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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Raising a Reader: How to Help Your Struggling Reader
Wed Jan 25, 2017 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Celebrate Family Literacy Month with a free information session which includes tips for reading and selecting material that will interest your grade 1-6 child, what to do when children don't want to read and finding reading s...

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 Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 03
Wed May 10
Wed May 17
Icon of the event Shake Out Those Sillies
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Families with preschool children are invited to join us for a half hour of movement, music & fun. Sing & dance, clap & count, laugh & play together....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 30
Mon Feb 06
Mon Feb 13
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pleasant View

Stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes and more for toddlers 19-48 months and their caregivers. Drop-in program. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 27
Fri Feb 03
Fri Feb 10
Fri Feb 17
Fri Feb 24
Icon of the event Family Night Special: Valentine Hugs and Kisses
Tue Feb 14, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

(Ages 3-10) Come dressed in red or pink to celebrate the LOVE-liest day of the year. Listen to stories and poems about love, play the Cupid game and make your very own heart-shaped puppet....

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

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 11
Tue Apr 18
Tue Apr 25
Tue May 02
Tue May 09
Icon of the event Toddler Time
Wed Feb 22, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Songs, stories and rhymes for children over 18 months and their caregivers. Drop-in.

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

Stories, songs, finger plays, bouncing and tickling rhymes for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in program. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Wed Feb 22
Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Saturdays, January 28 to June 3. Stories, songs, rhymes and fun for children 5 years and under with their parents/caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 28
Sat Feb 04
Sat Feb 11
Sat Feb 18
Sat Feb 25