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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 Nov 23
Thu Nov 30
Thu Dec 07
Thu Dec 14
Thu Dec 21
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...

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 Fun with Reading and Writing
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

A 6- week program for families with children 3-6 years of age....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 24
Fri Dec 01
Fri Dec 08
Icon of the event Italian Storytime
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Ciao tutti! Stories, songs and rhymes in Italian and English for bimbi (children) 0-5 years their parents or caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 06
Tue Feb 13
Tue Feb 20
Tue Feb 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 Nov 22
Wed Nov 29
Wed Dec 06
Wed Dec 13
Wed Dec 20
Icon of the event Pajama Family Storytime
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Join us on the Thursday nights for stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children and their caregivers. Pajamas are optional for children but encouraged. Drop in!


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 23
Thu Nov 30
Thu Dec 07
Thu Dec 14
Thu Dec 21
Icon of the event Family Time 2
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Wychwood

Join us for Saturday stories, songs ,rhymes & finger plays that will delight children from 0-6 years with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 25
Icon of the event Shakin'The Chute!
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

It's parachute time, come and play with us! For children ages 2-5 years and their parents or caregivers. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 17
Wed Jan 24
Wed Jan 31
Wed Feb 07
Wed Feb 14
Icon of the event Baby Time
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Tickles, bounces and songs for children from birth to 11 months of age. To register, visit or call the Branch at 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 18
Thu Jan 25
Thu Feb 01
Thu Feb 08
Thu Feb 15