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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event French Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am 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.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 07
Tue Feb 14
Tue Feb 21
Tue Feb 28
Tue Mar 07
Icon of the event Family Literacy Month: Family Storytime
Sat Jan 21, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Location: Mount Pleasant

Celebrate Family Literacy Month with Family Storytime! Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and a literacy based craft. Drop in, no registration required.

Icon of the event Valentine's Day Storytime
Sat Feb 11, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Elmbrook Park

Join us for stories and a craft to celebrate Valentine's Day!

Icon of the event Family Literacy Month: Storytime
Wed Jan 18, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Elmbrook Park

Join us for a puppet show,stories,games and prizes!...

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Mon Jan 09, 2017 - Mon Jun 05, 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 Cantonese Storytime
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 19 months to 5 years with their parents and caregivers. Registration begins April 1st. Register in person or by calling 416-396-8979


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 09
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.-3 yrs. For more information, please call 416-396-3865.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 18
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Elmbrook Park

Favourite stories, songs and crafts for children with parents or caregivers. Registration begins January 3...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 20
Fri Jan 27
Fri Feb 03
Fri Feb 10
Fri Feb 17
Icon of the event Raising a Reader: How to Help Your Struggling Reader
Wed Jan 25, 2017 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Celebrate Family Literacy Month with a free information session which includes tips for reading and selecting material that will interest your grade 1-6 child, what to do when children don't want to read and finding reading s...

Icon of the event Family Night Special: Valentine Hugs and Kisses
Tue Feb 14, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

(Ages 3-10) Come dressed in red or pink to celebrate the LOVE-liest day of the year. Listen to stories and poems about love, play the Cupid game and make your very own heart-shaped puppet....