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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Creative Play
9:15 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Creative Play is an interactive drop-in program for children 0-6 years with their parents or caregivers. This program includes arts and crafts, stories, and circle time....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 12
Icon of the event Book Making
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

The Book Making workshop is a hands on learning opportunity for children ages 2-6 years old and their parents/caregivers. During the workshop, parents/caregivers and children create books together, sing songs and listen to st...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 12
Tue Dec 19
Icon of the event Make Your Own Rainbow Slime
Fri Dec 29, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Annette Street

Join us for some science, stories and fun this holiday! Mix and make your own rainbow slime. Ages 3 and up. All materials provided. No registration required.

Icon of the event  Family Book Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Calling all reading families! Join us each month to discuss great children's books. Conversation will be followed by a simple activity/craft. Copies of each month's book will be available at the branch. All are welcome. No re...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 27
Sat Feb 24
Sat Mar 24
Icon of the event Baby Time Stay and Play
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Stories, songs and rhymes for babies, birth to 18 months and their parents or caregivers. Baby Time runs from 10-10:30am with playtime and socializing from 10:30-11:30am. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 15
Mon Jan 22
Mon Jan 29
Mon Feb 05
Mon Feb 12
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

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


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 13
Sat Jan 20
Sat Jan 27
Sat Feb 03
Sat Feb 10
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...

Icon of the event Shakin'The Chute!
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

It's parachute time, come and play with us! For children ages 2-5 years and their parents or caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 17
Wed Jan 24
Wed Jan 31
Wed Feb 07
Wed Feb 14
Icon of the event Family Storytime and Craft
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Songs, stories and rhymes for the whole family followed by a craft. Ages 0-6 and their parents or caregivers. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 06
Sat Jan 13
Sat Jan 20
Sat Jan 27
Sat Feb 03
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Stories, songs, and rhymes for young children and their parents/caregivers. No registration required. Drop in!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 16
Sat Jan 13
Sat Jan 20
Sat Jan 27
Sat Feb 03

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