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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Thu Jan 26, 2017 - Thu Jun 15, 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 Pawsitively Pets Animal Expo
Tue Jul 18, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

This is a one-of-kind children's program that showcases common pets and not-so-common pets at their best. Daycares or large groups must call the branch to register.

Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. James Town

Get together for some fun tickle and bouncy rhymes, songs, and stories....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 26
Fri Jun 02
Fri Jun 09
Fri Jun 16
Fri Jun 23
Icon of the event Family Time
11:15 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: High Park

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children with their parents and caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 27
Sat Jun 03
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jun 17
Sat Jun 24
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mount Pleasant

Join us for a 5-week session of bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies from birth to 18 months, accompanied by their parents or caregivers. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 26
Fri Jun 02
Fri Jun 09
Fri Jun 16
Fri Jun 23
Icon of the event Minecrafting at Jones
Tue Jul 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

Make your very own Minecraft craft at Jones. Daycares or large groups must call the branch to register.

Icon of the event Paws 4 Stories
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. Clair/Silverthorn

Come and read to Percy the therapy dog, or tell him a story.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 27
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jun 24
Sat Jul 08
Icon of the event Stories on the Lawn
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: High Park

Stories, songs and rhymes outside in the sunshine for kids 5 and under. Rain location inside the branch. B.Y.O.B (Bring your own blanket)!Drop in program. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 06
Thu Jul 13
Thu Jul 20
Thu Jul 27
Thu Aug 03
Icon of the event Movie in the Afternoon
Tue Aug 08, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

Bring your snacks and enjoy a movie at Jones....

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 Jun 10
Sat Jul 08
Sat Aug 12
Sat Sep 09