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Icon of the event Annual Holiday Shindig Sing-along
Sat Dec 16, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Jones

Come for a festive, fun singing party! Join Santa-Jeff on his magical sleigh as we enjoy the holiday spirit with music! Song recommendations welcome. Call or come in to request a song beforehand.

Icon of the event Hallowe'en Spooktacular
Sat Oct 28, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Agincourt

Come and show off your Hallowe'en costumes early. Join us for some spooky stories, hair-raising rhymes and scary songs! Make and take a Hallowe'en craft too. No registration. Call Agincourt Branch for more information.

Icon of the event Spooky Storytime
Sat Oct 28, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Jones

Join us for a fun, spooky story time. Get ready for Hallowe'en by getting scared before you go out trick or treating on the 31st. Feel free to wear your costumes to the story time!

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Stories, rhymes, finger plays and action songs for children from birth to 5 years and their parents or caregivers. No registration required. Drop in to the children's department upstairs.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 27
Fri Nov 03
Fri Nov 10
Fri Nov 17
Fri Nov 24
Icon of the event Puppet Show: The Mud Puddle
Sat Oct 21, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jones

Join us for a special weekend showing of our Fall puppet show The Mud Puddle. The Mud Puddle is a show based on the Robert Munsch classic.

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 Heure du Conte (French Storytime)
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Venez vous amuser avec des histoires et des chansons en francais. Pour les enfants de 5-12 ans. Delight in fun-filled stories and songs in French! Program will take place on the 2nd Floor KidsStop. Registration begins Monday,...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 17
Tue Oct 24
Tue Oct 31
Tue Nov 07
Tue Nov 14
Icon of the event STEM Storytime  FULL- Wait List Only.
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Agincourt

It is never too early to start having fun with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math! With a parent or caregiver, children aged 3-5 are invited to explore early STEM concepts, ignite curiosity and have fun. Registration ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 16
Mon Oct 23
Mon Oct 30
Mon Nov 06
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