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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 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 Easter Family Stories & Crafts
Thu Apr 13, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Thorncliffe

Join us for a great Easter story and make a fun craft to take home. Suitable for children ages 5 and under. Drop-in, no registration required. For more information, call 416-396-3865.

Icon of the event Storyfire
Sat Mar 25, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

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 St. Patrick's Day Story & Craft
Fri Mar 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Thorncliffe

It's the "Luck of the Irish!" Wear something green, listen to a great story, and make some fantastic St. Patrick's Day Crafts. No registration required. Children of all ages welcome. For more information, call 416-396-3865.

Icon of the event Spectacle de magie / Magic show in French
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Dans un spectacle hautement interactif que vous ne serez pas prêt d'oublier, vous tomberez sous le charme du seul et unique Jean Deshaies. Les groups de 10 et plus doivent appeler le 416-395-5980 pour s'inscrire....

Icon of the event Njacko Backo en français
Tue Mar 14, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Musique et contes d'Afrique avec Njacko Backo....

Icon of the event FAMILY TIME
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 02
Fri Mar 03
Thu Mar 09
Fri Mar 10
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....