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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Kamishibai Family Time
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Enjoy traditional Japanese Kamishibai stories and a craft to take home on Saturday May 14 and Saturday May 21 from 2:00-3:00pm. Ages 0-6 years, drop into the Children's Department.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 13
Icon of the event Toddler Time
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us for a free 6-week session of Toddler Time! Caregivers and their toddler (14 months-3 years) will enjoy interactive stories, action songs and rhymes. Drop into the Children's Dept - No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 19
Thu Jan 26
Thu Feb 02
Thu Feb 09
Thu Feb 16
Icon of the event Family Literacy Month with Barbara Reid
Wed Jan 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Celebrate Family Literacy Month with children's author Barbara Reid!...

Icon of the event French Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am 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.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14
Tue Feb 21
Tue Feb 28
Tue Mar 07
Icon of the event Puppet Show
Mon Mar 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join us for a puppet show at the library! Title to be determined....

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Mon Jan 09, 2017 - Mon Jun 05, 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 Cantonese Storytime
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 19 months to 5 years with their parents and caregivers. Registration begins April 1st. Register in person or by calling 416-396-8979


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 09
Icon of the event Babytime
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Wed Feb 22
Wed Mar 01
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.-3 yrs. For more information, please call 416-396-3865.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 18
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Icon of the event Family Time
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Wychwood

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 17
Tue Jan 24
Tue Jan 31
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14