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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 Summer Storytime
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Preschool children and their parents and caregivers are invited to enjoy stories, songs, crafts and summer fun! For children ages 5 and under. Drop-in, no registration required. Large groups must enquire ahead of time. For mo...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 31
Mon Aug 14
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Stories, songs and simple crafts for toddlers 19 to 35 months old, accompanied by parents or caregivers. Registration begins Monday, October 2, 2017. To register, please call the branch at 416-395-5750 or visit the second flo...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 16
Mon Oct 23
Mon Oct 30
Mon Nov 06
Mon Nov 13
Icon of the event Family Time with Ashima Suri
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Dance along during an interactive Bolly Yoga Family Storytime with a very special guest! Drop into Room 2 and get into the movement and rhythm of storytelling. This program is presented by Ashima Suri, Fairview's 2017 Artist ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 09
Sat Oct 07
Sat Nov 04
Icon of the event Baby Time 1
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Morning stories, songs and bouncing and tickling rhymes for babies up to 18 months old, accompanied by parents or caregivers. Registration begins Monday, October 2, 2017. To register, please call the branch at 416-395-5750 or...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 20
Fri Oct 27
Fri Nov 03
Fri Nov 10
Fri Nov 17
Icon of the event Baby Time 2
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Afternoon stories, songs and bouncing and tickling rhymes for babies up to 18 months old, accompanied by parents or caregivers. Registration begins Monday, October 2, 2017. To register, please call the branch at 416-395-5750 ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 20
Fri Oct 27
Fri Nov 03
Fri Nov 10
Fri Nov 17
Icon of the event Kew Stories
Sat Aug 19, 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Beaches

Join library staff as they share stories with children and adults about our neighbourhood and beyond. Look for us in the library's reading garden or in neighbouring Kew Gardens Park (2075 Queen Street East). Bring along your ...

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 Pajama Time
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albert Campbell

Join us on the first Thursday of the month for bedtime stories, songs and rhymes for children ages 2 and up....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Aug 03