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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event St. Patrick's Day Celebration
Fri Mar 16, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Wear something green and join us for Irish stories, songs and a craft. Please register at the branch or by calling 416-396-8740.

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 Nov 30
Thu Dec 07
Thu Dec 14
Thu Dec 21
Icon of the event Family Time with Early Years Centre
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Centennial

A two hour fun filled morning for the whole family. Rhymes, stories, finger plays and lots of playtime....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 29
Wed Dec 06
Wed Dec 13
Wed Dec 20
Icon of the event Family Storytime
11:00 pm - 11:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Join library staff and new friends for stories, songs, and a craft to wake you up in the morning! The program is intended for children 18 months and up with their parents/caregivers, however everyone is welcome! Drop-in progr...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 25
Sat Dec 02
Sat Dec 09
Sat Dec 16
Sat Dec 23
Icon of the event Pajama Family Storytime
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Join us on the Thursday nights for stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children and their caregivers. Pajamas are optional for children but encouraged. Drop in!


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 30
Thu Dec 07
Thu Dec 14
Thu Dec 21
Icon of the event Shakin'The Chute!
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

It's parachute time, come and play with us! For children ages 2-5 years and their parents or caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 17
Wed Jan 24
Wed Jan 31
Wed Feb 07
Wed Feb 14
Icon of the event Winter Friendship Circle
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Centennial

A free 8 Week registered program for middle age children Focussing on building children's social skills. Pre-registration is required as spaces are limited. Please contact the branch or Marisa to confirm the exact age group. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 16
Tue Jan 23
Tue Jan 30
Tue Feb 06
Tue Feb 13
Icon of the event Drag Queen Storytime and New Year's Eve Dance Party!
Sat Dec 30, 2017 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Jones

Join Drag Queens Erin B. and Lucy Flawless of East Toronto Drag Queen Storytime for a Drag Queen Story time, a countdown to 12 noon followed by a mini NYE dance party. Fun for all the little ones that won't stay awake until m...

Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:00 am - 10:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Stories, songs and rhymes for Toddlers 18 to 36 months and their parents or caregivers. Toddler Time runs from 10-10:25am with fine motor skill structured playtime from 10:25-10:45am. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 19
Fri Jan 26
Fri Feb 02
Fri Feb 09
Fri Feb 16
Icon of the event Puppet Show: Three Billy Goats Gruff
Sat Dec 02, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Sanderson

Join us for this classic puppet show during our weekly Saturday storytime....

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