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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Family Crafts and Stories
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Thorncliffe

Come and join us at Thorncliffe branch for an hour-long program of stories and crafts for children of all ages. Parents and care-givers welcome. For more information call 416-396-3865.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 01
Sat Nov 15
Sat Nov 29
Sat Dec 13
Icon of the event Get Ready for Halloween
Sat Oct 25, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Burrows Hall

Join us for scary stories, songs and a craft. Age 4 and up. Wear your costume if you wish. Register at the Library or call, 416-396-8740.

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:
Fri Oct 17
Fri Oct 24
Fri Oct 31
Fri Nov 07
Fri Nov 14
Icon of the event French Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Jane/Dundas

The Jane/Dundas Library would like to extend to an invitation to all French speaking students or anyone interested in practicing their French to join our French storytime/conversation circle....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 06
Mon Oct 20
Mon Nov 03
Mon Nov 17
Mon Dec 01
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Northern District

Stories, songs, finger rhymes and more for toddlers 19-35 months and their caregivers. You may choose a session from 10:00-10:30 am or 11:00-11:30 am. All sessions are drop-in. No registration required. Please call the No...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 29
Mon Nov 03
Mon Nov 10
Mon Nov 17
Mon Nov 24
Icon of the event Culture Days @ the Library: Multilingual Story Time
Sat Sep 27, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Come hear some of the best writers from the Rainbow Caterpillar Multilingual Kid Lit Award as they read their children?s stories in the original language and in English.

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10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Stories, songs and rhymes for ages 3 to 5 years. Registration begins Aug. 1st. Register in person or by phone. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 24
Wed Oct 01
Wed Oct 08
Icon of the event Cantonese Story Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Children 19 months to 5 years old will enjoy songs and stories in Cantonese. Registration begins Aug. 5th. Register in person or by phone. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 23
Tue Sep 30
Tue Oct 07
Tue Oct 14
Icon of the event La Demi-Heure du Conte / French Storytime
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Northern District

Venez vous amuser avec des courtes histoires, des comptines, et des chansons en français. Pour les enfants 3 ans à 5 ans. Aucune inscription requise!...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 23
Tue Sep 30
Tue Nov 04
Tue Nov 18
Tue Nov 25
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Mon Sep 22, 2014 - Sat Jun 13, 2015
Northern District

Children (Grades 1-6 as of Sept. 2014) with reading difficulties receive individualized help for one hour per week at the library. Free program. Registration required.