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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 Summer Storytime
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Preschool children and their parents and caregivers are invited to enjoy stories, songs, crafts and summer fun! For children ages 5 and under. Drop-in, no registration required. Large groups must enquire ahead of time. For mo...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 03
Mon Jul 10
Mon Jul 17
Mon Jul 24
Mon Jul 31
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 Cantonese Storytime
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 19 months to 5 years with their parents and caregivers. Registration begins April 1st. Register in person or by calling 416-396-8979


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 30
Tue Jun 13
Tue Jun 20
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 Preschool STEM Storytime
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Leaside

Join us for our special STEM Storytime series. Listen to some fun stories and songs, then try some simple fun hands-on experiments and concepts in science, technology, engineering and math....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 10
Mon Jul 17
Mon Jul 24
Mon Jul 31
Icon of the event Teddy Bears' Picnic - Get Your Summer Read On!
Sat Jun 17, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Come and celebrate the launch of the TD Summer Reading Club at our Teddy Bears' Picnic! Hear stories, sing songs, and play games with us! Teddy bears, dogs, cats, penguins, elephants, and all other stuffed friends are invited...

Icon of the event Heure du conte / French Storytime
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Ècoutez des histoires et des chansons en Français. Enfants 5 à 10 ans. L'inscription commence le 8 juin. Espace est limité....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 08
Sat Jul 22
Sat Aug 05
Sat Aug 19
Icon of the event Family Story Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eglinton Square

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


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 17
Sat Jun 24
Sat Jul 01
Sat Jul 08
Sat Jul 15
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

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


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 26
Fri Jun 02
Fri Jun 09
Fri Jun 16
Fri Jun 23