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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 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 Sep 22
Fri Sep 29
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 13
Fri Oct 20
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join us at Palmerston Library for our weekly story time every Friday at 10.30am from Sept 8- Dec 15 kids 0-5 with their families and caregivers. Siblings are welcome. Stories, songs, puppets, rhymes, parachute games, bubbles,...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 22
Fri Sep 29
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 13
Fri Oct 20
Icon of the event Play It Up: Language and Literacy Program
10:00 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join Tina Osahan, Child Development Consultant and Lisa Henderson, Early Literacy Specialist, in fun, easy experiences to promote your child?s language development and literacy skills....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 22
Fri Sep 29
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 23
Sat Sep 30
Sat Oct 07
Sat Oct 14
Sat Oct 21
Icon of the event Family Time
11:15 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: High Park

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents and caregivers. Drop-in program.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 23
Sat Sep 30
Sat Oct 07
Sat Oct 14
Sat Oct 21
Icon of the event Cancelled- Music and Movement for Kids
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

(Ages 2-5) Join Palmerston staff for a series of four Monday afternoon sessions of Music and Movement for Kids - enjoy songs, dance and movement activities that build motor and social skills, and increase independence as well...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 25
Mon Oct 02
Icon of the event Play N Learn
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

This interactive, drop-in program is designed for families and their children ages birth to 6 years. Children will engage in a variety of activities that will encourage them to learn to develop skills through play. Creative...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 25
Mon Oct 02
Mon Oct 16
Mon Oct 23
Mon Oct 30
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: High Park

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents/caregivers. Registration starts Thurs. Sept. 21st at 9 a.m.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
Tue Oct 24
Icon of the event Baby Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: High Park

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents/caregivers. Registration starts Thurs. Sept. 21st at 9 a.m.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
Tue Oct 24