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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Stories, songs and crafts to take home for toddlers to enjoy with their parents and caregivers. No registration required. For ages 19 mos.-4 yrs. For more information, please call 416-396-3865.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 22
Wed Nov 29
Wed Dec 06
Wed Dec 13
Wed Dec 20
Icon of the event Puppet Show: Hansel and Gretel
Thu Oct 26, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Thorncliffe

Join us for our spooky puppet show of Hansel and Gretel and a fun craft. Best for all ages. Parents and caregivers welcome. For more information, call 416-396-3865.

Icon of the event French Family Time
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Stories, songs, rhymes and fun for children 5 years and under in French with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in. No registration required. For more details, call 416-396-3865.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 07
Sat Nov 04
Sat Nov 18
Sat Dec 02
Sat Dec 16
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for stories, songs and rhymes for the whole family. For children birth to 5 years of age, with parents or caregivers. A Ready for Reading program. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 29
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 13
Fri Oct 20
Fri Oct 27
Icon of the event Toddler Time
11:00 pm - 11:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. Clair/Silverthorn

Drop in for stories and morning fun. Enjoy tickles, rhymes and a small craft. No registration required. For children ages 19months - 3yrs. and their caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 29
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 13
Fri Oct 20
Fri Oct 27
Icon of the event Play It Up: Language and Literacy Program
10:00 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join Tina Osahan, Child Development Consultant and Lisa Henderson, Early Literacy Specialist, in fun, easy experiences to promote your child?s language development and literacy skills....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 29
Fri Oct 06
Icon of the event Readiness to Learn
9:15 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

This program is for children 3 years old and their parents/caregivers. It includes activities that improve cognitive thinking, motor skills, socialization and independence to help children feel more confident when starting sc...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 29
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 13
Fri Oct 20
Fri Oct 27
Icon of the event Fun With Letters
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Children will start to recognize letters by participating in different hands-on activities including alphabet blocks, puzzles, stamps and other activities.This program is co-sponsored with Malvern Family Resource Centre and i...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 28
Thu Oct 05
Thu Oct 12
Thu Oct 19
Thu Oct 26
Icon of the event Family Drop-In
10:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mimico Centennial

A drop-in service for children (from birth to age 6) and their parents/caregivers to meet others and play interactively in an early learning environment. Thursdays, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. Families may arrive or leave during th...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 28
Thu Oct 05
Thu Oct 12
Thu Oct 19
Thu Oct 26
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

This is a free half hour program of bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Limit of 15 babies.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 27
Wed Oct 04
Wed Oct 11
Wed Oct 18