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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 Apr 08
Sat May 13
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jul 08
Icon of the event Italian Storytime
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Come and learn a little bit of Italian in this fully bilingual Italian/English Storytime. For Italian and non-Italian speakers. For children 0-5 years and their caregivers. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 04
Tue Apr 11
Tue Apr 18
Tue Apr 25
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 bouncing 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 regist...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 28
Tue Apr 04
Tue Apr 11
Icon of the event Puppet Show
Mon Mar 27, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Jones

Join us for our Spring puppet show! The story of Petunia the silly goose who learns what it means to become wise. Repeat performance due to popular demand!

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Sat Mar 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Richview

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...

Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Victoria Village

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


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 24
Fri Mar 31
Fri Apr 07
Fri Apr 14
Fri Apr 21
Icon of the event Toddler time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes and more for toddlers 19-48 months and their caregivers. Drop-in program. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 23
Thu Mar 30
Thu Apr 06
Thu Apr 13
Thu Apr 20
Icon of the event Toddler Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Join us at Downsview Library with your toddler for stories, songs and rhymes. Parental or caregiver participation required. Ages 19-36 months. Please call Downsview Library to register 416-395-5720 or register in branch.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 23
Thu Mar 30
Thu Apr 06
Thu Apr 13
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...