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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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4:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Davenport

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 Thursday even...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 30
Thu Dec 07
Thu Dec 14
Thu Dec 21
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10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for stories, songs and rhymes for the whole family. For children birth to 5 years of age, with parents or caregivers. A Ready for Reading program. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 01
Fri Dec 08
Fri Dec 15
Fri Dec 22
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11:15 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: High Park

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents and caregivers. Drop-in program.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 25
Sat Dec 02
Sat Dec 09
Sat Dec 16
Sat Dec 23
Icon of the event Pyjama Time
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pleasant View

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


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 28
Tue Dec 05
Tue Dec 12
Icon of the event Pyjama Time
6:00 pm - 6:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Forest Hill

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their caregivers. Registration not required. Please call 416-393-7706 for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 27
Mon Dec 04
Mon Dec 11
Mon Dec 18
Icon of the event Drag Queen Storytime and New Year's Eve Dance Party!
Sat Dec 30, 2017 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Jones

Join Drag Queens Erin B. and Lucy Flawless of East Toronto Drag Queen Storytime for a Drag Queen Story time, a countdown to 12 noon followed by a mini NYE dance party. Fun for all the little ones that won't stay awake until m...

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

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
Sat Dec 16
Sat Dec 23
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 28
Tue Dec 05
Tue Dec 12
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11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Forest Hill

Songs, stories, and tickling rhymes for children ages 19 months and up and their caregivers. Registration not required. Please call 416-393-7706 for details.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 28
Tue Dec 05
Tue Dec 12
Tue Dec 19
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.

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