5 and under with parents or caregivers. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 22
Icon of the event Book Buddies
10:30 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

A fun free 5-week interactive program for children 3-6 yrs of age and their caregivers, where we will read stories, create crafts, have snacks based on the stories, and experience the stories in many different fun ways. Regis...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 24
Mon Aug 14
Mon Aug 21
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents and caregivers. Drop in, no registration required. A Ready for Reading program. For more information, visit in ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 25
Tue Aug 01
Tue Aug 08
Tue Aug 15
Tue Aug 22
Icon of the event Culture Day - 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-...