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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Sep 02, 2017 - Sat Dec 30, 2017
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Leading to Reading is a free program for children Grades 1-6 in need of extra support in reading and writing. Children are matched with a volunteer, who will work with them one-on-one for one hour every week, at a specified t...

Icon of the event Preschool STEM Storytime
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Leaside

Join us for our special STEM Storytime series. Listen to some fun stories and songs, then try some simple fun hands-on experiments and concepts in science, technology, engineering and math....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 24
Mon Jul 31
Icon of the event Reading Buddies
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Foster the enjoyment of reading with your kids all summer long! Teen volunteers and kids will take turns reading aloud to each other and then the teen facilitator will lead an interactive literacy activity. Kids will also get...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 04
Fri Aug 11
Fri Aug 18
Fri Aug 25
Icon of the event Summer Storytime
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join us for a weekly summer storytime in July on Fridays at 10:30am. For children 0-5 with their families and caregivers. Siblings are welcome. Stories, songs, puppets, rhymes, parachute games, bubbles, shakers and more....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 28
Icon of the event Summer Reading Club Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Stories, songs, activities and fun for children 5 years and under on Tuesdays from July 4 to August 22....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 25
Tue Aug 01
Tue Aug 08
Tue Aug 15
Tue Aug 22
Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Saturdays, September 9 to December 9. Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with parents or caregivers. No registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 09
Sat Sep 16
Sat Sep 23
Sat Sep 30
Sat Oct 07
Icon of the event Harp Music and Storytelling with Martha Lawrance - FULL
Wed Aug 16, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Mount Pleasant

Join us for a harp circle and storytelling session with Martha Lawrance. Children will have the opportunity to try out some mini harps and other rhythm instruments....

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 Jul 29
Sat Aug 12
Sat Aug 26
Sat Oct 07
Sat Nov 04
Icon of the event Musical Fun with Nancy! (@ Lee lifeson Art Park)
1:00 pm - 1:40 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Join children's music specialist Nancy Kopman for interactive, fun music your whole family with enjoy....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 02
Wed Aug 16
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 Sep 20
Wed Sep 27
Wed Oct 04
Wed Oct 11
Wed Oct 18