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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 08
Fri Jul 15
Fri Jul 22
Fri Jul 29
Fri Aug 05
Icon of the event Babytime
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

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


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 06
Fri May 13
Fri May 20
Fri May 27
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for songs, stories and rhymes. 0-5 years old. Drop in....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 02
Mon May 09
Mon May 16
Icon of the event Leading To Reading
Ongoing event running from Mon Sep 21, 2015 - Mon Jun 06, 2016
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Children (Grades 1-6 as of Sept. 2014) with reading difficulties receive individualized help for one hour per week at the library. Free program. Registration required.

Icon of the event Fun with Numbers
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Children will start to recognize numbers by participating in different hands-on activities which may include number puzzles, counting toys, counting beads and flashcards....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event French Story Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Children 5-10 years old will listen to stories and songs in French. Registration begins June 8th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 09
Sat Jul 23
Sat Aug 06
Sat Aug 20
Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club Launch
Sat Jun 25, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Thorncliffe

Come and join us for a great afternoon activity, and register for this year's TD Summer Reading Club. Everyone is welcome!...

Icon of the event Pyjama Time
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Agincourt

Bedtime stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. Drop in, no registration.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Icon of the event Creative Play
9:15 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Creative Play is an interactive drop-in program for children 0-6 years with their parents or caregivers. This program includes arts and crafts, stories, and circle time. This program is co-sponsored with the Agincourt Communi...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event TD Summer Reading Club  -- Preschool Activities
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Come and join us for some fun activities on Tuesday afternoons during July and August. Suitable for children ages 5 and under. Parents and caregivers welcome. Tickets will be available 30 minutes before the program begins -- ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 05
Tue Jul 12
Tue Jul 19
Tue Jul 26
Tue Aug 02