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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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:
Tue Sep 20
Thu Sep 22
Tue Sep 27
Thu Sep 29
Tue Oct 04
Icon of the event Pyjama Time
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Stories and songs for children of all ages and their caregivers. Every Wednesday evening from 7-7:30 p.m. No registration required, just drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 31
Wed Sep 07
Wed Sep 14
Wed Sep 21
Icon of the event Halloween Family Time
Mon Oct 31, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: Richview

Dress up in your Halloween costume and join us for slightly spooky stories, songs, and rhymes!...

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Mon Sep 05, 2016 - Fri Jun 30, 2017
Location: Richview

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 & Play
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Share some of the very best rhymes, songs, and stories!...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 14
Wed Sep 21
Wed Sep 28
Wed Oct 05
Wed Oct 12
Icon of the event Play Reading Group
Sat Sep 17, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Like reading aloud? Enjoy theatre? Join us for a free Community Play-Reading Group! This month's reading will be from...

Icon of the event Baby Time - 11:30am session
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for an interactive early literacy course. Sessions include stories, rhymes, tickles, bounces and much more. For parent/caregiver and babies from birth to 18 months....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 21
Fri Oct 28
Fri Nov 04
Fri Nov 11
Fri Nov 25
Icon of the event STEM Storytime
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

It's never too early to start having fun with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Children 3-6 years with a caregiver are invited to explore early STEM concepts, ignite curiosity and have fun. Series of four sessions. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 31
Thu Sep 01
Icon of the event Toddler Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Beaches

Stories, fingerplays and actions songs for toddlers ages 19 months to 3 years and their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 06
Thu Oct 13
Thu Oct 20
Thu Oct 27
Thu Nov 03
Icon of the event Special Family Story time for the Holidays
Fri Dec 09, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Perth/Dupont

Join us for holiday stories and crafts. Children with parents/caregivers. Ages 18months-5 yrs.