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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Is your child between Grades 1 and 6? Does your child need extra help to improve their reading skills? If so, then please join us for free hourly one on one individualized sessions with volunteers. Space is limited, please re...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 29
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 12
Wed Apr 19
Wed Apr 26
Icon of the event Play It Up-Early Language & Literacy Program-Ontario Early Years Centre
10:00 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

(16-26 months) You and your child will participate together in fun, easy experiences to promote your child's language development and literacy skills. Register by calling 416-789-7441 Ext. 327. Space is limited. 3rd Floor, Ro...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 30
Icon of the event Family Time
11:15 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: High Park

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children with their parents and caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 01
Sat Apr 08
Sat Apr 15
Sat Apr 22
Sat Apr 29
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 Mar 31
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10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: High Park

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 19 months to 3 years with their parents and caregivers. Registration starts Thursday, March 30 at 9 a.m.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 06
Thu Apr 13
Thu Apr 20
Thu Apr 27
Thu May 04
Icon of the event Puppet Show: Bremen Town Musicians
Thu Mar 30, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Parliament Street

Join us for this traditional story from Germany, presented as a puppet show!...

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 0-5 and their caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 31
Fri Apr 07
Fri Apr 14
Fri Apr 21
Fri Apr 28
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 Book Making
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

For children ages 2-6. The Book making workshop is a learning opportunity for caregivers and children. During the workshop, caregivers and children create books together, sing songs and listen to stories. This program is co-s...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 28
Tue Apr 04
Tue Apr 11
Tue Apr 18
Tue Apr 25
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: High Park

Bouncing and ticking rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents and caregivers. Registration starts Thursday, March 30 at 9 a.m.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 04
Tue Apr 11
Tue Apr 18
Tue Apr 25
Tue May 02