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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Thu Jan 26, 2017 - Thu Jun 22, 2017
Location: Downsview

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 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 Mar 01
Wed Mar 08
Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Stories, songs, rhymes, and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in program. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 25
Sat Mar 04
Sat Mar 11
Sat Mar 18
Sat Mar 25
Icon of the event Baby Lap Time
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Learn new songs, rhymes and finger plays; and foster bonding with your baby! For Parents and their Babies up to 14 months. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 27
Mon Mar 06
Mon Mar 13
Icon of the event Family Puppet Show: How the Chipmunk Got His Stripes
Tue Jun 20, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Thorncliffe

Join us for an exciting puppet show and a fun craft. Best for all ages. Parents and caregivers welcome. Tickets available 30 minutes before the show starts -- space is limited....

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 28
Tue Mar 07
Tue Mar 21
Tue Mar 28
Tue Apr 04
Icon of the event Blarney McDoodles' St. Patrick's Day Storytime Celebration
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Wychwood

Join Blarney McDoodles , Wychwood's leprechaun, in celebrating St. Patrick's Day with stories & songs. You can wear green. Drop-in.

Icon of the event Baby Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Join us at Downsview Library with your baby for buncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories. Parental or caregiver participation required. Ages 0-18 months. Please call Downsview Library to register 416-395-5720 or registe...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 07
Tue Mar 14
Tue Mar 21
Tue Mar 28
Tue Apr 04
Icon of the event Baby Time 2
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Wychwood

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies from birth to 18 months, accompanied by their parents or caregivers. Drop in....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 03
Icon of the event Storyfire
Sat Mar 25, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Storyfire launches the Toronto Storytelling Festival with great storytelling events at venues across the city. For Toronto Public Library, Storyfire will see storytellers gather at four branches across the city to entertain a...