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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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.

Icon of the event Preschool Time
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 Oct 01
Wed Oct 08
Icon of the event Family Crafts and Stories
2:00 pm - 3:00 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 Oct 04
Sat Nov 15
Sat Dec 13
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 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 Oct 07
Tue Oct 14
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 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 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 Nov 03
Mon Nov 10
Mon Nov 17
Mon Nov 24
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 Nov 04
Tue Nov 18
Tue Nov 25
Icon of the event Family Hockey Night @ the Library
Thu Nov 06, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jane/Dundas

Join us for an evening of hockey related fun, including a reading by local young author Quinn Oliver of his newest book Duck with the Puck.