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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 Jul 05
Wed Jul 12
Wed Jul 19
Wed Jul 26
Wed Aug 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 Jul 08
Sat Aug 12
Sat Sep 09
Sat Oct 14
Icon of the event Spectacle de Magie
Thu Aug 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Dans un spectacle hautement interactif que vous ne serez pas prĂȘt d'oublier, vous tomberez sous le charme du seul et unique Jean Deshaies. Recommended ages 6-12. Drop in. No registration required. 3rd Floor, Room B....

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....

Icon of the event Paws 4 Stories
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. Clair/Silverthorn

Come and read to Percy the therapy dog, or tell him a story.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 08
Sat Jul 22
Sat Aug 05
Sat Aug 19
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 29
Thu Jul 06
Thu Jul 13
Thu Jul 20
Thu Jul 27
Icon of the event Summer Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Yorkville

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children of all ages with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 19
Wed Jul 26
Wed Aug 02
Wed Aug 09
Wed Aug 16
Icon of the event Summer Reading Club Grand Finale Party!
Tue Aug 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

Celebrate the end of the TD Summer Reading Club with fun activities and treats at the library! Daycares and large groups must call the branch to register.

Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages 19 months to 3 years with their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 20
Wed Sep 27
Wed Oct 04
Wed Oct 11
Wed Oct 18
Icon of the event Minecrafting at Jones
Tue Jul 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

Make your very own Minecraft craft at Jones. Daycares or large groups must call the branch to register.