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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Stories, rhymes, finger plays and action songs for children from birth to 5 years and their parents or caregivers. No registration required. Drop in to the children's department upstairs.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 24
Fri Dec 01
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: High Park

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents/caregivers. Registration starts Thurs. Nov. 2nd at 9 a.m.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 21
Tue Nov 28
Tue Dec 05
Tue Dec 12
Icon of the event Cardboard is Cool! STEAM Challenge
Wed Mar 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Join us for some STEAM activities, stories and fun! Get ready to build and create with cardboard. Ages 3 and up. Daycares, please call the branch to register.

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

Join us upstairs for stories, songs and rhymes for children with their parents & caregivers. All are welcome, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 13
Sat Jan 20
Sat Jan 27
Sat Feb 03
Sat Feb 10
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

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, on Mondays @ 5:0...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 20
Mon Nov 27
Mon Dec 04
Mon Dec 11
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 Literacy Day Fun
Mon Jan 22, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Thorncliffe

Come and celebrate Family Literacy Month at the library! Participate in a fun reading activity, and make a great craft to take home. Suitable for children of all ages. Parents and caregivers welcome. For more information, cal...

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

Saturdays, September 9 to December 9. Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with parents or caregivers. No registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 25
Sat Dec 02
Sat Dec 09
Icon of the event Leading To Reading (LTR)
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

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, on Mondays at 5:...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 08
Mon Jan 15
Mon Jan 22
Mon Jan 29
Mon Feb 05
Icon of the event  Family Book Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Calling all reading families! Join us each month to discuss great children's books. Conversation will be followed by a simple activity/craft. Copies of each month's book will be available at the branch. All are welcome. No re...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 27
Sat Feb 24

Families can borrow free passes to local museums, art galleries and similar venues, such as the Art Gallery of Ontario and the ROM.