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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Davenport

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 Thursday even...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 29
Thu Jul 06
Thu Jul 13
Thu Jul 20
Thu Jul 27
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 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 Jun 30
Fri Jul 07
Fri Jul 14
Fri Jul 21
Fri Jul 28
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents and caregivers. Drop in, no registration required. A Ready for Reading program. For more information, visit in ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 04
Tue Jul 11
Tue Jul 18
Tue Jul 25
Tue Aug 01
Icon of the event Minecrafting at Jones
Tue Jul 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

Make your very own Minecraft craft at Jones. Daycares or large groups must call the branch to register.

Icon of the event Family Storytime
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Davenport

Drop in for stories, songs and rhymes! For children up to 5 years and their parents. Siblings welcomed.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 07
Fri Jul 14
Fri Jul 21
Fri Jul 28
Icon of the event Saturday Family Story Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jones

Enjoy a fun-filled story time for the whole family on the 2nd Saturday of every month! Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 08
Sat Aug 12
Sat Sep 09
Sat Oct 14
Icon of the event Build a LEGO Tower
Tue Jul 11, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

How high can a LEGO tower be? Come to the branch and see! Daycares or large groups must call 416-393-7715 to register.

Icon of the event Munsch Storytime & Craft
Wed Jul 12, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Listen to stories written by your favourite Canadian author, Robert Munsch, followed by a craft!...

Icon of the event Toddler Time
Fri Jul 14, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Victoria Village

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children age 19 months to 3 years with their parents or caregivers. Drop in program.

Icon of the event Pawsitively Pets Animal Expo
Tue Jul 18, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

This is a one-of-kind children's program that showcases common pets and not-so-common pets at their best. Daycares or large groups must call the branch to register.