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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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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 Oct 20
Fri Oct 27
Fri Nov 03
Fri Nov 10
Fri Nov 17
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Tue Oct 31, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Wychwood

Celebrate Halloween with stories, songs, rhymes and fun activities! Come in costume. For children age 5 and under. Drop in. No registration required.

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Agincourt

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. No registration.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 21
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10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Wychwood

Bouncing & tickling rhymes, songs & stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 26
Icon of the event Halloween Spooktacular
Sat Oct 28, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Agincourt

Come and show off your Halloween costumes early. Join us for some spooky stories, hair-raising rhymes and scary songs! Make and take a Halloween craft too....

Icon of the event STEM Storytime  FULL- Wait List Only.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Agincourt

It is never too early to start having fun with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math! With a parent or caregiver, children aged 3-5 are invited to explore early STEM concepts, ignite curiosity and have fun. Registration ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 23
Mon Oct 30
Mon Nov 06
Icon of the event Family Literacy Day Fun
Mon Jan 22, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Thorncliffe

Come and celebrate Family Literacy Month at the library! Participate in a fun reading activity, and make a great craft to take home. Suitable for children of all ages. Parents and caregivers welcome. For more information, cal...

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10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Wychwood

Bouncing & tickling rhymes, songs & stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents & caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 20
Fri Oct 27
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 Oct 25
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...