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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Wed Sep 28, 2016 - Wed Jun 14, 2017
Location: Northern District

Get extra help with your reading and writing. LTR is a literacy program for kids in grades 1-6. Kids are paired with a volunteer for one hour a week to practice their reading and writing skills. Sessions take place on Wednesd...

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Stories, songs and rhymes for children and their parents/caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 29
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 Sep 30
Wed Oct 05
Wed Oct 12
Fri Oct 14
Wed Oct 19
Icon of the event Saturday Family Storytime
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Stories, songs and activities for children and their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 01
Sat Oct 15
Sat Oct 22
Sat Nov 05
Sat Nov 12
Icon of the event Toddler Time and Preschool Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Stories, songs, rhymes and a craft for children with their parents or caregivers. For ages 19 months to 5 years old. Registration begins Aug. 8th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 03
Mon Oct 17
Mon Oct 24
Icon of the event Cantonese Story Time
11:30 am - 12:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Stories, songs and rhymes for children 19 months to 5 years old, with their parents or caregivers. Registration begins Aug 3rd. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Stories, fingerplays and songs for children 12 months to 23 months and their caregivers. To register visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 05
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 19
Wed Oct 26
Wed Nov 02
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Stories, songs and tickling rhymes for babies and their caregivers. Birth to 18 months. Registration begins Monday August 8. Register in branch or by phone at 416-396-3865.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 06
Thu Oct 13
Thu Oct 20
Thu Oct 27
Icon of the event Thanksgiving Storytime
Sat Oct 08, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Listen to Thanksgiving stories and make a special craft to take home....

Icon of the event Halloween Storytime
Sat Oct 29, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Prepare for a scare! Come in a costume for spooky stories, songs and a craft....