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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Sep 26, 2015 - Sat Jun 11, 2016
Location: Jane/Dundas

Children (Grades 1-6 as of Sept. 2015) with reading difficulties receive individualized help for one hour per week on Saturdays at the library....

Icon of the event Mini Scientists
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Dundas

Listen to stories, participate in experiments, and learn something new! Each month we will discover a different science related theme! For children ages 3-5 with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 02
Icon of the event Baby Time 1 - Spring 2016
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for an interactive early literacy course. Sessions include stories, rhymes, tickles, bounces and much more. For parent/caregiver and babies from birth to 9 months. For babies 10-18 months, please see Baby Time Roun...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 27
Icon of the event Volunteering for Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Sep 26, 2015 - Sat Jun 11, 2016
Location: Jane/Dundas

Volunteers needed! Adults, seniors and students (Grade 9 and up preferred), for one or more hours per week to provide individualized help for children (Grades 1-6) in reading at the library. Our Leading to Reading program run...

Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: New Toronto

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Register in person or by calling 416-394-5350....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 14
Tue Jun 21
Tue Jun 28
Tue Jul 05
Tue Jul 12
Icon of the event Baby Time 2 - Spring 2016
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for an interactive early literacy course. Sessions include stories, rhymes, tickles, bounces and much more. For parent/caregiver and babies from 10-18 months. For babies from birth to 9 months, please see Baby Time...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 27
Icon of the event Creepy Stories from the Wild
Wed Jul 20, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Prepare yourself for a night of spooky and haunting tales, campfire-style! Be warned though, you might be spooked! Ages 7-12....

Icon of the event Clifford the Big Red Dog Storytime
Tue Jul 12, 2016 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come join us for a tail wagging storytime of songs, crafts and other activities. Stories and songs will be followed by a craft. Ages 2-5....

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Thu Sep 24, 2015 - Thu Jun 09, 2016
Location: Davenport

Children Grades 1 - 6 requiring help with reading, homework and study skills receive individualized help for one hour per week. This is a free program and registration is required.

Icon of the event Customized Storytelling Experience
Ongoing event running from Fri Jan 01, 2016 - Sat Dec 31, 2016
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

If you have a group of children (10 or more) that would like a customized storytelling experience, or training on any of our resources, please call 416-393-7783....