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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Harry by the Sea Puppet Show
Thu Jan 21, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Enjoy our puppet version of Harry by the Sea. When a wave washes over a dog and covers him with seaweed, he is mistaken for a sea monster. From a book by Gene Zion....

Icon of the event  Applefun Puppet Show - Robin Hood and the Dragon
Sun Jan 17, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Celebrate Family Literacy Month with Robin Hood and the Dragon. Join Applefun Puppetry for 45-minutes of puppet show fun. Oh no! The Sheriff has stolen the money! The best way to get it back? A dancing contest of course! Aft...

Icon of the event Babytime
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below

Stories, songs, fingerplays, bouncing and tickling rhymes for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in.

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 13
Wed Jan 20
Wed Jan 27
Icon of the event Once Upon a Time at the Library - Family Literacy Month Event
Sat Jan 09, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Dream big - Read! Help us celebrate Family Literacy Month at the library. Join us for some songs, stories, activities and crafts with a Fairy Tale theme. Drop in, no registration required.

Icon of the event Children's Holiday Party
Sat Dec 12, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am

For Children and their Families! Listen to some stories..Ho Ho Ho. Sing Some Songs...Fa La La. Make some ornaments...Jingle Jingle Jingle. Agincourt Library Meeting Room. No registration required.

Icon of the event Love, Laugh and Learn (for Babies)
2:15 pm - 3:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Presented by the Macaulay Child Development Centre join us for 5 weeks for a free language and literacy program for parents/caregivers and their babies (0-12 months)....

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 09
Mon Nov 16
Mon Nov 23
Mon Nov 30
Mon Dec 07
Icon of the event Get Loud with Silent Books
Fri Nov 06, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
St. Clair/Silverthorn

Come explore the world of wordless picture books. Make your own Origami book and create your own story. In support of IBBY Italy's project, "Silent Books from the World to Lampedusa and Back".

Icon of the event Halloween Story Time
Sat Oct 31, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Barbara Frum

Join us for a fun Halloween themed family story time! Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440.

Icon of the event Halloween Spook-tacular Storytime
Sat Oct 31, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Wear your Halloween costumes and join us for some scary stories, creepy songs and rhymes and terrifying crafts at this special holiday Saturday Family Storytime -- if you dare!

Icon of the event Halloween Party
Fri Oct 30, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Listen to stories, make a monster mask and rock your costume. Drop-in after school.