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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Fun With Letters
9:30 am - 11:00 am 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 May 05
Fri May 12
Fri May 19
Fri May 26
Fri Jun 02
Icon of the event Saturday Family Story Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jones

Enjoy a fun-filled story time for the whole family on the 2nd Saturday of every month! Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 13
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jul 08
Sat Aug 12
Icon of the event Puppet Show: Jim and the Beanstalk
Thu Jul 06, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

It is a little known fact that another boy also climbed up the beanstalk! Enjoy a puppet show based on Raymond Briggs' amusing children's tale, Jim and the Beanstalk.

Icon of the event The Great Canadian Scavenger Hunt
Sat Jun 17, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jones

Celebrate the start of the TD Summer Reading Club with clues and treasures in The Great Canadian Scavenger Hunt!

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 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 Make your Own Stop-Motion Movie using LEGO
Tue Aug 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

Come to Jones and make your very own LEGO Movie. Bring your own device or use one of ours. Children ages 6-12 years old. Call 416-393-7715 to register.

Icon of the event Build a Lego Tower
Tue Jul 11, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

How high can a Lego tower be? Come to the branch and see! Daycares or large groups must call the branch to register.

Icon of the event Wii Gaming
Tue Aug 01, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

Enjoy an afternoon of Wii Gaming at the library!Daycares or large groups must call the branch to register.

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Thu Jan 26, 2017 - Thu Jun 15, 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...