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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Jan 13, 2018 - Sat Dec 22, 2018
Location: Jane/Sheppard

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 on Saturday durin...

Icon of the event Readiness to Learn
9:15 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

This program is for children 3 years old and their parents/caregivers. It includes activities that improve cognitive thinking, motor skills, socialization and independence to help children feel more confident when starting sc...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 22
Fri Dec 29
Fri Jan 05
Fri Jan 12
Fri Jan 19
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for stories, songs and rhymes for the whole family. For children birth to 5 years of age, with parents or caregivers. A Ready for Reading program. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 22
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10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

Stories, fingerplays & action rhymes for young children, age 18 to 36 months and their caregivers. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 21
Thu Jan 04
Thu Jan 11
Thu Jan 18
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

Songs, stories and rhymes for children ages 18 months to 30 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop in only. Call Riverdale Branch at 416-393-7720 for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 21
Thu Jan 04
Thu Jan 11
Thu Jan 18
Icon of the event Christmas Family Storytime
Wed Dec 20, 2017 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Leaside

(19 months-5 years) Christmas stories, rhymes, and songs for children and their parents or caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.

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1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

The Book Making workshop is a hands on learning opportunity for children ages 2-6 years old and their parents/caregivers. During the workshop, parents/caregivers and children create books together, sing songs and listen to st...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 19
Icon of the event Babies & Toddler Story Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Songs, stories, rhymes and fingerplays for toddlers and their caregivers. From birth to 3 years....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 19
Icon of the event French Storytime (Demi-heure du conte)
Tue Dec 19, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Agincourt

Join us for a bilingual French/English storytime filled with stories, songs, and rhymes. For children ages 4 and up....

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

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children ages 5 & under with parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 16
Sat Dec 30