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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Davenport

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, on Thursday even...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 01
Thu Jun 08
Thu Jun 15
Icon of the event Summer Baby Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Join us for two special summer time baby programs featuring bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 12
Wed Aug 09
Icon of the event Pawsitively Pets Animal Expo
Tue Jul 18, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

This is a one-of-kind children's program that showcases common pets and not-so-common pets at their best. Daycares or large groups must call the branch to register.

Icon of the event Parachute Play
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. James Town

Learn new songs and find new ways to play with your baby!...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 26
Icon of the event Movie in the Afternoon
Tue Aug 08, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

Bring your snacks and enjoy a movie at Jones....

Icon of the event Board Games in the Library
Tue Aug 22, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

Enjoy a game or two with new and classic board games. Daycares and large groups must call the branch to register.

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Queen/Saulter

Join us on Wednesdays for stories, songs and fingerplays for children and their parents and caregivers from 10:30AM-11:00AM.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 14
Wed Jun 21
Wed Jun 28
Icon of the event Puppet Show
Tue Jul 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

You are cordially invited to a Puppet Show of The Princess and the Pea by the magnificent puppeteers at Jones! Daycares or large groups must call the branch to register.

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 Pyjama Time
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: High Park

Bring your teddy bear, don your jammies, and join us for an evening storytime for children ages 6 and under. This is a drop in program. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 05
Mon Jun 12
Mon Jun 19
Mon Jun 26