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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Raising a Reader: How to Help Your Struggling Reader
Wed Jan 25, 2017 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Celebrate Family Literacy Month with a free information session which includes tips for reading and selecting material that will interest your grade 1-6 child, what to do when children don't want to read and finding reading s...

Icon of the event Winter Carnival: Family Time
Thu Mar 16, 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Richview

Our Winter Carnival kicks off with stories and crafts for the very young! For children 0-5 years and their caregivers. Drop in, registration not required.

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 + Craft!
Sat Jan 28, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Richview

January 28 is Family Literacy Day in Canada. Celebrate with a special storytime program, and make a craft to take home!...

Icon of the event Italian Storytime
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Join us for a fun and interactive Italian/English storytime. Learn a few words in a new language. Bring Nonno and Nonna too! For children ages 0-5 years. Drop in, registration not required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 26
Thu Feb 02
Thu Feb 09
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Davenport

Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and rhymes for babies 0 - 18 months and their caregivers! Siblings are welcome. Registration begins January 17, 2017 in branch or by calling 416-393-7732.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 10
Fri Feb 17
Fri Feb 24
Fri Mar 03
Fri Mar 10
Icon of the event Baby Time 2
11:00 am - 11:30 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 parents/caregivers and babies from birth to 18 months....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 26
Thu Feb 02
Thu Feb 09
Thu Feb 16
Icon of the event Pajama Time
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for stories, rhymes, tickles, bounces and much more. For parents/caregivers and children age 0 months to 5 years old....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 21
Tue Mar 21
Tue Apr 25
Icon of the event Family Night Special: Valentine Hugs and Kisses
Tue Feb 14, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

(Ages 3-10) Come dressed in red or pink to celebrate the LOVE-liest day of the year. Listen to stories and poems about love, play the Cupid game and make your very own heart-shaped puppet....

Icon of the event Green Day at the Library!
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Location: Richview

Celebrate all things Green in honour of St. Patrick's Day!...