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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 Saturday Stories
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Elmbrook Park

Join us for stories and a craft!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 29
Sat Aug 05
Sat Aug 12
Sat Aug 19
Sat Aug 26
Icon of the event Baby Time
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies from 10 months to 18 months old with a caregiver.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 16
Mon Oct 23
Mon Oct 30
Mon Nov 06
Mon Nov 13
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
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Stories, action songs, and a simple craft for toddlers ages 2 to 4 years old. No registration is required. Drop in to the children's department on the 2nd floor of the library.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 26
Wed Aug 02
Wed Aug 09
Wed Aug 16
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 Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents and caregivers. Starting Saturday September 9 - Saturday October 28, 2017. Please register by calling 416-395-5980 or email...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 09
Sat Nov 04
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
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Stories, action songs, and a simple craft for toddlers ages 19 months to 4 years old. No registration is required. Drop in to the children's department on the 2nd floor of the library.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 20
Fri Oct 27
Fri Nov 03
Fri Nov 10
Fri Nov 17