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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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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 Eatonville Kids' Book Club:  Read All About It!
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Eatonville

New books, old books, red books, blue books! All kinds of books for all kinds of kids. Join us for stories and fun activities. Suitable for ages 6 - 12. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 24
Wed Oct 29
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 09
Tue Sep 16
Tue Sep 23
Tue Sep 30
Tue Oct 07
Icon of the event Summer Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Jul 12, 2014 - Sat Aug 23, 2014
Eatonville

Children (Grades 1-6 as of Sept 2013) requiring help with reading and writing skills receive individualized help for one hour per week. 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 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 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 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 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...