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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Read to Me
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Enjoy an afternoon of stories and crafts with your little one. Drop-in program. For ages 0-5. Daycares and large groups please call 416-396-8964.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 15
Fri Jul 22
Fri Jul 29
Fri Aug 05
Icon of the event Baby Time - Summer 2016
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for an interactive early literacy course. Sessions include stories, rhymes, tickles, bounces and much more. For parent/caregiver and babies from birth to 18 months....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 14
Thu Jul 21
Thu Jul 28
Thu Aug 04
Thu Aug 11
Icon of the event Readiness to Learn
9:15 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

This program is for children 3 years old and their parents/caregivers. It includes activities that improve cognitive thinking, motor skills, socialization and independence to help children feel more confident when starting sc...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 08
Fri Jul 15
Fri Jul 22
Fri Jul 29
Fri Aug 05
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...

Icon of the event Family Storytime
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Stories, songs, rhymes and crafts for children with parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 02
Sat Jul 09
Sat Jul 16
Sat Jul 23
Sat Jul 30
Icon of the event Asian Heritage Storytime
Sat May 14, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Elmbrook Park

Join us to celebrate Asian Heritage Month, with stories, songs and craft.

Icon of the event Babytime
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Meet other new moms or caregivers and bond with your baby at Downsview's Babytime! Join us for a half hour of songs, simple stories and rhymes for babies aged birth to 18 months. Advance registration is required and begins on...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Tue Jun 07
Icon of the event Heure du conte/ French storytime
6:45 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Runnymede

Venez-vous joindre à nous pour une série speciale de l'heure du conte en français pour les enfants de 4 à 8 ans et leur famille. / Join us this spring for a special French storytime for children ages 4 to 8 and their families...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 09
Mon May 16
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 13
Icon of the event Mother's Day Storytime
Sat May 07, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Elmbrook Park

Join us for stories and songs to celebrate mothers.

Icon of the event Ready for Reading Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Stories, songs and rhymes for children aged 0-5 years with their parents and caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 07
Sat May 14
Sat May 21
Sat May 28
Sat Jun 04