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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: Gerrard/Ashdale

Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, cuddles and tickles with your baby. For children up to 19 months. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 29
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 13
Fri Oct 20
Icon of the event Family Time with Ashima Suri
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Dance along during an interactive Bolly Yoga Family Storytime with a very special guest! Drop into Room 2 and get into the movement and rhythm of storytelling. This program is presented by Ashima Suri, Fairview's 2017 Artist ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 07
Sat Nov 04
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Stories, songs and simple crafts for toddlers 19 to 35 months old, accompanied by parents or caregivers. Registration begins Monday, October 2, 2017. To register, please call the branch at 416-395-5750 or visit the second flo...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 16
Mon Oct 23
Mon Oct 30
Mon Nov 06
Mon Nov 13
Icon of the event Fun with Colours
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Children will start to recognize colours by participating in different hands-on activities, which may include puzzles, flashcards and story books. For children 2-6. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 13
Fri Oct 20
Fri Oct 27
Icon of the event Annual Holiday Shindig Sing-along
Sat Dec 16, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Jones

Come for a festive, fun singing party! Join Santa-Jeff on his magical sleigh as we enjoy the holiday spirit with music! Song recommendations welcome. Call or come in to request a song beforehand.

Icon of the event Baby Time 1
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Morning stories, songs and bouncing and tickling rhymes for babies up to 18 months old, accompanied by parents or caregivers. Registration begins Monday, October 2, 2017. To register, please call the branch at 416-395-5750 or...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 20
Fri Oct 27
Fri Nov 03
Fri Nov 10
Fri Nov 17
Icon of the event Spooky Storytime
Sat Oct 28, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Jones

Join us for a fun, spooky story time. Get ready for Hallowe'en by getting scared before you go out trick or treating on the 31st. Feel free to wear your costumes to the story time!

Icon of the event Leading To Reading (LTR)
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

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 Mondays at 5:...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 08
Mon Jan 15
Mon Jan 22
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Stories, rhymes, finger plays and action songs for children from birth to 5 years and their parents or caregivers. No registration required. Drop in to the children's department upstairs.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 27
Fri Nov 03
Fri Nov 10
Fri Nov 17
Fri Nov 24
Icon of the event Baby Time 2
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Afternoon stories, songs and bouncing and tickling rhymes for babies up to 18 months old, accompanied by parents or caregivers. Registration begins Monday, October 2, 2017. To register, please call the branch at 416-395-5750 ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 20
Fri Oct 27
Fri Nov 03
Fri Nov 10
Fri Nov 17