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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 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
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 31
Thu Aug 07
Thu Aug 14
Thu Aug 21
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 31
Thu Aug 07
Thu Aug 14
Icon of the event Eureka! -- Guess the Invention Charades!
Thu Jul 31, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thorncliffe

Can you pretend to be something you're not? Listen to a story about being something else and try our spin on the game of charades for a chance to win a small prize. Suitable for kids ages 6 and up. Tickets will be available h...

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 Aug 02
Sat Aug 09
Sat Aug 16
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 Aug 05
Tue Aug 12
Icon of the event Eureka! -- Fun With Wool!
Tue Aug 05, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Thorncliffe

What kinds of things can you make with wool? Listen to a wonderfully wooly story and make you own fluffy craft to take home. Suitable for children ages 5 and under. Parents and care-givers welcome. Tickets will be handed out ...

Icon of the event Eureka! -- Origami Paper Folding Fun!
Thu Aug 07, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thorncliffe

What can you make by folding a piece of paper? Listen to a creative story about paper folding, and try your hand at making a fun origami craft. Suitable for children ages 6 and up. Tickets will be handed out 30 minutes before...

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 Aug 09
Sat Aug 23