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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Family Puppet Show: How the Chipmunk Got His Stripes
Tue Jun 20, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Thorncliffe

Join us for an exciting puppet show and a fun craft. Best for all ages. Parents and caregivers welcome....

Icon of the event Teddy Bears' Picnic - Get Your Summer Read On!
Sat Jun 17, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Come and celebrate the launch of the TD Summer Reading Club at our Teddy Bears' Picnic! Hear stories, sing songs, and play games with us! Teddy bears, dogs, cats, penguins, elephants, and all other stuffed friends are invited...

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

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. Children must fi...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 22
Tue May 23
Wed May 24
Thu May 25
Icon of the event Kamishibai Family Time
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Enjoy traditional Japanese Kamishibai stories and a craft to take home on Saturday May 14 and Saturday May 21 from 2:00-3:00pm. Ages 0-6 years, drop into the Children's Department.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 13
Sat May 20
Icon of the event Cantonese Storytime
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 19 months to 5 years with their parents and caregivers. Registration begins April 1st. Register in person or by calling 416-396-8979


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 09
Tue May 16
Tue May 23
Tue May 30
Tue Jun 13
Icon of the event Ontario Early Years Centre - School Readiness
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Forest Hill

Children entering kindergarten in 2017 will learn independent, social and communicative skills to prepare them for kindergarten. Registration is required in person or by calling 416-393-7706. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 03
Wed May 10
Wed May 17
Wed May 24
Wed May 31
Icon of the event Pajama Time - CANCELLED
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 Apr 25
Icon of the event STEM Storytime (ages 3-5)
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

It is never too early to have fun with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)! Join us for four interactive STEM Storytime sessions after school. Listen to fun stories and songs, then try simple fun hands-on experi...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 24
Mon May 01
Mon May 08
Mon May 15
Icon of the event Baby Time and Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 3 years with their parents or caregivers. Drop in program....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 21
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 05
Fri May 12
Fri May 19
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Stories, songs and crafts to take home for toddlers to enjoy with their parents and caregivers. No registration required. For ages 19 mos.-4 yrs. For more information, please call 416-396-3865.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 19
Wed Apr 26
Wed May 03
Wed May 10
Wed May 17