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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Family Literacy Day Fun
Mon Jan 22, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Thorncliffe

Come and celebrate Family Literacy Month at the library! Participate in a fun reading activity, and make a great craft to take home. Suitable for children of all ages. Parents and caregivers welcome. For more information, cal...

Icon of the event Story Time With Dad
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Attention Dads, Grandads, Uncles and Preschoolers! Please join us for a story time with books, rhymes and songs. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Ages 5 and under. Main Floor, Story Room.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 06
Sat Jan 20
Sat Feb 03
Sat Feb 17
Sat Mar 03
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 Storytime With Dad
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Attention Dads, Grandads, Uncles and Preschoolers! Please join us for a story time with books, rhymes and songs. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Ages 5 and under. Main Floor, Story Room.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 02
Icon of the event Story Time With Mom
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Attention Moms, Grandmoms, Aunts and Preschoolers! Please join us for a story time with books, rhymes and songs. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Ages 5 and under. Main Floor, Story Room.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 13
Sat Jan 27
Sat Feb 10
Sat Feb 24
Sat Mar 10
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Stories, songs and crafts to take home for toddlers to enjoy with their parents and caregivers. No registration required. For ages 19 mos.-4 yrs. For more information, please call 416-396-3865.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 22
Wed Nov 29
Wed Dec 06
Wed Dec 13
Wed Dec 20
Icon of the event Preschool Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eglinton Square

Favourite stories, finger plays, songs and verse for children with parents and caregivers. For ages 3-5 years. Registration begins Tuesday January 2nd. Call 416-396-3820 for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 16
Tue Jan 23
Tue Jan 30
Tue Feb 06
Tue Feb 13
Icon of the event Babies & Toddler Story Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Songs, stories, rhymes and fingerplays for toddlers and their caregivers. From birth to 3 years....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 21
Tue Nov 28
Tue Dec 05
Tue Dec 12
Tue Dec 19
Icon of the event Baby Time (10-18 months)
10:00 pm - 10:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from 10 to 18 months with their parents and caregivers. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. 10-18 Months. Third Floor, Room B.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 22
Wed Nov 29
Wed Dec 06
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 Nov 24
Fri Dec 01
Fri Dec 08
Fri Dec 15
Fri Dec 22

Families can borrow free passes to local museums, art galleries and similar venues, such as the Art Gallery of Ontario and the ROM.