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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 Annual Holiday Shindig!
Sat Dec 17, 2016 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jones

Come to Jones for our annual Holiday Shindig where we will sing songs and read stories that the whole family will enjoy!

Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jones

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


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 16
Mon Jan 23
Mon Jan 30
Mon Feb 06
Mon Feb 13
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jones

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


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 20
Fri Jan 27
Fri Feb 03
Fri Feb 10
Fri Feb 17
Icon of the event Family Storytime
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Perth/Dupont

Come join us for stories, songs, crafts and movies. Children are to be accompanied by parent or guardian. Ages 18 months-5 yrs.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 10
Fri Mar 17
Fri Mar 24
Fri Mar 31
Icon of the event Tree Decorating Storytime
Sat Dec 10, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:45 am
Location: Mimico Centennial

Join us for a family story time at 10:30, then stick around for more fun. Make holiday crafts to hang on the library's tree - or to take home!...

Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

Introduce your child to sounds and actions at a staff-led storytime with bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories. This program is for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. No registration is...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 11
Wed Jan 18
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Icon of the event Christmas Family Time
Thu Dec 22, 2016 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for a special, Christmas-themed family time! Sing songs, hear stories, and celebrate the holiday! For all families with children age 0-5....

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

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


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 09
Fri Dec 16
Fri Dec 23
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...