Toronto Public Library Homepage

Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Kamishibai Family Time
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Enjoy traditional Japanese Kamishibai stories and a craft to take home on Saturday May 14 and Saturday May 21 from 2:00-3:00pm. Ages 0-6 years, drop into the Children's Department.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 13
Sat May 20
Icon of the event Cantonese Storytime
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 19 months to 5 years with their parents and caregivers. Registration begins April 1st. Register in person or by calling 416-396-8979


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 09
Tue May 16
Tue May 23
Tue May 30
Tue Jun 13
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Davenport

Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and rhymes for babies 0 - 18 months and their caregivers! Siblings are welcome. Registration begins April 4, 2017 in branch or by calling 416-393-7732.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 21
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 05
Fri May 12
Fri May 19
Icon of the event Saturday Family Story Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jones

Enjoy a fun-filled story time for the whole family on the 2nd Saturday of every month! Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 08
Sat May 13
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jul 08
Icon of the event Together Time
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

A program for parents and caregivers with children birth - 6 years. The program will provide the opportunity to socialize and learn in an early learning environment. Painting, cut and paste, markers and crayons, play dough, b...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 31
Fri Apr 07
Fri Apr 14
Fri Apr 21
Fri Apr 28
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 Mar 30
Thu Apr 06
Thu Apr 13
Thu Apr 20
Thu Apr 27
Icon of the event Toddler time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes and more for toddlers 19-48 months and their caregivers. Drop-in program. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 30
Thu Apr 06
Thu Apr 13
Thu Apr 20
Thu Apr 27
Icon of the event Play It Up-Early Language & Literacy Program-Ontario Early Years Centre
10:00 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

(16-26 months) You and your child will participate together in fun, easy experiences to promote your child's language development and literacy skills. Register by calling 416-789-7441 Ext. 327. Space is limited. 3rd Floor, Ro...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 30
Icon of the event Fun with Numbers
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Children start to recognize numbers by participating in different hands-on activities, which may include number blocks, puzzles, flash cards and story books. For ages 2-6 years old. This is a drop-in program. First-come, f...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 30
Icon of the event Together Time
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

A program for parents and caregivers with children birth - 6 years. The program will provide the opportunity to socialize and learn in an early learning environment. Painting, cut and paste, markers and crayons, play dough, b...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 29
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 12
Wed Apr 19
Wed Apr 26