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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Perth/Dupont

Rhymes, stories and songs for preschoolers (0 to 5yrs) and their caregivers


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 01
Fri Dec 08
Fri Dec 15
Icon of the event Family Time and Snowmen Craft!
Sat Dec 09, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Join us for a special Family Time. We'll spend the first half hour reading and singing and then make fun snowmen to take home! Ideal for ages 2-6. No registration necessary, just drop-in. For more information, please call 416...

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4:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

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 Tuesday and S...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 28
Tue Dec 05
Tue Dec 12
Tue Dec 19
Tue Dec 26
Icon of the event Family Time and Ornament Craft!
Sat Dec 16, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

It's time for a special Family Time again! Join us for a half hour of stories and singing and then make a seasonal ornament to take home. Ideal for ages 2-6. No registration needed, just drop-in. Please call 416-393-7674 for ...

Icon of the event Family Time and Make a Stocking!
Sat Dec 23, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Yet another special Family Time! Join us for a half hour of stories and songs, to be followed by a special seasonal stocking craft. Ideal for ages 2-6. No registration required, just drop-in. For more information, please call...

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...

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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Perth/Dupont

Join library staff in reading a favourite novel....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 09
Tue Jan 16
Tue Jan 23
Tue Jan 30
Tue Feb 06
Icon of the event Baby Time
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Flemingdon Park

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents and caregivers. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 30
Thu Dec 14
Icon of the event Saturday Morning Family Time
10:15 am - 10:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mimico Centennial

Stories, action rhymes, fingerplays and songs for babies and young children, 5 and under and their parents, grandparents, brothers and sisters. A drop-in program. Registration not required....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 13
Sat Jan 27
Sat Feb 10
Sat Feb 24
Sat Mar 10
Icon of the event Family Drop-In
10:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mimico Centennial

A drop-in service for children (from birth to age 6) and their parents/caregivers to meet others and play interactively in an early learning environment. Thursdays, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. Families may arrive or leave during th...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 30
Thu Dec 07
Thu Dec 14
Thu Dec 21
Thu Dec 28

Families can borrow free passes to local museums, art galleries and similar venues, such as the Art Gallery of Ontario and the ROM.