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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 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 12
Tue Sep 19
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Icon of the event Ontario Early Years
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Black Creek

Join us for 2 hours of PLAY through songs, books, and story time. This program is facilitated by Ontario Early Years staff. A healthy snack is provided for the children. No Registration required. Ages 0-5.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 08
Fri Sep 15
Fri Sep 22
Fri Sep 29
Fri Oct 06
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 07
Thu Sep 14
Thu Sep 21
Thu Sep 28
Thu Oct 05
Icon of the event Ontario Early Years
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Black Creek

Join us for 2 hours of PLAY through songs, books, and story time. This program is facilitated by Ontario Early Years staff. A healthy snack is provided for the children. No Registration required. Ages 0-5.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 06
Wed Sep 13
Wed Sep 20
Wed Sep 27
Wed Oct 04
Icon of the event Family Storytime
10:00 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Black Creek

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


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 06
Wed Sep 13
Wed Sep 20
Wed Sep 27
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 Harp Music and Storytelling with Martha Lawrance
Wed Aug 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Mount Pleasant

Join us for a harp circle and storytelling session with Martha Lawrance. Children will have the opportunity to try out some mini harps and other rhythm instruments....

Icon of the event STEM Preschool Storytime
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Join us for special STEM Storytime series. Listen to stories and songs, try simple fun hands-on experiments and concepts in science, technology, engineering and math....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 31
Mon Aug 14
Mon Aug 21
Mon Aug 28
Icon of the event French Family Time
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Stories, songs, rhymes and fun for children 5 years and under in French with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in. No registration required. For more details, call 416-396-3865.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 15
Sat Jul 29
Sat Aug 12
Sat Aug 26
Sat Oct 07