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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Get Ready for Halloween
Sat Oct 24, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Burrows Hall

Join us for scary stories, songs and a craft. Age 4 and up. Wear your costume if you wish. Register at the Library or call, 416-396-8740.

Icon of the event Christmas Tree Craft
Sat Dec 05, 2015 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Burrows Hall

Join us for a fun hour of crafts (and a story)! Make a Christmas craft to hang on our tree or take home (if you wish). For children of all ages. To register, visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.

Icon of the event Stories @ Withrow Farmer's Market
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Pape/Danforth

Drop by for stories and songs at the Withrow Farmer's Market. Weather permiting, we will have a story tent on Saturdays, June 20, July 11, August 22 and September 12 from 10:30-11:15 am. All ages welcome


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 12
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Downsview

Children Grades 1 to 6 requiring help with reading, homework, and study skills receive individualized help for one hour per week....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 24
Thu Oct 01
Thu Oct 08
Thu Oct 15
Thu Oct 22
Icon of the event 400th anniversary of  Étienne Brûlé Journey of 1615.    Stories
Sat Sep 12, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Runnymede

Hear the story of Turtle Island and Moon Woman's children. Learn about the Humber River and the trail near by; how it was shared eventually with the French newcomers and later the English....

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10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Burrows Hall

Stories, fingerplays and songs for children 19 months to 35 months and their caregivers. To register visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 14
Wed Oct 21
Wed Oct 28
Wed Nov 04
Wed Nov 11
Icon of the event Leading To Reading
Ongoing event running from Tue Sep 23, 2014 - Tue Dec 15, 2015
Jane/Sheppard

Children (Grades 1-6 as of Sept. 2014) with reading difficulties receive individualized help for one hour per week at the library. Free program. Registration required.

Icon of the event PJ Plus - Parent and Me Jewish Fun
10:30 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

A 10 week parent/tot program of hands on Jewish fun! PJ Library stories, music 'n movin', arts and crafts, puppets for you and your child to have an educationally fun experience while embracing Jewish values....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 15
Thu Oct 22
Thu Oct 29
Thu Nov 05
Thu Nov 12
Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Don Mills

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with parents or caregivers. No registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 26
Sat Oct 03
Sat Oct 10
Sat Oct 17
Sat Oct 24
Icon of the event Jingle Bell Time
Sat Dec 19, 2015 | 11:00 am - 11:00 am
Don Mills

Join Karen Gray for a sing-a-long to celebrate the holiday season For children of all ages! No registration required.