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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 Toddler Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eglinton Square

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 19 months to 3 years with their parents and caregivers. Registration begins September 11th. Call 416-396-8920....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 25
Mon Oct 02
Mon Oct 09
Mon Oct 16
Mon Oct 23
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 Jul 28
Fri Aug 04
Fri Aug 11
Fri Aug 18
Fri Aug 25
Icon of the event Pyjama Time
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eglinton Square

Bedtime stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents and caregivers. No registration required....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 20
Wed Sep 27
Wed Oct 04
Wed Oct 11
Wed Oct 18
Icon of the event Preschool Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Agincourt

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 19 months to 4 years with their parents or caregivers. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 26
Wed Aug 02
Wed Aug 09
Wed Aug 16
Wed Aug 23
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 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
Icon of the event Spooky Family Puppet Show
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 Fun with Phonics
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

A program where children will begin to learn the basic sounds of the alphabet.This program is co-sponsored with Malvern Family Resource Centre. DROP-IN PROGRAM. Please call 416-281-1376 ext. 0 for more information. Age 3 ? 6 ...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 26
Wed Aug 02
Wed Aug 09
Wed Aug 23
Wed Aug 30
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 07
Thu Sep 14
Thu Sep 21
Thu Sep 28
Thu Oct 05