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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Black Creek

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


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 15
Fri Dec 22
Fri Dec 29
Fri Jan 05
Fri Jan 12
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11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Brentwood

(19 months-3 years) Stories, songs, parachute play, rhymes and a robot or two!...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Dec 11
Mon Dec 18
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10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Stories, songs and crafts to take home for toddlers to enjoy with their parents and caregivers. No registration required. For ages 19 mos.-4 yrs. For more information, please call 416-396-3865.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 13
Wed Dec 20
Wed Jan 24
Wed Jan 31
Wed Feb 07
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10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join us at Palmerston Library for our weekly story time every Friday at 10.30am from Sept 8- Dec 15 kids 0-5 with their families and caregivers. Siblings are welcome. Stories, songs, puppets, rhymes, parachute games, bubbles,...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 12
Fri Jan 19
Fri Jan 26
Fri Feb 02
Fri Feb 09
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 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 March Break Story Time
Thu Mar 15, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Thorncliffe

Listen to an exciting story about spring and make a fun craft to take home. Suitable for children of all ages. Parents and caregivers welcome. For more information, call 416-396-3865.

Icon of the event Story time Special: Teddy Bear's Picnic
Fri Jan 05, 2018 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Brentwood

Did your stuffy sleep over at the library last night? Come pick your stuffy up at this special story time....

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Sep 02, 2017 - Sat Dec 30, 2017
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

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 Pajama Time Special: Stuffy's Night Out!
Thu Jan 04, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Brentwood

Bring in your stuffed toy (stuffy) for a special story time. Stuffys are invited to stay overnight for some library hijinks. Pick them up the next day for a Teddy Bear's Picnic and see what a night at the library looks like!

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