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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Raising a Reader: How to Help Your Struggling Reader
Wed Jan 25, 2017 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Celebrate Family Literacy Month with a free information session which includes tips for reading and selecting material that will interest your grade 1-6 child, what to do when children don't want to read and finding reading s...

Icon of the event Kamishibai Family Time
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Enjoy traditional Japanese Kamishibai stories and a craft to take home on Saturday May 14 and Saturday May 21 from 2:00-3:00pm. Ages 0-6 years, drop into the Children's Department.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 13
Sat May 20
Icon of the event Toddler Time and Preschool Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Yorkville

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children age 19 months to 5 years with their parents or caregivers. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 26
Thu Feb 02
Thu Feb 09
Thu Feb 16
Thu Feb 23
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Thu Jan 26, 2017 - Thu Jun 22, 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 Baby Time
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Yorkville

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


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 26
Thu Feb 02
Thu Feb 09
Thu Feb 16
Thu Feb 23
Icon of the event Baby Time
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Register for a free 6 week Baby Time program in partnership with Toronto Public Health. Caregivers and their baby (birth to 13 months)will enjoy 30 minutes of interactive stories, songs and rhymes and stay for Make the Connec...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 30
Mon Feb 06
Mon Feb 13
Icon of the event Philippe Flahaut
Wed Mar 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: McGregor Park

Chansons traditionnelles de la France et du Qu├ębec....

Icon of the event Family Night Special: Valentine Hugs and Kisses
Tue Feb 14, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

(Ages 3-10) Come dressed in red or pink to celebrate the LOVE-liest day of the year. Listen to stories and poems about love, play the Cupid game and make your very own heart-shaped puppet....

Icon of the event Toddler Time and Preschool Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Yorkville

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children age 19 months to 5 years with their parents or caregivers. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Wed Feb 22
Icon of the event Baby Time
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Yorkville

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with parents or caregivers. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Wed Feb 22