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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 Sep 06
Wed Sep 13
Wed Sep 20
Wed Sep 27
Wed Oct 04
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Sep 02, 2017 - Sat Dec 30, 2017
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

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 Puppet Show: Nanabozho & the Raccoon
Thu Aug 17, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Parliament Street

Join us for this traditional Indigenous trickster tale from Turtle Island....

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

Join us for two special summer time baby programs featuring bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 09
Icon of the event Reading Buddies
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Foster the enjoyment of reading with your kids all summer long! Teen volunteers and kids will take turns reading aloud to each other and then the teen facilitator will lead an interactive literacy activity. Kids will also get...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 04
Fri Aug 11
Fri Aug 18
Fri Aug 25
Icon of the event Spectacle de Magie
Thu Aug 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Dans un spectacle hautement interactif que vous ne serez pas prĂȘt d'oublier, vous tomberez sous le charme du seul et unique Jean Deshaies. Recommended ages 6-12. Drop in. No registration required. 3rd Floor, Room B....

Icon of the event Story Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. Everyone is invited. Daycares, please call 416-393-7712.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 28
Icon of the event Family Storytime
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Davenport

Drop in for stories, songs and rhymes! For children up to 5 years and their parents. Siblings welcomed.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 28
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for stories, songs and rhymes for the whole family. For children birth to 5 years of age, with parents or caregivers. A Ready for Reading program. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 28
Fri Aug 04
Fri Aug 11
Fri Aug 18
Fri Aug 25
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 Jul 27
Thu Aug 03
Thu Aug 10
Thu Aug 17
Thu Aug 24