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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Tue Sep 06, 2016 - Tue Jun 27, 2017
Location: Mimico Centennial

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 Family Literacy Day with Applefun Puppetry!
Thu Jan 26, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: McGregor Park

Celebrate Family Literacy Day with Applefun Puppetry! Join the chase for the Great Purple Whale on the high sea with this interactive program. Afterwards, everyone learns how to make a paper puppet to take home.

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Children (Grades 1-6 as of Sept. 2016) with reading difficulties receive individualized help for one hour per week on Tuesday or Thursday at the library. Session start times are: 4pm, 5pm, 6pm or 7pm....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 13
Thu Dec 15
Icon of the event Pajama Time
6:30 pm - 7:10 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Elmbrook Park

Bedtime stories, songs and crafts for children with parents and caregivers. Ages 1 to 6...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 14
Icon of the event CANCELLED - Saturday Family Storytime
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Stories, songs and activities for children and their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 10
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mimico Centennial

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents and caregivers. Drop-in program, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 04
Sat Feb 11
Sat Feb 18
Sat Feb 25
Sat Mar 04
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

(Birth - 18 months) Program includes bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies with their parents and caregivers. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 09
Fri Dec 16
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:10 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Elmbrook Park

Favourite stories, finger plays, songs and activites for children 1 to 5 with caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 09
Fri Dec 16
Icon of the event Be My Valentine
Sat Feb 11, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Come and celebrate love in stories, songs and a craft to take home for someone special. For ages 4 & up. Register at the branch or by calling 416-396-8740.

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 0-5 and their caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 13
Fri Jan 20
Fri Jan 27
Fri Feb 03
Fri Feb 10