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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Storyfire
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 Family Literacy Month: Storytime
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Celebrate Family Literacy Month with us every Saturday in January! Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and play fun literacy games. Drop into the Children's Dept. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 07
Sat Jan 14
Sat Jan 21
Sat Jan 28
Icon of the event Baby Time & Play
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Share some of the very best rhymes, songs, and stories!...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Dec 12
Icon of the event Winter Family Storytime
10:00 am - 10:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Join us for a morning of snowy songs and stories!...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 28
Wed Jan 04
Icon of the event Family Time
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us every Saturday in the Children's Dept for Family Time! Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and a make a small craft to take home. Drop into the Children's Dept, no registration required. Recommended for ages 0-6 years old.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 04
Sat Feb 11
Sat Feb 18
Sat Feb 25
Sat Mar 04
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Mon Sep 05, 2016 - Fri Jun 30, 2017
Location: Richview

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...

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 0-5 and their caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 13
Fri Jan 20
Fri Jan 27
Fri Feb 03
Fri Feb 10
Icon of the event Evening Family Time
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Richview

Stories, songs, rhymes & activities for children 0-5 years old with parents/caregivers....

Icon of the event Frozen Day!
Tue Jan 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Join us for a special Frozen themed afternoon. Watch a Frozen inspired puppet show, make a Frozen craft and take a picture with our Frozen cut out photobooth! Children of all ages can attend. Groups of 10 or more must registe...

Icon of the event Baby Time
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Register for a free 6 week Baby Time program in partnership with Toronto Public Health. Caregivers and their baby (birth to 13 months)will enjoy 30 minutes of interactive stories, songs and rhymes and stay for Make the Connec...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 09
Mon Jan 16
Mon Jan 23
Mon Jan 30
Mon Feb 06