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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 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 Aug. 12th. Register in person or by calling 416-396-8979


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 19
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
Icon of the event Family Time
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Wychwood

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


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 19
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
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 Sep 20
Wed Sep 27
Wed Oct 04
Wed Oct 11
Wed Oct 18
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

This is a free half hour program of bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Limit of 15 babies.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 20
Wed Sep 27
Wed Oct 04
Wed Oct 11
Wed Oct 18
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Wychwood

Stories, songs & rhymes for children ages 19 months to 3 years with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 20
Wed Sep 27
Wed Oct 04
Wed Oct 11
Wed Oct 18
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Wychwood

Bouncing & tickling rhymes, songs & stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 21
Thu Sep 28
Thu Oct 05
Thu Oct 12
Thu Oct 19
Icon of the event Fun With Letters
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Children will start to recognize letters by participating in different hands-on activities including alphabet blocks, puzzles, stamps and other activities.This program is co-sponsored with Malvern Family Resource Centre and i...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 21
Thu Sep 28
Thu Oct 05
Thu Oct 12
Thu Oct 19
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Children with reading difficulties receive help for one hour a week with a volunteer. Registration is required, space is limited. Register at the Parkdale Branch....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 21
Sat Sep 23
Thu Sep 28
Sat Sep 30
Thu Oct 05
Icon of the event Family Drop-In
10:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mimico Centennial

A drop-in service for children (from birth to age 6) and their parents/caregivers to meet others and play interactively in an early learning environment. Thursdays, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. Families may arrive or leave during th...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 21
Thu Sep 28
Thu Oct 05
Thu Oct 12
Thu Oct 19