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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Fun With Letters
9:30 pm - 11:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Children will start to recognize letters by participating in different hands-on activities, which may include alphabet puzzles, flashcards and storybooks....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 24
Fri Mar 31
Fri Apr 07
Fri Apr 14
Fri Apr 21
Icon of the event French Family Time
Sat Jun 10, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Don Mills

Histoires, chansons, comptines et d'amusement pour les enfants de 5 ans et de moins en fran├žais, avec leurs parents ou les soignants. Drop-in. Aucune inscription requise....

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Thu Jan 26, 2017 - Thu Jun 22, 2017
Location: Downsview

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 Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Saturdays, January 28 to June 3. Stories, songs, rhymes and fun for children 5 years and under with their parents/caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Mar 25
Sat Apr 01
Sat Apr 08
Sat Apr 15
Sat Apr 22
Icon of the event STEM Storytime (ages 3-5)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

It is never too early to have fun with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)! Join us for four interactive STEM Storytime sessions after school. Listen to fun stories and songs, then try simple fun hands-on experi...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 24
Mon May 01
Mon May 08
Mon May 15
Icon of the event Toddler time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes and more for toddlers 19-48 months and their caregivers. Drop-in program. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 30
Thu Apr 06
Thu Apr 13
Thu Apr 20
Thu Apr 27
Icon of the event Puppet Show
Mon Mar 27, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Jones

Join us for our Spring puppet show! The story of Petunia the silly goose who learns what it means to become wise. Repeat performance due to popular demand!

Icon of the event Rainbow Family Storytime
Sat Jun 24, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Don Mills

Stories, songs and crafts to celebrate all kinds of families! This special inclusive storytime for Pride month will explore themes of family, love and friendship, being different and belonging, being unique and being accepted...

Icon of the event Early Literacy Program: Weston Family Resource Centre
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodview Park

A free program for children 6 and younger and their parent/caregiver. Early learning and parent support program that includes fun and educational activities. Tuesdays and Wednesdays 10a.m. to 12 p.m. Drop in. Limited space. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 28
Wed Mar 29
Tue Apr 04
Wed Apr 05
Tue Apr 11
Icon of the event Storyfire
Sat Mar 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Richview

Storyfire launches the Toronto Storytelling Festival with great storytelling events at venues across the city. For Toronto Public Library, Storyfire will see storytellers gather at four branches across the city to entertain a...