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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Tickles, bounces and games for children from birth to 11 months of age. To register, visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 12
Wed Apr 19
Wed Apr 26
Wed May 03
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 Storyfire Live from Richview Branch
Sat Mar 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: York Woods

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Icon of the event Family Time at Alderwood Branch
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Alderwood

A drop-in program featuring stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. For more information please call 416-394-5310.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 20
Thu Apr 27
Thu May 04
Thu May 11
Thu May 18
Icon of the event Family Time
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us every Saturday in the Children's Dept for Family Time! (Except where special seasonal programming apply) Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and a make a small craft to take home. Drop into the Children's Dept, no registrati...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Mar 25
Sat Apr 01
Sat Apr 08
Sat Apr 15
Sat Apr 22
Icon of the event Hop Like a Bunny Storytime
Thu Apr 13, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us for stories & songs for Easter! Create a fun craft and get hopping at the library! For ages 2-6....

Icon of the event Kamishibai Family Time
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Enjoy traditional Japanese Kamishibai stories and a craft to take home on Saturday May 14 and Saturday May 21 from 2:00-3:00pm. Ages 0-6 years, drop into the Children's Department.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 13
Sat May 20
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 23
Thu Mar 30
Icon of the event Baby Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Join us at Downsview Library with your baby for bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories. Parental or caregiver participation required. Ages 0-18 months. Please call Downsview Library to register 416-395-5720 or regist...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 28
Tue Apr 04
Tue Apr 11
Icon of the event A Tale As Old As Time Storytime feat. Belle
Wed Jul 05, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Get ready to be transported to a magical world at your library this summer. Join us for stories and songs with Princess Belle from Disney's Beauty and the Beast! You will get a chance to pose for photos with a real princess...