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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Mon Jul 07, 2014 - Sat Aug 23, 2014
Northern District

Children (Grades 1-6 as of Sept. 2013) with reading difficulties receive individualized help for one hour per week at the library. Free program. Registration required....

Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Burrows Hall

Tickles, bounces and games for children from birth to 18 months of age. To register, visit or call the branch at 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 23
Icon of the event Pyjama Time
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Bedtime stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. Register in person or by phone. Registration begins June 5th. Space is limited


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 24
Thu Jul 31
Thu Aug 07
Thu Aug 14
Thu Aug 21
Icon of the event Eureka! -- Duct Tape Creativity!
Thu Jul 24, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thorncliffe

What can you make with a roll of duct tape? Listen to a story about a sticky situation and try your hand at making something neat using only duct tape. Suitable for children ages 6 and up. Tickets will be handed out 30 minute...

Icon of the event Eureka! -- TD Summer Reading Club School-Age Activities
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Thorncliffe

Are you a dreamer of dreams and a maker of worlds? Join the TD Summer Reading Club for a chance to hear inspiring stories about other inventors, the crazy contraptions that they made, and make a fantastic craft to take home. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 24
Thu Jul 31
Thu Aug 07
Thu Aug 14
Icon of the event Family Story Time
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays for children and their parents/caregivers. Ages 6 years old and younger. Register in person or by phone at 416-396-8979.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 26
Sat Aug 02
Sat Aug 09
Sat Aug 16
Icon of the event Heure du Conte / French Story Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Pour les enfants de 5-10 ans. Venez vous amuser avec des histoires et des chansons en fran├žais. Veuillez appeler la succursale pour avoir des renseignements d'inscription sur le programme. 416-396-8979...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 26
Sat Aug 09
Sat Aug 23
Icon of the event Eureka! -- Let's Make Music!
Tue Jul 29, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Thorncliffe

Do you like making your own music? Listen to a rhythmic story and learn how to make your own homemade drum. Suitable for children ages 5 and under. Parents and care-givers welcome. Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes before...

Icon of the event Eureka! -- TD Summer Reading Club Preschool Stories & Crafts
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Thorncliffe

Are you a maker and a shaker? Join the TD Summer Reading Club for a chance to hear some fun stories about great ideas and crazy inventions, and make an awesome craft to take home. Suitable for children ages 3 - 5 with a paren...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 29
Tue Aug 05
Tue Aug 12
Icon of the event School Readiness (Children Entering JK)
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Maria A. Shchuka

This program will focus on strengthening the child's independence skills, social skills, and communication skills in preparation for junior kindergarten. In partnership with the Ontario Early Years Centre. Register in perso...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 30