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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Preschool Time
10:00 am - 10:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 31 months - 5 years with their parents or caregivers. Register by ballot from Sept. 19 - Oct. 1. Child's library card required. Draw on Oct. 4.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 20
Icon of the event STEM STORYTIME
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

TPL explores STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 18
Mon Jul 25
Mon Aug 08
Mon Aug 15
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with parents or caregivers. Registration begins September 6 in person or by calling 416-395-5710.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 20
Tue Sep 27
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Icon of the event Baby Time
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with parents or caregivers. No registration required. Drop into the children's department on the 2nd floor.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 06
Wed Jul 13
Wed Jul 20
Wed Jul 27
Wed Aug 03
Icon of the event Pyjama Time
6:45 pm - 7:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Bedtime stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. No registration is required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 28
Icon of the event Baby Time
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

Parents and caregivers are invited to bring children birth to 18 months old to Baby Time. Enjoy fun stories, songs, and bouncing rhymes....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 08
Fri Jul 15
Fri Jul 29
Fri Aug 05
Fri Aug 12
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages 19 months to 3 years with their parents or caregivers. Registration begins September 6 in person or by calling 416-395-5710.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 21
Wed Sep 28
Wed Oct 05
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 19
Icon of the event Pride Family Storytime
Sat Jul 02, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Yorkville

It's an all ages story-time with some Pride flair! Come and hear these authors and drag queens read from their books:...

Icon of the event Baby Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Baby Time drop-in series Fall 2016. Eight sessions....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 07
Fri Oct 14
Fri Oct 21
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...