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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 27
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7:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Agincourt

Bedtime stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. Drop in, no registration.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 03
Fri Jun 10
Fri Jun 17
Fri Jun 24
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2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Agincourt

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Register in branch or call 416-396-8952.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 26
Icon of the event Ready for Reading 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 May 26
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11:15 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: High Park

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


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 03
Sat Sep 10
Sat Sep 17
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Sep 26, 2015 - Sat Jun 11, 2016
Location: Humberwood

Students Grades 1 to 6 requiring help with reading, homework, and study skills receive individualized help for one hour per week on Saturdays. Free program. Registration required.

Icon of the event Babytime
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Meet other new moms or caregivers and bond with your baby at Downsview's Babytime! Join us for a half hour of songs, simple stories and rhymes for babies aged birth to 18 months. Advance registration is required and begins on...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 31
Tue Jun 07
Tue Jun 14
Icon of the event Ready for Reading Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 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 Jul 06
Wed Jul 13
Wed Jul 20
Wed Jul 27
Wed Aug 03
Icon of the event Pyjama Time
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: High Park

Bring your teddy bear, don your jammies, and join us for an evening storytime for children ages 6 and under. This is a drop in program. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 13
Mon Jun 20
Mon Jun 27
Icon of the event  Children's Author Visit: Jill Javelosa-Alvarez
Thu Jul 07, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Canadian children's author, Jill Javelosa-Alvarez, will help kids discover fun and interactive ways to learn one of the building blocks of reading and writing - our alphabet. Join us for an engaging afternoon of music, moveme...