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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Storyfire
Sat Mar 25, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Storyfire launches the Toronto Storytelling Festival with great storytelling events at venues across the city. For Toronto Public Library, Storyfire will see storytellers gather at four branches across the city to entertain a...

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Children (Grades 1-6 as of Sept. 2016) with reading difficulties receive individualized help for one hour per week on Tuesday or Thursday at the library. Session start times are: 4pm, 5pm, 6pm or 7pm....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 08
Tue Dec 13
Thu Dec 15
Icon of the event CANCELLED - Saturday Family Storytime
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Stories, songs and activities for children and their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 10
Icon of the event Family Literacy Month: Chinese New Year Storytime
Sat Jan 14, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Sanderson

Celebrate the Year of the Rooster and Family Literacy Month with a special storytime and craft....

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

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


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 15
Thu Dec 22
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

(Birth - 18 months) Program includes bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies with their parents and caregivers. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 09
Fri Dec 16
Icon of the event New Year's @ Noon
Sat Dec 31, 2016 | 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Sanderson

Can't stay up till midnight to ring in the New Year? Join us for a special storytime at the library and countdown to noon!...

Icon of the event Baby Lap Time
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Learn new songs, rhymes and finger plays; and foster bonding with your baby! For Parents and their Babies up to 14 months. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 09
Mon Jan 16
Mon Jan 23
Mon Jan 30
Mon Feb 06
Icon of the event Be My Valentine
Sat Feb 11, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Come and celebrate love in stories, songs and a craft to take home for someone special. For ages 4 & up. Register at the branch or by calling 416-396-8740.

Icon of the event Fun with Numbers
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Children will start to recognize numbers by participating in different hands-on activities which may include number puzzles, counting toys, counting beads and flashcards. For children 2-6. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 09
Fri Dec 16